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.
Thirty years ago, Western Pennsylvania was an economic wasteland. The oil and gas industry brought renewed prosperity. Now environmentalists in Washington, D.C. threaten to take it all away.
Plagued with bureaucratic and environmental obstacles, the manufacturing giant shelves a project that would have created over 1,000 jobs.
Once a dominant force that represented virtually everyone working in the entire industry, the UMWA membership today is the smallest portion of the mining workforce.
No matter where you live in this country, hundreds of neighborhoods, farms, and communities have been erased, often without a trace, in the name of progress that tends to benefit the elite class.
These voters did not succumb to the pressures of 2020 woke-ism. They are unlikely to bend in less than two years.
It is hard to write any words that do justice to what was lost on that day in May 1889.
Locals are not totally without hope. Some interested buyers have toured the plant, but that's all the workers know. In the meantime, they are facing the one thing they fear the most: silence.
As more people work from home and look for places to relocate outside of larger cities, destinations such as New Castle are becoming attractive.
The public is now concerned that its free speech, which the cultural curators have already marginalized in Big Tech, big business, and big institutions, is now under the scrutiny of our military.
It isn't cancel culture. It is a cultural dictatorship because the suppression of dissenting speech is an instrument that only the most brutal dictators have used throughout civilization.
With the Biden Administration’s decision to cancel Keystone XL, it is estimated that the state of Montana alone will lose approximately $58 million in annual tax revenue.
This blue-collar populist coalition will grow—despite the press incorrectly believing one person caused it and having the audacity to think they have the power to dismantle it.