I can’t imagine how all these states think they could seceed when they take so much money from the Federal Government. Very few states would survive on their own.
Unless the "red states" can somehow band together and form a federal union themselves.
Surivive? I believetThey would probably thrive. I think most people would be surprised at how much they did not miss the extra government BS which that money buys.
I think you're confusing AZ with Kalifornia, my FRiend.
AZ makes a lot more than it takes.
They also have the option of nullification.
As for the Federal tax situation, AZ is in the same boat as all the other states and that is they rely on FedGov-zilla to properly distribute tax monies that they (the States) have sent them. Few people realize that a portion of their local property taxes are sent to Washington to be redistributed by the DoEd (after they skim their “administrative costs”!)
The best route would be to tell FedGov-zilla to collect the taxes on their own as they would no longer forward any monies to them.
many states pay out $2 for every dollar they get back.
The money that comes in, in large goes to waste, such as welfare, or the well connected.
Lots of states could survive. Secession would also include NOT sending money to the fed gov.