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Nevada’s best-known brothel owner endorses Ron Paul for president


John Katsilometes

Dennis Hof, amid a flurry of activity at the 2011 Adult Entertainment Expo.

CARSON CITY -- Nevada's best-known brothel owner is endorsing Ron Paul for president.

Dennis Hof, owner of Moonlight Bunny Ranch outside of Carson City, told the Daily Caller that he made his decision after polling his workers on their favored candidates.

“We decided to go with the guy that’s more about state’s rights — and that’s Ron Paul,” he told the conservative website.

“We thought real closely about supporting [Newt] Gingrich — because he’s a cheater — and we like cheaters,” Hof added.

Though it's unlikely Hof's endorsement will have an effect, Paul already has significant support in libertarian-leaning Nevada after doing well here in 2008.

Hof told the Daily Caller that his workers were upset with President Barack Obama over his signature on a bill that allows the human consumption of horse meat. The treatment of wild horses is a key issue in parts of Nevada.

Nevada's smaller counties may, under state law, legalize prostitution. And Hof has become the face of the industry, thanks to forays into reality TV and policy debates.

He visited the Legislature last year, when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delivered a speech that included a call to end legal prostitution. He is also a common site in public in Northern Nevada - he was spotted a few months ago heading into Carson City's Applebee's - and he and his employees are annual entrants in the Nevada Day Parade.

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  1. Well, of course. I mean, who doesn't like cheaters? Meh.

  2. Creepy is right! He even looks like Rush in the picture!!! :-)

  3. Is this some sort of attempt to discredit Ron Paul by trying to associate him with prostitution? Or does someone think that this guy's opinion actually means something outside of his little cluster of trailers in the middle of nowhere. I mean I'm not gonna put the guy down for what he does, but honestly, he's just a nobody in the middle of nowhere.

    If it were me, I would have tried to stir up interest by interviewing the owners of the Little Ale Inn in Rachel, and gotten them and some other UFO fanatics to demand that the next president open up the files on Area 51 or something. That would have gotten some national press and generated traffic from people, as well as would have been a whole lot more interesting than this.

  4. Dear Mr.Sun:
    Would you kindly put out a POLL/SURVEY (on all candidates, including write ins and none of the above) that everyone who wishes to participate, can put their opinion on a either day to day or week to week basis, and then chart the ever shifting results until election time?

    This would certainly be intriguing to follow, and likely stir the pot on the discussions you are seemingly fanning here. =)

    EVERY vote counts in the American system. Matters not, one's station in life.

    Thank You,
    Blessings and Peace

  5. Full disclosure. I have posted many a negative post on the tea party. And this story demonstrates a part of the reason why. Ron Paul will never be allowed by the Republican establishment to be the presidential nominee not going to happen. The Republican party who represents the wealthiest is only using you for votes that's it you are nothing more then a tool that is being used by the Republicans and when you are no longer useful you will be dumped in the nearest dung heap.