In an effort to keep things realistic, I kept the following conditions off the list. I mean, I don't want to be greedy. These would be luxuries:
You would think a society would be more supportive of those of us who are couragous enough to extend the human race into the future, but no. We're third class. In recent news, there has been a focus on the "Destruction of the Middle Class." Meaning some people are being elevated to upperclass while many more are being taken down a peg. They don't seem to say much about the poor, who suffer from the cuts to financial aid, the welfare program, the new bancruptcy laws (Got medical bills and no insurance? Please hand us the shirt on your back) and new credit standards and punishments authored by investor lobbiests (Late paying your utility bills? Your credit card interest has just gone up to 12% above prime rate, which has also just gone up). But hey, maybe I'll win the lottery (after a drive to Idaho). This IS the land of opportunity.