Note the subtle implication that Texas is prosperous because of government handouts.
1. Its hardly the reason that Texas is creating jobs and growing in spite of the Obama economy.
2. The Feds HAVE NO MONEY. Whatever is “given” to Texas has probably been TAKEN from Texas taxpayers. And military spending is one of the few things that are necessary for a free nation. Military bases and NASA, are a wee bit more important than Solyndra, turtle tunnels, PBS, robotic squirrels, and the welfare safety hammock.
Yes, Texas is a net contributor to the federal budget: