More CBO Articles

  • Ignoring the U.S. debt problem won't wash it away

    Just like a heart patient straying from his diet as time passes after his heart attack, the political class has collectively decided to tune out the federal debt as an issue.

  • Budget crunchers now expect a permanently weaker economy

    Updated CBO projections of the US economy predict a future of slower growth and lower productivity.

  • National debt has doubled since financial crisis: budget office

    This year the federal debt will be double what it was before the financial crisis, Congress' budget scorekeeper projected Wednesday morning.

  • America's question: Cut or crash?

    On July 31, Congress and President Obama flew America past a dubious fiscal landmark toward what increasingly looks like a crash landing.

  • Let low-income Americans opt out of Social Security

    America is supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave. But as we become bogged down in our many problems, I see, unfortunately, a mentality in which we are becoming increasingly a nation of the unfree – the victim – and the timid, in how we’re approaching these challenges.



From the Weekly Standard