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    Excellent article regarding sex slavery

    I am pretty sure there are some other folks on this forum that are interested in the subject of sex slavery. My friends and family always think I am a little crazy when I talk about it. But, I am convinced that sex slavery is much, much more prominent in our own country than we would like to believe. I am also convinced that there are a number of missings persons from our country that are living in other countries or even still in the United States as sex slaves. Obviously, these groups are very tight lipped.

    I am NOT a conspiracy theorist! Most of the time, these groups are heavily funded and patronized by very wealthy and powerful people. Some folks are of the mindset that nothing can stay a secret for long. I am also of that mindset. But, then how would you or I explain the fact that they find these houses of sex slavery...usually by accident!

    Anyway, here is an article from the NY Times. I encourage folks to write to the journalist to thank him/her for the coverage. Perhaps we can begin opening people's eyes to this industry. It happens here in the U.S., not just Mexico, Thailand, and Eastern Europe.



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    Yes, it is an industry that is present here in the US, often in more rural areas and smaller cities.

    When economic circumstances force some former Soviet bloc nations to have outdoor marketplaces where families can offer children for sale that they can no longer support, you know that females are going to be ' a commodity item ' even in places where The Russian Mafia is not in control.

    Sure there is some 'luring' with promises of jobs as nanny or elder care, but much of this is clearly known as that sex trade. Sometimes the women think they will be prostitutes rather than sex slaves who receive mainly vodka, very few meals and no money. In some European areas, the houses of prostitution keep a town's taxes low and 'escapees' are brought back by the townspeople.

    In the USA, its not much different than the drug trade. You can double your money in a week in Compton, but you will be up against computerized police forces with drug and gang units and all your cumstomers will be armed. You can go to a place like Little Rock, Ark and most of your customers won't be armed, the cops are not well organized and you can double your money in three days.
    Its the same thing with the sex trade. Tehy are moving into the smaller cities and the rural areas; just as immigrants from Vietnam who are not in the sex trade are now moving into rural rather than urban areas.

    Alot of the women on the streets are not runaways and prostitutes so as to get money for drugs, alot of them are indeed sex slaves. They get no money, they just get kept alive and their families are allowed to live too.

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    For more about this go to www.JohnnyGosch.com and read the link to The Gunderson Report. Shock warning. Don't shoot the messenger.

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    This is an very interesting topic and I also feel that many missing adults and children are taken for this very purpose.

    I do not know what is scarier, the fact that sex slavery is an organized crime 'run' by people as a business... or the self serving sadists that take people at random and keep them in basement dungeons for years...

    Either way it's horrifying and I also believe it is far more widespread & common than we could grasp.

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    Don't get carried away with this. Slavery has been going on for centuries. Even the code of Hamurabi embraced slavery though it prohibited the charging of interest in even a nominal amount on the lending of money.
    The Irish were slave owners, the Scandinavians were slave owners. Slavery even made its way to Spain, Southern France and Southern Germany. And if you read the transcripts of trials in New England you wil find that an Indentured Servant really spent seven years as a slave, not a servant. Reports of beatings administered to Indentured Servants in New England make some slave planatations pale by comparison. In Colonial America a home owner who fondled a female Indentured Servant committed neither a crime nor a socially improper act. It was not in any way considered wrong. Nor was it wrong to lock servants in their quarters at night.
    In Europe, if you look at the Begging License registers in the cities in Spain you will find that most were issued to women who begged because their husbands had been taken as slaves while seeking their fortune in the spice trade.
    African slavery? No Europeans or Americans ever took slaves in Africa, they only purchased them from the tribes who were mainly 'slave ranchers' and had been slave ranchers for generations. Many of the slaves that were not purchased would have been eaten. And even though there was much cruelty on a slave ship, if a slave mutinied, he would be beheaded, but if he merely died, he would be dumped overboard whole out of respect for his beliefs that he could thus return home, but could not do so if beheaded.
    And don't ever forget, our mitochondrial dna follows the patterns of the female slave trade! And like it or not, we are the progeny of those men who won battles by killing the males and enslaving the females.
    So don't think that when a sex-slave escapes from a brothel but is captured and returned by local townspeople who don't like paing high taxes, that this is something new.

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    not new

    I am well aware that this is nothing new. But I don't think most of the American people realize that it is still going on. Even the legislation that George Bush signed into effect over the past few years didn't get much press. There is an organization http://www.freetheslaves.net that has a great website regarding many forms of slavery still alive today.

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    Alot of fundamentalist Christian Sunday School kids are solicited for 'dimes to free a slave'. All it ever does is drive the price up and make the slave traders take the money and use it to go get more.

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    Dateline NBC episode on sex slavery

    Dateline Episode regarding Sex Slavery

    This is an article and clip of a Dateline episode on sex slavery in Cambodia. It is just awful.

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    Oh Toth, I've missed you, where have you been my controversial friend?


    Regarding the above links, I go back to my niavity. I cannot fathom that this goes on - on a big scale. MY GOOD GOD. Poor Johnny. I cannot imagine the suffering. I remember reading a book called the Perfect Victim. A lady was held hostage for 7 years as a sex slave. I think they've portrayed her on American Justice or something. This is horrible. HOW COME Johnny's mother doesn't get more news? Where's John Walsh on this issue?

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    I don't know enough about modern slavery to comment really, but I too imagine many of the children and women are taken for this purpose. What a horrible thought.


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    The Johnny Gosch Story was apalling.

    From the excerpt of the book:
    "Some called to criticize me for not crying on television." Gotta love people. If you don't react the way THEY think you should, you must not love your kid.
    Just the facts, Ma'am.

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    I just read Johnny's story. Don't hate me but I would hope that my child was quickly killed rather than that horror.

    What did LaVey's son have to do with it, anyway?
    How did they know it was satanic? Or was it just done in a scary satinic-like way as to scare they children?

    I am totally out of my league when people start talking satanic motivated or involved crimes. I simply don't know enough about it. Satanic and sex slavery? My mind is blown.

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    I found a link to a radio show where Johnny's mom talks in depth, over 2 hours about the grave lengths people have gone to about her son. If you have time, there are 4 radio archives. Just click "find" Noreen Gosch

    http://4acloserlook.com/2002archives.html

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    OK, I'm pissed. I just read the Gunderson Report on the Johnny Gosch page. In it, one of the grirs testified to having had sex with COP Wadman, so they charged her with perjury.
    "Alisha Owen was convicted of first offense perjury in 1991 and was sentenced on August 8, 1991, to nine to 27 years in prison"

    THE FREAKING RAPISTS DON'T GET THAT MUCH TIME!!!!!! WHAT'S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
    Just the facts, Ma'am.

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    She had a baby by him. What the hell!

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