- Jun 4, 2012
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If you live in N.H. isn't it great to know that one of your legislators has spent 16 years studying this subject and has decided that kindergarten leads to crime. Apparently cities that have kindergarten have a higher crime rate than cities that don't. And it only took him 16 years to make that correlation. I think he would have been more productive if he had sat in the corner and drooled on himself for 16 years. Who are the idiots that elect these people.
Kindergarten — that bastion of macaroni crafts, crayon-eating and life lessons in sharing — is actually a major driver of crime, at least according to data collected by New Hampshire state legislator Bob Kingsbury.
Kingsbury (R-Laconia), 86, recently claimed that analyses he’s been carrying out since 1996 show that communities in his state that have kindergarten programs have up to 400% more crime than localities whose classrooms are free of finger-painting 5-year-olds. Pointing to his hometown of Laconia, the largest of 10 communities in Belknap County, the legislator noted that it has the only kindergarten program in the county and the most crime, including most or all of the county's rapes, robberies, assaults and murders...