A couple of items to add to your excellent list:
- not having to worry about your kids being shot at school
- leaving behind the anxiety that for a minor car accident or other little misfortune someone may sue you for millions in damages, or that a retrograde and vendicative justice system may throw you in jail for 10 years
Your post should be read in Italian schools — perhaps one day we will eradicate this very Italian disease of always diminishing our country and always complaining about everything, especially about public services. The ones that define the social development of a nation, and that are almost inexistent in an America where only a few succeed, and the rest live in debt.