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Thursday, April 20, 2006

Inquiring Minds

Free Inquiry, a publication for the humanist community, is running an article about the Muhammad cartoon flap, complete with the actual 'toons in question. Consequently, the Borders bookstore chain is not carrying the current issue of Free Inquiry. Now, some folks are talking about a "Border's Boycott."

As it happens, I noticed they are carrying FI at my local Barnes & Noble (Disclosure: the mag's editor, Tom Flynn, is an acquaintence).

A blow for freedom of speech? Well, to be fair about it, I don't imagine North Dakota is on the Islamofascists' short list of sexy targets to begin with...


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