The Passing Parade: Cheap Shots from a Drive By Mind

"...difficile est saturam non scribere. Nam quis iniquae tam patiens urbis, tam ferreus, ut teneat se..." " is hard not to write Satire. For who is so tolerant of the unjust City, so steeled, that he can restrain himself... Juvenal, The Satires (1.30-32)

Monday, June 30, 2003

The United States Supreme Court ruled today that libraries that accept Federal aid must place filters on their online computers in order to block children’s access to pornography. The American Library Association denounced the ruling, saying that kids have as much right to drop their quarters into the computer slot as everyone else. Many librarians are furious with the ruling, as free copies of Harry Potter and cheap porno are the only reason many kids come to the library anymore.



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