It's not hard to understand why people may feel deep discouragement about where things seem to be headed. I've heard several older people say things like, "I'm glad I won't live to see it." Paul Rosenberg has a great reminder that the sooner productive people understand what's going on, the faster the fall and reset will be.
The battle over the amount of influence that parents may have on their child's public school curriculum is intensifying. Kerry McDonald has a beautiful rebuttal to a Washington Post editorial that asserts that parents have no right to shape their kids' curriculum.
The fact that federal law enforcement is mobilizing to address the "threat" of parents disagreeing with the imposition of far left social justice programs in their public schools, is more than a little disturbing. Mark R. Schneider has an excellent article that asks if parents are a national security risk.
One of the biggest favors you can do for your children is to teach them to think clearly and independently. They may still disagree with you, at times. But they'll be much better suited to sorting truth from fiction. Annie Holmquist has some great advice on teaching children to recognize propaganda.
Here's a controversial conversation-starter: What if the right speed limit is how fast you're willing to drive? Eric Peters has a refreshingly different take that will make some folks uncomfortable and others nod in agreement.
What do prohibition and vaccine mandates have in common? For starters, both are ideas that some consider so good, that they must be implemented by force. Emily Burns has a revealing essay on how vax mandates are the new prohibition.
It's a sign of the times that satirical sites like the Babylon Bee are a more reliable source of truth than the mainstream media. The Bee's take on Pfizer's eagerness to vaccinate children is a perfect example.