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Maybe she won't go.

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/251/story/64130.html

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I didn't even bother reading all of those excuses. Everyone knows Alaska gets such a huge welfare subsidy from the federal govt it's rediculous. Talk about subsidies for field mice! The bridge to nowhere.

Oil has gone down so the money you guys steal from oil companies is smaller, you had a conviction of your biggest oldest Porkbarreler, congressman changed, and a very vocal loud governor ran for VP and lost. So hand outs from the federal government are going to decrease. Better learn to work.

Wow. What do you want to be when you grow up?

Your opinion isn't the same as "everyone knows." Nor does your refusal to look at facts prevent the existence of those facts. My biggest, oldest, "porkbarreler" pales in comparison to Democrats like Robert Byrd.

You don't have a clue about Alaska's politics, economic conditions, or fiscal architecture. I tried to educate you on the matter, but apparently some horses just won't drink.

Alaska received 0.4 percent of federal money sent to the states, Civet -- #42 out of 50.

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Alaska 1st, Ariz. last in pork spending

http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2008-03-22-earmarks_N.htm

Trouble is Expatriate I'm part of the reality based community, you're still stuck in wingnutisphere. There's this thing called Google. Took me 2 seconds.

Over $500 dollars a piece in pork welfare. Do people in Alaska just walk around with thier hands out 24/7 like some kind of zombie beggars?

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Civet, you're just making a fool of yourself. Go back up the thread and read what I said the first time about defining this issue in terms of per capita spending. I'm not going to waste bandwidth by reposting it -- you need to learn how to read.

The per capita argument is about as valid as if I said that Alaska is the cheapest state in the union because the federal government spends less per square mile there than in any other state.

0.4 percent of federal spending on states went to Alaska -- #42 out of 50. We don't apportion the federal budget on a per capita basis.

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I'd give you a little more cred if we paid taxes on a per square mile basis, sorry all those spruce trees aren't the ones eating up the budget. It's you freeloading welfare collectors. Ever hear Reagan's story about the Alaskan that bought the vodka?

Can't believe Obama is so low in this poll.

http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/PPP_Release_National_318.pdf

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So do you have anything of substance to bring to this discussion, or are you just going to further demonstrate that you're only capable of sarcasm, labeling, an links to popularity polls?

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