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Porn Kings to D.C. - Help Us Through Hard Times

1/7/2009 2:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Joe Francis and Larry FlyntJoe Francis and Larry Flynt claim the economy has made America's sexual appetite go limp, so they're going to the one place where sex is always rampant -- Congress.

Flynt (the "Hustler" guy) and Francis (the "Girls Gone Wild" dude) are asking the government for a $5 billion bailout, claiming the adult entertainment industry has taken a huge shot to the face because of the downturn -- citing the fact that XXX DVD sales are down 22% from a year ago.

"With all this economic misery and people losing all that money, sex is the farthest thing from their mind," Flynt says. "It's time for Congress to rejuvenate the sexual appetite of America."

Francis sees his industry like the big three automakers, only BIGGER: "Congress seems willing to help shore up our nation's most important businesses; we feel we deserve the same consideration."

Francis says he's going to D.C. to personally make the pitch. Sounds like someone has a bone to pick.

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kuhn2011    

Why don't I just go and ask for a bail out for all of the Homemakers in this country. Since our career is the oldest in the business. We do more work with long hours and no, I repeat, NO monitary payment. We bust our butts everyday to take care of our family. oh please Flint get over yourself!!!!! Signed, Marie

1922 days ago
107.

Big Will    

I need a bailout from liberalism

1920 days ago
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Wolfgang Sunholtz    

I still think that the government should bailout Notre Dame football as it is an institution that has fallen on hard times. It would only cost about $20 million for Notre Dame to get rid of coach Weiss and that would be a blessing.

1904 days ago
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Trina    

It's the funniest example of satire ever. Way to make a statement.

1903 days ago
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Jeffrey    

You`ve got to be kidding me. Do they really think that I want my tax dollars to bail out their filth ? It aint gonna happen. It`s totally sickening that these porn executives make millions......too bad guys, live like most of America lives on around $60...,000 a year. I hope porn sales drop another 50%.

1037 days ago
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