Jul 16, 2018
Cody is joined by youtuber and activist Jackson Bird to
get to the bottom of the world’s largest and most obvious library
pornography crime ring. You can find your copy of the book online
and at your local library… OR CAN YOU.
‘Shut Up!: The Bizarre War that One Public Library Waged
Against the First Amendment'
by Megan Fox and Kevin DuJan
What bad things could possibly be happening in your local
public library? In SHUT UP! The Bizarre War that One Public Library
Waged Against the First Amendment, citizen sleuths Megan Fox and
Kevin DuJan expose the pattern of censorship, intimidation,
harassment, bullying, and retaliation that the Orland Park Public
Library engaged in (with help from the American Library Association
(ALA), the Orland Park Police, and the Village of Orland Park) to
chill free speech, trample civil rights, destroy a safe space,
stifle debate, and frighten away critics. This one wayward public
library in the affluent Chicago suburbs had for years willfully
covered up dangers to children and unreported crimes…and its staff
and library board trustees used every dirty trick they could think
of (including weaponizing the police and engaging in lawfare with a
SLAPP suit) to silence parents and patrons who complained about
sexual activity, a hostile work environment, and rampant spending
waste in a spare-no-expense public building with all the bells and
whistles (but little accountability for public employees who
blatantly ignored Illinois state library and transparency laws).
The library committed itself to shutting up Fox & DuJan at all
costs, in what became a war of proxy between the lobbyists of the
ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom and the rights of citizens to
petition government bodies for change and redress of grievances. A
public library that insisted men have a First Amendment right to
sexually arouse themselves in a building full of children became
obsessed with eradicating the public’s First Amendment right to
address and correct dangers to children in the one place that
everyone always assumed was safe for kids: the local public
library. This is the story of how a suburban Chicago scandal became
so outrageous that it made national headlines (and even ended up on
Saturday Night Live).
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Jackson Bird & Mara Wilson
‘Transgender History (2nd Edition)’ by Susan Stryker
‘My Life in Orange’ by Tim Guest
Topics: Civil servants, Gay Republicans,
men’s rights activism, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, empathy,
projection, memory, leaping to conclusions, flat-earther mentality,
librarians who rock, humanity, p0rnspiracy!
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