The United States must move forward and grow, and in doing so, not settle for the mediocrity of the so-called new normal.

Our fiscal cliff dilemma has underscored the fact that we have a deficit of political leadership and a wealth of political partisanship. But all that means is that it is up to us — the American people — to make change happen.

I believe the solution to America’s debt challenges lies in increasing returns on investment, spurring entrepreneurship, and lifting economic growth. These ideas have been the underpinnings of our historical success and can be again.

Read our white paper, A time for leadership.