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Panty police: Florida lawmaker wants to regulate intimate apparel try-ons

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Most women don’t try on underwear. For obvious reasons, it’s just icky. And stores who sell intimate apparel -– stuff that touches your hoo-ha -– have policies forbidding underwear try-ons and signage reminding women to leave their own undergarments on when trying on bathing suits or other nether-region covering garments. And there are those nifty little hygienic stickers in the crotch as an added barrier against multiple vagina contact. But, if all of those precautions are ignored by, let’s just…

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Another casualty of Qualifying Week: Dawn Thompson drops out of race for House District 51

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You really have to give it to a candidate whose entire basis for running is that she looks like a bad knockoff of Sarah Palin,  But that’s really all Republican Dawn Thompson had to offer and offer it she did.  The first time I met her — I think it was the night of the City of St. Petersburg  city elections — Thompson tagged along with a group of us enjoying a drink or two at the St. Pete Yacht…

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Really? The openly gay candidate is sending out a pink mail-piece. Really?

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First of all, I want everyone to know at the onset that I had nothing to do with the design of this mail-piece. There is a rumor floating around that I designed this seemingly positive mailpiece for Steve Kornell as a convoluted attempt to reinforce some sort of message to conservatives that Kornell is gay. Well, I am just not that clever. I haven’t said one damn thing negative about Steve being gay. In fact, as we head into the…

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