Many valuable points were made by both Ms Rivlin and Sen. Domenici. Within the context of the discussion the issue of public discussion and co-operation covered many ideas that have been before the public for many years. What I have yet to hear in the public forum is issues of privialige/entitlement not only on the left but on the right coupled with responsibility within the concept of community. There appears to be a plutocracy developing throughout the world and with it a class of individuals who feel that while the law is important - it doesn't apply to them. Exploring this might be interesting.
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