Follow the directions given.
There is no cavalry coming to save you and your family.
There is no voting our way out of what is coming.
The only way out – and it is a way out – is to follow Admiral Stockdale’s advice and ruthlessly embrace reality:
“You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end – which you can never afford to lose – with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be.”
Then act accordingly.
More on the topic next week.
In the meantime, had a thorough physical (including dental) lately?