A Modest Proposal for Libraries From Being a Burden and to Make Them Beneficial to the Public.

Posted: July 20, 2013 in Scifi


Let me begin by stating my sincerest apology to the public of Miami Dade County. As a librarian, I am part of the problem and I am sorry. You see, libraries are part of county services and funded through your property taxes. As a result, I have been paid to work in a library. Put these two points together and we get this, libraries and librarians = socialism. Why should your tax dollars fund us when you don’t want your property taxes to be raised? I agree with you. Here’s more to the point.

Edward McClelland wrote about this very problem back in 2011. He noted that Mayor Rahm Emanuel has raised fees on vehicle stickers as well as keeping libraries open.

I can’t think of a more egregious example of government-sponsored socialism than the public library. Unproductive citizens without two nickels to rub together are given access to millions of…

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