There comes a point when those feeling the threat go from being on the fringe of society to being the majority.
Since they were sworn in, in January, Democrats have behaved as though voters gave them a mandate to do whatever they wanted. Except there was no mandate.
In an era when it is all too common for communities to bend over backward for the angriest person in the room, this community refused to buckle.
Among Hispanics on the border, the Democrats' oblivious lack of concern for their real-world concerns is already backfiring.
The media have moved the conversation off the front pages. But what happened and continues to happen in Afghanistan has left a mark on the American psyche.
Stephen was married, five kids, and he gave it all. Firefighters like Stephen saved thousands of lives that day.
Biden has shown stubborn purpose in making the withdrawal from Afghanistan, whatever the circumstances. He has been equally purposeful in showing no responsibility for conditions at the border.
Everywhere you look, our disconnect between the outside and our centers of power is both wide and deep; it is clear this will affect the party in power.
The Hustead family has done what Alexis de Tocqueville admired about the essence of Americanism: the drive to form associations over a shared aspiration.
Once upon a time, it was an industry that focused on finding ways to tell good stories and entertain viewers.
Generous federal unemployment benefits funded by Biden's American Rescue Plan currently give people $300 per week. Add that to state benefits and the motivation for workers to stay home is real.
For anyone who has wondered what it feels like to ride a train the way your grandparents or great-grandparents did, this is a shrine to that era.
As service organizations like the Lions Club, Kiwanis, or the Rotary diminish and their members die off, one more cultural touchstone goes with them.
How bourbon rose from a humble grain to embody American exceptionalism.
Our cultural narrative-makers are so disconnected from most places that it would astound them if they took the time to get on the road and ask Americans how they feel about the issues of the day.
How one Pennsylvania family kept their small business up with the times while remaining true to their small-town roots.
Twitter is not very representative of America. Heck, it isn't even representative of Democrats.
For the American meat industry, Russian malfeasance may have nudged forward a gradual change in how people think about their dependence on larger corporations for necessities such as meat.
Appalachia is complicated. On one hand, God, country, family, and work are the ethos of the people. On the other, the very locality of the land they love contributes to the disease of despair.
Hot Springs is filled with stories about aspiration, respect, and hope, told by people with genuine diversity of color, roots, and background who call this place home.