September 12, 2008

Republicans downplay Palin book-banning inquiry

The McCain campaign is defending Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's much-criticized inquiry into banning books at her hometown library, saying her questions were only hypothetical. [MORE]

Palin Tried To Ban Gay-Themed Book, Hired Friends, Fired Critics, Abused Power

Once Elected, Palin Hired Friends and Lashed Foes

"Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance." -36th President of the United States Lyndon Baines Johnson

"Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us."-Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas

Challenged and Banned Books BannedBooksWeek.org

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