Torrance officials boot volunteer commissioner from library advisory panel for pushing personal agenda [opposed non-English materials]

from the Daily Breeze

“Torrance Library Commissioner Arthur Plourde has become the first official dismissed from a volunteer position on a city advisory panel in at least 40 years … Plourde, 69, is a retired aerospace engineer and Tea Party member who objected to the expenditure of taxpayer funds for foreign-language library materials he believed violated the state and U.S. constitutions.”