Statements about Bankruptcy

Peter Kilmartin voted for the 38 Studios loan guarantee and his State House job was to "twist [legislator’s] arms to vote for deals like this."

"PolitiFact Texas gave" a David Dewhurst TV ad "a ‘Pants-on-Fire’ rating as an outrageous lie."

Dan Patrick "got caught not paying his taxes" and "pocketed his employees’ payroll taxes."

Dan Patrick "changed his name from Danny Goeb to hide from" his "debts."

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is "collecting financial information, monitoring financial information of millions of Americans" without their knowledge and "storing it for up to 10 years."  

Economic Development Commission Executive Director Keith Stokes "sent me a letter and he said the taxpayers will never be on the hook for these bonds" for 38 Studios.

"No one knows who bought the [38 Studios] bonds. And there was some language put in the bond offer that they must remain anonymous."

"Sheldon Whitehouse [got] a secret closed-door briefing, warning of the [2008 economic] crash."

Says that Mitt Romney's response to the crisis in the auto industry was, "Let Detroit go bankrupt."

"The largest number of bankruptcies in our country are really as a result of health care."

"There are a lot of casinos across the country that have gone bankrupt."

"Rhode Island is leading our nation in foreclosures."

Georgia has had ╩║more bank failures than any other state.╩║

"This is the first time in our state, and one of the first times in the country, where benefit reductions . . . has happened to people who are retired."

"Mike Trainor...still owes $250,000 to the state."

"The country's bankrupt." 

Central Falls "schools are overfunded by state money by as much as $8 million."

"Barack Obama is in an economy that's only worsened since he's been president of the United States."

Stabilizing the recent financial crisis "will cost less than 1 percent of GDP," which is less than the 2.5 percent to fix the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s.

The federal government can tell General Motors what to charge for its automobiles.

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