What God, Texas and an oil man can teach the fools in Washington about our out-of-control debt
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When my daddy was born in 1902, our national debt was $2.3 billion. At 16 he went to war and fought in the trenches on the Western Front. He didn’t care or pay no attention, but the U.S. national debt at the time was $15 billion.
My name is Joe Penland Sr. I’m a God-fearing businessman from Beaumont, Texas. I’m not a Washington guy, political insider, or ideologue, but what I am is a citizen that feels compelled to tell Americans about the number one issue they’re facing today, the national debt. It’s now $32 trillion and growing.
The American people need to be aware of this problem right away. That’s why I’m launching a $1 million nationwide awareness campaign on the need to address the nation’s debt, the need to balance America’s budget and to keep the promise of America alive.
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Growing up, we didn’t have enough food. Daddy was sick and bedridden after a stroke. Mama took care of him, making money ironing clothes for our neighbors and we had a $200 a month Social Security pension. That was all of