Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has two messages for Iowans today: call your congressman and tell him not to agree to any deal to raise the debt ceiling, and go to the straw poll on Aug. 13 to support him.
“We had the richest society but it’s all built on debt now,” Paul told a crowd of about 70 people crammed into a meeting room at Smokey Row Coffee House in Des Moines.
Paul, a congressman from Texas, is counting on the groundswell of citizen-level support he’s managed to tap into over the years to help propel him and his agenda this year.
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