1. To recover the rest, I've proposed a fee on the biggest banks. (Applause.) Now, I know Wall Street isn't keen on this idea. But if these firms can afford to hand out big bonuses again, they can afford a modest fee to pay back the taxpayers who rescued them in their time of need (even banks that didnt take rescue money) 2. And we haven't raised income taxes by a single dime on a single person. Not a single dime. 3. Economists on the left and the right say this bill has helped save jobs and avert disaster. 4. Tomorrow, I'll visit Tampa, Florida, where workers will soon break ground on a new high-speed railroad funded by the Recovery Act. (Applause.) There are projects like that all across this country that will create jobs and help move our nation's goods, services, and information. 5. It would give small businesses and uninsured Americans a chance to choose an affordable health care plan in a competitive market. It would require every insurance plan to cover preventive care. 6. And no area is more ripe for such innovation than energy. You can see the results of last year's investments in clean energy - in the North Carolina company that will create 1,200 jobs nationwide helping to make advanced batteries; or in the California business that will put a thousand people to work making solar panels. But to create more of these clean energy jobs, 7. And according to the Congressional Budget Office - the independent organization that both parties have cited as the official scorekeeper for Congress - our approach [to healthcare] would bring down the deficit by as much as $1 trillion over the next two decades. 8. Now, yesterday, the Senate blocked a bill that would have created this commission. So I'll issue an executive order that will allow us to go forward, because I refuse to pass this problem on to another generation of Americans. (Simpson Bowles tax commission) 9. That's why - for the first time in history - my administration posts on our White House visitors online. 10. That's why we've excluded lobbyists from policymaking jobs, or seats on federal boards and commissions.