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The Facts on Jets & Taxes
- Over 600 private jets flew to President Obama’s inauguration, where he continued his campaign promise of “hope and change.”
- President Obama flies in style on General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt’s corporate jet and gave GE huge taxpayer subsidies—money used to hire workers in China and refurbish corporate facilities in Brazil.
- According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanics own approximately 2.3 million businesses across the United States, employing 1.9 million workers and generating more than $300 billion in sales.
- The U.S. Census reports that the number of Hispanic-owned businesses has grown at a rate three times faster than non-Hispanic owned businesses.