Five corporations have achieved a trifecta, ranking among the 50 largest recipients of three kinds of funds: state subsidies; federal grants and tax credits; and federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance. Those businesses, which Good Jobs First defines as the “most successful at obtaining subsidies from all levels of government” are Boeing, Ford Motor, General Electric, General Motors and JPMorgan Chase.

The United States of subsidies: The biggest corporate winners in each state

Five corporations have achieved a trifecta, ranking among the 50 largest recipients of three kinds of funds: state subsidies; federal grants and tax credits; and federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance. Those businesses, which Good Jobs First defines as the “most successful at obtaining subsidies from all levels of government” are Boeing, Ford Motor, General Electric, General Motors and JPMorgan Chase.

Socialism for the rich has allowed Donald Trump and his billionaire friends from paying taxes like the rest of Americans.  They should assist in paying to repair our bridges and infrastructure.  The free ride for billionaires does not help America.

Socialism for the rich has allowed Donald Trump and his billionaire friends from paying taxes like the rest of Americans. They should assist in paying to repair our bridges and infrastructure. The free ride for billionaires does not help America.

If you spend all your time complaining about welfare programs while ignoring subsidizing of companies that exploit tax loopholes, you might be an a--hole. Most people on food stamps need them. It is temporary, it is their last resort, and it is their lifeline until they get back on their feet. They don't WANT to be on food stamps. It is humiliating. Stop punishing hard working people.

If you spend all your time complaining about welfare programs while ignoring subsidizing of companies that exploit tax loopholes, you might be an a--hole. Most people on food stamps need them. It is temporary, it is their last resort, and it is their lifeline until they get back on their feet. They don't WANT to be on food stamps. It is humiliating. Stop punishing hard working people.

And Global Terrorist. He reminds of Comrade Trump in that he wants to start shit and then run and hide behind the brave ones that will ultimately have to fight the shit he started! Cowards the both of them!

Mr. Metcalf’s conclusions suggest subsidies could be eliminated without causing much pain. And if the United States cuts its supports, it will have better standing to demand the same from the many countries that provide big consumer subsidies encouraging the consumption of fossil fuels. The United States’ subsidies “impair its ability to coax major developing countries to roll back fossil fuel consumption policies,” Mr. Metcalf writes.

Do Oil Companies Really Need $4 Billion Per Year of Taxpayers’ Money?

Mr. Metcalf’s conclusions suggest subsidies could be eliminated without causing much pain. And if the United States cuts its supports, it will have better standing to demand the same from the many countries that provide big consumer subsidies encouraging the consumption of fossil fuels. The United States’ subsidies “impair its ability to coax major developing countries to roll back fossil fuel consumption policies,” Mr. Metcalf writes.

Is there really any question which should be reined in? Thanks to our friends at Being Liberal for this one.

Is there really any question which should be reined in? Thanks to our friends at Being Liberal for this one.

Bernie Sanders says tax share paid by corporations has fallen from 33% to 9% since 1952 | PolitiFact

Bernie Sanders says tax share paid by corporations has fallen from 33% to 9% since 1952 | PolitiFact

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