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American Exceptionalism | What is Money?

American Exceptionalism | What is Money?

By Kim Payne One of the negative comments I have read about American Exceptionalism is that we have a longer work week and work more hours than our European cousins. Is it that we are just workaholics or is there another reason? Approximately a year and a half ago on an early Friday morning I sat […]

American Exceptionalism | A House Divided

American Exceptionalism | A House Divided

By Kim Payne I am an American. I was born here, but that doesn’t make me an American. Being an American is not sharing a cultural background, America from the beginning was a mix of ethnicities and peoples from around the world. Every colony in America was founded by a different denomination. Virginia was Anglican, Massachusetts […]

American Exceptionalism | The Erosion of Virtue

American Exceptionalism | The Erosion of Virtue

    By Kim Payne American Exceptionalism; I will be using this term as the title of a new weekly article. Please don’t get me wrong, I understand both the positive and negative connotations of that term, it was used in part by Alexis De Tocqueville in 1831 when describing America and alluding to her being the […]