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Largess vs. Taxes

Federal Spending Received Per Dollar of Taxes Paid by State, 2005
I did not copy every state. If anyone thinks I've deliberately skewered the list, they can check the source above for themselves. I find it interesting that those area which complain the most, about "Liberal spendthrifts," seem to receive more than they pay; while the large "Liberal" states pay more than they receive.
Areas of largess, in general, are The Great Plains and The west. The South.
Areas which pay more than received, in general, are The Northeast. The Midwest Industrial states. The Eastern Seaboard (Except the South). The West Coast, and Florida.
AL. 1.84 Palin's Home State
AZ. 1.19 McCains Home State
CA. 0.78
CN. 0.69
DE. 0.77 Joe Biden's Home State
FL. 0.97
IL. 0.75 Obama's Home State
MA. 0.82 Ted Kennedy's Home State
MT. 1.47
NJ. 0.61
NY. 0.79 Hillary Clinton's Home State
ND. 1.68
SD. 1.53
TN. 1.27
TX. 0.94
UT. 1.07
WY. 1.11
Maybe it's time to put a stop to this "welfare freeloading" in the "RED" states?

Re: Largess vs. Taxes

Thanks, Doc! Kind of an eye-opener, isn't it?