We've Got The County Covered

In rural America, we are more self-reliant, more capable

In our highly politicized, mass-media, instant-news culture there are ongoing messages about inequality, gender disparity, unfairness, race conflicts and other social ills. People argue that more regulations or more government money or more programs will fix these issues. But those who promote such “answers” do not understand the premise that “for every government benefit, a freedom must be surrendered.”

The idea that you can, and should, take care of yourself is really at the backbone of what it means to be an American. This idea, however, is often forgotten in areas where government has been...