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Your Tax Dollars At Work

The Civil War battlefields at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania close at sunset. If you want to visit them after dark, you need a special permit and the direct supervision of a park ranger. This article in the Wash Post describes a recent excursion by the American Battlefield Ghost Hunters Society as its members, you know, looked for ghosts. It turns out they didn’t find any, but they did manage to keep a park ranger busy into the wee hours.

John J. Miller — John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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