Tom Schaller, in response to some anti-redistributionist boilerplate from Jonah Goldberg, points out that the United States is the least-redistributionist advanced economy in the world. Here is where the United States ranks before government steps in:
And here is where it is after:
The government, as Schaller points out, is still somewhat redistributionist. But the basic picture is a government that does less to redistribute wealth than any other advanced country.