If you need any proof of the over-inflated, bloated importance Washington, D.C., politicians and members of the media have of themselves, look no further than the ridiculous dialogue surrounding the Democrats invoking the “nuclear option” to deal with presidential appointees.
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When police officers are accused of police brutality, they naturally close ranks, willing to protect one another even when they know something is wrong. It is called The Blue Line, and for years it has stymied efforts to change the culture of police departments.
My wife and I are raising six of my nieces in our home, and the one thing we’ve made clear to them is that we aren’t their friends or buddies. As long as they are under our care and guidance, we are parents, they are the children, and our rules are the only ones that matter.