America is a very safe place, as long as you're white, don't step into a school, don't go to a movie theater, concerts in Las Vegas, anywhere in South Chicago, don't go to Detroit or "the bad neighborhood" of any major city, aren't here on a green card and aren't Muslim or even Jewish. Ah fuck it, who am I kidding. I feel safer in most other countries.
But hey, at least we didn't die in Trump's "my dick is longer than yours" competition with North Korea. Never mind that we're actively burning bridges with every other first world country in the world... So I suppose if we were attacked, it'd be quite a bit harder to get any help from alliances. Maybe we deserve it for all the time spent sucking off the Saudi's and supplying them bombs to continue their genocide in Yemen. The petrodollar is, in fact, the only reason we're not utterly destitute. The facade continues!
Economically, yay unemployment is down... but wages peaked in 1978 and have declined ever since... especially in 2008, when the crooks took all of our money via the most socialist plan America ever hatched. Yes that was a Republican too, and then seamlessly continued bailouts onto the next president (seemingly as if there were no difference in economic policy -- shocker!). Hey did you read that one about the neoliberal economical agenda? Well Bush and Obama really proved how bipartisan fucking us over economically can be.
Only now have Americans recovered their retirement funds from 10 years ago, and lookie what's coming up. Yet. Another. Crash. Most analysts are predicting a 60-70% correction. If true, worse than 2008. Possibly as soon as then end of this year, and likely before 2020. Boy those easy-to-win trade wars and tax breaks for the wealthy are really kicking in now. But trickle down economics is a neoliberal joke from years gone by. We have better technology now, streamlined to accelerate the upward flow of cash money! Too bad the trade war delayed a much needed raise in the interest rates -- and now we've pumped the balloon up even farther. But you can't allow a market correction in the middle of a trade war! We'd lose!! Utter genius timing there... Good thing Trump and China decided to put that shit on halt. And the markets rejoiced...
And how about that federal budget. Spending money like it's going out of style! Not sure what conservative really means anymore. It certainly hasn't applied to economics any time in the last 2 decades. But hey, Rex Tillerson tried his best to explain the federal budget to Trump. He just couldn't get it.
To me, Russian collusion is the least of our worries. America is better off when Trump is out playing golf and fucking prostitutes.
"No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session." - Mark Twain
Alternate view from a different perspective. When the crash comes, I suspect a lot of people will be changing their tune. 2019 is going to be a wild ride, save your pennies for a rainy day.