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Saving the American Dream

The Heritage Foundation offers a detailed plan to redesign entitlement programs, guarantee assistance to those who need it, and save the American dream for future generations. Read More.

CBO Echoes Trustees on Medicare, Social Security

CBO predicts that spending on entitlements—Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security—will grow from 10 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) today to a staggering 18.5 percent of GDP by mid-century. Read More.

CBO’s Long-Term Outlook: Congress Must Act

The latest Congressional Budget Office long-term budget outlook projects a disturbing and unsustainable rate of growth in federal spending, deficits, and debt, illustrating the growing urgency of the problem. Read More.

The Ryan Budget: Confronting the Nation’s Spending Crisis

The only way to avoid the fate of Greece and Italy is to make bold, substantive changes in the size, scope, and purpose of the federal government. Read More.

Reining in Runaway Spending and Deficits

The Obama Administration has used the recession as an excuse for a historic and permanent expansion of government and deficits. Only during the height of World War II has Washington matched current levels of spending and deficits. Read More.

Federal spending is on an unsustainable course to create permanent trillion-dollar deficits. These deficits are set to push the national debt past 100 percent of the economy—an economically damaging level— in just one decade.


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