I'm pretty sure we could debate for many hours about what exactly is wrong with this country, how long it's been that way, how it all came about, what to do about it and so on.

Well, I just recently stumbled on what I consider a key to this puzzle.


Former managing editor of several Pamplin Media Group newspapers, Mikel Kelly  retired from the newspaper business in 2015 after 41 years. Now with entirely too much time on his hands, he contributes an occasional column, which he often thinks is humorous. 

Mikel Kelly is reachable at mkelly@pamplinmedia.com, but since he's been retired for years now, he may not answer.

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