That said, I also agree with you on that I would not choose to live anywhere but here.
No. Patriotism for the sake of itself is corny and moronic. If you're not willing to change things, wave your flag all you want. The U.S. is further behind in several key areas than any industrialized nation should be in this day and age.
"The crisis will end when fear changes sides" - Pablo Iglesias Turrión
"Austerity is used as a cover to reconfigure society and increase inequality and injustice." - Jeremy Corbyn
I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. E.M. Forster
While it is spiralaling down hill, it is still better then every other countries.
If having a handful of billionaires having more wealth than millions of ordinary Americans, then yes, it's a great country for the very wealthy. Remember, dubya said the haves and have mores were his base?
Gotta admit, Obama being elected is not a good sign for freedom loving non-indoctrinated voters.
But I think there are enough Americans who are intelligent enough not to repeat Socialist experiments like France, Argentina, Venezuela and Greece to name a few.
You should think about that before you jump to a rather uninformed conclusion.
“looking with fondness towards a reconciliation with Great Britain…I…would rather be dependent on Great Britain, properly limited, than with any other nation on earth or on no nation”. Thomas Jefferson; August 25 1775