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eBay Yanks Beck’s ‘Obama in Pee Pee’ Art Project Meant to Raise Money for Charity
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Posted on 11/29/2012 12:38:35 PM PST by Lucky9teen

(Editor’s note: The video above features Beck’s radio segment from Wednesday morning, discussing the eBay incident.)

The popular online auction site eBay has yanked a piece of artwork done by Glenn Beck citing its belief that the project featured an Obama figurine floating in actual urine (it was not, however). Bids can now be emailed in the subject line to the following email address set up by Beck: obamapeepee@glennbeck.com

 

(Related: Liberals Goes Berserk Over Beck’s ‘Obama in Pee Pee,’ Hurl Expletives at Beck)

On Tuesday evening, Glenn Beck featured an Obama bobble head doll in a jar of yellow liquid, catalyzed by Michael D’Anouto’s painting titled, “Truth,” which features a crucified Obama and also parodies the controversial “artwork” dubbed “Piss Christ” that defaced a crucifix in a glass of urine.

Beck’s piece was meant to underscore the importance of adhering to the First Amendment and highlight the hypocrisy of those who adhere to it only when it suits them. Often, members of the Left will rail against the disparaging of figures they hold dear, but do not hold themselves to the same standard when disparaging figures others hold dear.

Ebay Yanks Glenn Becks Obama in Pee Pee Art Project

(Photo source: The Examiner)

Beck was auctioning the jar, complete with the Obama doll, on the auction site, with all the proceeds set to go to  Beck’s Mercury One charity. At the last entry its bid was up to $11,300. On Wednesday morning, however, eBay removed the auction page.

Below is the letter eBay sent to Beck’s charity eBay page:

Dear mercury1charity

We recently removed the following listing:
 

221159812533 – Obama in Pee Pee



We removed it because including this information in the description is a violation of our policy:


Your listing contain the bodily fluid of urine. We do not allow bodily fluids to be listed on our site. Even if the liquid in the jar is not urine, you are describing it as such. We do not allow this type of listing and we ask that you do not relist this in any way. All fees for this listing have been credited to your account.


Listings of humans, human bodies, or human body parts aren’t allowed on eBay. In addition, sales of Native American skulls, bones, and other Native American grave-related items are prohibited under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and aren’t allowed on eBay.


For more information on our policy, please visit:

http://pages.ebay.com/help/policies/remains.html

– Important –

The next time you sell, you may be asked to take a tutorial. Once you’ve completed the tutorial successfully, please review your account status for any other possible concerns. If there are no other issues, you should be able to sell again.


We want to keep you selling on eBay, but please be aware that future policy violations may result in your listings being removed without your fees being refunded or your account being restricted or suspended. You can review our policies and user agreement, or contact us for more information, by clicking the links below.




Thanks,


eBay


Knowing the rules for sellers:

http://pages.ebay.com/help/sell/policies.html

Why eBay may remove your listing:

http://pages.ebay.com/help/sell/questions/listing-ended.html

Your user agreement:

http://pages.ebay.com/help/policies/user-agreement.html

Please don’t reply to this message. It was sent from an address that doesn’t accept incoming email.



 

 

For reference, below is Beck’s Tuesday evening segment in which he unveils his “artwork”:

Beck’s piece was spawned by a painting (which was covered by TheBlaze on Monday) that depicts Barack Obama as Jesus Christ crucified, adorned with a crown of thorns. The work, entitled “Truth,” was created by Michael D’Antuono, who said that his “First Amendment rights should override someone’s hurt feelings” and that “we should celebrate the fact that we live in a country where we are given the freedom to express ourselves.”

After receiving roughly 4,000 angry emails over the painting, D’Antuono also said he respects “their right to express themselves” and hopes they will afford him the same.

With this in mind, Beck chose to “express himself,” during his Tuesday evening broadcast by featuring a piece of artwork of his own creation. It was meant to highlight the hypocrisy of the left.

Tune in to The Glenn Beck Program Wednesday evening at 5:00 p.m. ET where D’Antuono will actually come into the studio to discuss his piece (along with the subsequent controversy) with Beck. 

 

This post has been updated to reflect that the content of Beck’s mason jar was in fact water with food coloring, not beer. 



TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; Humor
KEYWORDS: art; beck; cross; danouto; doublestandard; ebay; obama; pee
How can you buy “Obama in Pee Pee” and Glenn’s other works of art?
1 posted on 11/29/2012 12:38:42 PM PST by Lucky9teen
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To: Lucky9teen
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2 posted on 11/29/2012 12:39:22 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Lucky9teen

Rename it Obama in Faux Pee Pee and put ‘er back up.


3 posted on 11/29/2012 12:40:31 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Lucky9teen

lol

He didn’t get a federal arts grant for this?


4 posted on 11/29/2012 12:41:21 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Lucky9teen

When someone makes fun of the real Jesus, liberals laugh. But just make fun of the fake Jesus in the white house, and they go ballistic.


5 posted on 11/29/2012 12:41:53 PM PST by I want the USA back (Obama is the new Christ. We're doomed.)
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To: Lucky9teen

Well, I’m not sure if Beck made it clear that the pee-pee was imitation, as befits the imitation president whose figure is thusly submerged. This isn’t particularly scandalous of eBay if it really wasn’t made clear (no, no, no additional pun intended).


6 posted on 11/29/2012 12:45:27 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: skeeter

Good suggestion!!


7 posted on 11/29/2012 12:45:34 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Lucky9teen
Of course you can put human excrement in a Jesus scene in the NY Museum and it's okay. Sick society.

See nothing wrong with Beck's "freedom of speech" item.

8 posted on 11/29/2012 12:47:30 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Lucky9teen

Notice how Ebay makes Beck take a reeducation “tutorial.” You Will Not Make Fun of Our President!


9 posted on 11/29/2012 12:58:42 PM PST by I want the USA back (Obama is the new Christ. We're doomed.)
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To: Lucky9teen

Michael D’Antuono, who said that his “First Amendment rights should override someone’s hurt feelings” and that “we should celebrate the fact that we live in a country where we are given the freedom to express ourselves.”

He better not expect that response to work with muslims.

It’s explained pretty thoroughly in The Organization of Islamic Cooperation and its Role in Enforcing Islamic Law presentation by Stephen Coughlin at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ey-TRpkUiPI


10 posted on 11/29/2012 12:58:42 PM PST by MurrietaMadman
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To: Sacajaweau; skeeter

The listing will be pulled even if Beck changes the description.


11 posted on 11/29/2012 1:08:27 PM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: Lucky9teen
"The next time you sell, you may be asked to take a tutorial."

In other words, a re-education camp, to ensure you understand and comply with (not-so) liberal progressive ideology.

However if you are an active, substantial contributor to the DNC, the tutorial (re-education camp) will be waived.

12 posted on 11/29/2012 1:10:25 PM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Sacajaweau
Here's the majority American opinion:


13 posted on 11/29/2012 1:15:03 PM PST by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: FamiliarFace

OK. Call it Obama In His Own Kool-Aid.

They started this stuff about imitation ordure when folks started selling it to perverts and they did not want the bad publicity even though it was imitation. Now, faced with an obvious parody that no pervert would ever order for the imitation ordure, they can only rigidly enforce their rules.


14 posted on 11/29/2012 1:17:19 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: PoloSec

Well really it’s just a list of what eBay will and won’t sell. They’re actually trying to be nice to their “clueless” customers whom as a private firm they have the right to just ban and that’s it. But it sounds so Orwellian.


15 posted on 11/29/2012 1:19:21 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Lucky9teen

,,,,, thank you Glen Beck ,,, you have shown the other side how it feels and they don’t like it but I’m loving it . I call it “ RUB OF THE BRUSH “ and I am ROTFLMFAO !!!!!


16 posted on 11/29/2012 1:33:30 PM PST by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: PoloSec
ebay is what it is....

I use them...and expect nothing from them. Never. Ever.

As long as a person understands that...it's easy.

17 posted on 11/29/2012 1:37:52 PM PST by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: Lionheartusa1

Well, for full effect it should be displayed in some swank museum, not merely hawked on eBay as though it were a Kewpie doll.


18 posted on 11/29/2012 1:39:18 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Lucky9teen

Ever notice that Obama worshippers and Allah worshippers react pretty much the same way when their god is criticized? Maybe there’s a connection - you notice you never see them together......


19 posted on 11/29/2012 3:02:14 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: traditional1

He’s no stranger to that.


20 posted on 11/29/2012 3:11:14 PM PST by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

,,, it’s OK to defile Christ in a public display but the public humiliation of the messiah of American ruination would never be tolerated by the folks who claim to be so tolerant . It’s free speech when they do it ,, you know that first amendment thing ,, but when you ,, a conservative express your descent against anything liberal your a racist , a biggot , a hippocrit , a homophobe , an anti-feminist , rightwing , radical redneck wack job . I just say to them ,,,, “ try to be so tolerant as you would have me be and see how easy it is “ ,, how do you like me now ???


21 posted on 11/29/2012 3:26:57 PM PST by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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