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December 31, 2006

Miss Nevada No Longer

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Katie Rees has had her Miss Nevada 2007 title taken away from her. Evidently Katie's taste for uninhibited partying has proven a little too much for the pageant's organizers. NSFW evidence here.

Question for the day: Given how common flashing thong and playing tonsil hockey with other chix has become, where on earth is the pageant going to find its future contestants?

Best

Michael

posted by Michael at December 31, 2006




Comments

They may have to outsource the pageant jobs to India -- of course, the (Miss) USA part presents a problem -- but that can be solved by taking the neo-conservative definition of citizenship (a proposition nation).

It's good to know a portion of America is preparing to be whores. For too long, Thailand and other countries have been the mainstays of the sex "business," despite often having codes of morality and modesty unlike US. This is an area of commerce we should dominate. Of course, Miss Nevada may have to close her eyes and think pleasant thoughts when it is some Kim Il Jong type sweating on top of her instead of some nubile female sexpot.

(Cue the Peter Sellers "Doctor Strangelove" voice) Perhaps, we could recruit those patriotic Americans with receding hairlines and ample guts to begin working in underground bunkers or street-level night clubs, preparing these ladies for the nasty job the LAY ahead...

Or should we simply try to re-establish morality?

Posted by: sN on December 31, 2006 2:13 AM



Oh, please can you? Can you please impose your morality on the rest of us? These women are so slutty, going out without head to toe covering after all! Perhaps once we've been beaten down enough, we can head over to other countries and pound some of your morality into them, too? If they ain't with us in morality, they're a'gin us, right?

Perhaps if we didn't already suffer from Excessive Hypocritical Morality disease, people wouldn't feel the need to head over the top with their sexuality. Then, people like you might understand the difference between what Miss Nevada was doing and "being a whore". Welcome to the 21st century where things actually start to get better.

Posted by: Upstate Guy on December 31, 2006 11:26 AM



Yes, here's the problem.

Girls who like to be looked at with their clothes on usually like to be looked at with their clothes off.

I've researched this.

This is, of course, one of the more serious problems facing us today.

Despite this, I doubt we'll run out of pageant contestants.

Posted by: Shouting Thomas on December 31, 2006 5:21 PM



Of course, Guy, I'd love to impose my morality on "us." Thanks for the invitation.

Surprise! I believe my thoughts and convictions superior to "mind numbing, spirit crushing" sewage shower that reigns over much of culture today -- and Surprise II I don't doubt that being in that shower with Miss Nevada would be a dream come true for many -- a much easier propositon to defend -- yet, you defend it so weakly.

And im oh so sure you're right---Miss Nevada's behavior and that of others are surely just the result of Excessive Hyprocritical Morality disease. A while back when my friend and I (in our thirties) were hit on by three 14 year old girls and they started kissing each other to impress us; we both turned to each other and said the exact same thing --"Excessive Hypocritical Morality disease, obviously." Then, we used their thongs to make a tourniquet, lest more of the hypocritical morality disease leak out onto the sidewalk and infect other young LADIES in the area.

As for your head to toe covering charge against me, well your path will reach that much sooner than mine. Of course, you'll have to think about that because it isn't a thought that is served on the party platter of conventional, oh-so-hip wisdom from which you and so many others feast.

Watch those empty calories, sir.

If I dont impose my morality, who does? MTV? The Hip-Hop culture? Madison Avenue? Morning radios' parade of stupid sex jokes? ABC? It is all so --CKING BORING. Isn't it ironic the Age of Titilation is --cking boring. Yes, I choose my morality over this lineup.

And Surprise III do what you want behind closed doors. Go to strip clubs, enjoy some porn. You dont need bumper sticker saying that I'll get your lap dancing stripper when I "pry her from your cold dead hands."

However, I am trying to pry a bit of reflection from the cold dead minds that are the result of this culture.
sN

Posted by: sN on December 31, 2006 5:56 PM



As far as morality goes, its not an either/or argument--there isn't just a choice between some sort of religious totalitarianism and a free-for-all. Are you in the local drama club, Upstate? Sure sounds like it.

She's obviously not too smart. The biggest problem is not showing somebody spoofy gag pictures of her tits, but that she is public figure. You'd think she would be a bit more circumspect. I guess not. Bad example for the dumb kids.

As far as the sluttization of society, that road has been paved by far worse characters than this little exhibitionist. It is bad and it has led to a lot of problems for a lot of people.

The "what people choose to do in their own bedrooms is their own business" crowd never does figure it out. They can't see how smut is polluting public and private spaces through the media, and how these party girls end up with bastard kids that we have to pay for, or spread diseases we have to pay for, or drive intioxicated (like tonight), which we all have to pay for, etc. I wish they WOULD keep their private business to themselves. But for some funny reason, that never seems to happen! That's why we have a "right" to be concerned. After all, the rest of us are footing the bill.

Happy 2007 to all here!

Posted by: BIOH on December 31, 2006 10:16 PM



If I don't impose my morality, who does? MTV? The Hip-Hop culture? Madison Avenue? Morning radios' parade of stupid sex jokes? ABC?

Heh. Indeed.

Posted by: Brian on January 1, 2007 3:46 PM



This is, of course, one of the more serious problems facing us today.

Precisely. There's a war going on, and we're worried about a woman who's paid to show off her goods showing off her goods in a non-approved manner.

I believe my thoughts and convictions superior to "mind numbing, spirit crushing" sewage shower that reigns over much of culture today

And yet, it's your morality that leads to the kinds of problems described by BIOH. By thinking there's some kind of "morality" in being clothed or unclothed. Oh, right, oh..kissing, too! And with another woman! Such an abomination. I wonder why it is that with her obviously easily discarded moral compass that the pictures don't end with her slumped over the bar with a dozen men taking turns with her? Perhaps the problem is you don't realize that she does has her own personal set if limits....they just happen to not agree with yours. Surprise! People's beliefs in what is or isn't moral isn't universal! Surprise II: People don't like their moral beliefs trampled on!

If I dont impose my morality, who does?

How 'bout: no one? You wanna impose your morality on yourself or your poor kids, you go right ahead, just...

do what you want behind closed doors

Where all morality belongs. In this, I agree with you totally.

MTV? The Hip-Hop culture??

Was that supposed to be so blatantly racist? Nothin' immoral about racism, though is there? After all, the KKK is a christian organization!

there isn't just a choice between some sort of religious totalitarianism and a free-for-all

You're right, there is a middle ground. It's called "the law". We setup the law to handle the obvious differences that come between people. Killing someone else, stealing from someone else, hurting someone else...notice they all share a common trait. You could argue that her actions harmed others in that she's a public figure. We have to think of the children, don't we? We have to let them have their idols and role models. After all, their parents sure aren't doing a good enough job of it. But, see, that's what I think parents are for. They set the limits they want to impose on their own children. They don't get to set them for mine or even me.

how these party girls end up with bastard kids that we have to pay for, or spread diseases we have to pay for, or drive intioxicated

Alas, however, the problem is...it's not these kinds of girls who result in those kinds of problems. These kinds of girls are not only fully aware of their sexuality, but of the consequences of it. It's typically your redneck girl from little "christian" hamlets that end up being the disease-spreading, baby-popping types. Don't believe me? Head over to Delaware County in NYS, where they broadcast church every sunday on TV & radio, and you'll see what I mean. Oh, and back to the more important things going on...the money spent on welfarish programs is significantly lower than what we spend on "the war on drugs" (forget the war on terror and the war on immigration for now). Perhaps if we eased up on the war against them, we might be able to help them take care of themselves.

Posted by: Upstate Guy on January 1, 2007 8:00 PM



Am I allowed to say that those photos were hot, hot, hot! Although, ahem, I also found them SHOCKING and could NEVER approve of such antics by a drunk young hottie.

Great comment, Shouting Thomas.

Posted by: MQ on January 1, 2007 10:10 PM



Morality can't be kept a private matter because people interact with each other outside of their bedrooms too. There is more to morality than sexual ethics. Therefore, it is a social concern. Morality doesn't lead to the problems I listed--immorality does. That's an old Freudian bit--that repressed feelengs foster mental illness or deviancy. Actually, its the opposite.

Boy, you really hate christians, don't you? And anyone who doesn't like the negative effects of some black culture is a racist? You're pretty bigoted yourself. Well, I guess it takes one to know one.

Quite a bit of law is derived from religious morality, including many of the civil rights you are happy to have. Please do a little research. In fact, if you haven't noticed, people debate the moral facets of a proposed law BEFORE they ratify it. You're confusing cause and effect. Its as if you find any restrictions on your impulses to be evil and oppressive. I wouldn't classify people who can't limit or control their impulses as adults--that is a stage people should have grown out of in infancy. Socialization is a process of learning limits. I don't know why you see adulthood as the opporunity throw that off and live basically like an infant. I think that's sad. And morally, it's indefensible.

This young woman is simply stupid. But if you want to inflate it into a larger issue on the role of morality in public life (which, by dint of her Beauty Title, she has), you could do a lot better than saying public morality is oppressive and irrelevant. In fact, the new left-wing view of morality is almost completely upside down--the private has become public and the public is made to be private. I'd much rather find out from the media who is stealing my state, local, and federal tax money, and how our open borders are detroying the country, than about some 21 year-old attention whore flashing her tits at a party. The dopes in the media are the ones conflating morality, not we small religious souls out in the hinterlands.

Posted by: BIOH on January 1, 2007 10:21 PM



OK, Guy, let me try again to respond to your points, even though I dont feel you've made a substantive response to my points (seen above).

I know there is a war going on. I opposed it from the start. If you belive nothing can be discussed except the war, then why are we talking?

I am not worried about Miss Nevada showing her goods. I am worried about a culture that runs on b.s. sexual titilation 24/7. Are you proud of it? You don't care? You think it exists in some vacuum not affecting other parts of the culture? Sexual mores are just some carnal carnival that goes on in a big lot behind life --something to do when we're not worrying about Iraq? It is something that has no impact on intellect, culture or even romance?

Again, I said I am happy to impose my morality. And I said a morality is being imposed; I gave examples of whom is imposing it. I guess you'll get your morality , or the lack thereof, from between Britney Spears' legs, and I'll continue to search for mine in places where I don't smell Kevin Federline and social rot. Oh by the way, tell K-feds 2,3,4 or 5 kids? (sorry, dont have the count) that daddy is busy avoiding that big bad morality ---that morality that does not matter.

And look out, I mentioned Hip-hop culture among several other things -- it is somewhat influential these days. But look how quick Guy is able to throw the RACIST NET over me. Good show, man. Really, you could give a trained chimp a run for its money, no doubt. So much discourse today relies on trained chimps, so you may have a future as a pundit even. And I hope you're not black or my mention of hip-hop and a trained chimp would qualify me for 1 to 5 on hate crime charges. One more thing on that, have you been following the controversy with black women complaining of their representation in hip-hop?

I say again it is a "spirit crushing, mind numbing" morality -- or lack of one, if you insist -- that you impose on society. It has real effects way beyond the bedroom. I say it needs to be opposed.
sN

Posted by: sN on January 1, 2007 10:41 PM



Miss Nevada is a cute woman with an impressive tongue. See easily seems to me the most sensual of the three women in the photos. It's too bad that she was booted from the contest because of her partying behavior from years ago. It's also interesting that pageant contests like to peddle sex, but apparently not too much sex.

I get the impression that she was rowdy (or rowdier) a few years ago, but since has "cleaned up her act." This seems to me to be the essence of maturity. She also seems to exhibit a fair amount of humor and perhaps a healthy sexual appetite.

I heartily endorse Shouting Thomas' observation that "Girls who like to be looked at with their clothes on usually like to be looked at with their clothes off."

The vast majority of people I know who had periods of extreme rowdiness during their teenage or college years live much more sedate lives now. On the other hand, most of the people I knew who were moral prigs in their youth are just as insufferably unpleasant now that they are older.

Posted by: Alec on January 2, 2007 4:04 PM



hey, she can always get work at one of Nevada's "Chicken Ranch"-type establishments, or Las Vegas' strip clubs...

Posted by: anon on January 5, 2007 8:23 PM






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