Monthly Archives: November 2009

ACLU of Florida Supports Anti-Islamic T-Shirts.

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ACLU of Florida Supports Anti-Islamic T-Shirts.

The ACLU of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the Alachua County School District for violating the rights of students and their parents to express themselves. The Free Speech lawsuit was filed after students of every age were asked not to wear a t-shirt promoting Christianity and negative towards Islam. The students were forced to cover up part of the t-shirts at first and then banned from wearing them at all. Later in the school year students and parents were forced by police to leave a football game within the school district when they came wearing the shirts.

The ACLU feels the actions of the school district violate the free speech of the students and the parents. The t-shirts initially stated “Jesus answered ‘I am the way and the truth and the life; no one goes to the Father except through me.” On the back of the shirts it read “Islam is of the Devil.” The same text was displayed by the students church on a billboard prior to the beginning of classes.

Covering up the text of the back of the shirts was the initial solution but later the school district banned the shirts all together when the text on the back was abbreviated “IIOTD”.

Chinese Government Bans ObaMao T Shirts During US Visit

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Chinese Government Bans ObaMao T Shirts During US Visit

The Chinese Government has banned the very popular ObaMao t-shirts and other novelty items that have become very popular in Beijing since US President Barack Obama’s election last year. The government felt the items may cause embarrassment to the US during the president’s visit. The items depict President Obama dressed in Chairman Mao’s red guards cap and uniform. The shirts had been selling like hot cakes until commerce bureau regulators made routine stops at souvenir shops this week and informed shop owners they would be closed down if they continued to sell the items.

The T Shirt Design

In addition to the threats of being closed down for selling ObaMao items, store owners were told they could resume selling the items once President Obama’s visit was complete. The items became popular when a local entrepreneur and engineer came up with the t-shirt design and added some funny Chinese style English. Chinese style English has had a viral type popularity on the Internet in China. One such saying is “You ask me, me ask who?”. Probably not too funny to American’s unless you have a Chinese background. President Obama leaves China on Wednesday November 18th, 2009.

Where to Design a T-Shirt Online

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Where to Design a T-Shirt Online

CustomInk.Com

No hidden fees is the special feature at CustomLink.com. You select the category and the style and then customize as much as you desire. Free delivery is available if you can wait 2 weeks for your custom shirt. Shirt types include pullovers, athletic, t-shirts, and sweat shirts. No minimum requirement unless you order a customer screen print then you must order six items.

YouDesignIt.com

Very similar to customlink.com, YouDesignIt.com offers pullovers, short sleeve, long sleeve, polo, and t-shirts. Their online design studio is very nice. No hidden fees and no minimum order size. Silk screen orders need to be in quantities of at least six. Free shipping also within 10 days of the order.

Uberprints.com

Free shipping is available if you order more than $100 from Uberprints.com. They offer some nicer shirt types including polos and women’s blouses. Digitally printed shirts have no minimum  with a 12 piece minimum for silk printed shirts. Quite easy-to-use online service and the delivery is very quick with shirts arriving in 3 days. And you can speed the delivery of silk printed shirts with rush delivery options.

Cafepress.com

Cafepress.com has the easiest interface for designing your shirt online with many options that you will love. Hoodies, t-shirts, and kid shirts are a few of the popular types you can order. Prices are affordable with discounts when you purchase shirts in bulk. No minimum order size and free shipping. There are also templates similar to VistaPrint if you do not want to design your own.

The University of Toledo Exchanged UT for OSU

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The University of Toledo Exchanged UT for OSU

Ohio has so many Ohio State fans scattered across it that when the University of Toledo played them earlier this season in football UT felt the need make sure enough Blue was in the stands to offset all the Scarlet. So what the university did was offer an exchange to fans (really just students) of UT that included a free UT t-shirt when they brought in an Ohio State t-shirt. They limited the “cash for clunkers” type exchange to only one hour so as to not run out of t-shirts.

The administration hoped the students would wear the shirts to the game and around campus instead of wearing all the Scarlet and Gray that is normally seen on the UT campus. The exchange was a success but not the game itself. The Rockets lost to the Buckeyes 38-0 in front of a sold out Cleveland Browns stadium on September 19th.