Friday, June 23, 2006

Chronicles Anniversery

I got the July Chronicles, which is the thirtieth anniversery issue of that magazine. I haven't read much of it yet, but has an article by Congressman Jimmy Duncan suggesting that we put America first and a good review of American Green: The Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Lawn by Tobias Lanz that makes an interesting point:
In the past, even city dwellers tended small gardens and often raised chickens, rabbits, and pigeons to provide protein for their diets. Today, keeping a pair of laying hens in your backyard is a crime in most towns, while running a leaf blower at 90 decibels for hours on end is not.

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