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WHAT?!? The Police Want To Use Assault Vehicles? In America? To Fight 'Terrorists'?

Retired Marine Col. Pete Martino has seen a lot of crazy things in his day, but he hopes a tactical attack vehicle rolling through his neighborhood will not become one of them. At a hearing in New Hampshire, he argues against the acquisition of an armored, eight-ton BearCat tactical vehicle for the police. His quotes about a domestic military and the government being afraid of its own people at 1:25 and 2:36 could be dead-on. What say we use the almost $300,000 for something whose sole purpose isn't to suppress people living in America?

WHAT?!? The Police Want To Use Assault Vehicles? In America? To Fight 'Terrorists'?

This is the type of BearCat assault vehicle the police would be getting:<br>
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Parenting is the most important job that most people will ever have in life. Your decisions as a parent will be some of the most important determining factors in whether your child becomes a happy and productive adult or not. It's a huge responsibility.

Parenting is a difficult and important undertaking, but many parents simply repeat the same strategies used by their parents. How often do we hear people rationalize their decisions by saying, "That's what my parents did and I came out ok."

This approach to raising children negates the fact that with every generation there are countless studies done on child development, many of which run counter to popular parenting wisdom from the past.

Dr. Kristyn Sommer, who has a PhD in child development, has received a lot of attention on social media because of her dedication to teaching "evidence-based parenting." This expertise has made her an advocate for strategies that run counter to conventional parenting wisdom and have stirred up a bit of controversy.

Here are five TikTok videos where Sommer shares some of her evidence-based parenting strategies.

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