RED vs. BLUE in TAX $: It is noteworthy that the U.S. states with the most “anti-government” voters take the most from the Federal Government per person. 8 of the top 10 state level beneficiaries of federal largesse per person voted Republican in the last presidential election. All 15 states at the bottom of the list—those whose outflow of tax revenue is funding programs elsewhere in the country—all voted for President Obama in 2008. Republican voting states, on average, received $1.46 in federal spending for every tax dollar paid; Democratic voting states, on average, received $1.16