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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-01-09 01:42 PM
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4. This is the basest, baldest censorship I have seen in months..
Here's a link to an article:
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/401717_picasso28.ht...

LA GRANDE, Ore. -- What would happen if Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso were to meet in a bar? Superintendent Larry Glaze and the La Grande School Board decided high school students are too young to find out.

Glaze last week halted a high school production of the Steve Martin play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," following a parent's objection to its adult content. Her complaint was accompanied by a petition that included 137 signatures.

La Grande High Principal Doug Potter and teacher Kevin Cahill, the director, appealed the decision, but the board voted this week to back Glaze's decision. Those voting in favor said they trusted Glaze's judgment and community opinion seemed to favor cancellation.

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