Photoshop call: Mock MoveOn.org

posted at 10:11 am on September 29, 2007 by Michelle

moveonthug.jpg

Over at mm.com, I report on MoveOn.org’s bullying of t-shirt/mug designers who have satirized the left-wing group and received cease-and-desist letters.

Check out the banned logos that caused the moonbats to sic lawyers on Cafe Press shop operators.

Blue Crab Boulevard sent his own new and improved MoveOn.org logo (pictured above).

Feel free to send in your submissions!

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I can’t do Photoshop on my (stone knives and bearskins) computer, but………


If it’s called MoveOn, why doesn’t it Move On already?

(I hear Pluto is nice this time of year.)

cheers

eon

eon on September 29, 2007 at 10:15 AM

“cease-and-desist letters”???

MoveOn.Org – We can dish it out, but we can’t take it.

Tony737 on September 29, 2007 at 10:16 AM

I would have sent them back a “crease and insert” letter.

Warner Todd Huston on September 29, 2007 at 10:25 AM

Moo-On.org
go with the herd

profitsbeard on September 29, 2007 at 10:28 AM

Move-out.org
and enjoy your stay in france

Texyank on September 29, 2007 at 10:35 AM

Bye, bye already Moveon.org
Chavez welcomes you

katieanne on September 29, 2007 at 10:37 AM

Here is mine……..
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s87/Limerick_share/MoveOn.jpg

Limerick on September 29, 2007 at 10:39 AM

Here’s my submission:

http://www.filebunker.net/a/albums/userpics/moveout.gif

Vincenzo on September 29, 2007 at 10:40 AM

I feel they are doing us all a service!

Vincenzo on September 29, 2007 at 10:41 AM

Hey Vince, great idea!

www . LibsMoveToCanada . org

Limey, I can’t open yours, what’s it say?

Tony737 on September 29, 2007 at 10:43 AM

MoveOn.org

Pansies on Parade

there it is on September 29, 2007 at 10:44 AM

Tony???? can’t open?

Limerick on September 29, 2007 at 10:44 AM

Second submission:

http://www.filebunker.net/a/albums/userpics/moveonirony.gif

Vincenzo on September 29, 2007 at 10:45 AM

profitsbeard on September 29, 2007 at 10:28 AM

I made yours:
http://img503.imageshack.us/img503/1782/mooonoz2.gif

I’d make some of the others too but this experience reminded me how frustrating I find pic editing to be. =/

Darth Executor on September 29, 2007 at 10:47 AM

Limey, no, it won’t open (well, for me anyway, I’m on a Palm Treo, I’m sure those on their computers can see it). Lucky bastids! :-)

Tony737 on September 29, 2007 at 10:48 AM

Probably the jpg image size…I’ll scale it down.

Limerick on September 29, 2007 at 10:49 AM

Somebody need to wipe their butt on that “cease-and-desist letter” and send it back to them for their answer (not really of course because that might be assault, but figuratively speaking).

This is the same kind of B.S. CAIR tried to pull on the Young America’s Foundation, trying to stop Robert Spencer’s speech. And in the eloquent words of Jason Mattera, CAIR was told:

CAIR can go to Hell and they can take their 72 virgins with them. — Jason Mattera, spokesman for Young America’s Foundation

Now these t-shirt/mug designers and Blue Crab Boulevard need to tell MoveOn.org to go to hell and take the Democratic Party with them !! That’s the way to shut them up… just like CAIR shut-up, MoveOn.org’s “cease-and-desist letter” has no legal merit whatsoever and of course they know it.

Sorry MoveOn.org… everyone has free speech… NOT JUST YOU !

Maxx on September 29, 2007 at 10:49 AM

Try it now Tony.

Limerick on September 29, 2007 at 10:51 AM

www . LibsMoveToCanada . org

Tony737 on September 29, 2007 at 10:43 AM

Please don’t, we already have far more than we could possibly need. Plus, ours are purebred libs. Annoying but not really dangerous. I’d hate to see what would happen if they start breeding with Berkeley types.

Darth Executor on September 29, 2007 at 10:52 AM

haha @ darth

trailortrash on September 29, 2007 at 10:55 AM

Try what Lime? There’s nothing there. By the way, how’s your kid doin’?

Darth, nah I was just kiddin’ I wouldn’t wish that on anybody! Imagine your country being overrun by millions of stankass lefties! peeeeyeeeewww!

Tony737 on September 29, 2007 at 10:56 AM

Good…packing for #3…..thanks.

don’t understand..shows up fine here.

Limerick on September 29, 2007 at 10:57 AM

First thing they’d do is ban hockey … it’s too violent, it’s too white and too competitive. The losing team gets their feelings hurt and lose their self esteem. And no more snow ball fights! It turns little boys into warmongers! Then they’ll ban English and make French the official language.

Then all of Canada will be “Pansies on Parade”!

Tony737 on September 29, 2007 at 10:59 AM

Hmmmm, that’s weird Lime, on my screen it just says ‘try it again’.

I tried the first one and still no luck.

The good news about this Treo is that I get to take my HotAir buddies with me, the bad news is it’s kinda limited.

Tony737 on September 29, 2007 at 11:02 AM

MoveOn.Dog
Step Away From Communism.

Speakup on September 29, 2007 at 11:18 AM

Just more whiny liberals with no guts.

rplat on September 29, 2007 at 11:23 AM

Where do we send submissions?

Tennessee Dave on September 29, 2007 at 11:23 AM

MoveOn.org
Hating America since 1998

infidel4life on September 29, 2007 at 11:25 AM

MoveOn.org
I did not have sexual relations with that woman.

hinduconservative on September 29, 2007 at 11:35 AM

Moveon.org
George Soro’s president for life campaign.

doriangrey on September 29, 2007 at 11:35 AM

Where do we send submissions?

Post a link here or send ‘em to me at writemalkin-at-gmail.com

Michelle on September 29, 2007 at 11:52 AM

O/T Michelle, when are you doing another live Vent? Obviously I cant wait… :)

doriangrey on September 29, 2007 at 11:58 AM

I’m thinking simple is always effective. I don’t have photoshop but could someone try this?

Moron.org
Sedition in Action

pc on September 29, 2007 at 12:00 PM

Mor-On.org
Sedition in Action

pc on September 29, 2007 at 12:04 PM

Where do we send submissions?

Thanks. I’ll do both.

Click here and go to the bottom of the page.

Tennessee Dave on September 29, 2007 at 12:05 PM

MoveOn
The Lies Directly From The Nutroots
MoveOn
The Lies Directly From The Nutroots
MoveOn
The Lies Directly From The Nutroots

Someone else can shop that if they want, I has no skillz.

Bad Candy on September 29, 2007 at 12:09 PM

moveon.org
destroying america together!!!

MOVEON.ORG
move on this :)

MoVeOn.com
Hola!!

kara26 on September 29, 2007 at 12:10 PM

refining the theme, getting more on target yet more obscure, remove the sympathy, it’s a brownshirt attack and I guess it could be watered down/redirected to say.

Mo-Ron.org
Idiocracy in Action

pc on September 29, 2007 at 12:14 PM

refining the theme, getting more on target yet more obscure, remove the sympathy, it’s a brownshirt attack and I guess it could be watered down/redirected to say.

Mo-Ron.org
Idiocracy in Action

pc on September 29, 2007 at 12:14 PM

Yes, I did go there……

BewegenSiean.org
Ich bin Joseph Gerbils und ich genehmige diese Anzeige

doriangrey on September 29, 2007 at 12:19 PM

sorry – it’s got a rude word in it…

uptight on September 29, 2007 at 12:26 PM

MoveOn.org
proles on parade

auzerais on September 29, 2007 at 12:32 PM

Exlax sponsor of MoveOn.org

Wade on September 29, 2007 at 12:35 PM

Moveon.org
George Soro’s president for life campaign.

doriangrey on September 29, 2007 at 11:35 AM

Very good.

maxine on September 29, 2007 at 12:36 PM

Move-Dem-On.org
Democraps United for Fraud

Damn, I wish I was smart enough to make that logo

BobK on September 29, 2007 at 12:39 PM

okay – one more

uptight on September 29, 2007 at 12:40 PM

MoveOn.org
Brown shirts are us

Zorro on September 29, 2007 at 12:47 PM

Here’s my pair (warning, bad l33t-speak-type language):
http://i24.tinypic.com/5bepvt.png

An alternative slogan might be:

MooreOn.org
“a disgusting man who could barely stand up; a man who if you saw him on the street, you’d point him out to your friends so that they could join you in mocking him; a man, who if you saw him while you were eating, you wouldn’t be able to finish your meal”

Apeking on September 29, 2007 at 1:06 PM

MoveOn.SS
Meine Demokraten

MoonOn.
Showing their a$$ in public.

MoveOn.Shmucks

Speakup on September 29, 2007 at 1:07 PM

This guy ought to put up a donate button and sue them for violating his freedom of speech.

Topsecretk9 on September 29, 2007 at 1:29 PM

Here is my entry:

http://www.fromthepen.com/graphics/moveon.jpg

bucktowndusty on September 29, 2007 at 1:35 PM

MoveOn.Org

Where history begins every morning.

Buy Danish on September 29, 2007 at 1:48 PM

Mor-on.org
we have a winner.

shove-on.
crawl-on.
stir-on
scram-on
nag-on
deny-on
stroke-on
inciteon
impedeon
stiron

shooter on September 29, 2007 at 2:20 PM

MoveOn.Org
Sorosly Thuggery

Use as you please.

Entelechy on September 29, 2007 at 2:39 PM

MoveOn.Org
Where no one ever moves on

Entelechy on September 29, 2007 at 2:41 PM

MoveOn
Apply Directly to the Sphincter.

techno_barbarian on September 29, 2007 at 2:42 PM

MoveOn.Org
Soros, CFO & TiC (Thug in Chief)

Entelechy on September 29, 2007 at 2:44 PM

MoveOn.Org
Soros, IOUSA (Imaginary Owner of USA)

Entelechy on September 29, 2007 at 2:47 PM

MoveOn.org
For as long as Soros’ check clears.

MoveOn.org
Sorosis of our political liver.

MoveOn.org
Bend over and relax.
You may feel some slight discomfort.

techno_barbarian on September 29, 2007 at 2:54 PM

MoveOn.org
Way past just helping the Clintons now.

techno_barbarian on September 29, 2007 at 2:59 PM

Here are some well known slogans, slightly altered:

MoveOn.org
“Reach out and smear someone” –AT&T (touch)

MoveOn.org
“Have it our way.” –Burger King (your)

MoveOn.org
“When you got it, we want it.” –Braniff (flaunt)

MoveOn.org
“Please don’t squeeze the interns.” –Charmin (Charmin)

MoveOn.org
“Perception. Alternate Realities.” –Rolling Stone (Reality)

Bacchus on September 29, 2007 at 3:02 PM

MoveOn.org
Where Crime Pays

shooter on September 29, 2007 at 3:12 PM

BewegenSiean.org
Ich bin Joseph Gerbils und ich genehmige diese Anzeige

doriangrey on September 29, 2007 at 12:19 PM

Sehr schön!

baldilocks on September 29, 2007 at 3:15 PM

MoveOut.org
‘Cuz Mom wants her basement back

MoveOn.org
Tomorrow, we make tinfoil hats in class!

MoveOn.org
It only hurts when you laugh!

MoveOn.org
LIEberalism INACTION

Black Adam on September 29, 2007 at 3:18 PM

movimiento.org
Doing Job Americans Won’t

Wade on September 29, 2007 at 3:49 PM

MoveOn.thug

Good Lt on September 29, 2007 at 3:50 PM

From Michelle’s article:

I received a copy of this from Cafe Press, who got it from THE GROUP THAT SHALL NOT BE NAMED:”

If this legal nonsense continues, the Parsing Poet ought to use the Prince tactic and come up with some kind of grotesque symbol, something that couldn’t be mistaken for anything but MoveOn.org, and refer to it on all of his T-shirts as “the smear artist” or “con artist formerly known as MoveOn.org.”

That’s a 2-for-1: he gets to slap an identity on these clowns that they wouldn’t wish on themselves in their worst nightmares, AND he draws attention to their attempt to crush free speech (while still calling them by name). Done right, that ought to get him press coverage…

So, what kind of a symbol would work? Maybe a Prince-style Mars symbol fell-ting itself…

RD on September 29, 2007 at 4:01 PM

MOVEON.ORG =

- Malevolent Obtuse Vagabonds, Exploiting, Obsessed Neurotic. Orgasmic Reprobate Gnomes -
.
.

That is my choice of words… there are several other words that would fit very well.
Whoever wants to share copyright, should get to work with some suggestions for a final submission.

Needless to say, the corresponding pages of my Thesaurus are pretty much gone.

Mcguyver on September 29, 2007 at 4:07 PM

BewegenSiean.org
Ich bin Joseph Gerbils

doriangrey on September 29, 2007 at 12:19 PM

Hil-arious! Ich bin ein Gerbil… Komm an, Baby, leit meinen Feier… Die Anbewegung folgt gleich…

RD on September 29, 2007 at 4:13 PM

MoveOn.org
“You might want to put some ice on that”

mrfixit on September 29, 2007 at 4:13 PM

Komm an, Baby, leit meinen Feier…

Er, leit meine Feier… dann kommt die HandbewegungAnbewegung…

RD on September 29, 2007 at 4:17 PM

How about:

M o v e O n . O r g
WE KNOW BETRAYAL

M o v e O n . O r g
BETRAYAL IS OUR PASSION

RD on September 29, 2007 at 4:23 PM

MoveOn.org
why America needs a new Sedition Act

uptight on September 29, 2007 at 4:39 PM

Here’s my contribution. Sorry, it was inevitable…

wryteacher on September 29, 2007 at 4:44 PM

Darth Executor-

LOL!

Nice work on the MooOn.org logo!

Saved it for future use at anti-MoveOn.org rallies.

Much obliged! Have a great weekend!

profitsbeard on September 29, 2007 at 4:46 PM

See my comment at MM’s blog.

I think that they opened a can of whoop-ass against themselves!

georgej on September 29, 2007 at 5:00 PM

MoveOn.org
America’s liars, weasels and traitors

georgej on September 29, 2007 at 5:02 PM

RE-POSTED from my comment #35 at MichelleMalkin.com:

I spent many years in Graphic Design, 14 of those in my own company. It is my understanding that, by law, no one can copyright or trademark ordinary words (”move” and “on”) or widely-used common expressions (”move on” 2 words). You can, however, copyright or trademark the graphic expression of the phrase, as they did by eliminating the space between the words and capitalizing the “O” thus: MoveOn. Upon establishing their “corporate” web site, MoveOn.org, that, too, can be copyrighted and/or trademarked. The copyright or trademark does not prohibit others from mentioning them in speaking or writing, but it does prohibit the retailing of any item containing either logo without express permission from them.

I am not a lawyer (any copyright/trademark lawyers here?), but here is also my understanding of HOW TO GET AROUND THAT:

Alter the name just enough to not be the way it is expressed in their official logo. For example one could probably (?) get away with referring to them as the “move-on gang” (hyphen added), and you might also get away with reference to their web site as “move on dot org” (words separated, no CAPS) both expressed in all lower case.

Another way—and I’m not entirely sure about this one, so don’t point to me if you try it and it doesn’t work—would be be to intentionally and ridiculously misspell one or all of the words.

Again, not being a lawyer, I may be way off base here. Please, if there are any copyright/trademark lawyers reading this, please chime in. If I am wrong, I want to know!

leepro on September 29, 2007 at 5:05 PM

Here is mine……..
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s87/Limerick_share/MoveOn.jpg

Limerick on September 29, 2007 at 10:39 AM

Very good. Love the Soviet logo.

Helloyawl on September 29, 2007 at 5:23 PM

Why bother with all the legal mumbo jumbo? Just declare “satire”.

Coronagold on September 29, 2007 at 5:27 PM

Under the “fair use” laws, within the category of satire, this “MoveOn.org” pastiche is perfectly legal, and will be laughed out of court.

But harassment is the intent.

The makers should alter the design a little to avoid the court costs of the case -that they will win, technically, but may lose their shirts on, in the meantime, as they tediously prove their “innocence”. (Unless they come across a rare judge with a strong sense for the absurd who throws out the case instantly.)

A logo something like:

MooveOn.org should suffice.

A group of cartoonists fought Disney Co. and lost a lot of money in their “satire case” against the ghost of Walt and phantom of Mickey (as documented in the funny book “The Pirates and the Mouse“), so avoid their route at all costs [sic].

Just tweak, and re-attack.

CAFE PRESS, you got the attention, now use it wisely, and don’t try to fight them in court, where they have Croesus Soros’s money to harrangue you with.

Take the funny, and run!

profitsbeard on September 29, 2007 at 5:41 PM

A logo something like:

MooveOn.org should suffice.

profitsbeard on September 29, 2007 at 5:41 PM

The printed words “MooveOn.org” do not constitute a “logo.” The graphic, as depicted above, is the actual logo. It is prohibited by copyright/trademark/fair-use laws for anyone to use it to promote anything other than that for which it was designed.

BE AWARE that I am not defending the MoveOn animals! I’m merely trying to illustrate ways the we may avoid lawsuits. As a great example, see above:

Helloyawl on September 29, 2007 at 5:23 PM

leepro on September 29, 2007 at 6:08 PM

leepro-

Since the graphic capability of this comments section doesn’t allow for the actual “logo” image, I merely meant:

add one letter to the original design, and you elude the trademark pests.

(As Coca-Cola’s graphic logo has been spoofed many times by a mere letter change.)

profitsbeard on September 29, 2007 at 6:14 PM

Cool. You are correct. Didn’t mean to “jump you,” if that’s what it sounded like.

:D

leepro on September 29, 2007 at 6:29 PM

Texyank on September 29, 2007 at 10:35 AM


Here you go, I’m a newb at photoshop, but I did my best lol

aclark on September 29, 2007 at 6:55 PM

MoveOn.borg
America will be assimilated

MovedOn.bored
You guys are so 1998

MoochOff.Soros
Hot Pockets don’t buy themselves, you know…

James on September 29, 2007 at 7:11 PM

It’s here.

The bastards.

Serr8d on September 29, 2007 at 7:29 PM

MoneyOn.org

we bought this party!

MoveOn.com
we put the money in politics

MoveOn.orq
Don’t tase me bro!

pedestrian on September 29, 2007 at 7:55 PM

MoveOn.Libs
Turning Democrat Into A Four Letter Word

MoveOn.$$$
We Own Those Turkeys

MoveOn.Socialists
We Buy’em You Serve’em

MoveOn.Surrender
Hurry Up We Might Win

MoveOn.Free Speech
Naaah Just Kidding That’s Only For Us

Speakup on September 29, 2007 at 9:01 PM

MoveOn.org
Treason for the 21st Century

trigon on September 29, 2007 at 9:08 PM

MoveOn.org
Gonna Getcha!

trigon on September 29, 2007 at 9:09 PM

MoveOn.org
No smear too large

trigon on September 29, 2007 at 9:11 PM

MoveOn: The Second Coming of Marx

Postmodern Socialist Subversives

petefrt on September 29, 2007 at 9:19 PM

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