the blue states subsidizes the red states

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  1. skylarbrie

    skylarbrie VIP Extreme Gold

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    the hyper productive blue states give more in the form of taxes than they receive, consequently, the red states are prop up with farm subsidies , welfare receipts, grants to education, medicare...
     
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    Hey they are paying their "fair share" since they have more right?
     
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    "Red" farming states? Like Iowa and Wisconsin? Remind me: who did they vote for last night?
     
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    you knows what i be saying.... in total
     
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    itpdde, you are appreciated.
     
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    One thing about the above graphic is I believe that military bases, centers of govt agencies, etc, are included in the dollars going to those states.

    So, take the Naval Academy in Maryland. The dollars spent on the Academy go against Maryland's plus/minus score. Or the CDC in Georgia. Or Fort Whatever in Iowa.
     
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    Include MN in there as well. Fuck, our statewide democratic party is called the DFL which is Democratic-Farm-Labor
     
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    Politics shit is over, shut the fuck up on here already.