Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug

Give yourself a daily reminder of what rights are at stake with this disappearing civil liberties mug.

$13.95

Sip with a Statement

Think your right to be secure in your person, house, papers, and effects is safe? Think again! Still got the right to assemble and protest? Not for long. This mug is a daily reminder of all those government figures hacking away at our Bill of Rights. When hot liquid is poured into it, some rights stay and others disintegrate before your eyes. Say goodbye to a speedy and public trial, but your right to bear arms is perfectly safe.

The makers of this snarky sipper were inspired by Greek philosopher Thales, who asked fundamental questions about the world. Thales was also one of the few philosophers in history to make money by predicting a prosperous olive season. In the same vein, this mug turns philosophy into something you can actually use. Designed in Brooklyn, New York. Made in China.

Made from
stoneware
Measurements
3.25" diameter x 3.5" H (5" L with handle); 12 fl. oz. capacity
Care
Disappearing mugs are not dishwasher safe but are microwave safe.
Item ID
13857

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UncommonGoodsDisappearing Civil Liberties Mug
 
4.1

(based on 306 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (149)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (107)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (26)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (237)
  • Durable (107)
  • Unique (99)
  • Bright (35)
  • Fun (16)

Cons

  • Not dishwasher safe (29)
  • Delicate (28)
  • Low quality (16)
  • Flimsy (6)
  • Poor quality (4)

Best Uses

  • Kitchen (190)
  • Office (82)
  • Gifts (55)
  • Living room (40)
  • Gift (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (115), Practical (108), Midrange shopper (72), Stylish (70), High-end shopper (20)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (89), No (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Fabulous Gift for the Politically Active

This is the perfect gift for anyone that enjoys political debates, discussions, or banter. My brother is extremely difficult to shop for, but I am 100% confident he will LOVE this gift. ...Read complete review

This is the perfect gift for anyone that enjoys political debates, discussions, or banter. My brother is extremely difficult to shop for, but I am 100% confident he will LOVE this gift. The box the mug comes in is very clever; It says things like, "Brought to you by the Patriot Act," and "The Bill of Rights is all that stands between us and tyranny." The only con is that there tends to be a very small section of lettering missing on the mug somewhere; I bought two of them and one had an area perhaps 1/4 the size of a penny that was torn away. On the other, the thin, clear, plastic material that is put over the image had a bubble about the same size, and I imagine that when this little bubble eventually tears off, the letters below will similarly suffer. However, it is a small enough area not to be distracting, and wouldn't stop me from recommending this product to anyone, as the mug's clever factor makes up for this small flaw by far.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Major text mistake

I was just about to purchase this mug for myself and a few of my law school friends. However, I quickly noticed a major mistake. The Bill of Rights are the first ten...Read complete review

I was just about to purchase this mug for myself and a few of my law school friends. However, I quickly noticed a major mistake. The Bill of Rights are the first ten AMENDMENTS to the Constitution, NOT Articles as it says on the mug. The mug correctly lists and states the first ten Amendments, but incorrectly labels them as Articles.
Some people may say this is a small issue, but it's not, especially when the description says the mug is a good learning tool as well as conversation piece. There are only 7 Articles to the Constitution and they deal with the powers of the branches of government, powers of the states, and powers of ratification, amending, etc. and have nothing to do with the citizens of the country. We don't need people going around talking about how the Articles give us our civil liberties.

I checked that I would not recommend this to a friend, but that's only as it is in its current state. If they change the mug to say Amendments then I would definitely recommend this.

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5.0

I bought this mug which is so relevant today

By 

from Oakland, CA

About Me Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Durable
  • Large Capacity / Good Size
  • Microwave Safe
  • Politically relevant
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Breakfast
    • Dining
    • Gifts
    • Home

    Comments about UncommonGoods Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug:

    The amendments really do disappear when you add hot water to the mug!

    Service and delivery comments:

    Delivery was prompt, mugs were well wrapped and protected so no breakage.

     
    4.0

    Perfect Gift For My Politically Minded Grandson!

    By 

    from Long Island, NY

    About Me Practical

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dishwasher Safe
    • Durable
    • Large Capacity / Good Size
    • Microwave Safe
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Breakfast
      • Dining
      • Gifts
      • Home

      Comments about UncommonGoods Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug:

      It is a perfect gift for a "thinking" young man BUT ..... it works by putting heated liquid in the mug - and Alex is not a coffee or tea drinker! I'm suggesting he use it for cups of hot soup!

      Service and delivery comments:

      Even though I ordered it quite late, it arrived promptly (and in perfect condition) so I was able to give it at the appropriate time!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Fun mug for legal types

      By 

      from Pittsburgh, PA

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Good Funny Gift
      • Unique

      Cons

      • Breakable

      Best Uses

      • Gifts

      Comments about UncommonGoods Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug:

      Funny gift for someone who works in law or who likes to make fun about how personal Constitutional rights are disappearing in the U.S. Can break but basically durable. This gift is to replace one that broke after a few years of use.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Good cup

      By 

      from Sandy, Utah

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gifts

        Comments about UncommonGoods Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug:

        It was good. Did exactly what it's suppose to d o

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Politics aside, this is great!

        By 

        from Houston, Texas

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gifts
          • Office

          Comments about UncommonGoods Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug:

          I re packaged this cup and gave it to a co-worker as a gift. She loved the bill of rights on the outside of the cup but was delighted when the writing disappeared! So were my other co-workers who were with her. This really made our break time political debates a lot lighter!

          Service and delivery comments:

          Delivered on time, no damage

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Sad but True

          By 

          from San Diego, CA

          About Me Midrange Shopper

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          Pros

          • Unique

          Cons

          • Delicate

          Best Uses

          • Gifts

          Comments about UncommonGoods Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug:

          Great unique gift! It is fun to read the Amendments but sadly it is true that our civil liberties are disappearing.

          Service and delivery comments:

          I had a problem with the original order. The cup was damaged in production. Uncommon Goods customer service is great. I received my replacement in less than a week.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          4.0

          give you heartburn or make you laugh

          By 

          from Philadelphia, PA

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Bright
          • Unique

          Cons

          • Delicate
          • Not dishwasher safe

          Best Uses

            Comments about UncommonGoods Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug:

            Product as pictured and amusing political commentary. It will give the recipient something to laugh about or possibly heartburn, depending on current events. Certainly a unique, dare I say, uncommon gift!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            1.0

            Disappearing? Yes. Reappearing? Well...

            By 

            from Tallahassee, FL

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gifts
              • Office

              Comments about UncommonGoods Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug:

              I gave this mug to my boyfriend for a birthday gift, thinking it would be fun for him to have at his office. Unfortunately, the first time he filled it with hot coffee the words immediately began sloughing off! He tried to push them back into place and now it lives on a bookcase, never to be used again. I'm pretty disappointed in this product.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Delivery was prompt and the product was in good condition on arrival. I'd like to note that I didn't call and complain, but if I had I'm sure that customer service would have been very accomodating. The service from this company is usually great!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Words disappear permanently

              By 

              from Olathe, ks

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Unique

              Cons

              • Delicate
              • Low Quality

              Best Uses

                Comments about UncommonGoods Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug:

                I gave this to my father for christmas. This product is very clever, and we really liked it. However, even when hand washing, the words started to come unstuck and move around. Now, a mere 5 months post Christmas, all the words are gone. Poor quality.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                For those who can appreciate this..

                By 

                from Morgan Hill,Ca

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Unique

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gifts

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug:

                  Very different and inexpensive. My dad had a good laugh.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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