Paul Ryan budget proposal

The real reason everyone should care about the next Speaker

Gayle Trotter, The Hill

Our nation has $19 trillion in debt and $100 trillion in unfunded liabilities. In just 11 years, all federal revenues will be spent on just entitlements and interest on the debt. Not a dime will be left for the military, education, transportation or any other federal government services.  And Speaker John Boehner and his allies have been far too willing to sell America’s birthright to tax-and-spend liberals for a meager bowl of their entitlement pottage. 

GOP-E Bullied Conservatives; Confident Ryan’s Budget Will Pass

John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman, Politico

House GOP-E leaders said they believe they turned a corner by the end of last week, quashing opposition to Paul Ryan’s bloated 2015 budget proposal and laying the groundwork to clear one of the last major pieces of legislation before the midterm election.

Will Paul Ryan Fight for His Budget?

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

This year’s budget proposal is essentially the same as the FY 2014 one. It’s just that entitlement spending will grow every year, engendering a $1.2 trillion increase in this year’s budget. Even in the near term, this budget actually spends more, increasing spending in '15 to $3.664 trillion.

Ryan Urges Palin to Review Details of His Budget

Charlie Spierling, Washington Examiner

Paul Ryan responded to former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's criticism of his new budget proposal as a "joke."

Paul Ryan’s Own Actions Make Paul Ryan’s Budget A Joke

After Paul Ryan’s abandonment of the sequester caps does anyone seriously believe that Congress, when led by establishment Republican Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Paul Ryan is actually going to stick to plan to reduce spending ten years from now?

The Pros and Cons of Ryan's 2015 Budget

Romina Boccia, Heritage Blog

Unfortunately, the Ryan budget proposal doesn’t implement major structural reforms until 2024, which is too slow. Medicare’s fiscal challenges are too severe. The sooner this transition is made, the better.