Now that Putin has started military action in Ukraine, it's hard to know who to believe as to why this is happening. The Good Citizen has a marvelous summary of the situation in an essay titled "Hyenas In the Kitchen."
More and more individuals are finally catching on to the fact that government and mass media misled and manipulated us in the name of public health. Here's one clear takeaway: After Covid, we must embrace critical thinking again.
People in power are scared right now. Their influence is waning because their official words and reality did not line up. To avoid falling for their tricks again, Joakim Book pitches the need for skepticism as a new way of life.
When people stand up against government overreach, the crux of the matter isn't the tone of voice they are using--it's the violation of the government's limits. Gary M. Galles wonders whether our current tension is the result of uncivil cause or effect.
The media drumbeat about Ukraine sure seems to be trying to steer our country toward military conflict. Lawrence M. Vance reminds us that Ron Paul was right about Ukraine in 2014 and he's right today as well.
If you've ever uttered the words, "There ought to be a law..." here's a message you need to hear. Laws and legislation aren't the same thing. Kent McManigal explains how legislation only creates new crime.