Your country. Your future. Your choice.

| March 20 2012
Christopher Cook

Following up on last week’s terrific video, Paul Ryan and the Path to Prosperity have released another video, to coincide with the release of their plan. Here is the video:

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan details what the choice of two futures means: a path to debt and decline versus a stronger, more prosperous path of less debt, lower taxes, and greater opportunity for generations to come. Learn more about The Path to Prosperity: A Blueprint For American Renewal here:


Ryan’s op-ed in the WSJ begins . . .

Less than a year ago, the House of Representatives passed a budget that took on our generation’s greatest domestic challenge: reforming and modernizing government to prevent an explosion of debt from crippling our nation and robbing our children of their future.

Absent reform, government programs designed in the middle of the 20th century cannot fulfill their promises in the 21st century. It is a mathematical and demographic impossibility. And we said so.

We assumed there would be some who would distort for political gain our efforts to preserve programs like Medicare. Having been featured in an attack ad literally throwing an elderly woman off a cliff, I can confirm that those assumptions were on the mark.


But one year later, we can say with some confidence that the attacks have failed. Courageous Democrats have joined our efforts. And bipartisan opposition to the path of broken promises is growing.

And so Tuesday, House Republicans are introducing a new Path to Prosperity budget that builds on what we’ve achieved.

Like last year, our budget delivers real spending discipline. It does this not through indiscriminate cuts that endanger our military, but by ending the epidemic of crony politics and government overreach that has weakened confidence in the nation’s institutions . . .

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The Democrats will attack, as they always do. But it will be a bit harder with Democrat Ron Wyden working in concert with Ryan. They’ll still attack, though, and they’ll probably add Wyden to their sights next.

Don’t listen to them. We can turn this country around. Ryan’s plan gets it started.