Pubdate: Sun, 12 Aug 2001
Source: Chapel Hill News (NC)
Copyright: 2001 Chapel Hill News
Author: Adam Wiggins


Bravo for the thoughtful and balanced "The Death of Disco" (Aug 5). The 
federal "crackdown" on dance clubs is nothing short of an attack on an 
entire subculture of our society, allegedly due to a vague connection with 

(I guess the feds don't realize that drug use permeates almost every part 
of our society, and that it's just more obvious at clubs.) When will we learn?

We did it to the blacks, to women, and then to the gays. I'm not sure if 
discrimination based on the kind of music you listen to is more or less 
distasteful than skin color, gender, or sexual orientation, but I do know 
one thing: I'm ready for us to stop discriminating against ANY subculture.

Adam Wiggins

Pasadena, Calif.
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