Eight months ago, in a fit of rage about the disgustingly bloated and irrreponsible budget (which, appallingly, has only become worse in recent months), I wrote a post called “The Real Welfare Queens” and broke down state by state who the biggest t givers and receivers of federal largesse were and which candidate they voted for in the 2000 election. Kevin Drum is revisiting the issue, with some different conclusions, and Jane Galt makes some rather amusing observations that make me and Kevin look silly.
I must admit I am rather impressed with my performance (I did mention this months ago)- perhaps a new blog slogan is in order: Balloon Juice- On the Cutting Edge of Stupid!
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Last month, Ricky West was also on this issue like ugly on an ape.
I discussed the social security & military base/contractor segments a while back, myself: