Purely Hypothetical

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    My question to those on the right who support Palin/McCain: Would you support banning books in public libraries based on my religious or a mayor's religious beliefs?

    GOP campaign downplays Palin book-banning inquiry - Yahoo! News
     
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    Of course they would, unless the book said the name Reagan
     
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    In other words, Palin did not try to ban any books and this is just the usual spin from one of the koolaid gang.

    Your question is definitely contrived and attempting to force a black or white only issue when it's one for the gray area, and has nothing to do with supporting McCain/Palin and/or banning books in public libraries based on your or the mayor's religious beliefs.

    There is literature inappropriate for public libraries.

    What would REALLY be scarier than anything else as far as this concerned is if books were banned in libraries based on YOUR political beliefs.
     
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    The right has always opposed thought. Human Events actually ran a list of books that were too controversial for them. The list included classics and books that helped people-kind more that human events ever will. Today you see revisionist historians funded by corporate think tanks rewriting history. They particularly dislike, the McCarthy era, the banning of dangerous insecticides, anthropology, and regulatory infrastructure.


    America for Dummies: A vote for McCain/Palin is a vote to sanction book banning and creationism as science.
     
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    I agree. But who decides that based on their religious beliefs? The mayor? The townspeople? Dick Chainey?

    It is a valid point. She was going to fire a frigging librarian for not giving her full support. What does that mean? It sounds a little too much like a control freak who makes people sign loyalty oaths to them personally.
     
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    I'll venture to guess that nobody will come out in support of banning books.

    They're gladly vote for someone else to do that for them, but they won't admit that they like it.
     
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    And another wingnut chimes in. There's a difference between thought and trash.

    The only revisions of history I've seen have been from leftnuts like you. You and the extremist BS you believe and spew are a perfect example of being indoctrinated by the drivel.
     
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    Tell me who WOULDN'T decide that based on their BELIEFS, period? No such person exists.

    Sounds like she was going to get rid of someone who may have reflected the previous Governor's beliefs but not hers. Politics as usual.
     
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    She was the mayor and was going to fire the librarian who didn't give her full support.]

    You are in denial Gunny. What the hell is full support from a librarian.

    Do you agree that she should have all her staff sign a loyalty oath to her?

    That's not leadership, that dictatorship.
     

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