(GrasstopsUSA.com) -- Sometimes conservatives seem to be misery junkies. It's like we get a psychic thrill from telling each other that the end of the world is at hand.
Admittedly, everything isn't coming up roses. That scent in the air isn't from flowers.
But there's still more cause for comfort than despair. "Let not your heart be troubled." Here are seven reasons to hope for America.
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1. There's an explosion of conservative activism – According to the latest Gallup poll, 38% of Americans are self-identified conservatives, against only 24% who call themselves liberals, and 34% moderates.