|Friday was always "Wear Your Best Hat to Court Day"|
|It was the Comtesse de Trop's favorite day of the week.|
Playing catch up, I added some Mary Chapin Carpenter videos to Wednesday's post in case you haven't heard her or have forgotten how great she is! I saw the Nashville Hall of Famer in DC in early days when she was playing at The Dubliner. Yahoos were yakking and clanking, yet she held her own.
And on the subject of burning books: I want to congratulate librarians, not famous for their physical strength or their powerful political connections or their great wealth, who, all over this country, have staunchly resisted anti-democratic bullies who have tried to remove certain books from their shelves, and have refused to reveal to thought police the names of persons who have checked out those titles.George Bernard Shaw:
So the America I loved still exists, if not in the White House or the Supreme Court or the Senate or the House of Representatives or the media. The America I love still exists at the front desks of our public libraries.
All censorships exist to prevent anyone from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently, the first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.
|Oh shucks, I thought it was 'Dress as What You'd Rather Be Day'!|