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Path to Prosperity

Arthur Delaney

Paul Ryan Recycles Weak Talking Point On Welfare Reform | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday praised welfare reform for reducing child poverty, even though child poverty is higher today than i...

Arthur Delaney

Paul Ryan Is BACK | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Thursday unveiled a new, highly anticipated proposal to fight poverty. "I want to talk about how we can e...

Personal Best: Prosperity Power

Eldon Taylor | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

Best is a habit. Indeed, Aristotle is credited with pointing out that excellence is not an act, but a habit! Now, I have spoken with many people who say they do their best, they try their hardest -- and I believe them. But trying is not doing.

Paul Ryan Disses 'The Help' Again

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The American people don't serve Paul Ryan. They're not "The Help." He's "The Help." And right now, by demanding austerity that Americans already rejected, Paul Ryan is back-talking the boss. It's insolent, insubordinate and disrespectful.

The Republican Fantasy

Salon | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics

One of the ways to differentiate liberals and conservatives today is to consider their respective caricatured sci-fi visions of the future. In cartoon...

LOOK: Paul Ryan Releases Third Budget

Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) released his budget Tuesday, the Path to Prosperity. The document is the third that the former vice-presidential candidate has...

Paul Ryan Gets A Meme

Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts

The moment Paul Ryan revealed his workout regimen to TIME Magazine, we all knew it was a matter of time before those photographic gems were turned int...

Mitt Romney's Real Agenda

Rolling Stone | Tim Dickinson | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

It was tempting to dismiss Mitt Romney's hard-right turn during the GOP primaries as calculated pandering. In the general election – as one of his t...

Paul Ryan a Gift to Democrats

Jim Worth | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

A deficit he alleges is stifling our economic growth and was caused by the Obama administration, when, in fact, he and his right-wing colleagues exploded the deficit.

10 Ways Paul Ryan's 'Path To Prosperity' Budget Would Hurt Americans

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine and Harry Bradford | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

Paul Ryan's budget proposals have earned him recognition from his fellow party members in Congress, and the presumed Republican vice presidential nomi...

Paul Ryan, The Path to Prosperity and the Peter Principle

Mark Axelrod | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Mark Axelrod

Where things tend to get somewhat murky is the line: "Restoring America's Promise" since that implies the promise of America has somehow been lost and in some obscure way needs to be "recovered" or "restored." Why else would he write what he wrote?

Katy Hall

Paul Ryan's Plan: The GOP Budget And The 2012 Race | Katy Hall | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled a budget Tuesday that would slash federal spending by $5 trillion more than the budget President Ba...

America... the Beautiful? Not Without Medicare

Erica Payne | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

Today, The Agenda Project released a shocking new video dramatizing Paul Ryan's proposal to end Medicare. The video -- which shows an elderly woman ge...

Who's Budgeting for a Middle Class?

Heather McGhee | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics
Heather McGhee

For the first time, the majority of Americans believe that their children won't be better off than they are. If current trends continue, they're absolutely right. So as the lights are dimming on the American Dream, what are America's political leaders doing?

Adi Cohen

Why Paul Ryan's Budget Will Not Make Medicare More Like Federal Health Plan | Adi Cohen | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the Republican Party’s top selling points on the budget proposed by Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is that it will change Medicare fo...

Show Me the Money -- Obama vs. Ryan

Linda Bergthold | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

The president is making a major policy proposal this week, and the Republican proposal, "The Path to Prosperity," has now been released as well. The two approaches could not be more different.

Ryan's Road to Ruin

Rick Horowitz | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Paul Ryan's core beliefs aren't everyone's core beliefs. Many Americans don't believe that the only measure of effective government is "How much spending can you cut?" or "How many programs can you cripple?"

Republicans Want to Replace Medicare With Rationcare

Ethan Rome | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

The Republican plan is heartless rationing. It won't be Medicare anymore. You can call it Medicareless, because it would no longer be the guaranteed health care program that has served our nation so well since 1965.

Representative Ryan's Path to the Past

Heather Cox Richardson | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Heather Cox Richardson

Representative Ryan's "Path to Prosperity" is eerily familiar. We've been through this before -- after the Civil War.

Time for Grown-ups

Ernest Istook | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Ernest Istook

Paul Ryan's budget plan should be rated at least R for Realism, while the dismissive comments are PG for Politically Guided. His "Path to Prosperity" is about economic growth, not just spending.