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Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this.  His name is Legion.  –  Gustave Flaubert

Will someone who lives in the state of Washington please tell me what the hell is going on up there?  “Sex trafficking” hysteria is epidemic in every state, and “authorities” all over America seem embroiled in a competition to see who can march the farthest up his own arse, produce the most ludicrous, specious nonsense and generally look the most like a credulous clown devoid of even the smallest particle of that elusive quality erroneously called “common sense”.  But despite the fact that Washington has a reputation for being sort of laid-back and generally pro-civil rights (it was, after all, one of the first two states to decriminalize marijuana for recreational use), some of the silliest, most absurdly exaggerated and just plain stupidest “trafficking” tripe in the entire country erupts forth from the Pacific Northwest at least once a week these days.  You may remember that in the name of “fighting sex trafficking” the Washington legislature actually passed a law which would have totally destroyed the internet as we know it, and despite a federal slapdown they’re at it again;faceless idiocy this is also the state which devotes hundreds of man-hours to trying to trick coffee-stand waitresses into flashing their tits so they can be charged with “prostitution”.  And who could forget the hilarity which ensued  when Shared Hope International held a program warning high school girls, “Don’t run off to the other side of the country with strange adult men after turning over your life savings to them, because pimps are cool and abortion is sex trafficking”. Or something like that.  Well, for your amazement and incredulity here’s another one; most major American cities published some local kiss-up to the latest iteration of the FBI’s Crusade Against Harlots, but this one has that special Washingtonian touch:

…Noel Gomez is a former Seattle prostitute who now works with teens in the King County Juvenile Detention Center.  Gomez said that the typical age for a girl entering prostitution…is just 14…Gomez offers emotional support and challenges the girls who equate love with bondage to ask themselves a simple question about their pimp:  “If you weren’t out there making money, would he be with you?  And the answer is ‘no’ because pimps are pimps.  That’s what they do,” Gomez said…

She claims to be an ex-hooker, yet she vomits out the “average debut at 14” crap nobody who has ever personally known more than two whores could possibly believe; methinks somebody is either lying or totally delusional.  But wait, it gets worse:

…The FBI said the victims are being offered help with job training, housing, counseling, and medical and education assistance…

…these “offers” are apparently so very attractive the girls have to be dragged to them in handcuffs.

…Last year, five members of the Underground Gangster Crips contacted teens at school or through Facebook, DateHookUp.com or other online social networking sites, enticing the girls to use their looks to earn money through prostitution…

OMG they CONTACTED THEM!!!!!!!!  Surely their evil vampire-like powers of mind control can reach through the screens and FORCE INNOCENT CHILDREN INTO SEX SLAVERY!  WON’T SOMEBODY PLEASE THINK OF THE CHILDREN?!?!11?

…In earlier sweeps, child prostitution victims have been recovered at major sporting events — including the NCAA Final Four and Super Bowl…

No, they haven’t. But apparently that tired myth isn’t enough for the “trafficking” fetishists any more; get a load of the next one:

In the 1990s, gangs took control of street prostitution across America; that forced pimps to move girls into sporting events where security existed, said Dr. Lois Lee, founder and president of Children of the Night, a nonprofit group that has rescued 10,000 children from prostitution since 1979…

gangster threatening whoreI don’t know what Dr. Lee was smoking while she apparently watched Sin City 17 times in a row without sleep, but it must’ve been something potent for her to come up with such a bizarre, wholly unprecedented and totally unsupported fantasy.  It’ll be interesting to see if this original urban legend, which I have never seen any cop or prohibitionist spout before, becomes part of the body of “trafficking” mythology the way the “gypsy whores”, “average debut at 13” and “50 clients a night” myths have.

…Pimps operate wherever vulnerable potential victims can be found.  Some are being recruited right out of foster care facilities…

It’s true; they lurk in huge, overdressed packs right outside the doors, and infiltrate the facilities disguised as Bibles, rubbish bins and bars of soap so as to “recruit children” right out from under the noses of their valiant rescuers.

For the past decade, the FBI has been attacking the problem in partnership with…the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.  John Ryan, the head of the center, called the problem “an escalating threat against America’s children.”  The Justice Department has estimated that nearly 450,000 children run away from home each year and that one-third of teens living on the street will be lured toward prostitution within 48 hours of leaving home…

NCMEC doesn’t exactly have a sterling record of honesty, but that’s not surprising considering the money they make from “missing children” hysteria.  And the Justice Department knows damned well that 90% of underage hookers aren’t “lured” in any meaningful way, and that they do it because it’s the best, most dependable way to support themselves on the street; it knows because it paid for a major study that told it so.  But since that doesn’t support the official panic narrative, we don’t get to hear about it; instead both state and federal “authorities” compete in this fantastical and ugly race to the bottom, and though it’s still too early to declare a winner, Washington state is among the obvious favorites.

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