Tag Archive: rugged individualism

Scratch Endings: Obama’s Demoralization of Rugged Individualism


A few years back, I read a great book entitled Scratch Beginnings. It was written by a young man named Adam Shepard who told of his experiences while conducting an extensive, self-immersed experiment to determine whether or not the American Dream was still alive in this country. Shepard had grown frustrated by the whining, complaining,…

Everything is Upside Down


We just had the pleasure of having a couple of out-of-town friends stay with us and had some interesting conversations during their visit.  We all agreed that things just ain’t the way they used to be.  No surprise there, of course. As we talked about different topics, we kept saying, “when did this become acceptable?”…