“…Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,…”
Like Shakespeare’s Hamlet we face the dilemma of addressing the issues and even betrayals of the day. Like him we ask ourselves; At what cost to us will addressing them be? Is it fair to tax the wealthy more than the poor or middle class? Is it fair to subsidize the poor in housing and food and medical care? Or how much should we subsidize businesses and industries? Do we change the ongoing contract with our senior and soon to be senior citizens reducing health care and Social Security old age payments right before they receive it? Does it matter they paid into it for the last forty or more years?