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Good Taste, Good Reading

In my stack of reading material I came across a 2013 Imprimis, a publication of Hillsdale College, entitled “The Case for Good Taste in Children’s Books” by… 958 more words

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The Right to Read

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -

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Persepolis, Barbara-Byrd Bennett and Becky Carroll, Rahm's Liar-in-chief.

Ben Joravsky’s Reader article reminds us of the story of CPS banning Persepolis, the award-winning graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi.

Persepolis is a masterpiece of art and story-telling about a young girl growing up in revolutionary Iran. 395 more words

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Harry Potter and the Little Life Lessons

“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.” These words speak of tolerance, acceptance, and love; values we strive to teach our children throughout their lives. 1,245 more words

Harry Potter

I am not calling for a ban...BUT...British MP Thomas Docherty calls for the banning of Hitler's book, Mein Kampf

Read more UK News at MelonFarmers.co.uk

See article from theguardian.com

The Scottish Labour MP Thomas Docherty has written to the British culture secretary inferring that Adolf Hitler’s book, MeinKampfshould be banned.He is calling for a national debate on whether the sale of the book should be banned in the UK.

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Book Censorship

Pen. Pencil. Sword.

Those who live by the sword do not always die by it. Sometimes, they die in bed: of something much more drawn out. Henry VIII, of the multiple beheadings, and all those lovely ruined abbeys, springs to mind. 316 more words

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North Korea trying to ban a movie--worldwide??

By now, everybody and his brother knows that the FBI and the CIA are convinced that North Korea is behind a hack attack and threats of terrorism in an attempt to stop a movie from coming out, and at least for the moment Sony has capitulated and chosen not to release the movie. 451 more words