Monday, July 16, 2012

The Dream Is Dying

by Kenneth L. Hanson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando

author, The Eagle and the Bible: Lessons in Liberty from Holy Writ
New English Review Press, 2012

President Barack Obama recently declared, “The nature of this office is also to tell a story to the American people that gives them a sense of unity and purpose and optimism.” Tell a story? Well, there are a lot of us these days who have stories to tell, that, far from reflecting unity, purpose and optimism, are testimonials to another sad reality: the “American dream” – at least under the Obama administration – is dying.