Jonathan Bydlak, AmericanConservative

Jonathan Bydlak

AmericanConservative

Gonzalez, FL, United States

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Past:
  • AmericanConservative
  • The Hill
  • National Interest
  • Rare
  • Roll Call

Past articles by Jonathan:

The Easiest Way Donald Trump Can Bring Drug Prices Down

An eleventh-hour Obama executive order has benefitted pharmaceutical interests while hurting consumers. The current president can change all that. → Read More

Beware of the 'unknown knowns' of budget reform

While we may not know exactly what a well-functioning budget process will look like after all of this managed chaos, we can know what not to do. → Read More

Blaming Trump's tax cuts for our ballooning deficits misses the point

Whatever one feels about the tax cuts, the numbers don’t lie: Spending is and will remain the root of the problem. → Read More

Some rare good news for fiscal conservatives

We should be encouraged to see steps in the meantime that bring sunlight to the myriad ways government wastes. → Read More

New act can help us grapple with portion of exploding national debt

Cloud’s bill attempts to put at least a little pause on this trend by requiring CBO to include debt service costs in its estimates of bills before Congress. → Read More

Missing: Fiscal sanity in Washington

Modern history shows few examples of deficits this high outside of recession, war or the immediate aftermath of either. → Read More

America watches the Kavanaugh circus as Congress blows up the budget

What Congress and the president are currently doing with the budget would certainly make headlines in a sane world. → Read More

A New Strategy to Tackle America's Spending

It's time to change the narrative. → Read More

Congress Shouldn't Fund Outdated Defense Technology

Plans to spend billions on outdated military defenses hurts America's ability to protect itself and its taxpayers. → Read More

GOP's budget-busting policies are downright shameful

It is hard to find any Republicans who seem to care as their party continues to ratchet up the spending. → Read More

Politicians' heads still buried deep in sand as entitlement crisis nears

This week’s reports are yet another reminder of the severity of the crisis that’s coming if politicians are not able to think long-term. → Read More

Terminating Budget Committees not as absurd as it sounds

But a toothless budget is still better than none at all. → Read More

GOP amendment tries to put lipstick on our budget pig

Thursday’s vote is nothing more than window dressing for members who wish to obscure Congress’ actual spending record. → Read More

GOP amendment tries to put lipstick on our budget pig

Thursday’s vote is nothing more than window dressing for members who wish to obscure Congress’ actual spending record. → Read More

How to Talk About Cutting the Pentagon Budget

Those who (rightly) argue for less Pentagon funding sometimes sound ignorant of the facts. That needs to change. → Read More

The good old days of budgeting are dead and gone

Exhibit A is last week’s omnibus legislation, which appropriated $1.3 trillion in spending. → Read More

The good old days of budgeting are dead and gone

Exhibit A is last week’s omnibus legislation, which appropriated $1.3 trillion in spending. → Read More

It's possible to have strong defense and be fiscally sound

Few on either side oppose giving the armed forces the full funding necessary to protect the country. But is that what we’re doing? → Read More

The economics lesson Rush Limbaugh didn't know he needed

Reducing spending is a goal that’s worthy in and of itself. → Read More

The major threat that won't be addressed at the State of the Union

Allowing deficits and debt to skyrocket to unsustainable levels will upset economic growth and could move it in the opposite direction. → Read More