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Top GOP Lawmaker References Porn Shop On House Floor

AP050414011804.jpgIn Wednesday's debate on whether to extend all Bush-era tax cuts, the anecdotes were flyin' on how small businesses would be crushed by increased taxes.

Even a porn shop got thrown into the mix.

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, who was running the debate Wednesday, referenced an adult erotica store on the House floor. To the record:

We have a note here from Stan's Two from Rowland Heights, California, a small business. They were asked: How would increased taxes impact your business? ''Less hiring, more struggle to pay for expenses and payroll.'' If rates were allowed to increase, would that affect your ability to hire new employees? ''Absolutely. We've done nothing except cut staff for 4 years now. A tax increase could spell disaster.''
Turns out that Stan's Two is a purveyor of "adult" items. Hey, porn shops can be small business job creators, too.

Camp's office didn't return a request for comment, but we'll update this post if they do.

Photo: A sex shop store window in midtown Manhattan is shown April 14, 2005, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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