Get rid of the laws and rehabilitation programs that aren't worth the paper they're written on. Rehabilitation programs don't work. Some say, if we save one person, it's worth it. Yeah, and the other 99 are out there destroying people's lives. What a bunch of crap!
Well, the President finally appointed at least the beginning of his blue-ribbon commission on fiscal responsibility and reform, naming Alan Simpson and former chief-of-staff Erskine Bowles from the Clinton days to co-chair it. It's worth holding out hope for this, because Simpson's a good man—always been a renegade on the Republican side—and Bowles was experienced in Washington.