“I have no animosity or hatred towards the United States federal government,”
Then why the hell were you involved in an insurrection you twit?
Maybe the interdimensional sasquatch told him to do it?
Now the glitter has been swept up
That was beautifully written.
I was also queer and nerdy and not particularly popular. I was suffocating in the closet, and birding offered me a way to escape.
I’d watch American robins hop on lawns looking for worm sign, fire-truck-red cardinals adorn backyard shrubs, mockingbirds take to TV antennas (cable wouldn’t arrive into most homes for a few more years) to belt out medleys punctuated with leaps into the air, feathers of gray and white flashing against an Ansel Adams sky.
Yup. You sure are.
“Most people don’t care about this issue and don’t want to get roped into a conversation,” Schuhmacher said. “Therefore they’re not going to buy the beer.”
Or to state it another way, most people don’t want to be harassed by dickheads who are likely armed and who want to make their opinions known loudly
… “in principle”
Setting the politics aside, I think most USians would be in favor of single-payer healthcare just for the benefit of getting rid of the hassle of arguing with health insurers/hospitals/clinics.
( and i’d bet most doctors and nurses would like that too )
Welp, there you go. I gotta start reading every topic.