… we owe the American Revolution to the French who financed our militia and underwrote our expenses. If you want to think about Western Democracy as a startup, the French were our VCs. They believed in us that much.
… life, my friends, is exhausting. I also think that the pressure to conform eclipsed certain goals. At some point, pursuing dreams becomes replaced with checking off boxes on the societal norms checklist. Get married? Check. Buy a house? Check. Have a kid? Check. Have another? Check. Rinse and repeat.
You are not powerless. You are rich and empowered, despite how you feel after paying rent and the IRS. You have a voice, a vote, a say in how San Francisco polices itself, in how it treats people. Greg Suhr and his officers work for you, not the other way around. As such, the police act on the democratic will of the people and if the current policing does not fit your will, you can change that.