Raptor (raptor41887) wrote,
Raptor
raptor41887

Get me out of this fucked-up country.

I have a serious request for all of my friends in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the British Isles ... and basically any other English-speaking countries besides the USA. Because, you see, I live in the USA, and it's going to hell in a handbasket. I want out.

I guess the Zimmerman verdict was what spurred me to this, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. There's the woman who got 20 years in prison for firing warning shots at her abusive boyfriend (in a "stand your ground" state!); the whole Edward Snowden thing; there's this little gem from Texas... and let's not even get started on my home state of Kentucky, which has (for some dumbass reason) kept the same evil overlordsenator for 30 years.

So yes, this is a serious cry for help. I want to leave the United States and live somewhere else, anywhere else - I only regret that my options are limited because I only know one language.

And if the men in black helicopters come for me because I wrote this, well. I regret nothing.
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