Statements about Corporations
After merging with Tim Hortons of Canada, Burger King is "not moving. … Our headquarters will remain in Miami" and "(we) will continue to pay all of our federal, state and local U.S. taxes."
"In 1952, the corporate income tax accounted for 33 percent of all federal tax revenue. Today, despite record-breaking profits, corporate taxes bring in less than 9 percent."
Austin mayoral candidate "Mike Martinez takes corporate money."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst signed a pledge that "protects tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas."
Says Hillary Clinton's health care plan from the 1990s "had a broader provision in favor of corporate right to back out" of providing contraceptive coverage than the one created by the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision.
The Export-Import Bank "doesn’t cost taxpayers anything."
"The average age of the minimum wage worker is 35 years old."
Due to actions by President Barack Obama, "the Burger King national headquarters announced this month that they will be pulling their franchises from our military bases."
"The big Wall Street banks, the big corporations" give "many times more" political donations to Democrats than Republicans.
"Before Congress, (Tom) Cotton got paid handsomely working for insurance companies and corporate interests."
Says he has engaged in the political process "only in the past decade."
Under Scott Walker, Wisconsin "unemployment's up" from 4.8% to 6.2%
"Most folks’ wages haven’t gone up in over a decade."
"The largest enterprise in the world is the federal government of the United States of America"
Says Alex Sink "failed Florida homeowners by using predatory lending practices."
"By using a little-known loophole ... Obama minions are allowing Nestle Company to export precious fresh water out of Lake Michigan."
Under President Obama’s health-care reforms, the premium for "an average plan for a family didn't go down by $2,500 per year, it's gone up about $2,500 per year."
"The Walton family, which owns Wal-Mart, controls a fortune equal to the wealth of the bottom 42 percent of Americans combined."
"We have created new jobs here in Cranston -- more than 1,000."
Some "20,000 Delphi salaried retirees lost up to 70 percent of their pensions" as a result of "political favoritism and backroom deals."
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