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Red Book Interlibrary Loan Claim False

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It turns out that the UMass-Dartmouth student who alleged that he had been visited by federal agents after requesting a copy of “the Little Red Book” made the whole thing up.

Unfortunately, it is another example of someone making a false claim about an important subject, undermining the real fight to stop government abuse.

It’s a shame and irresposible for the newspaper to give this student a free pass by not even naming him.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is a seventeen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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  • This was very sad to me. I noticed that several conservative bloggers picked this up as a proof of the awful, shameful lies of the left. Of course, this is a was to distract from the real issue…

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