One good thing about difficult times is that we all learn a degree of resiliency by going through them. James Howard Kunstler has a tough but thorough analysis what we’re facing and says it’s no time for crybabies.
This may not be a popular sentiment but a lot of the people with a perpetual sense of being offended are actually looking for reasons to be offended. Thomas L. Knapp has some great advice about pockets, legs and polarization and how politics thrives on being offended.
There are a few writers out there that really make it worth your time to spend a while reading their work. Margaret Anna Alice is one of them. Her Letter to a Governing Body is a terrific summary of what has been done to us and why it was wrong.