Corporate Welfare Whores

The following correspondence originally took place upon the Facebook wall of family, after they posted artwork being shared the page, “Young Americans for Liberty“…

Genaire:

“WELFARE: When you love strangers so much that you’re willing to have government steal money from another stranger to help them out.”

RaynWELFARE: When you love *CORPORATISM* so much that you’re willing to have the government steal money from the entire population to line the pockets of billionaire CEOs.

According to the CATO Institute, the U.S. federal government spent almost $97 billion of our tax dollars on corporate welfare during fiscal year 2012:
https://www.cato.org/publications/policy-analysis/corporate-welfare-federal-budget

The most regular recipients of corporate welfare include BOEING, XEROX, IBM, MOTOROLA, DOW CHEMICAL, GENERAL ELECTRIC, APPLE, McDONALD’S, and WALMART:
https://www.cato.org/publications/policy-analysis/corporate-welfare-state-how-federal-government-subsidizes-us-businesses

Apple, Walmart, McDonald’s: They All Stiff Their Workers as They Get Subsidized by Taxpayers:
http://truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/item/18113-apple-walmart-mcdonald-s-they-all-stiff-their-workers-as-they-get-subsidized-by-taxpayers

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