The politics of fear rules America. We were not so weak and gullible in the past, and need not be so in the future.
For 2019, let's resolve to overcome our fears, face our challenges, and have a great year.
A post about fear is appropriate after Halloween, especially at the climax of an election year. Today the news is all about fear. Each day journalists bombard us with exaggerated stories of imminent doom, making us weak. But we can easily stop them, and be stronger.
News about America's greatest foe, against which we struggle in vain. Fear. Roger Pielke Jr. gives us good news about one phantom that haunts the headlines.
Being fearful and forgetful makes us an easily ruled people. But we can regain our former good sense and skepticism. It takes only the will to do so.