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Lay off the Donkeys

I was seriously disturbed this week to see that The Source stupped (sic) so low as to let the Stars Caberet advertise such pornographic filth.


I was seriously disturbed this week to see that The Source stupped (sic) so low as to let the Stars Caberet advertise such pornographic filth. The last time I checked a "live donkey show" was illegal in the USA. We live in Bend, Oregon for one, not Las Vegas or Mexico. This is so disgusting that children/teens also read this magazine considering it's a free magazine. I've been reading it for over four years now and have advised others from out of town a time or two to do the same. I will never pick it up again unless to remove the entire stack and put it directly into the trash where it belongs. This is sad that the owner and all of the editors have overlooked the right thing to do.


Editor replies: The advertisement in question is a fundraiser for a local animal rescue charity. The donkey is just a prop designed to get the attention and, apparently the ire, of readers like Jennifer. Congratulations, you fell for it. As far as donkey sex shows, we're not sure what the federal laws are, but we're pretty sure that they would also cover Las Vegas, as Nevada is still in the United States. Finally, emptying a free newspaper rack is a crime punishable by stuff like fines and arrests. So do us both a favor and don't do that.

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