Josiah Bartlett Center - Libertas Dinner Tickets on Sale and How Canada Gets It Right

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Tickets for the 2014 Libertas Dinner are now on sale! This year's dinner, honoring New Hampshire Union Leader Publisher Joesph McQuaid, will be held on July 23, at the Grappone Center in Concord. Click here to order your tickets today!

The return of warm weather to our state seems the right time for me to wax poetic about Canada again. To the chagrin of many, I hold up “the true North proud and free” as an example to be emulated south of the border. Bear with me and see if you don’t agree that the United States should be more like Canada.

Let me begin by saying that I don’t suggest for a minute that everything Canadian is superior to everything American. Those of you familiar with the English language will understand that. But invariably on this topic some yahoo writes me a long diatribe about “socialized medicine” despite my disclaimer about not preferring their health model. In that yahoo’s defense, this column will run a good 750 words and it’s a lot to expect a reader to make it through all of them. Click here to keep reading