What is it I missed most about the US?

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Rethinking my answer to a question I was asked in Europe and Israel often
[What is it I missed most about the US?]

The ability to live at any level I wanted to.

Which you couldn't there.

You could have a room someplace and work two or three days a week.

What incredible, incredible freedom that allows you.

That was before the fascists really took power
slowed down a little bit by Carter

But they were operating, representatives of the Republican administration

The day the election was over they turned them loose.

Those were the days you could find a spot to live in [any part of the city]

when you're free to live