All statements involving Dennis Kucinich
"Fourteen million Americans' mortgages are greater than the value of their homes."
Says the tax code is effectively subsidizing "the marketing efforts of fast food and junk food companies by as much as $19 billion over 10 years."
"When (Marcy) Kaptur fought for the Democrats' prescription drug benefit for seniors, (Dennis) Kucinich voted no."
"When Marcy Kaptur brought home $42 million for new manufacturing jobs, Dennis Kucinich voted 'no'."
"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."
"About 57 percent of registered Democrats in the new (9th Congressional) district come from my old district."
"The Fed created $1.2 trillion out of nothing, gave it to banks, and some of them foreign banks, so that they could stabilize their operations."
Say Ohio Reps. Marcia Fudge, Marcy Kaptur and Dennis Kucinich are "socialists who are openly serving in the U.S. Congress."
Says that in 2009 ExxonMobil "paid no federal income taxes, received a $156 million rebate."
"Social Security didn’t cause the debt crisis. Social Security had nothing to do with the debt crisis."
"Seventy of Ohio's 88 counties now have more than 25 percent of their residents eligible for emergency food."
The Bush tax cuts "helped to create a substantial part of the deficit."
"What we have done with the PATRIOT Act, we've given the government enormous powers. We've given the government the right to reach deeply into people's private lives, into their business affairs, without a court order."
Says none of the government programs targeted for elimination or severe cutback in House Republican spending plans "appeared on the GAO's list of government programs at high risk of waste, fraud and abuse."
"Due to a flaw in the 1995 Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act numerous oil companies are now drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in federal lands and paying no royalties to the federal government."
"One of the biggest causes of our soaring debt and economic insecurity ends up being Pentagon spending. The budget for the Pentagon consumes more than half of our discretionary spending."
Says the Defense Department shrink-wrapped $10.8 billion in American money, loaded it on 175 pallets and put it on a transport plane to Iraq where they passed out $100 bills and no one has any receipts.
Says that before health care reform, one of every three health care dollars spent -- more than $800 billion a year -- didn't go for health care.
"We are giving almost $2 billion of taxpayer money to the junk food and fast food industries every year to make the (childhood obesity) epidemic worse."
"The Great Lakes Compact has a loophole. And the loophole is that while you cannot remove the water in a big transport, you can remove it in containers of 5.7 gallons or less."
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