Author Archives: Jake Grant

The 75-Year Budget Outlook is Grim

Our friends over at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB) released a new paper last week examining the budget 75-years down the line. In The 75-Year Budget Outlook they found some troubling statistics, but nothing completely surprising. They summarize that: … Continue reading

Budget Deficit Increased Over $100 Billion This Year

Late last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their Monthly Budget Review for September 2018. They detailed the fiscal situation the federal government is currently in. They summarize: “The federal budget deficit was $782 billion in fiscal year 2018, … Continue reading

Mark Callahan is Committed to Stopping the Growth of Government in Washington

Mark Callahan is running for Congress in Oregon’s 5th Congressional district. He recently won the Republican primary and will go on to challenge the incumbent, Congressman Kurt Schrader, in November. Yesterday after signing the pledge, he spoke on the issue … Continue reading

Jake Grant in National Interest: More Spending Doesn’t Equal More Safety

Writing today for The National Interest, I make the case that more money for the Pentagon does not necessarily mean increased safety. Guide for a Strong America is also referenced throughout the article. On August 13, President Trump traveled to Fort Drum, a U.S. … Continue reading

CRS President Jonathan Bydlak in The Ripon Forum

In the July 2018 edition of The Ripon Society’s magazine, The Ripon Forum, Coalition president Jonathan Bydlak wrote the need to get creative to solve the national debt crisis. He writes, Lawmakers kick the can down the road because they … Continue reading