Remember when the Left opposed book bans?
The Left used to be against banishing books, banning books, burning books. Now, scarcely a week goes by without some breathtaking new advance in its campaign to bury this or that book in order that the public might never be infected with its ideas.
Just six years ago, when Barack Obama was publicly praising Dr. Seuss on March 2, Read Across America Day — a day specifically chosen by the National Education Association to honor Theodor Geisel’s birthday — you would have called me a paranoid wingnut if I had told you that books such as On Beyond Zebra! would soon be yanked from bookshelves across America at the behest of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Yesterday, that’s exactly what happened. — National Review.
Of the top 12 best selling books on Amazon, 11 of them are Dr. Seuss books. We will be collecting Dr. Seuss books for charity at the Conservative Political Education Conference #CPEC on March 20. Sign up and More details on that conference here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/128284531487
Tag Archives: Jail
People who do not respect other people will not respect the law Pardon me all to heck, but I do enjoy my schadenfreude served warm on a toasted bun, extra stadium sauce. Led once again by Freedom Inc., Madison’s … Continue reading
We stand by our verdict of a month ago. Shouldn’t there, at least, be a tee shirt? Thursday’s more complete exposition of the City of Madison’s $400,000 police proctology reveals a big nothing burger. (The full report here.) The high-priced … Continue reading
UPDATE: Was there a roll call on approving the contract for the hiring of a Common Council chief of staff? No there was not. The voice vote in favor was declared unanimous. I am put in mind of my old … Continue reading
UPDATE: County Board to meet tonight (11-21-17) to reconsider fees, including the $28 wheel tax, and the tax levy but NOT the county jail. More here. Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting was continually disrupted by the 75 to 80 people in … Continue reading
UPDATE: D.A. Ozanne responds to County Exec Parisi. But does not deny that the district attorneys lobbied for more pay, not more prosecutors. Here is Ozanne’s response. Is the weak link in the law enforcement chain Dane County’s district attorney? … Continue reading
That’s what struck the brain trust here at the Stately Manor about the simmering conditions at Lincoln Hills School for Boys. Inmates at this state correctional institution ran outside, scaled one of the housing units, ripped shingles and a metal … Continue reading