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."

Says U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst signed a pledge that "protects tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas."

The Export-Import Bank "doesn’t cost taxpayers anything."

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."

"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."

"By using a little-known loophole ... Obama minions are allowing Nestle Company to export precious fresh water out of Lake Michigan."

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."

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