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Sure, they have higher taxes. But it pays off for them. We could learn something.

What would we learn?
That a small, relatively homogeneous society can mostly agree on what they "want" to spend taxes on, so they heavily tax themselves to do this?
How does this apply to a country that has about 50 times the population and 50 such groups?
Oh, that the individual states should be more responsible for their citizens than the federal government? No one wants that.

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