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CA and other blue states have been voting in democrats who raise their taxes and take advantage of loopholes to lower their federal tax bills.

And now CA and other blue states will send in even more revenue to the Federal government than they get back. And that is generally fine - we're one country and should support each other.

But have stopped to consider the story of the golden goose? Perhaps the services that the blue states provide their citizens are part of the reason they are able to send more money to the Feds. If you incentivize them to reduce taxes to red state levels (requiring services to shrink to red state levels), maybe their economies shrink to red state levels.

Who is going to pay the bills then?
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