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Bob Barr on Corporations

Libertarian nominee for President; Former Republican Representative (GA-7)

 


Eliminate billions in corporate welfare

The federal government must take the lead in making significant cuts in spending. Tens of billions of dollars in corporate welfare--essentially aid to dependent corporations--should be eliminated. Largesse for middle- and upper-income Americans, particularly so-called “entitlement” programs, must be cut. Billions in so-called defense spending, which protects America’s populous, prosperous allies rather than Americans, must be eliminated.
Source: 2008 House campaign website, www.bobbarr2008.com, “Issues” , Apr 22, 2008

Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment.

Vote to pass a bill that would make it easier for courts to change debtors from Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which allows most debts to be dismissed, to Chapter 13, which requires a repayment plan.
Reference: Bill sponsored by Gekas, R-PA; Bill HR 333 ; vote number 2001-25 on Mar 1, 2001

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