Re-Making the American Dream

David Vaught

Musings on the Elites

I remember often hearing my Uncle Frank Ackerman use the phrase, “common sense.”   He used it when he was frustrated at some statement, practice, or event that in his estimation defied “common sense.” My hypothesis here is that “dirt farmers,” as Uncle Frank sometimes called himself, front-line workers of every kind, teachers, healthcare workers, first responders, and the entire group of grassroots…