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1 31st August 16:51
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And some people were wondering why is Poland called 'Texas East'.

When will the Poles join the United States as 51st state?

Artist Convicted of 'Blasphemy'

Mon Jul 21, 7:24 AM ET

WARSAW (Reuters) - A Polish artist who exhibited an image of a man's
penis attached to a cross broke the Roman Catholic country's law on
blasphemy, a court has ruled, according to Poland's top-selling daily on
Saturday.

Gazeta Wyborcza said the conviction of artist Danuta Nieznalska in the
Baltic port of Gdansk was the first known instance in Poland of anyone
being convicted of offending religious sensibilities.

"The cross is a symbol of suffering, because on it Christ died. There is
no doubt that this cross has been desecrated," the paper quoted as Judge
Tomasz Zielinski as saying.

In addition to a 2,000 zloty ($500) fine, the judge imposed on
Nieznalska a six-month foreign travel ban, saying her legal notoriety
would likely increase her demand in international art circles.

"I am shocked by such a severe sentence," the paper quoted the artist as
saying after the verdict. "The court was totally biased. The judge
admitted he was no art expert."

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=583&ncid=583&e=5&u=/nm/20030721/od_nm/poland_blasphemy_dc

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2 2nd September 06:25
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For some reason, on Mon, 21 Jul 2003 16:34:40 GMT,
u602813720@spawnkill.ip-mobilphone.net (Armageddon Watch) came around
and stated thus:

Just out of curiosity, what did they do with the offending artwork?

"To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that
we are to stand by the president right or wrong, is not only
unpatriotic
and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public."
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3 8th September 14:05
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Well, well, well

What about the Sandomierz cathedral depiction of the ritual murder?

is this an ART?

BTW,
Co sie stalo z artystycznym obiektem Nieznalskiej (jaja na krzyzu) .
Aresztowano go czy zamknieto w klasztorze?

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4 8th September 14:08
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You put together the US, Texas, penis "art", and Poland... these have
nothing to do with each other. It sounds like you are either really
stupid or mentally disturbed.

I wonder if you can find the bathroom? Or, maybe you just use your
closet, instead?
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5 14th September 19:06
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The nuns "confiscated" it.

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