For more on my first look at what Ryan did put together, I have a post up over at Plum Line. Short version: don't trust the numbers.
(New example since I posted that: apparently Ryan's numbers depend on unemployment dropping to 2.8% in
Of course, this is just a leadership proposal. It has yet to go through committee (although that obviously won't be a problem if they want it to), and hasn't been brought to the House floor yet. Are even Tea Partying Members of Congress going to want to vote on this thing -- given that it would commit them to a lot of nasty-sounding cuts that won't actually become law (uh, no, there aren't 60 votes in the Senate to destroy Medicare, let alone enough to override a veto)? So we'll still see if the House votes on a budget, but they certainly have produced one.
*Oops -- typo on the year, now fixed.