Businessman takes up mission to pay down US debt
Urging all adults to donate $1/paycheck
- Duration 3:52
- Date Dec 28, 2012
Urging all adults to donate $1/paycheck
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-- -- the national debt climbing past sixteen trillion dollars one businessman has decided enough is enough.
He's going to do his part to solve the country's fiscal crisis Scott CC has spent the last two years spent sending a portion of this earnings.
You heard me sending a portion -- to help fix the debt.
And now he's come up with a plan that actually cuts the debt one dollar at a time joining us -- former army captain.
-- small business owners Scott CC Scott.
What a pleasure to have you -- Kelly what a pleasure being here thank you someone -- -- -- super charger go getter you served this country we thank you for your service but you're serving your country by giving back how are you doing this well we're doing it one dollar at a time and this is how works Kelly how.
How many times you paid him off.
I get paid four times about four times a -- who would confer before dollars out of view and a debt -- -- for debt -- months of the year.
So looking for sixteen bucks that you can't -- that you can do that I would love to do that isn't great and it's and then that's the reaction that 8080 to 90% of the time we get.
Is that I wanna do this I wanna commit to it and I wanna help you out so if every American did this guy there's they got on board -- company give a dollar here a dollar -- how how would it help listen in getting out this debt crisis.
Well what it's gonna do is it's -- it's a huge good faith offer from the American people -- right to.
To congress we want to help.
Two years ago when I started this.
You know my son challenged me to find the solution.
And this is my solution that it came up with so.
My son came up with the brilliant around the outside the assured us I mean -- great young man.
And he was concerning -- -- dad fixed this problem my New Year's solutions guy.
You know come up with something and let's get this done.
-- this as one nation mess this up.
When he went missing can fix it one nation -- -- I always say when we talk about the debt crisis and what's going on America right now in the broken this in our government.
Between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill they can't find a common -- this is a common bond right here this is we all pitch in and help and say -- -- we're proud of our our debt is not broken up into democratic or Republican -- this is the common ground that we have together.
And so we all get together and do this.
You know those that sixteen bucks a year.
Can be amplified in accordance do you know terrible Eric bone.
Estimates eight billion dollars that we can generate just from -- -- thing doesn't here's a wrench in the works -- people always say you know I give I give to the government.
And they just go out and blow it.
They you know and that's -- that's the great part of this is we designed it.
Where we ran out the checks for a specific purpose we show you how to do that on our web page at secure transport -- is or go to just go to Quinn Johnson -- -- A local state representative who endorses the program.
Then and we show you how to read out your check we purpose it for the national debt.
And so therefore it must be used well let's show this was so full screen of what's been going so far so far seven million dollars in personal checks that's only enough to keep the economy running for three minutes and it costs but that -- just three minutes that's a victory -- a million bucks I mean that is such generosity and that is such a re -- massive reach out.
And the massive good faith effort on the American citizens.
To congress to help them you know we'll take you from the top you guys taken from the bottom -- meet somewhere in the middle let's get this done.
All right you've -- around 500 dollars about 500 -- -- not the best liberal Kelly is when companies do it.
Companies that do millions of transactions in a month.
Now you're talking we can reach into the trillions and that's -- we do the real -- -- so companies join with me our national debt -- company lets get this thing done these.
Army captain Scott -- this hour hello Eric Smith and I'm so glad -- have you -- eventually.
You don't ever really gets under my view is that it is all -- me -- -- -- about -- and contribution -- tax deductible -- tax deductible and then we'll encourage our elected officials to introduce.
Our relations thank you Kelly like you we got to hear about it and our.