What do you think a stimulus is? It's spending - that's the whole point! Seriously.
I just want to go through Central Park and watch folks passing by. Spend the whole day watching people. I miss that.
We need to recognize that the situation in Ferguson speaks to broader challenges that we still face as a nation. The fact is, in too many parts of this country, a deep distrust exists between law enforcement and communities of color. Some of this is the result of the legacy of racial discrimination in this country.
In fact, the best thing we could do on taxes for all Americans is to simplify the individual tax code. This will be a tough job, but members of both parties have expressed an interest in doing this, and I am prepared to join them.
Callum Keith Rennie