Thursday, March 3, 2011

Boy, and I thought the Wisco Gov' was stupid



At the Tea Party summit last weekend, we spoke to former Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-MN), a prospective GOP presidential candidate, about corporate tax cheats. Asked about Bank of America, another wildly profitable American bank that paid nothing in corporate taxes in 2009, Pawlenty simply relied “Well actually the corporate tax rate in Minnesota and around the country is too high.” Reminded several times that Bank of America doesn’t pay it’s corporate taxes, regardless of rates, Pawlenty said that both exemptions and rates should be lowered. However, he again emphasized that he was not troubled, or even aware, of corporate tax dodging, and that corporate tax rates should be reduced:

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Corp Taxes too High

2 comments:

Randal Graves said...

Who are these "corporates?" Sounds like some proletariat commissar union thing to me.

Liberality said...

He believes in never letting facts get in the way of his beliefs. Plus who will reelect him? He better snap to before his overlords get nasty...

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