You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups.
YCRT! News & Commentary:
Happy news from Sierra Vista, Arizona: Dreaming in Cuban, mentioned in my last YCRT! post, will not be banned after all.
Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere removed from Alamogordo NM high school after parental complaint. [...]
Hey, I may not drink any more, but I still know what TGIF means to most Americans! And I can still dream (sob).
I feel like frying some fish filets tonight: catfish, red snapper, tilapia, whatever catches my eye. Good bread and a green vegetable to serve on the side, maybe Swiss chard … something [...]
Reference yesterday’s post, a conservative friend on Facebook asks where all this racism is … he’s never seen any.
Sorry, couldn’t resist responding to the comment. You know, though, you hear this on the right, and you hear it a lot. What racism? We’re not racists! Don’t you dare call us racists! We love [...]
Sometimes I update my Facebook profile picture with ones I’ve manipulated at Photofunia.com. Like this:
People enjoy these photos and often comment on them. This one, which I put up on Tuesday, the first day of the Republican convention in Tampa, drew several remarks, including one from a black friend who said: “Is Obama [...]
You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring news about banned and challenged books.
Hyperbolic but worth the read: an essay titled What Do Apartheid South Africa and Tucson, Arizona Have in Common?
Are Republicans more likely than Democrats to be in favor of banning books that teach “dangerous [...]
Today on Facebook I posted a link to this photo and accompanying story about a racist NASCAR fan, generating this heated comment from a friend, an understandably beleaguered non-racist NASCAR supporter:
Probably the most misinformed bit of drivel written about NASCAR to date. Funny how the “journalist” leaps to unsubstantiated conclusions but would scream bloody [...]