Sunday, November 13, 2005

Sales Tax To Keep Libraries Running

Salinas, California may have come up with the meme to save libraries all over this country. We can only pray the underground librarian network Michael Moore made us joyously aware of is intact, pissed off, and fully operational. Soon Last Word Books can just write its monthly excise tax check directly to the Olympia Public Library!

By Ken McLaughlin
Mercury News

John Steinbeck is probably smiling today.

Voters in the writer's hometown of Salinas on Tuesday approved a half-cent sales tax increase that will keep the city's three libraries open -- including the one that bears the name of the city's native son.
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