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EXPORT-IMPORT BANK: PRIVATIZED GAINS AND SOCIALIZED LOSSES

By Eric Peterson As Congress begins to wind down, the debate over whether to extend the life of the taxpayer-backed Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is continuing to heat up as its September 30th expiration date approaches.  Much has been written over the costs and shortcomings of the beleaguered bank as well as its corporate welfare aspects. In [...]

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AFP to Obama: Veto Corporate Welfare!

May 16, 2012 J

Following this week's passage in the Senate, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is again calling on President Obama to back up his words with action, and veto re-authorization of the Export-Import bank.

AFP President Tim Phillips said, "As a senator, Obama was right when he called the Ex-Im bank a fund for corporate welfare. Now he has a chance to back up all the rhetoric with meaningful action. Our video is a clear challenge to President Obama, asking him to take a stand against corporate welfare and veto re-authorization."

AFP Ad Scrutinizes Wasteful Use of Taxpayer Dollars

May 04, 2012 J

This week AFP launched a “Wasteful Spending” ad holding President Obama accountable for his use of taxpayer dollars. The ad highlights the billions of stimulus dollars which have been given to foreign companies, subsidizing their own green energy projects – while 13 million Americans are unable to find jobs.

AFP-TN Radio Ads Calling for Full Repeal of State’s Death Tax

March 19, 2012 J

Americans for Prosperity-Tennessee agrees with President Reagan's economic advisor, Dr. Art Laffer, that repealing the state's Death Tax would create thousands of new jobs and grow the Tennessee economy by removing the incentive for families, small business owners and farmers to invest in other states, like Florida, which do not impose a Death Tax.

Keep Tennessee's resources in Tennessee and grow our local economy.

That's the message being sent to state leaders through AFP-Tennessee's latest radio ad.

Check out the ad by clicking here.