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So easily do weak men put in high positions turn villains.  –  Dmitry Pisarev

Since mammals first evolved, alpha males of many species have collected harems for themselves and kept lower-status males from mating.  Humans are no exception; DNA studies show that though 80% of female humans who have ever lived have descendants, only 40% of males do.  In other words, a minority of males mates with a majority of females, and though modern monogamous systems have evened that number out somewhat they still are by no means equal; nearly every woman eventually has at least one child by somebody, but a large percentage of men never father children.  In a state of nature this was the natural result of women being drawn to strong, dominant, successful men, but as civilization developed men in positions of power developed schemes for mating with as many women as possible, even if their personal characteristics were insufficient to draw those women to them.  Money, fame and political power have always drawn women regardless of what the possessors of those attractants might be like, but for some unscrupulous overlords even that might not be enough.  There is a persistent legend (going back at least to the Epic of Gilgamesh) that some tyrants would actually demand the right to deflower all of the virgins in their realm prior to their husbands’ being allowed access to them; in Europe this concept was called jus primae noctis or droit du seigneur, and though the occasional despot may have been able to get away with it for a while, it is extremely unlikely that the custom was ever codified into law or widely practiced because people can only be pushed so far.  Every source which mentions the custom, even Gilgamesh, describes it negatively as something practiced in the past or by a foreign king.

But though it is unlikely that any man in a position of power ever enjoyed the kind of unfettered access to every female in sight described by the legends, that doesn’t stop males from trying it; real sexual harassment (as opposed to the whiny hurt-feelings variety maladjusted or maladjusted women accuse their peers of) results from men attempting to extract sexual favors from the women under them, and as we have discussed before cops are well-known for taking what they want from women, especially if those women are whores living under criminalization regimes.  It is even possible that the strange aversion cops have for condoms (discussed in my column of one year ago today) may derive in part from this primitive impulse, a sort of unconscious “how dare she attempt to stop me from impregnating her?” reaction.  Nor are cops the only members of the so-called “justice system” who believe they have the right to rape women, as revealed in this July 20th story from the Huffington Post:

Albuquerque’s chief criminal judge [Pat Murdoch] was arrested on charges he raped a prostitute…the complaint against him says a detective first heard about the reported attack and the recording from an informant, who helped the investigator buy the video on DVD for $400.  Police then questioned the woman, who said Murdoch solicited her on a prostitution website…she met with the judge about eight times and he paid her about $200 each time…[but] he forced himself on her during one visit, and she returned and secretly recorded a second forced encounter…after making the recording, she began to worry about her safety because when she posed hypothetical situations to the judge about a woman making allegations against him, he replied he would use police and his connections to take care of the situation…Murdoch…sentenced an Albuquerque man to 20 years in prison earlier this year for promoting prostitution, extortion and racketeering…

How dare someone outside the power elite “promote prostitution” and threaten people!  No wonder the judge sentenced him to 20 years; we can’t have the proles getting the idea they can indulge themselves in buying sex or just taking it when that’s a privilege reserved for the Lords of the Earth.  Of course, not all bureaucrats are equal; Judge Murdoch’s victim wouldn’t have had a prayer of getting him arrested had she not managed to film him exercising his judicial privilege, but cops and petty school board employees lack the exalted status of chief judges and can therefore be brought down by mere accusations.  Of course, it kind of helps that these geniuses chose to prey on legal minors in the midst of a “child sex trafficking” witch hunt:

A Florida cop and a school bus monitor were arrested Thursday [July 14th] in connection with a child prostitution ring…police arrested 27-year-old school bus attendant Paul Rosoan Aaron for allegedly forcing two young teens into prostitution, at least one of whom he solicited while on the job…25-year-old Haines City police officer Demetrius Lamar Condry [is accused of being] one of Aaron’s clients.  He, too, is now facing charges.  Condry allegedly…received oral sex from the then-15-year-old victim [while still in uniform with his police radio buzzing], the teen reported in her statement to investigators.  Aaron typically charged between $60 and $100 for similar encounters, though Condry appears to have been given a free pass in exchange for protection from the law…The girl told police she “felt like a sex slave” throughout the seven-month ordeal.  A second victim, then 16, said in court documents that Aaron approached her on the school bus after learning she danced in…[a] gentlemen’s club.  The teen said he promised her better work, luring her and the other victim to his house, where he took down their social security numbers and other identifying information and threatened to have them arrested if they tried to leave…

Among other things, Aaron was charged with two counts of sex trafficking, which somehow seems like a really tasteless pun.  Of course, some whores are too expensive for cops and their ilk to afford, too well-organized to be blackmailed and too experienced to be fooled, in which case the “justice system” makes sure that they pay dearly for excluding the bullies:

Seventeen people were indicted on Wednesday [July 20th] on charges of running a high-end prostitution ring that catered to Wall Street clients who often spent more than $10,000 in a night…the ring pulled in more than $7 million over three years, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said at a news conference.  “The business of high-end prostitution is enormously profitable,” Hynes said.  The prostitution service, named High Class NY, was run 24 hours a day out of an office in Brooklyn and charged from $400 to $3,600 an hour for its services, according to the 144-count indictment.  It also provided customers with cocaine and other narcotics, the indictment said.  Hynes said clients often spent in excess of $10,000 in a single night.  They were “all high-end customers coming from the financial markets.  People with nothing but money,” he said.

Police said the business was extremely sophisticated, running several escort websites and using dummy corporations with misleading names and codes during business-related phone calls.  High Class NY even had a law firm draw up employment contracts for its prostitutes, who described themselves as models and fraudulently agreed to refrain from sexual contact with clients, police said.  “They were on the high-end of sophistication,” said Vice Detective Joe Panico.  Among those indicted were High Class NY owner Mikhail Yampolsky and his wife Bronislava, who allegedly used the proceeds from their business to finance expensive trips to Atlantic City and luxury car purchases, Hynes said.  Also indicted were Yampolsky’s son Alexander, step-son Jonathan, 11 managers and supervisors and two investors, Efim Gorelik and Yakov Maystrovich, he said.  Each of the investors had put $700,000 into High Class NY and were being paid back with interest, he said.  Each of those indicted faces the possibility of 25 years in prison if convicted.  Two prostitutes face separate indictments on prostitution and drug charges.

Remember, “ring” is just a dysphemism for “suppressed business”; this was a large escort service, nothing more.  All this nonsense about “sophistication” is just hot air the cops puff themselves up with to make their “achievement” seem bigger than it is; independent contractor agreements are used by the majority of services, having more than one website isn’t unusual either, and “code” is a term pompous cops use for jargon like “GFE” or “BBBJ”.  Actually, what got these folks busted was their extremely unsophisticated decision to sell drugs as part of their business; that instantly turned it into a federal case with the possibility of decades-long sentences rather than a tough-to-prove pandering lawsuit which wouldn’t likely produce very long sentences.  Escort busts, and to a large extent prostitution laws themselves, are popular with control freaks because they can’t stand the idea of women choosing whom they will have sex with for their own reasons; cops and politicians believe they should be able to have any woman they want, and free-willed whores are a threat to their fantasies of droit du seigneur.

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