All statements involving Eric Cantor
Says the United States is "the Saudi Arabia of coal."
There is "a situation in this country where you're nearing 50 percent of people who don't even pay income taxes."
"You’ve got each day 10,000 new seniors, baby boomers, becoming eligible for the entitlement programs."
Says "Congressman Eric Cantor wants to eliminate Social Security."
Discretionary spending has "increased over 20-some percent in two years if you don’t include the stimulus. If you put in the stimulus, it’s over 80 percent."
Says Majority Leader Eric Cantor called for "abolishing Social Security and Medicare."
"Put simply, less government spending equals more private sector jobs."
The health care law is "job killing."
The health care reform law "offset[s] 6 years of benefits with 10 years of tax increases."
Letting the Bush tax cuts expire would raise taxes on small businesses.
"The budget submitted by Obama will add more to the debt than the outstanding debt of the previous 43 presidents combined."
In the past two years, Democrats have "spent more money than this country has spent in the last 200 years combined."
"We were promised. The president said we would keep unemployment under 8.5 percent (if the stimulus passed)."
"For every dollar (in the stimulus package) that is spent to help small businesses, $4 is being spent to help upkeep the grass on the lawns of Washington."
The stimulus bill includes "$300,000 for a sculpture garden in Miami."
Says a Congressional Budget Office report on spending by House Democrats in the economic stimulus concluded it "is just not stimulus. It won't help the economy grow."
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