Have you noticed that America is not well and, increasingly, her citizens are succumbing to despair? The American dream is rapidly evaporating. Is this a permanent or temporary condition? The America of our youth is fading. In these pages are a quest for answers built on the foundation of research, analysis and writings of countless others. No matter your political persuasion, this book will speak to you of how these difficult times came upon us and what we can do to turn the tide for a better future.George Burns is a retired Department of the Army civilian who served in numerous training and education assignments in Germany and the United States. He retired as the Director, Plans and Communications for the Army Training Support Center. He holds a BA degree from Pfeiffer College and a MEd degree from Boston University. He and his wife Sigi live in the beautiful surroundings of and amidst the wonderful people of Perry County, Pennsylvania. They are the proud parents of two grown daughters and two delightful grandchildren.