Kids who are protesting need an education

I can’t believe how teachers are teaching youngsters about protesting, and being frightened about election results, and making them think they need to go to counselors instead of handling tough issues on their own. At least some of the kids protesting on the urban streets on the two U.S. coasts seem to be that way. I’ve now learned my grandkids are being coddled/scared by their teachers who are, themselves, having emotional breakdowns, and I see on the TV news that the kids have already been introduced to the sing-song “Hey-Hey, Ho-Ho” striking chants that unions like to use.

I did an internet search to see what cities had election protesters. I could find cities only on the East and West coasts, and a Midwest city or two. Trying to find “riots” in cities like Lincoln, Nebraska, Dallas, and Boise and such produced no results. Maybe the kids in our areas (and their teachers and parents) should think about why those people in the smaller cities are handling things and they can’t? And it would be good if our East and West coast schools taught students how our country’s election process operates.

Thomas Markley


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