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  •  aren't those most of the states that get MOST gov (5+ / 0-)

    assistance?

    Bumper sticker seen on I-95; "Stop Socialism" my response: "Don't like socialism? GET OFF the Interstate highway!"

    by Clytemnestra on Sun Aug 26, 2012 at 02:30:08 PM PDT

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    •  The Original Civil War Confederacy (0+ / 0-)

      Federal Taxes paid/received for each State
      The Original Civil War Confederacy

      Alabama  receives 1.66 per tax dollar paid.

      Arkansas  receives 1.41 per tax dollar paid.

      Florida, receives 0.97 for each tax dollar it pays

      Georgia,   receives 1.01 per tax dollar paid.

      Kentucky  receives 1.51 per tax dollar paid

      Louisiana receives 1.78 per tax dollar paid

      Mississippi,  receives 2.02 per tax dollar paid.

      Missouri receives 1.32 per tax dollar paid

      North Carolina, receives 1.08 per tax dollar paid

      South Carolina,  receives 1.35 per tax dollar paid.

      Tennessee,  receives 1.27 per tax dollar paid

      Texas,  receives 0.94 per tax dollar paid.

      Virginia, receives 1.51 per tax dollar paid.

      At the time of the Civil war, Arizona was an affiliatted Territory.  Now as a state,

      Arizona  receives 1.19 per tax dollar paid.

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