Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Banning Books

Alabama State Representative Gerald Allen is on record as wanting to ban novels with gay characters from libraries. He also wants to remove textbooks that suggest homosexuality is okay from state schools.

To prove that he isn't a Nazi, he wants to bury the books in a hole instead of burning them.

Burying them in a hole, will give entrepreneurs an opportunity to dig them up and sell them. Lynn Cheney's lesbian thriller, Sisters, which is out of print is currently going for $500 on Amazon.

I wonder what the Taliban did with books they wanted to squelch? "