As a small business owner, I know how little taxes most corporations pay. If you are paying a lot of taxes then you need a new CPA. Most large corporations get all kinds of tax breaks from state and local governments because of the jobs and collateral revenue generated do to their presence.
"Obamacare" according to the CBO will save over a trillion dollars in healthcare over the next ten years.
If we removed every regulation in the oil, coal and nuclear industries tomorrow how many jobs will that really create? I guess we should trust that people and corporations will do the right thing. Been there, done that.
Last I checked the auto industry is making a profit now and of the 700+ billion of the TARP money that was appropriated, only 387 billion was dispersed. Worse case scenario we will get all but 50 billion back. Thats a small price to pay to save 2 major industries and millions of jobs. What are we really going to get for the 800 billion we have spent in Iraq?
How is inforcing immigration laws going to create jobs?