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  • red_state_leech red_state_leech Apr 18, 2013 3:07 PM Flag

    Re: Why should I pay a tax to subsidize the transportation need of another individual?

    Otherwise I might have to work for a living, bub?

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    • Yeah, why should I pay taxes for defense: I don't care if the Germans and Japanese invade us.

    • Top 15 Welfare States: 13-of-the-15 are Democrat States
      Posted on November 29, 2011 by specfriggintacular
      Interesting: CNBC published the top 15 states in the Nation that consume the MOST in welfare. 13-of-15 are DEMOCRAT states; they went Blue in 2008.

      The BIGGEST US WELFARE STATES

      –Year Researched Data———2009————-2007————2008———-2009

      State——-% of Pop on Welfare—–Spending on Welfare—-Total on Welfare—–Unemp

      #1. California……………3.30%………………$3.28 BILLION………..1,212,893…….11.5%

      #2. Maine………………..2.37%……………….$61.73 MILLION………..31,148……….8.3%

      #3. Tennessee………….2.15%……………..$91.28 MILLION……….133,505……….10.7%

      #4. Massachusetts…….2.09%…………….$295.29 MILLION………136,033………8.2%

      #5. Vermont…………….2.02%……………..$30.92 MILLION………..12,543……..7.3%

      #6. Wash DC…………..1.99%……………….$18.67 MILLION………..11,806………..10.7%

      #7. New York…………..1.92%………………$1.47 BILLION…………..373,305………8.2%

      #8. Minnesota…………..1.88%………………$106.29 MILLION………98,028…….8.2%

      #9. Washington…………1.86%………………$265.88 MILLION……121,864……..9.4%

      #10. New Mexico……….1.83%………………$58.87 MILLION…….36,322…………..6.5%

      #11. Indiana……………..1.83%………………..$102.27 MILLION…..116,430……….10.6%

      #12. Rhode Island……..1.79%……………….$57.4 MILLION…………..18,839…………..12.1%

      #13. Michigan…………..1.60%………………..$380.93 MILLION……….164,589………14.1%

      #14.Pennsylvania……….1.60%………………$247.29 MILLION………198,666…………8.2%

      #15. Oregon…………….1.55%………………….$83.85 MILLION……….58,831………….12.4%

    • If you didn't there wouldn't be an inch of pavement in any of the bright red states.....

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      Of the twenty worst states, 16 are either Republican dominated or conservative states. Let's go through the top twenty.

      •New Mexico: $2.03
      •Mississippi: $2.02
      •Alaska: $1.84
      •Louisiana: $1.78
      •West Virginia: $1.76
      •North Dakota: $1.68
      •Alabama: $1.66
      •South Dakota: $1.53
      •Kentucky: $1.51
      •Virginia: $1.51
      •Montana: $1.47
      •Hawaii: $1.44
      •Maine: $1.41
      •Arkansas: $1.41
      •Oklahoma: $1.36
      •South Carolina: $1.35
      •Missouri: $1.32
      •Maryland: $1.30
      •Tennessee: $1.27
      •Idaho: $1.21
      Does anyone else notice the overwhelming presence of northern "rugged individualist" states, like Alaska, the Dakotas and Montana, along with most of the South? Why it's almost like there's a pattern here or something. On top of that they vot

      Where can we find liberal bastions California, New York, and Massachusetts? California is 43rd, getting back only $0.78 for every dollar it sends to Washington.
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