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Wednesday, November 02, 2005

  Bread and Circuses

Found via the Taxprof:
The Tax Foundation has released a fascinating report showing which states benefit from federal tax and spending policies, and which states foot the bill.


US 50 States MapThe report shows that of the 32 states (and the District of Columbia) that are "winners" -- receiving more in federal spending than they pay in federal taxes -- 76% are Red States that voted for George Bush in 2000. Indeed, 17 of the 20 (85%) states receiving the most federal spending per dollar of federal taxes paid are Red States.
 
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