Statements about Corporations
AIG has fully repaid the federal government "plus a profit of more than $22 billion."
Says Walmart employees represent the largest group of Medicaid and food stamp recipients in many states, costing the taxpayer $1,000 per worker.
"Mitt Romney made over a hundred million dollars by shutting down (a Marion, Ind. paper) plant."
"In one year, (President Obama) provided $90 billion in breaks to the green energy world … into solar and wind, to Solyndra and Fisker and Tesla and Ener1."
Says Mitt Romney’s investments created zero jobs.
"In 1950, corporations paid $3 in taxes for every $1 by a worker. Today, they pay 22 cents for every $1 by a worker."
Says the stimulus bill sent tax credits overseas, such as "tens of millions of dollars to build traffic lights in China."
Says the stimulus bill sent tax credits overseas, such as "half a billion to an electric car company that created hundreds of jobs in Finland."
Says the stimulus bill sent tax credits overseas, such as "$1.2 billion to a solar company that's building a plant in Mexico."
"General Motors is the largest corporation in the world again."
Last year, "Exxon pocketed nearly $4.7 million every hour."
"(GM and Chrysler) repaid their loans."
Says he lived up to a 2008 promise when he "closed corporate tax loopholes that were sending profits overseas."
Say the ratio of CEO pay to average worker pay in the U.S. is 475 to 1.
"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."
"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."
"A vast majority of the production in the United States comes from small independent oil and gas companies."
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