Sunday, August 17, 2014

Media Help Cover Up Child Pornography in Public Libraries; Chicago Tribune Covers Up for Orland Park Public Library

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Media help cover up child pornography in public libraries by not reporting about it.  By not reporting about it, it doesn't exist.  Since it doesn't exist, it keeps going on and people in libraries and victims featured in the child pornography keep getting harmed.  Media help enable this.

The Chicago Tribune Helps Cover Up Child Pornography

Case in point, the Chicago Tribune helps cover up child pornography in the Orland Park Public Library [OPPL].  OPPL allows unfettered child pornography, does not call the police when a patron complains, and destroys computer records police need for an investigation.  Yet one would never know from Dennis Sullivan's reporting for the Chicago Tribune: "The state agency's decision responds to a complaint by Mokena resident Megan Fox who, with Chicago resident Kevin DuJan, has been trying to get the library board to modify policies that allow unrestricted online access, including to pornography, on library computers."

So, according to the Chicago Tribune report, the problem is merely pornography, not child pornography, and who cares anyway because neither whistleblower is from Orland Park.  Now, having established the problem is mere pornography, it is easy to say, "The Orland Park library, with the backing of the American Library Association, has cited the First Amendment as one reason for its policy that does not restrict Internet access in its adult computer area.”

Imagine If an Honest Reporter Had Written About Child Pornography in Libraries

Imagine if that sentence had been reported by an honest reporter: "The Orland Park library, with the backing of the American Library Association, has cited the First Amendment as one reason for its policy that does not restrict Internet access to child pornography in its adult computer area and does not report such crime to the police."  That is what the library has been and is now doing, but the Chicago Tribune will not report that.  By not reporting it, it doesn't exist.  Since it doesn't exist, it will never be stopped.  And the Chicago Tribune will have aided and abetted child pornography in public libraries.  And the Chicago Tribune does this repeatedly.

As honest reporter Sharyl Attkisson said, "You usually know you're onto a story when opponents/critics want to censor even the discussion of the topic."

Other media can appear to be slightly better.  The Orland Park Prairie presents a story that is closer to reporting instead of repeating, but still the issue of the presence of child pornography is completely absent.  If it exists at all, it is merely the word "controversial" in the title.  The whole issue is about the library voting on policy allowing child pornography, covering it up, then silencing whistleblowers, and this will be the issue at the library board meeting on August 18, but you would never know from The Orland Park Prairie:

By way of disclosure, the "Public Comment Policy revision" was specifically designed to silence me personally as I was the only person seeking to speak via electronic means.  OPPL has prevented me from speaking at three separate meetings for about half a year, once by misapplying policy and twice by applying policy that the Illinois Attorney General eventually ruled was illegal.  I wonder if the library will discuss the policy in a manner that makes it clear it was designed to allow child pornography and block disfavored experts in library law from speaking while the library allows favored experts in library law to speak, even though they too are from out of town, but they too favor child pornography.  Oh sure they say they don't, but then they teach that only judges can determine what is child pornography, not librarians, and librarians are not a component of law enforcement.

Media Gives ALA the Home Field Advantage By Not Discussion Child Pornography

Part of the reason people like Dennis Sullivan and Bill Jones decide to couch library criminality in terms of "pornography" is to give the American Library Association [ALA] the home field advantage.  They know that if they wrote the truth, namely, child pornography is being accessed, men are masturbating publicly in the library, sex crimes are frequent and go unreported, and ALA guides local libraries how to hide such crimes from public disclosure including by destroying public records, the public would naturally side against the library.  So, Dennis Sullivan chose to change what this is all about, to make it seem like it's just another in a string of moms who don't like porn and want it out of the library.  That's so the ALA will be believed when it swoops in and regurgitates its tried and true missives about "the First Amendment," "constitutionally protected material," and "liberty."

OPPL Covers Up Child Pornography Then Delays or Omits Reporting to the Police

If you've been following this story, it actually started back in October of 2013 when it was discovered that child porn was accessed in OPPL and its director, Mary Weimar, covered it up.  She never reported it to police and hid the report for several years until is was uncovered by the whistleblowers.  This is part of a pattern where illegal behavior like accessing child porn and masturbating at the computers in the library was covered up, aided and abetted if you will, with the police either never being called or deliberately not called until after the offenders had been given the chance to leave the building.  That way the criminals would not be arrested and nothing about arrests in the library would ever make the local papers—and no one would notice the library's own policy allowing child pornography is the very facilitator of the criminality.

Some Media Act Like Public Relations for Libraries That Allow Child Porn

Dennis Sullivan and reporters like him deliberately decide to engage in public relations assistance for libraries like OPPL.  They purposefully choose to ignore the child porn, the masturbation, and the other sex crimes and instead pretend this is about a mom in the suburbs hating porn, whereas the good library is standing up for First Amendment rights.  This would be like if a reporter went to the beach because of a shark attack and instead of writing about that, to not scare off tourists and help keep local businesses open, the reporter chose instead to do a story about a helicopter mom who was haranguing people about not going into the water until thirty minutes after eating.

Media Tees Up a Win for ALA and its First Amendment Dogma

Dennis Sullivan deliberately misses the real story (including the danger to children) because he wants to frame the story in a way that allows the ALA and the library to "win" by teeing up this "First Amendment" dogma.  In reality, child porn and public masturbation have nothing at all to do with the First Amendment.


Some media run cover for public libraries that follow ALA diktat to allow child porn then cover it up.  If you see libraries and media making people appear to be busybodies poking their noses into nobody's business, you'll need to dig deeper on your own.  As Sharyl Attkisson said, "When somebody doesn't want you to even hear info because they have decided the 'truth' for you--you should be wary.  Think for yourself, do your own research, make up your own mind."


The public library has admitted to allowing and covering up child pornography.  See:

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