The bad news: state funding for California public libraries has been completely eliminated.

The good news: taxes on millionaires have not been raised. That would hurt the economy.

True, Roberta Stevens says: "What will happen to the thousands of people who depend on libraries as a lifeline while they look for jobs and improve their skills to be competitive in today’s job market? U.S. public libraries are first responders in a time of economic uncertainty … Every service hour lost in our libraries translates into a million lost opportunities to connect people to distance education, unemployment benefits, and other e-government services." But what does she know? She's just the head of the American Library Association. She's obviously biased. It's the millionaires who create jobs. The rest of us just work.
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