Statements about Economy
"Over the last 20 years, the world has changed. It used to be that one could make a career out of working for one company. Today, the average worker stays at his or her job for barely four years."
Says Virginia economic development officials "decided they didn’t want to bid on" his company's electric automobile plant.
Bill Clinton presided over "the biggest expansion of the American economy since World War II."
"As Virginia lost over 65,000 jobs, (Tim) Kaine put partisan ambitions first" by serving as DNC chairman during the last year of his governorship.
The U.S. economy is "recovering slower than Europe "
"Seven out of the 10 states with the lowest unemployment rates (have) Republican governors … That approach that Republicans are using is working."
Says Obama has "doubled the stock market from where we started when he was sworn into office"
President Obama pushed through the stimulus "based on the promise of keeping unemployment under 8 percent."
Maryland is "creating jobs at 2 ½ times the rate that Virginia is."
Small businesses "create 70 percent of the jobs in America."
The U.S. economy "is three times as big as China's."
Says his proposed payroll tax cut "will mean an extra $1,500 in your pocket compared to if we do nothing."
Ninety percent of the job growth in Virginia has been in the private sector.
"China owns more of our bonds than do Americans."
"Under Gov. Rick Perry’s leadership [Texas] has created more jobs over the last decade than the rest of the states combined."
"President Obama and liberal former DNC Chairman Tim Kaine’s $787 billion stimulus failed to create jobs."
"The tax on job creating businesses is 35 percent in the United States, second worst in the entire world."
Under Gov. Bob McDonnell, more jobs have been lost than created in Southside and Southwest Virginia.
For more than 30 years after World War II, there was a steady reduction in U.S. debt as a percentage of gross domestic product.
The U.S. has "over $62 trillion in unfunded liabilities."
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