Does the South get a bad rap in Ameri...
terri gorney

Hoffman Estates, IL

#232 Oct 30, 2013
Lylah wrote:
Don't take my word for it go research it yourself. Texas is the only southern state that could support itself without its federal dollars. But at the same time remember none of Texas dollars goes to the feds either. Texas gets to keep that.
I say go for it! If it doesn't work out, Mexico can take them back.

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#233 Oct 30, 2013
victoria1 wrote:
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Ok, what about the difference? Apparently Texas receives much more than it gives.
Don't know.

A theory though: will probaby be lots of illegal aliens AND many citizens who are accustomed to living off the govermnment teat that would leave Texas. I'm thinking Texas would end up with a surplus.

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#234 Oct 30, 2013
Lylah wrote:
Apparently... just cause u say so. Spit up some numbers some proof something Vic1
I didn't say so, I found this. Google is your friend.

"Over a 25 year period, Texans have, on average, received more in federal money than they have paid into the system. In 2009, for example, the people of Texas paid $163 billion in federal taxes, and in return they received $224 billion from the federal government in the form block grants, Medicare and Medicaid aid, and retirement and disability assistance. In other words, the state of Texas made a $61 billion profit off the federal government in 2009. "

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#235 Oct 30, 2013
Not a good idea though greyboxer u want Mexicans to b legally wondering all up in Texas.
terri gorney

Hoffman Estates, IL

#236 Oct 30, 2013
It would be fiscally conservative to cut loose all the red states. We would save billions! Something to think about.

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#237 Oct 30, 2013
that was from Dallasnews.com
LA Lady User

Chicago, IL

#238 Oct 30, 2013
Reverand Olan Mills wrote:
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Mr and Mr Peter McDowell
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Hello Pete, Who picked matching black fleece?
Hey there stalker, don't cry, you'll still be masturbating the rest of your life anyway. You're used to alone by now.
Social Scientist Now70056

Kansas City, MO

#239 Oct 30, 2013
dragoon70056 wrote:
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Don't know.
A theory though: will probaby be lots of illegal aliens AND many citizens who are accustomed to living off the govermnment teat that would leave Texas. I'm thinking Texas would end up with a surplus.
It's not a theory, it's rhetoric bouncing around inside your empty head fool

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#240 Oct 30, 2013
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#241 Oct 30, 2013
Lylah wrote:
Not a good idea though greyboxer u want Mexicans to b legally wondering all up in Texas.
Legally wondering? I don't understand how one illegally wonders.
Paris Hilton

Medford, NY

#242 Oct 30, 2013
But Texas is West??....not South.
Really

Euless, TX

#243 Oct 30, 2013
victoria1 wrote:
<quoted text>I didn't say so, I found this. Google is your friend.

"Over a 25 year period, Texans have, on average, received more in federal money than they have paid into the system. In 2009, for example, the people of Texas paid $163 billion in federal taxes, and in return they received $224 billion from the federal government in the form block grants, Medicare and Medicaid aid, and retirement and disability assistance. In other words, the state of Texas made a $61 billion profit off the federal government in 2009. "
Pick on Texas? Really? What about all those who came here from New Orleans during Katrina? They never left!!!!!! Crime and welfare went up and they are still here!! What is the only state that has it own power supply?

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#244 Oct 30, 2013
Lol Vic!! wandering my bad .

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#245 Oct 30, 2013
Reverand Olan Mills wrote:
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Mr and Mr

Hello Who picked matching black fleece?
You're a much better person than he is, no need to sink down to his level.

Hugs and hearts....

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#246 Oct 30, 2013
Really wrote:
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Pick on Texas? Really? What about all those who came here from New Orleans during Katrina? They never left!!!!!! Crime and welfare went up and they are still here!! What is the only state that has it own power supply?
I have no idea what you're trying to say
terri gorney

Hoffman Estates, IL

#247 Oct 30, 2013
Really wrote:
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Pick on Texas? Really? What about all those who came here from New Orleans during Katrina? They never left!!!!!! Crime and welfare went up and they are still here!! What is the only state that has it own power supply?
They're still there? So the guns and shoot 'em laws are just a lot of big talk then.'Thought so....

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#249 Oct 30, 2013
And on the Texas economy thing. Texas would keep all its businesses tax dollars and all those corporate taxes so I'm still figuring they would stay in the black. That was just individuals taxes and personal benefits factored in that article. Wasn't it just about people getting more than the gave back.

Lol Victoria I say google is ur friend to ppl all time.:). Tehehe

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#250 Oct 30, 2013
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New Orleans Aint

Tampa, FL

#251 Oct 30, 2013
Really wrote:
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Pick on Texas? Really? What about all those who came here from New Orleans during Katrina? They never left!!!!!! Crime and welfare went up and they are still here!! What is the only state that has it own power supply?
Sure, the whole state moved to Texas. Texas had zero crime and 100% employment. Blame it on Louisiana. And you want to talk about electric? ROFLMAO

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#252 Oct 30, 2013
Would Americans really miss Texas if they seceded?

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