I’m less “Progressive” and more “Progressional”. It’s an odd word. I found it on an old writing I did when I was 20, writing about the importance of getting computers and online to more “Average Folks” and not just for “us Progressional Folks”. Contrasting Progressional vs Traditional. Democratization of Information vs Paywall or other locked Secrets systems. That’s not to say all information is for all people. Restricting access to nefarious actors is probably justifiable in some cases… maybe. It’s why I don’t write my social security # here or driver’s license or the last 3 digits of my credit card on a Youtube comment. But overall.

I’m less “Progressive” and
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Look up emergency savings average USA. You can consider emergency savings with travel expenses. To travel, you need a certain amount in savings. Ideally, that’s emergency funds with separate travel funds. But minimum, you can use emergency funds to travel. How many American households can afford to take themselves even at standard (not high speed) rail rates?

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