Burn the Books!

“The language and thought police are hardly some Orwellian invention; America has been unusually susceptible to plagues of Comstockery and self-righteous tomfoolery.” Jon Newlin; Well, Shut My Mouth; Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana); Oct 13, 1996.


2 Responses to “Burn the Books!”

  1. Trevor Hilton Says:

    Ain’t that the truth. How many times have some people thought it was okay to tell me dirty jokes, or ALL about their date that weekend, or their big-beer-bash, but thought I was bad for inviting them to Church.

  2. The Wombat Says:

    Book burning and a holier than thou attitude – “I know what is right for everyone” is most annoying.

    If someone makes it clear that x-rated jokes are not welcome, than only the boor and idiot press on.

    While I might not go, I would very much appreciate the invitation to got to someone’s church.

    Manners and good taste does seem to be in missing all too often.

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