Democrats' Attack on Ryan Plan Reveals the Depth of Our Budget Crisis

As expected, the liberal response to Rep. Paul Ryan’s “Path to Prosperity” budget resolution has been vociferously negative. Rather than attack the plan on its merits, liberals have taken the easy way out by ignoring reforms and simply labeling everything a drastic cut. To see just how disingenuous this type of political attack is just…
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Ryan's Budget Provides Path to Prosperity for America's Youth

It’s a sad indictment of today’s political discourse that the quality of a proposal can almost invariably be judged by the vehemence of the adjectives used to describe it. The more extreme the rhetoric liberals choose to demagogue an idea, the better that idea probably is. So far I’ve heard the words “disturbing,” “extreme,” and…
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Obama's Budget Gimmicks Wipe Out Obama's Phony Deficit Reduction Claims

President Obama’s budget is a strikingly dire vision for America’s future. Permanent deficits, massive tax increases, soaring interest costs, and no plan for reform. All told over the next ten years the deficit will average close to $800 billion and the national debt will grow by $7 trillion. But if all of that wasn’t enough…
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CBO Report Shows Obama Racks Up Yet Another Trillion Dollar Deficit

Today the Congressional Budget Office released its annual “baseline” budget projections. The good news is that the deficit is projected to fall to the lowest it has been since the beginning of the so-called “Great Recession.” The bad news is that number is still $1.1 trillion – making it higher than any deficit between 1947…
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