Librarians RAWK!

Ganked via wicked_wish and too fantastic not to pass on:

Librarian’s brush with FBI shapes her view of the USA Patriot Act
By Joan Airoldi

It was a moment that librarians had been dreading.

On June 8, 2004, an FBI agent stopped at the Deming branch of the Whatcom County Library System in northwest Washington and requested a list of the people who had borrowed a biography of Osama bin Laden. We said no.

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5 Responses to Librarians RAWK!

  1. jackzodiac says:

    why thank you…


  2. cricketshay says:

    Thanks for sharing. Made me wonder if I liked in Nazi Germany or Russia. Our government has gotten a wee too big for it’s britches.

  3. mtfay says:

    Death to the USA Patriot Act! More Freedom, fewer Republifascist! And other catchy political slogans. Now, if Pepperdine’s librarians would have such backbone.

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