Australian Transplant Living in The United States, Raised in a Rural community and appreciation for story telling instilled by my Grandmother. I read more than I write. Thanks for stopping by.
Polarization, Fear, and Loathing in modern America
I moved to the US Mid 2015 not knowing that I would end up staying, not knowing that society would turn this way, even when it was pretty obvious that Bernie would not secure the nomination – I stayed and I was a fairly blind leftist hopeful 20 something. I have since lived out a journey of trial and tribulations laced with lofty idealism with attempted shortcuts to fame and glory, none the less. As I write this, as far as I can see, American Exceptionalism is in full swing again this Election season. Here is another fabled attempt by yours truly to give the gist of what is happening.
Alone in the Heart Land
As far the eye could see there was nothing but flat, scorched land. Land that had finally started to give into the sun. It was a good time to stop and recharge, but there was nowhere to hide from potential opportunists. There used to be a strip mall ten miles down the road but that has been scoured and turned over by so many looking for anything of value. If I go another twenty there is a Big Truckstop, but that’s pretty much the same.