Local business development is the answer
This is the most important topic. People argue for less government, lower taxes, and that people should be self sufficient. People argue for better support for each other through collectivism. Neither group is wrong - we just don't agree. The truth is some reasonable combination of both perspectives. There must be a fundamental problem in our economy that is messing us up. If we can agree to suspend the bickering and focus on something bigger, some game changer problem that is not being addressed we might get somewhere.
Here is what I came up with. Our current transportation model is flawed. Who really believes that it is in our best interests to support the infrastructure necessary for each citizen to have a box with wheels on it that is used a few hours a day? Think about it. Most of the people I know drive less than three hours each day yet we pay for the infrastructure 24 x 7. While you are working or sleeping your car is at rest but the roads are deteriorating and soaking up revenue. The costs of acquiring land, constructing and maintaining roadways, and dealing with traffic pollution/congestion are astronomical. If we adjust to a culture where vehicles are productive and useful rather than status and convenience our funding imbalance would disappear. No one is wrong, we are just trying to make something work that does not make sense.
So local business and development is the most important topic. Want to be a true patriot - think local and let's change the culture that is so clearly impossible to sustain and govern.