Should West Texas secede from Texas and join New Mexico?

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Joe Cesanieu

Sun City, CA

#1 Sep 6, 2013
For every dollar in federal taxes paid by Texas residents, the state only gets back 94 cents in federal spending.(2005 data) New Mexico on the other hand gets back $2.03. And besides, most of the wealth in Texas is in the east portion of the state. What have they done for us lately?

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