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Amen! All of the proposals in this article seem very reasonable and prudent.
In September of 1998, my parents, ages 68 and 69, were killed by an 86-year-old man accused of drunk driving. Before we knew of the alcohol connection in this wreck, I emailed AARP asking if they would support more frequent driver’s license renewal periods for their members, or suggesting their members go to driving classes to assess and maintain their skills. AARP said that they were not for anything that might infringe on the freedom of their members.p>If Congress or any state legislature, started discussions regarding the suggestions in the “Senior Driving” article, they will face stiff opposition from AARP. br> — Randall Allison br> Abilene, Texas /p>
Eric Peters emphasizes vision testing for seniors (I’m one myself, and agree with his recommendation.) He misses one point, however. The senior who proudly displays a “handicapped” tag from the mirror blocks a significant portion of the critical field of view and is driving with impaired vision.p>Additionally, any bets on a change in accident rate statistics as we collect more data involving 21-64 year-olds who are in driving accidents while using a cell phone? 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?