Archives for December 1995
The actual cost of public broadcasting is minuscule in comparison with other public activities. In fiscal 1995 the total federal operating budget for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is $286 million, while $200 million yearly is allocated to military bands.
You might wonder what could possibly be wrong with a group that calls itself Family Friendly Libraries. But be prepared: its true purpose is belied by its genial-sounding name. Family Friendly Libraries is the creation of people who are very angry at libraries — and librarians — and they are hard at work shaping libraries to fit their narrow beliefs and to "protect" the public from the "wrong" books, films, periodicals, and ideas.