Texas

Texas is the second largest state by land mass in the United States. It would take roughly 14 hours to cross from one end to the other. It is located on what is known as the Gulf Coast of the United States for being right on the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the "Lone Star State," to signify its former status as an independent republic and for its one star on the state flag. It is known for it's agriculture, petrochemicals, energy, computers and electronics, Republican leaning politics, aerospace, and biomedical sciences. It is ranked second in the number of Fortune 500 companies housed within, in the US.
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A Texas teacher refused to sign a Pro-Saudi Arabia oath as part of her contract, she filed a lawsuit. Is this a Free Speech violation?

Just kidding, it's actually a Pro-Israel oath. In her school work contract it forbids her to boycott Israel. This is due to a Texan law as conjunction with the Anti-BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) Against Israel...

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EnglishArtsteacher

When You Think of Texas, What is the First Thing That Comes to Your Mind?

In 1845, Texas became the 28th state to join the union of the United States of America. I've never been to Texas, but going by the people I've met from there, they seem to be extremely arrogant. With this being said, when...

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Decentguy

Texas School Is Reportedly Arresting Parents Who Walk Their Kids To Or From School. What are Your Thoughts On This?

This Texas school that is arresting parents because of this might be taking it too far. Bear Branch Elementary School, which is in Magnolia, Texas, are the ones who have laid down their rules. The school has issued a...

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Elarra

Texas Elector Will Not Cast His Vote For Donald Trump. Thoughts?

Not kidding. An Electoral from Texas says he will not vote for Donald Trump, even though that's who his state chose. The state has 38 and, apparently, Trump will only be getting 37 of those votes as of now. He says he...

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Anonymous

Texas GOP opposes teaching of critical thinking skills. Wtf?

Okay, so I normally steer away from political questions, but I heard about this today and I really couldn't believe it. So, like the critically thinking, primary-sources checking girl person that I am, I ended up reading...

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Anonymous

What is your impression of Texas and Texans?

What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of Texas? What is your first thought when you think of people from Texas? In your experience, have people from Texas fulfilled the stereotypes or were...

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Metal189

Is west texas less religious than east texas (west texas is typically around the 98th meridian) and why?

sheldon always refers to east texas as being religious, seeing as how he's from houston but he never mentions if west texas is just as religious. is this true, and why?

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Rissyanne

Texas man tries to plant a bomb on a confederate statue. Do you think this is getting out of hand?

Although it really doesn't surprise me. https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/texas/articles/2017-08-21/feds-texas-man-tried-planting-bomb-on-confederate-statue

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Anonymous

Are Texans (people born and raised in Texas) welcoming and friendly towards expats/foreigners/non-Texans moving to their state?

I'm just wondering since I'm from Arizona and am about to move to Texas for job and college-related reasons. Despite that my home state is a red state like Texas, I've heard how unwelcoming and extremist Texans are along...

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alioup

What's Texas like during February and March?

I am going to texas sometime this year, probably somtime in February or March and I am beyond excited. Me and my friends are staying in autsin texas! what's the weather like? I know its hot like really hot but that's...

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Anonymous

What's Obama going to do about the shooting today at a Texas college?

Obama Executive Ordered new gun control laws until he can modify and amend the 2nd Amendment of the United States Constitution. It's well-known that Texas is a very "free" and "open-carry" state. People in Texas love...

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nicole

Texas judge finally ruled the ban on gay marriage unconstitutional, big step for Texas?

I heard that a Texas judge ruled the ban on gay marriage unconstitutional. Is Texas finally coming around to be more understanding and less rigid?

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sammy_31

Is Texas better than California, vice versa or same?

I'm born and raised in California but my family and myself are having weekly talks about maybe heading to Texas. It's getting a little complicated in California and the cons are starting to overweight the pros. Is Texas...

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Anonymous

Did the Texas Chainsaw thing actually happen?

I've heard people saying that the Texas Chainsaw Massacre thing actually happened to people in Texas but then I've heard others say its just a film but some of these people seem adiment on the film being based on true...

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noodles4navi

My friend is moving to texas and asked me if I want to come live with her, I dont know what to do?

Im 19 i still live with my parents (they want me out) im not in school i dont have a job i just graduated 2 weeks ago and got my drivers license i live in kansas so its not too far away and my best friend just moved to...

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Fathoms77

The University of North Texas coffee mug goes crazy viral, but is it offensive?

Never thought a coffee mug could go viral, huh? Well, it happened today. The University of North Texas has gotten a ton of flak for releasing a mug that looks like it prominently displays the word... well, you can see...

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Anonymous

Advice on careers that will get me the hell out of texas?

Im 24 and im not originally from texas, i moved here from Colorado when i was 13 so i had no choice. I was going to go to school to be a teacher, but i do not want to be a teacher and PLUS I need a job that will get me...

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Elarra

California restricts state travel to four other states including Texas because of the anti-LGBT laws. Thoughts?

They apparently did this to protest the treatment and discrimination of the LGBT community. Thoughts? The other three states of Kentucky, Alabama, and South Dakota. Here are some quotes from the article: "California...

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Anonymous

Another shooting in the US: 26 people killed in a shooting at a Texas church. What's going on?

WTF? I can't believe this... http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/05/us/texas-church-shooting/index.htmlHow can we stop all these shootings? Something needs to be done ASAP

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EvilPimp

Jack Danford Texas cop punches 12 yr old girl in the face for playing with a puppy. What's your thoughts on this?

Jack Danford a Texas cop, tackled and repeatedly punched 12 yr old girl in the face for playing with puppy. Here's the article on the whole ordeal...

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Is the state of Texas that awful to visit for tourists as I have heard?

I have 2 aunts who live in the USA they used both to live in CA for many years, then for $$ and job reasoms one of my autns move to Texas and the other one jsut last month moved to Texas too as her daughter lives there....

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cl_517

If You're Not From Texas, Then You Don't Understand

For those of you who don't know, I'm a very proud Texan. On this myTake I would be explaining some of the things out-of-staters don't understand about being a Texan. "I'm a Texan first, American second, and it's not...

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legalboxers

Texas Rewriting history. One milestone at a time...

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/09/15/texas-board-drops-hillary-clinton-mandated-history-curriculum/1316956002/ - Texas board votes to drop Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller from history curriculum Ah yes.. Texas....

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Anonymous

Is University of Texas hard to get into?

Question 1:Is the university of Texas hard to get into? Question 2:If you went there or got in,what exactly got you in? Question 3:My GPA isn't exactly good at the moment and I will be a junior next year(it's...

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Anonymous

Should I take a trip to "racist" town? (Texas) lol

So I am planning to take a trip to Northern Texas, United States, but all my white friends are telling me it's not a very good idea because of the "racism" that goes on out there. They are kinda freaking me out! It is...

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Anonymous

TEXAS BOYS!!! what type of women do you like??

I have noticed a lot of the guys that go to my college are from Texas and was trying to figure out what type of girl they like...i assume you like country girls or no? and blond or brunette? natural look or dolled up?...

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Anonymous

What do you think about Texas electing a gay, female Hispanic to the Texas Legislature?

link Their is the article. I'm surprised because despite the growing Hispanic population in Texas, they would be one of the last states I would have guessed if you told me this. It is a good think though, more diversity...

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txcos20

Texas secession from the Union.....

So I saw an article about Texas reaching the necessary amount of signatures for the petition to leave/secede from the Union. Personally I think they should if they go through the proper channels to do so. Then again I'm...

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sammy_31

What is life like in Houston, Texas?

What is life like in Houston, Texas or surrounding cities/towns like Sugarland. I am asking this out of curiosity because I might move there. I've been through Amarillo, Texas and didn't like it there people were rude and...

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JackKerouac77

Have any of y'all ever been to Austin, Texas?

Never been to Texas, but always wanted to go. Only know Austin as a big music town, "liberal" compared to the rest of Texas and HOT. Tell me something else? Good or bad is fine, just want to know info from people...

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Anonymous

Okay, I'm from Texas so this is a question for y'all not from Texas!

If y'all have ever met a Texan, can you tell we are from Texas by an accent? Because i dont feel like we have them.

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Anonymous

Is there anyone here from Texas or lives there currently?

If so, how's life in Texas? I have a friend from Texas :) Is it always hot there?

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Anonymous

Should I move to Texas?

So i lived in Texas when I was a little girl. my parents then moved to california. i am now torn on staying in cali or moving back down to texas. which one should i do?

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Toad-1

When you think of Texas what first comes to mind?

Don't mess with Texas! but tell us what first comes to mind though!

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Anonymous

Does anyone love in Texas?

If so, please be careful it is seriously bad out here. 11 people have died from the flooding.  It is not just Texas,  it is also the Great Plains.

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Anonymous

Many right wing Texas Christians claim that the flooding has been caused by sodomy and witchcraft. How to fix this?

How will Texans get rid of witchcraft and sodomy so no more natural disasters will occur? https://aattp.org/bryan-fischer-agrees-parts-of-texas-flooded-because-of-witchcraft-and-sodomy-video/

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Anonymous

Is the term 'country boy' always referred to somebody from Texas?

I don't know I always have that impression. Basically people who dress like this, I always assume they're from texas? Can someone explain it to me what actually the relation is. Ride a horse, listen to country music,...

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Red_Arrow

What Do You Think About The Way Texas Is "Interpreting" Constitutional Decisions?

The recent Supreme Court decision on gay marriage stated that gay couples have the same right to marry as heterosexual couples.  Sounds clear enough.  But the Texas Attorney General has announced that county clerks can...

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danimaltexas

Wife moving home to Texas with me?

We have a 3yr old and an 8 month old son. I'm from Texas with a huge family. My wife is from Sweden and has her sister here in Indiana. My wife has hated me ever since my 3yr old daughter was born. I've been wanting to...

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