Skip to comments.Liddy Comes Under Fire for Racy Calendar
Posted on 01/12/2004 12:15:35 PM PST by Jeff Gannon
WASHINGTON (Talon News) -- Nationally syndicated radio talk show host and author G. Gordon Liddy recently released his annual "Stacked and Packed" calendar amidst controversy over its content. Despite this year's edition being the 10th in a series, the reaction to this one has been stronger than in previous years.
The calendars feature scantily clad women with weapons and motorcycles. In an exclusive New Year's Day interview Liddy told Talon News he was motivated to create the calendar to raise money for charity and "put a stick in the eye of the liberals who were upset that I was on the air."
Liddy admits that he purposely tries to publish the most politically incorrect calendar.
"When I was a kid during World War II, every garage and machine shop had a pin-up calendar," Liddy said, noting that few such calendars exist today.
"We started with a girlie calendar," Liddy explains.
From there Liddy points out that because he is a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment, "all of the models would be holding firearms, especially if we can get fully automatic weapons."
Liddy was still dissatisfied until he thought of one more way to antagonize liberals.
"To make it complete, this year each of the models will be posed with motorcycles, the last unregulated internal combustion engine left," Liddy said.
Liddy himself appears on the cover with his own Harley-Davidson and gun along with his naked executive producer.
The controversy surrounding the calendar has produced a boycott movement embodied by www.boycottliddycalendar.com. No group claims to be responsible for the website but it has links to mostly hard-left sites.
The content of the calendar seems to have made others nervous, too. Liddy said he was cancelled from appearances on the Fox News Channel's "Fox and Friends" and "Your World with Neil Cavuto" because the calendar was "too hot."
Liddy conducts a talent search throughout the year asking listeners to send pictures of models with weapons. A professional photographer selects the finalists, and the women are signed to contracts. Donations to charity are generated at calendar signings featuring the models. The calendar, whose models can be viewed at www.stackedandpacked.com can be purchased from the website.
Liddy has written four books, the latest of which is "When I Was A Kid, This Was A Free Country," a reminiscent view of his youth in America.
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Hey, how come the same people who scream that filtering porno from the public libraries infringes on their freedom of speech are the ones that say what I put on the wall in my garage somehow damages women?
How can you boycott a calendar? Brand names of things common to ordinary everyday life can be boycotted, like maybe Levis or a Disney movie, but a girlie calendar? lol
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