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Fighting debt, out of their own pockets

Published 11/28/2011, McClatchy Tribune

Atanacio Garcia isn’t waiting for Washington to reduce the national debt. The 84-year-old retired postal worker from San Antonio, Texas, a man of simple means and a simple credo, donates $50 a month from his pension, plus whatever he makes from collecting aluminum cans in his neighborhood, to reduce Uncle Sam’s IOU.

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