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I commend Eric Peters for his piece exposing the incompetence of American drivers. But the primary reason Germans have lower accident and fatality rates is this: they do not drive drunk. Their penalties for drunk driving are an effective and tangible deterrent. It’s that simple.p>Best wishes for the holidays, br> — Stephen “Doc” Watson br> Beaumont, Texas /p> p> Great essay! States have to start treating a driver’s license as the privilege it is instead of the right most people seem to assume. The essay was especially pertinent for me today since I will be making the 45-minute drive from my home to downtown Denver using Interstate 25. This travel time will be spent dealing with and trying to avoid police radar, left-lane cruisers, and other generally passive-aggressive incompetent drivers. My teeth are on edge already just thinking about it. br> — Evelyn Leinbach br> Fort Collins, Colorado /p> p> It is acceptable to have increased highway deaths, insurance costs and prices of goods shipped by truck. The States have ceded their responsibility in the traffic area to the insurance companies, i.e., if you can get insurance, you can drive. br> —
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?