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DeSwiss Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-18-07 06:46 AM
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Shell Oil To Fundies: "We Only Read Penthouse & Playboy For The Great Articles"
If they take the Penthouses and Playboys from convenience stores, where will all the teenagers that don't have computers get their porn sophisticated adult articles???

SOURCE: WorldNutDaily WorldNetDaily

'Penthouse' No Longer Porn, Shell Announces
Policy change allows sale of 'adult sophisticates' by retailers

Posted: April 18, 2007 1:00 a.m. Eastern

By Bob Unruh

Shell Oil Co. has determined "Playboy" and "Penthouse" no longer are pornography, but instead are "adult sophisticates," according to a company statement. The issue arose when the Florida Family Association contacted Shell about the sale of such explicit magazines at convenience stores owned by Circle K in southeastern parts of the United States.

David Caton, executive director of the pro-family organization, said his group asked Shell to require Shell-branded Circle K Stores to stop selling the pornography, as it has done in the past with other retailers. The request, Caton told WND, has been made to more than a dozen major oil companies supplying fuel to nearly 150,000 outlets in the United States. And until now, Caton said, there has been virtually a 100 percent positive response.

"However, Shell Oil Company has decided instead to change their definition of pornography, unlike all other major oil companies, to exclude Penthouse and Playboy magazines which are sold by Circle K Stores," he said. The confirmation came in an e-mail from Otto O. Meyers III, a Shell executive, who told the Florida Family Association those stores selling "Penthouse" are not selling pornography.

more if you can stand it:

*** - You know, its getting so that a poor oil compnay can't catch a break. I mean its not like their making money hand over fist off the oil market {wink, wink}. So Florida Family Association has a burr up their butt because their delicate sensibilities can't endure the idea that only a few steps away there are glossy pictures of naked breasts, pubic areas, silky thighs, and all those other very, very interesting human body parts -- could contaminate them and leave them writhing and sweating with unbidden and lurid visions and sexually explicit thoughts. And, and, and....

Hold on. I'll back in a minute....

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