Red het land, sluit de bibliotheken05 april 2011
Weet je wel hoeveel het land zou kunnen besparen als alle bibliotheken werden gesloten? LISNews rekent het even voor binnen het Amerikaanse model:
As an example, last year our library let 1 million people use our computers. And we circulated 10 million items. One million computer uses does not translate to users, but we have a lot of visitors, so I’ll say that we had 250,000 unique users. What would that mean if we closed the library and forced those people to pay for what fills their hours of unemployment? What if they paid for that computer that we’ve been letting them use for free? 250,000 people buying $300 netbooks equals $75,000,000. $15 a month for internet access equals $45,000,000/year. And this is just my people.
Om te besluiten met:
Too drastic, you say? Well then, you must hate America. What are you, al Qaeda? Every day that libraries remain open is another day that the terrorists win.
So stop supporting international terrorism. Let your library know how much you love freedom by forcing it to close its doors, for good. For America.
Zo leg je dus mooi vingers op zere plekken.