I saw a once-barren land -- a land once described by Mark Twain as "a desolate country ... a silent and mournful expanse" -- now fruitful and ripe.
It is no accident that as the American welfare state grew, the American family collapsed.
Economic growth happens when success and risk taking is rewarded and sloth and failure is not.
Politicians know that the money they are spending ultimately will come out of every American household.
Ryan takes on the major culprits in driving our long-term fiscal crisis -- entitlements spending.
How can we possibly have a functioning economy when politicians can randomly steal from citizens?
If Americans want prosperity, we need a grand reawakening to the incontrovertible fact that its source is entrepreneurs unfettered by meddling politicians.
It has become increasingly easy to qualify for SNAP benefits.
The problems we have today did not start four years ago -- they've accumulated through a consistent departure from our core principles of being a free nation, under God.
How exactly are we helping young black men by making it more expensive to hire them?