Then lets just go ahead and legalize meth, heroin, LSD and others.
The more freedom you have to use drugs actually results in less freedom you have to choose. Its less freedom you have to embark on gainful employment, its less freedom you have from crime, its less freedom you have from the health issues caused by drug use that you now expect me to pay for.
If you like the nanny state then of course other countries are going to seem better. But this nation was founded on self reliance. liberty from oppressive government control and not reliance on the government.
But; if it makes you happy to live in the most powerful nation in terms of economic out put, military and opportunity then The U.S should make you happy.
If it makes you happy to live in the country that has delivered more people into freedom than any other country on earth OR it makes you happy to live in the most charitable nation on earth EVER, then living in the U.S. should make you happy.
As if the person that said, is like watching five year olds discuss astrophysics, has the first clue about anything to do with physics. Who said that? This thread isn't about physics. But I'm game if someone wants to discuss physics.