Statements about Corporations
"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."
Says he lived up to a 2008 promise when he "closed corporate tax loopholes that were sending profits overseas."
"We have the second highest corporate tax rate among our trading partners."
Solyndra "had robots that whistled Disney songs. I'm not kidding."
"(President Barack Obama gave) half a billion in taxpayer money to help his friends at Solyndra, a business the White House knew was on the path to bankruptcy."
"Minimum wage = $16,000/year CEO-Goldman Sachs (Lloyd Blankfein) $16,000/Hour."
Wisconsin bill "grants drug companies and medical device manufacturers immunity from injuries and deaths caused by their products."
Say the ratio of CEO pay to average worker pay in the U.S. is 475 to 1.
"We have the highest corporate tax rate in the world. It’s 35 percent."
"Republicans fought to protect tax loopholes for corporations that send our jobs overseas."
President Barack Obama "has virtually no one in his cabinet with private-sector experience."
"The ratio of corporate profits to wages is now higher than at any time since just before the Great Depression."
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."
"One of the reasons that Budweiser stayed in New Jersey is the money they got from RGGI to put solar on their roof to save on their energy costs."
"If you look at our tax mix, the share of corporate revenues as a percentage of our overall revenue mix has declined by about half over the last 30 years."
"The tax on job creating businesses is 35 percent in the United States, second worst in the entire world."
"When I became president and CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, it was supposed to go bankrupt . . . We turned it around with common-sense business principles."
"Less than two years ago, we made a commitment to repay the U.S. . . .taxpayers in full, and today we made good on that promise."
"Two-thirds of Wisconsin corporations don't pay state income taxes."
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