"More businesses are closing than opening in Virginia today."
Some of the corporations are dormant
The Commonwealth Institute
Says "roughly two-thirds of (state) corporations didn’t pay any income tax in Virginia."
Different studies reach different results
In 1968 "the average corporate CEO made 20 times the average worker’s pay. Today that multiple is about 350."
Don't forget China's government
"The largest enterprise in the world is the federal government of the United States of America"
True in '09, but not other recent years
"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."
He's close, but off by a bit
"The tax on job creating businesses is 35 percent in the United States, second worst in the entire world."
Close, but no cigar
"Over the past decade, the big five oil companies --- BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell -- made a total profit of nearly $1 trillion."
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