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    Ex-Porn Star Seeks School Board Seat

    Ex-porn star David Mech, once known as Dave Pounder, is looking to land a seat on Florida’s Palm Beach County school board. Along with technology, innovation, and equality, Mech is looking to overhaul sexual education in schools. “If you don’t agree condoms should be available to high school students to reduce teen pregnancy and STDs, then don’t vote for me,” Mech said on Tuesday. Mech holds two doctorate degrees and runs a math tutoring company. And just because he’s acted in more than 100 adult films doesn’t mean he’s having any of your “bad role model” arguments: “If you’re going to use the role model argument, you’d also have to fire teachers who are overweight, teachers who don’t eat proper nutrition,” he said. “We know tobacco use is associated with many different diseases; are we going to fire all teachers who smoke?”

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