Just read the article about New Hampshire and its absence of both gun laws and crime. As a native Marylander who lived in NH for five years in the late 1990s/early 2000s, I had to chuckle.
The first year I lived in NH, there were about 18 murders in the whole state. In Washington, D.C., with its draconian gun laws, I think 18 people are shot every Saturday night.
I remember shopping at the Super Wal-Mart in Concord, where I could have purchased a 12-gauge shotgun, a box of shells, and a case of Budweiser and put them in the same cart.
Any state with, no sales tax, no income tax, and tax free booze is OK in my book.p>The people of the Granite State have good common sense and don’t abide the kind of nonsense you see so much of here in Washington, DC and other “blue states.” If not for the six months of shoveling snow, I might have stayed. br> — John C. Duff br> Olney, Maryland /p>
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?