Sign the Citizens' Petition to Fix the Debt
America's gross debt is $20 trillion, creating a catastrophic threat to our security and economy.
Thankfully, we can prevent disaster and renew economic strength. Add your name to join Americans everywhere in demanding that your leaders in Washington FIX the DEBT:
By signing the Fix the Debt petition we are telling Congress and the President:
The U.S. needs a comprehensive plan that gradually and intelligently reduces the debt as a share of the economy. The principles of the Campaign to Fix the Debt provide guidance on how to move forward.
The United States’ gross debt is $20 trillion and growing. Mounting debt will lead to higher interest rates, lower wage growth, and an eventual economic crisis.
Any realistic solution to our budget problems must cut out wasteful and low priority spending, must slow the growth of unsustainable entitlement costs, and must simplify the tax code and eliminate loopholes through pro-growth and revenue-positive tax reform. The recommendations of the Simpson-Bowles National Commission On Fiscal Responsibility and Reform and other recent bipartisan efforts can serve as an effective framework for a plan to reduce the federal debt by more than $4 trillion over ten years.
Fixing the Debt must be phased in gradually to protect the fragile economic recovery, improve economic growth and prosperity, and protect our most vulnerable.
Put rigid ideologies aside. Pivotal moments in America’s history have not been overcome by one party acting alone. This is such a moment, and any solution must be bipartisan.
A solution will require some sacrifice from all Americans; no special interest is exempt. We are willing to do our part and accept tough choices that affect us personally as part of a comprehensive plan in which everyone contributes their fair share. We want to make the country we love stronger. We want to Fix the Debt.
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