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Google Jet Fuel Paid, In Part, By Taxpayer Dollars

  • Fox News, Friday, November 22, 2013 12:08 PM
Some 32 flights to Hawaii, 25 flights to Anguila, 25 flights to Tortola, and 18 flights to Tahiti could have been partially paid by taxpayer dollars, according to Fox News, which cites numbers from the Center for Individual Freedom. These flights took place by Google engineers on Google-owned jets during "scientific research" trips from 2007 through 2013. The problem is that the discounted fuel costs to fly the jets and free parking are justified because of the scientific research Google does with the space agency. After a GAO investigation, the U.S. Defense Department ended the fuel agreement with Google in August.

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