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The FreedomCast - Episode 31 - Tom Borelli on GE and Corporate Handouts
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The FreedomCast - Episode 31 - Tom Borelli on GE and Corporate Handouts

On today’s edition of The FreedomCast, Tom Borelli joins me to discuss GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt’s uncomfortably close relationship with the Obama Administration, how this relationship gives shareholders and average Americans a raw deal and why the right, left and center should unite against bailouts and corporate special interests. Tell the Board of Directors at GE to give back the taxpayer's money.  

04/25/2013
GE's Crony Capitalism: The Saga Continues
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GE's Crony Capitalism: The Saga Continues

The other week, I blogged here about G.E.'s crony capitalism tactics that take advantage of tax code loopholes and other special treatment for big corporations by big government.  FreedomWorks has long been beating the drum against rent-seekers like GE and Duke Energy, so it was a little surprising that yesterday's  New York Times article, "G.E.'s Strategies Let It Avoid Taxes Altogether,"

03/25/2011
GE Cronies Cuddle Up to Tax Code
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GE Cronies Cuddle Up to Tax Code

Business Week does a great job of outlining GE's tax code shenanigans. In sum, the company has laid out big money to powerful DC lobbyists to take advantage of and keep various breaks and loopholes in the tax code.  This isn't anything new or particularly surprising, but it is a great example of what happens when you have a toxic combination of a long and complex tax code and rent-seeking corporations who have been able to carve out special treatment at the expense of individuals.

02/28/2011
Deneen Borelli Takes on GE on Fox News
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Deneen Borelli Takes on GE on Fox News

FreedomWorks Senior Fellow Deneen Borelli slammed GE head Jeff Immelt on Fox News this morning.  Watch and learn:

01/25/2011