the State of Florida will probably be asking for tax-payer's bail out. . .just like Texas!!!
Ya do notice that these states have low tax bases, but will get billions upon billion in "AID" from those states that pay a larger share of tax dollars to DC.
Oh I've noticed. And the states being hit by the storms were against aid to Storm Sandy victims...it took them I think it was 63 days to approve it. Perfect word for them "bunch of jackasses". Rubio voted against it too!!! But most of them were from Texas.
Christie said during the Oct. 30 interview. "The answer is that for New Jersey, which gives so much to this country -- by the way, 50th in return of our federal tax dollars. So New Jerseyans send more than any other state in America in federal taxes, getting back less. When that's done and you see that our state is a state that needs this to contribute to our economy and also to the soul and the vibrancy of our state, I think we have very good answers and arguments to make. And you count on one thing: you're looking at the guy who is going to make those arguments." "We’re sending our New Jersey tax dollars to Washington to subsidize other payee states – or what I call the 'moocher states,'”
37 Congressional Republicans Opposed Sandy Relief After Supporting Disaster Aid For Home States
U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato (R-NY) blasted the opponents, telling the New York Daily News, “They’re a bunch of jackasses. Every one of the 67 who voted no are nothing more than pawns of a philosophy that is not backed up by facts.”