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Search for "Terrorist Costume" on Amazon.com.....

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posted on Oct, 26 2008 @ 10:48 PM
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And you get a Barack Obama mask.

www.amazon.com...=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=apparel&qid=1225079118&sr=8-3



www.thedailybackground.com...

It is kind of odd that the only "costume" that comes up on that search is an Obama Mask.



In the comments section, someone pointed out that the suggested tags for the submitter were "
obama, barack, liar, socialist, costume, dignity, terrorist, creep, marxist "

Wow.....




posted on Oct, 26 2008 @ 11:28 PM
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Wow, really? That was not what i was expecting. Thats just awful.
Star and flagged.



posted on Oct, 26 2008 @ 11:31 PM
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Is Amazon known for right-leaning?

Or do general users edit the tags, a la Wikipedia? Perhaps the same crowd that usually calls Halloween a pagan holiday has now turned to it for political gain?



posted on Oct, 26 2008 @ 11:37 PM
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Hilarious, but then again not really. Pretty awful.

It could be possible their search function compensates for spelling errors: Osama/Obama.

The search for Osama Bin Laden masks probably has the tag 'terrorist,' then that coupled with the spelling error compensation correlates the two 'accidentally.'



posted on Oct, 26 2008 @ 11:38 PM
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Well...he is a terrorist. He could be. Look at his name. It's all there. We are fighting extremists, most all are Arab (and Persian, and Russian, and anyone else who hates America), and now we are going to possibly elect an Arab to the highest office in the land? I say no. I don't want liberals teaching my children about homosexual sex in elementary school, that's just it. Don't call me immoral, I have family values...as in, Focus on the Family views. I am an ardent supporter of values that help keep America safe and the greatest country on the planet.



posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 02:08 PM
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Hi:

I am an online marketer and I'm here to say that Amazon shouldn't be blamed for what happened with the mask listing. When you sign up to become an Amazon Marketplace vendor, all you do is pay a monthly fee and upload your merchandise to the site. Vendors typically upload information including photos, descriptions, meta tags, prices, etc.

ANYONE could have uploaded this listing before it was reported to Amazon techs.

I'm really surprised that more people haven't come out in defense of Amazon.com. I mean, they set up their marketplace to allow honest vendors to sell their stuff with as much ease as possible - and they're cheaper and MUCH more responsive to work with versus other companies like eBAY.

This was the act of a single merchant/person inputting the information. People should just chill out.



posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 02:15 PM
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Originally posted by pluckynoonez
Well...he is a terrorist. He could be. Look at his name. It's all there. We are fighting extremists, most all are Arab (and Persian, and Russian, and anyone else who hates America), and now we are going to possibly elect an Arab to the highest office in the land? I say no. I don't want liberals teaching my children about homosexual sex in elementary school, that's just it. Don't call me immoral, I have family values...as in, Focus on the Family views. I am an ardent supporter of values that help keep America safe and the greatest country on the planet.


hes an arab really? i was under the impression he was a christian black from Hawaii. and what does that have to do with anything. the point is he didnt get an osama mask or a extremist mask as a result. he a got a presidential canidate.

if i type in "old fart" will i get a mccain mask? nope because that would mean that amazon was picking sides. but because his name sounds like osama we can put him there as a terrorist.



posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 06:20 PM
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Originally posted by pluckynoonez
Well...he is a terrorist. He could be. Look at his name. It's all there. We are fighting extremists, most all are Arab (and Persian, and Russian, and anyone else who hates America), and now we are going to possibly elect an Arab to the highest office in the land? I say no. I don't want liberals teaching my children about homosexual sex in elementary school, that's just it. Don't call me immoral, I have family values...as in, Focus on the Family views. I am an ardent supporter of values that help keep America safe and the greatest country on the planet.


Deleting what I wrote cause I think you are joking....really hope you are.

[edit on 27-10-2008 by sensfan]



posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 06:28 PM
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Are you sure she believes it? Satire more likely.



posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 06:45 PM
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I just tried typing that in. Now it comes up with among other things a John McCain mask. Didn't see anything pertaining to Obama.



posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 06:49 PM
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WOW!

I thought for sure you would have gotten a stupified cowboy flashing a "Hook'em Horns!" hand signal OR camo-clad, glasses wearing, boomer with a shot-gun...



posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 06:50 PM
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This is an obvious violation of the new rules posted by the site owners regarding the posting of political views.

www.abovetopsecret.com...

Please review the new rule, and post accordingly...



posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 07:17 PM
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It is kind of odd that the only "costume" that comes up on that search is an Obama Mask.


Hmmm. Nope. Not what I'm getting. But then, what did I expect? Not much, really.





posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 07:22 PM
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Plucky is joking...I think.



posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 08:00 PM
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i tried, but i didn't search it out



posted on Oct, 27 2008 @ 08:15 PM
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ITs JOHN MCCAINS FACE NOW!!!



posted on Oct, 28 2008 @ 01:07 PM
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Originally posted by Anonymous ATS

It is kind of odd that the only "costume" that comes up on that search is an Obama Mask.


Hmmm. Nope. Not what I'm getting. But then, what did I expect? Not much, really.




The thread title seems a bit misleading. . An omission, or half-truth is still a lie.

Thanks for the screen shot!



posted on Oct, 28 2008 @ 03:14 PM
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Originally posted by pluckynoonez
Well...he is a terrorist. He could be. Look at his name. It's all there. We are fighting extremists, most all are Arab (and Persian, and Russian, and anyone else who hates America), and now we are going to possibly elect an Arab to the highest office in the land? I say no. I don't want liberals teaching my children about homosexual sex in elementary school, that's just it. Don't call me immoral, I have family values...as in, Focus on the Family views. I am an ardent supporter of values that help keep America safe and the greatest country on the planet.



Wow how does such blatent ignorance like this still exist on such an enlightening forum? Focus on values that help keep America safe and the greatest country on the planet? HAhaha, wow.



posted on Oct, 29 2008 @ 01:20 AM
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I think it was sarcasm in a very long, drawn out manner.

Anyway. I would rather get a Chuck Baldwin Halloween mask anyway



posted on Oct, 29 2008 @ 01:28 AM
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I get your point "no political flaming", but I do not beleive you are a mod but thanks for the heads up.

Look...

Most of you know my Sean Hannity impression by now. Do I have to put it in brackets? It seems to upset some people. Have you ever listened to Hannity's radio or television show? It's all bumper-stickers and laughter by me. So when I hear stories such as the OP brought to our attention, I get a little crazy. Sean Hannity crazy! You get this drift?!?! Okay, plucky is calm now.



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