What do the top ranking states - in Federal spending per dollars of Federal taxes - have in common?
They're red states.
The biggest "welfare queens", as far as states are concerned, are conservative states.
As Jon Perr details, Sarah Palin often rails against government (as most conservatives do) spending. She always (as most conservatives do) fails to mention that Alaska (ranking 3rd) is one of the largest welfare-queen states in the U.S. Alaska takes $1.84 from Washington for every $1 it sends there.
Another great example of the never-ending hypocrisy, and total delusion, of the right-wing.
[Wisconsin takes $0.86 from Washington for every $1 it sends there. 1 of 18 states, including D.C., which get back less than they give.]
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