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1/17/13 Porn Capital

According to the adult website,, Washington, DC is the porn capital of America.  DC residents view more online porn per capita than those in all 50 states.

They view more than 14 porn videos per person annually.  This is double the amount viewed in Hawaii which nabbed second place.

Why Washington, DC?  Well, DC is filled with tens of thousands of federal employees [earning some of the nation's highest salaries (here, here & here)]. 

Never before has government been so bloated.  And each year less and less is expected of them (here, here, here & here).  So give them Internet access and they're selling on eBay, trading stocks [engaging in other personal activity on government time,] and watching pornography -- even child porn.

There have been countless news stories, reports, and investigations of federal employees surfing porn on the taxpayer's time and dime.

Here are just a few examples. One person attempted to access porn 1800 times in a two-week period. A senior attorney admitted to surfing porn 8 hours a day. One agency had 17 senior executives earning as much as $222,000 a year surf porn.

Why take the risk? Because very few are seriously punished.  No job loss.  No suspension.  Nothing (here, here).  When caught, the government even withholds their names to protect their privacy.

You don't even have to be a highly moral person to be deeply offended by all of this.

A sample of federal employees caught surfing porn:
Securities & Exchange Commission.
National Park Service.
National Science Foundation.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Department of Defense.
Missile Defense Agency.
Transportation Security Administration.
Minerals Management Service.

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