Pole-Dancing And/Or Happy Women Should Avoid Turkey, Deputy PM

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If you're a woman looking for some fun... we strongly urge you to avoid Turkey. Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc has some strong opinions on the female of the species. First, on Monday, he exclaimed women needed to be "morally upright" and "not laugh out loud in public." And now, the senior Turkish minister, that some women "don’t have self control and can’t stop themselves from climbing up a pole." Of course his actions sparked an avalanche of social media posts of women laughing-out-loud and on-the-pole... which is ironic given that Twitter reports that Turkey accounts for 43% of all global requests for content removal.


No laughing out loud...

Bulent Arinç, who is also the spokesperson for the Justice and Development Party (AK Party), said on Monday women needed to be “morally upright” and “not laugh out loud in public,” the news agency quoted him as saying.


He said women should not “laugh out loud in front of everyone” and needed to “remain descent” at all times. The conservative Turkish politician also said a woman needed to be able to discriminate effectively between what was decent and what was not.




"Stop giving us speeches in morality, instead, tell us about the money you’ve stolen,” btürkmen, another user wrote in Turkish, clearly referring to the corruption scandal Erdogan and his entourage have been facing since December.

And get off that pole...

Arinc said in televised comments Wednesday that those remarks had been taken out of context and he had wanted to comment on the “general rules of morality.”


But he added: “There are women who leave on holiday without their husbands and others who don’t have self control and can’t stop themselves from climbing up a pole.”


“Anyone can live like this. I can’t be angry against you but I can just have pity for you,” he said.

Which prompted exactly the opposite reaction amongst Twitter users...





Arinc’s latest remarks appear to have been prompted by the wife of a prominent Turkish footballer who posted a picture of herself pole dancing on Instagram with the slogan “when I see a pole, I just can’t resist.”


The woman, the wife of Caner Erkin, a prominent player for Istanbul giants Fenerbahce, has since deleted the image from her account. Mimicking the Twitter campaign Tuesday over Arinc’s comments on laughing, bloggers posted pictures of their pets climbing up poles or flags proudly flying from poles.




“We know what kind of society, woman and morality you are trying to reconstruct. We are following it closely but we don’t like it. And we don’t choose it,” she wrote.

Which is ironic given the following:

  • Twitter: 43% of Global Requests to Remove Content From Turkey

So there is a nation with a lower transparency than the US.

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Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:47 | 5029878 surf0766
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I remember someone saying the head of the new caliphate would be turkey. 

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:54 | 5029913 insanelysane
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I'm going to take a wild guess and say that the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister has women laughing a lot when he pulls out his unit.  Turkeys, the birds, should be sueing someone for naming them after that country.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:58 | 5029925 knukles
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Now this says much about proper decorum.
Forward, Back to the Stone Age!

women pole dancing are simply expressing their very own desire to look like bimbos ... what could be more normal?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:02 | 5029944 Skateboarder
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A future letter from the Turkish gubbamin to a shittyzen:

"Dear Female Subject of our Kingdom,

Your telecom provider, ______, has reported that you have illegally Laughed Out Loud, as shown in the following text messages sent by your cellular phone.

Unless you can prove that it was not you who sent the message, or that you are not a female, please send your fine of 500 Lira to the following address.


Yours Tyrannically,

The Gubbamin"

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:04 | 5029951 smlbizman
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i only come here for the articles.....but a few pole babes once in awhile aint bad....

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:07 | 5029961 nmewn
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They all got jewels in their belly buttons too ;-)

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:10 | 5029971 SWRichmond
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So where are these wanton, pole-climbing women?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:12 | 5029979 knukles
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Furiously attempting to escape the country's growing madness.
The whole fucking world has gone mad.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:14 | 5029991 SWRichmond
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SO does that mean we're going to see ads on the border of ZH advertising "Pole climbing Turkish women make the best wives!"?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:34 | 5030076 0b1knob
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Violators will be SPANKED!



Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:38 | 5030099 LetThemEatRand
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Thanks, ob1knob.  Now the NSA thinks I'm into spanking, too.  Put it on my tab.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:06 | 5030583 max2205
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If they trimmed the bush, guys might go for them.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:37 | 5030745 Manthong
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or the pits.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 23:29 | 5031145 Davalicious
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Kemal Ataturk was Jewish. This is why it is illegal in Turkey to condem his behaviour (like in Germany where it is illegal to expose the Holohoax). One of the leaders of the Young "Turks", who organised the genocide of 1.5 million Armenian Christians, went to form the Irgun terrorist organisation in Israel. The Turkish military is riddled with Jews. This is why there is tension between the military and current crop of politicians. Control of the media means that Jews can create "scandals" on demand to get a problem candidate out of office.

"As always election campaigns are staged as an enter­
tainment, a diversion for the people; they are permitted
to think and act as if they are really making their own
government, but it is always the Jews that win. And if
after having elected their man or group, obedience is not
rendered to the Jewish control, then you speedily hear of
"scandals” and “investigations” and “impeachments” for
the removal of the disobedient."

Henry Ford, The International Jew

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:20 | 5030007 BLOTTO
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Dont worry Turkish ladies...br/eak tradition, come to North America and you can dance on as many poles as you want and become a feminist - show them how 'cool' you've become.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:36 | 5030088 LetThemEatRand
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"The whole fucking world has gone mad."

That pretty much sums it up.   

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:17 | 5030002 nmewn
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Apparently LTAO while on holiday along the Black Sea/Med. Fortunately my buddy Achmed just opened pole concessions on both coasts.

We're selling franchise opportunities if anyones interested ;-)

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:10 | 5029974 knukles
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Second notice:  Any further violations of aforementioned no laughing whilst pole dancing will be met with a stern stoning and gentle beheading on Turkish Television's Public Discipline Channel Show: Live Death

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:05 | 5029953 nmewn
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Wait till ISIS hears about all the pole dancing happening across the border.

(I just assume they're not wearing their head-to-toe burkas...lol)

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:36 | 5030086 kaiserhoff
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Burkas would take the fun out of it.

Just curious.  Why do you suppose the belly button cries out for adornment?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:58 | 5030857 stormsailor
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just curious,  if the belly button has a jewel in it.  where do you put your joy juice.

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 03:33 | 5031556 Gringo Viejo
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Back to the stone age!
Now you're talkin' Turkey!

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 20:09 | 5030263 Debt-Is-Not-Money
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What a dick (or not)!

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:55 | 5029917 The Alarmist
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TRT, like Telemundo and Univision, used to be worth an occasional view to catch some hot babes ... guess I don't need that channel any more.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:58 | 5029931 Rentier88
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"Twitter reports that Turkey accounts for 43% of all global requests for content removal."


Funny considering that back in the day when had Pirated Dish, the 'distributed key' server was located in Turkey...

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:37 | 5030095 Cobra
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Univision... Hell of a name for a media group.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:46 | 5030128 Jumbotron
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Turkey was supposed to be the country of tolerant Muslims.  Now that they voted for Islamists we see the shit they got.  But hey......Islam is the religion of peace and tolerance isn't it ?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 22:31 | 5030972 williambanzai7
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Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:48 | 5029885 WelfareFTW
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Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:48 | 5029887 zorba THE GREEK
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That looks like a reenforced titanium pole to me.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:14 | 5029986 InTheLandOfTheBlind
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Is there a way, if she spins fast enough, that the pole may be used as centrifuge?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:48 | 5029889 stinkhammer
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all fathers should seek to keep their daughters off of the brass pole and I'm no mooslum

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:58 | 5029927 knukles
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Should never name thier daughters Swallow, either.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:03 | 5029949 Skateboarder
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Now... Spit aint a good name either... What's a poor father to do? :-(

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:59 | 5029935 NidStyles
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Step one : Don't find her mother while hanging aroud said poles.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:09 | 5029972 Skateboarder
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Step zero: Don't hang around said poles.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:53 | 5029903 Tall Tom
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The Ottoman Empire reborn...without Poles?


I am sure that Poland wants nothing to do with them. They are not Geographically connected.


Why are the Turks so prejudice about the Poles.?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:06 | 5029958 knukles
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Oh, it might hark back to some bad Muzzie feelings about on September 11 in 1683 when the forces of the western world led by a Polish chap by the name of Sobieski defeated a Mizzie army laying siege upon the city of Vienna. 

Please do note the importance of the date.
9.11 was not a random calendrical artifice.


Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:08 | 5029967 nmewn
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I knew it was the the damned Poles all along.

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:24 | 5031718 Peter K
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Actually TT, the Turks are not at all badly disposed toward the Poles. Due to the ass whopping that they got at the gates of Vienna (as per above post), the Turks always created a place for the Polish delegation at any international confernece at they hosted subsequently. And this was even when the country of Poland disappeared from the map due to the various partitions. 

But those were different times...

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:54 | 5029912 grid-b-gone
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Finally, a refugee with valuable skills. Give us your tired, your poor, your happy pole dancers.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:58 | 5029926 The Alarmist
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You think your govt would be sourcing its third-world talent from pools of hotties, like Eastern Europe, but they seem to have a thing for the indios.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:59 | 5029933 nmewn
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Vhat about zee tips, ow much?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:11 | 5029976 InTheLandOfTheBlind
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Why not let females be whores the way they want to be rather than the way you want them to be?  This isn't about morality or being upright.  But remember there is a cost to whoredom.   

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:14 | 5029984 knukles
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Are you a King?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:20 | 5030016 InTheLandOfTheBlind
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Vote up! 0 Vote down! 0 Nope. Just a lame ole dude sick of everyone calling their perversions moral and forcing it in on everyone else... Except themselves of course. Not condoning whoredom but it has always run a high cost in my life.  Little bit too much like jerry Jeff walker and liking my women trashy.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 22:10 | 5030900 knukles
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We'd get along very well....

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:22 | 5030026 Aussiekiwi
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Woman are a lot more fun when you don't have impotent old men trying to dictate to them.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:26 | 5030042 The Alarmist
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As I age into an impotent old man who only has cash to buy affection, I resent you trying to oppress me from buying my due.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:21 | 5030000 InTheLandOfTheBlind
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They need callus proof touch screens

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