Librarians like to hold up the banner against censorship, talking about something called “freedom to read.” There’s even an American Library Association site devoted to the Freedom to Read Foundation. In fact, the ALA’s “Banned Books Week” concluded Oct. 4.
The Anchorage Daily News, the main state newspaper, has run an editorial blasting Sarah Palin for claiming “vindication” over a report the Alaska Legislature issued concerning a vendetta the Alaska governor and her husband pursued against
The Libertarian Party's candidate for president, former congressman Bob Barr, will speak at 5 p.m. Thursday in West Lecture Hall of the Science Center at Oberlin College in Oberlin. The address is 173 West Lorain.
The John McCain campaign, eager to change the subject from the economy, has been highlighting Barack Obama’s ties to Bill Ayers, formerly a Weather Underground bomber and now a “distinguished professor of education” at the University of Illinois at Chicago.