The Books Sarah Palin Tried to Ban!!

Sarah Palin said the only difference between a soccer mom and a pit bull is lipstick.

Sarah Palin said the only difference between a soccer mom and a pit bull is lipstick.

Who would want to ban the dictionary?

Sarah Palin is a fool!  American citizens are  much too nice and too kind when they discuss this mean-spirited, lying, bigoted woman.  She has no class and she is crude.  The list below represents the books she wanted to have banned.  Why?  That’s a good question.  I’m sure she hasn’t read them, which would be the only informed reason one could propose banning them.   She had to know what was in them, one supposes.  However, all too often the book banners, and book burners are too lazy and too shallow  to do that.  You see, Sarah Palin is not a reader.  I know because if she was widely read, she wouldn’t have this narrow one inch view of the world.  Intolerance comes from non-readers like Palin.  Having had my say, peruse the list she proposed and be reminded of some of your favorite books. 

“[Former Wasilla mayor] Stein says that as mayor, Palin continued to inject religious beliefs into her policy at times. “She asked the library how she could go about banning books,” he says, because some voters thought they had inappropriate language in them. “The librarian was aghast.” The librarian, Mary Ellen Baker, couldn’t be reached for comment, but news reports from the time show that Palin had threatened to fire her for not giving “full support” to the mayor.”

 

Mary Ellen Baker resigned from her library director job in 1999.

 

Here is the list of books Palin tried to have banned. As many of you will notice it is a hit parade for book burners.

 

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Blubber by Judy Blume
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Canterbury Tales by Chaucer
Carrie by Stephen King
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
Christine by Stephen King
Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Cujo by Stephen King
Curses, Hexes, and Spells by Daniel Cohen
Daddy’s Roommate by Michael Willhoite
Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Peck
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
Decameron by Boccaccio
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Fallen Angels by Walter Myers
Fanny Hill (Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure) by John Cleland
Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Forever by Judy Blume
Grendel by John Champlin Gardner
Halloween ABC by Eve Merriam
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Have to Go by Robert Munsch
Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman
How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Impressions edited by Jack Booth
In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak

It’s Okay if You Don’t Love Me by Norma Klein

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence

Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

Little Red Riding Hood by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Love is One of the Choices by Norma Klein
Lysistrata by Aristophanes
More Scary Stories in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
My House by Nikki Giovanni
My Friend Flicka by Mary O’Hara
Night Chills by Dean Koontz
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer

One Day in The Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Ordinary People by Judith Guest
Our Bodies, Ourselves by Boston Women’s Health Collective
Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl
Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones by Alvin Schwartz
Scary Stories in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
Separate Peace by John Knowles
Silas Marner by George Eliot
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
The Bastard by John Jakes
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The Devil’s Alternative by Frederick Forsyth
The Figure in the Shadows by John Bellairs
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Snyder
The Learning Tree by Gordon Parks
The Living Bible by William C. Bower

The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
The New Teenage Body Book by Kathy McCoy and Charles Wibbelsman
The Pigman by Paul Zindel
The Seduction of Peter S. by Lawrence Sanders
The Shining by Stephen King
The Witches by Roald Dahl
The Witches of Worm by Zilpha Snyder
Then Again, Maybe I Won’t by Judy Blume
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary by the Merriam-Webster Editorial Staff
Witches, Pumpkins, and Grinning Ghosts: The Story of the Halloween Symbols by Edna Barth

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I stand corrected…. however, Sarah is the gift that keeps on giving….

After doing more online research I discovered that the man who asked that his divorce proceedings be sealed was Scott Richter. My initial source of information was incorrect, and I stand to be corrected. I understand he is also a business partner. Sarah Palin has enough baggage to examine without having to print incorrect information.

Librarians who also vote in large numbers are concerned about her allegedly attempting to have certain books banned from the town library. This also occurred in the mid-1990s when she was in her first term as mayor. We have not found a list of said books.

Sarah is given to hyperbole. She has told the “lie” many times about having sold the state’s airplane over eBay. I shop on eBay. Sarah Palin had no success in selling the plane over eBay, so it was sold through another source. The state took a loss on the plane, not the profit John McCain claimed it made.

Her claim that she told the fed’s that her state didn’t need a “bridge to nowhere,” is another lie. She was in favor of the bridge being built until it became a hot potato, so she decided to be against it. She never authorized that these desperately needed federal dollars be returned to the federal treasury. We need to demand that this appropriation be returned immediately.

The good news is that Hillary Clinton is going on the campaign trail on Monday. She is speaking to Floridians. The word is she will set Saint Sarah straight. Hillary’s followers are angry that McCain thought Sarah Palin would be a good substitute. Not so! Hillary can speak eloquently for herself, and she will. Things are about to heat up. Sarah will be on the run this time next week.

Another thing about this woman is her mean spirit. She kept a straight face as she flitted from one attack against Barack Obama to the next. She was an equal opportunity attack dogette, or just plain old DOG.

She’s got half a dozen interest groups mad, the biggest and baddest is that closely-knit cadre of community organizers the world over. Someone should tell her that it was community organizers, more than likely, who cleaned up the messes she has created while in office. She’s cut much needed programs from aid for services benefitting the disabled to teen pregnancy programs. Nonprofit organizations and their community organizers probably stepped up and found services for such groups.

The Republicans praise faith-based organizations but don’t seem to realize that Barack Obama worked for one in Chicago. Yes, he was a community organizer for a church! Is Sarah going to withdraw her catty criticism? I doubt it. She’s too mean. Does Palin know that Martin Luther King was a community organizer, or that the Red Cross and Boy’s Clubs and Girls, Inc. engage in community organizing?

Palin has done a lot of community organizing too, for how else did she gain enough votes and sway enough public opinion to get her initiatives passed? I can’t stand dumb people, and she is one dumb broad.