Statements about Corporations

Some "20,000 Delphi salaried retirees lost up to 70 percent of their pensions" as a result of "political favoritism and backroom deals."

Some "20,000 Delphi salaried retirees lost up to 70 percent of their pensions" as a result of "political favoritism and backroom deals."

"Federal, state and local governments have subsidized the production of the Volt to the tune of estimates between $50,000 and $250,000 per vehicle sold."

"The top 10 most well-paid CEOs in America received a combined $770 million in 2010, while the average American worker’s wage rose just 2 percent."

"We have the second highest corporate tax rate among our trading partners."

Says that in 2009 ExxonMobil "paid no federal income taxes, received a $156 million rebate."

"#Business formation is still on the rise in Ohio! So far in 2011 we’ve assisted w/ 44,443 new business filings." 

General Electric "hasn't really created any jobs in this country, doesn't  pay any taxes, and they're making historic profits."

"There are corporations in this nation, some of the biggest corporations in this nation, who do not pay taxes."

Electric utility FirstEnergy's annual revenues are greater "than the GDP of Haiti, Kyrgyzstan, Iceland, or 15 African nations."

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