(A Poor Mojo's "My Travel Fiasco" Rant Contest Notable Entry) by Paul Baughman
How is it possible? The short answer is that many of the primary “producers” of the objects have shifted from looting sites to faking antiquities. I’ve been tracking eBay antiquities for years now, and from what I can tell, this shift began around 2000, about five years after eBay was established.
The obscenity it was delivering was . . . the newspaper.
Newspaper, an application that brings content from worldwide papers to your iPhone, has been pushed back to OS 3.0, at which point there will be a suitable category for "that sort of thing". Namely, topless ladies.
To those not familiar with The Sun, it's one of the delightful English tabloids that give "the working man" the news in bite-sized chunks, and throws in pictures of half-dressed men (page 7) and women (page 3).
The list also includes Islamic extremist clerics, Russian skinhead leaders, Neo-Nazis, a Hamas murderer, a Jewish extremist and an American Baptist preacher who claims the deaths of U.S. troops are a punishment for U.S. tolerance of homosexuality.
"Coming to this country is a privilege," Home Office Secretary Jacqui Smith said in a statement. "If you can't live by the rules that we live by, the standards and the values that we live by, we should exclude you from this country and, what's more, now we will make public those people that we have excluded."
They have also banned Fred Phelps and his crew.
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