Skip to comments.The untold good news story of America today
Posted on 06/23/2018 7:35:56 AM PDT by Vigilanteman
Political bickering has long been a roadblock to getting big things done in the US but a grassroots movement getting few headlines could yet herald a new American age of change.
A green giant in a loin cloth would seem an unlikely indicator for what some describe as a revolution under way in the heart of America.
But the Jolly Green Giant statue on Highway 169 in rural Minnesota wears a 48-inch (1.2m) smile for a reason.
Accompanied by the slogan Dream Big, he typifies a sense of hope and renewal in the nearby city of Blue Earth that is quietly being echoed across parts of the US.
As the country continues its long recovery from recession, there are signs that a much deeper shift is happening at a local level, the seeds of which were sown years ago.
Indicators far more subtle than job numbers suggest a flourishing of entrepreneurship, collaboration and problem-solving, away from the gaze of national media.
After five years spent visiting dozens of towns, The Atlantic writer James Fallows and his wife Deborah have written a book Our Towns which paints a portrait of renewal, a story at odds with the well-documented gridlock of higher levels of government.
Fallows says that in several areas - civic engagement, returning talent, growth of tech start-ups, downtown revitalisation, an openness to immigrants and thriving libraries - local America seems to be flourishing.
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.com ...
So we are still able to recover from the corruptocracy that has been running the country lo these many years.
We’re finally crawling out of the Obama Depression
The top down approach for the left is so much more efficient, you see, than taking a chance that the locals might not go along with what they want.
The Green Giant billboard is closer to LeSueur than Blue Earth. But Blue Earth is a nice little town. Like St. Peter, on the same highway.
For the good of the nation and our future we need to expose and prosecute the evil done during those dark times.
Barry Soetero needs to go to jail.
There seems to be little mention of that in the article. And based on some of the other "aside" comments, it reads a little like an attack. Indeed, much of the attack is on Washington as a whole, but there is a bit of lefty-support throughout.
Regardless, a mostly decent article.
He was a Confederate spy. Tear him down!
The bottom up approach was what the founders envisioned. Theyd seen the top down approach up close and personal, and didnt much care for it.
But is T.P. Pole referring to the "long recovery from recession"?
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