Saturday, July 04, 2015
The Freedom to Read Whatever We Want to Read
As we take time to celebrate the freedoms we continue to enjoy in this country, let's remember that it all started with the founding fathers, of course. But what better day to contemplate the freedoms that are being slowly eroded right before our eyes as a result of the perilous times we live in today.
The right to read - whatever we want to read, whenever we want to read it - might seem trivial at first glance. But keep in mind the post that I made just this past Wednesday about what happened when one (bad, I grant you) man downloaded too many books deemed by Homeland Security to be the "wrong" books.
On Judging a Man by the Books He Owns