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Rep. Tom Latham Staying Engaged on Fiscal Responsibility, Appears at Fix The Debt–Iowa Event

fix the debtProving his concern about our country’s national debt wasn’t mere campaign lip service, Congressman Tom Latham continued to warn against the perils of a $17 trillion debt in Urbandale on Friday.  He joined an event hosted by the Iowa chapter of Fix The Debt and toured the facility of Jon Troen’s ColorFX company.

Speaking to a group of ColorFX employees Latham seemed hopeful a long-term solution could be agreed to this year saying, “I think there is a real chance of getting a bi-partisan deal passed.  It has to be done to ensure our nation’s economic and fiscal security.”  As the owner of a company trying to navigate through an increasingly shaky economy, ColorFX owner Jon Troen fully concurred by stating, “The national debt affects …


“Fix The Debt Iowa” Releases New Web Ad

fix the debtA very worthwhile group has come to Iowa recently and their mission is to solve the debt crisis that America is currently headed for.  “Fix The Debt Iowa” is one of the 23 state chapters of a larger group which can be found at FixThe Debt.org.

Last week they released a short web video in Iowa equating our nations fiscal problems with the budget of a middle-class family–which is cleverly done by adding or subtracting eight zeros.

I am happy to see efforts being made to frame the facts of this issue in a way that even the non-politically involved can understand.  Since the national debt is now in excess of 16 million separate units of a million dollars, quantifying the problem is getting …


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