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contrary to popular belief, texas is probably the least racist of states and contains a huge diversity of mexicans,whites and blacks. Our moral qualities are also in fact sterling and to be aspired to, for we rarely condone stupid behaviour like cousins having sex or something of that nature. All i can say for those who don't deserve to reserve an opinion about texas because they haven't been there is that they should come down and experience the serenity that defines texas. I'd also like to comment that george bush is not actually from texas.
reppin ATX and H-town bitches!!! DA BOTTOM!!!
(warning: weather in texas extremely unpredictable)
by nolimitsoldier February 19, 2006
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It is difficult to define Texas as a whole because the state is really diverse. So, I will divide the state into regions by culture and geography:

East Texas: Basically anything to the east of I-45 is East Texas...Culturally similar to other southern states. Huge amount of confederate flags and rednecks. Everyone's obsessed with high school football, Baptists rule everything. Geographically, It's flat with some sprawling Pine Forests in the Northeast. Climate is hot and humid. There's three seasons here: Summer, Almost summer, and Spring. The main cities are: Beaumont, Texarkana, Lufkin, Tyler, Nacogdoches, and Port Arthur.

Central Texas: Beautiful Country, abundance of rolling hills and gorgeous streams. Often ignored by other parts of Texas. Schlitterbahn(voted best waterpark in america) is there. Climate is wonderful, it's warm and dryer than other parts. Major cities: Austin, Temple, Kileen, New Braunfels, and Waco.

North Texas: This mainly Includes the panhandle which is mainly similar to the midwest. It's really flat with almost nothing but farms and grass. There is beauty close to Palo Duro Canyon. Major Cities: Amarillo and Lubbock.

West Texas: Arid but beautiful. This is the sterotype that most people have about all of Texas. It is mainly a part of the Chihuahuan Desert(which is not a dog) and is really beautiful around the Big Bend areas. Hot and Dry, this region is similar to the Southwest. Major Cities: El Paso, Odessa, and Midland.

South Texas: Mainly farming and ranching areas. Not much here but the Rio Grande Valley. Huge influx of Mexican Immigrants. King Ranch is here which is bigger than Rhode Island. The main tourist attraction here is South Padre Island which is the only place in Texas where you will find clean beaches. Major Cities: Brownsville, McAllen, Corpus Christi, and Kingsville.

Urban Texas: Includes the areas of Houston, Dallas-Ft. Worth, and San Antonio. These areas have a culture of it's own and don't normally conform to the areas they're in.
Texas differs in each region of the state.
by jadali May 03, 2008
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I love how you all bash on Texas. How many of you have actually been here? I was born and raised here and its a very diverse state. There is not much racism, no incest, i dont drive a truck, i sure as hell dont wear cowboy apparel, and i dont have a horse. I live in a very nice neighborhood in a city. Yeah i love football, but what man in his right mind doesnt rgardless of what state hes from? Who cares if its highschool, college, or the NFL? I dont bash on your states so what gives you the right to bash on mine? Hell yeah im proud of where i come from, im sorry you have to be assholes to make yourselves feel better. Your problem not mine. Oh and why dont y'all (make the jokes, i said it on purpose.) do some research and find out where that fathead "Dubya" really comes from before you use him to make the rest of us look bad. You call us ignorant but why dont you all take a look in the mirror before you try to use that as a weapon. We Texans are not an idiotic, uneducated people like you all are trying to make us out to be. Oh and another thing...Texas has the more people in the military fighting for you freedom, I was one of them...Your welcome...21B for life! A word to the wise; Form your argument, think about how your gonna say it, use proper grammar, then come talk to me. Thank you.

Your Friend,

The Texan
Person #1-Where are you from?
Person #2-Texas
Person #1-Bush sucks! And he came from Texas so Texas sucks too!!
Person #2-Wow...Really? And you call me dumb?
by TURBOS14 March 21, 2011
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Contrary to popular belief, Texas is not the only state that has once been its own independent nation. Hawaii, California, South Carolina, Vermont, and the no longer existant West Florida all have histories of being their own nations. North Carolina and Rhode Islands were also briefly their own nations as well.
Texas does not have the right to secede from the Union, but it does however, have the right to split itself into as many as five states on the approval of its legislature for the purpose of increased Senate representation.
Texas is the second largest state in the US in terms of both area and population, with Alaska being larger and California more populous.
Texas became the 28th state in the United States in 1845.
by TXChris March 22, 2006
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a state in the southern United States where minorities such as Hispanics and African-Americans highly outnumber white people; a small percent of the white people are ignorant racist rednecks, that make the rest of them look like idiots
man texas is way better than florida or mississippi; california etc.
by blue March 20, 2005
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the place where W's daddy took him to after he was born in NEW HAVEN CONN. All of you Texican wannabes need to check yer freakin facts before you engage the keyboard, ya hear now?
Two kinds of folks, those born in the TEXAS, and those who wished to hail they had been.
by true texican June 14, 2004
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One of the biggest states in America. Unfortunately, it has fallen prey to the biggest negative stereotypes in America, most of which come from people who have never even been to the place.

Ironically, one of the biggest stereotypes that Texas faces is that everyone there is racist. The people that follow this belief are racist themselves, not to mention hypocritical, for believing the stereotype.

I am a Texan. I do not fall under any of the stereotypes that are floating around. Any ignorant bastard that believes them can go fuck themselves.
Dipshit: So where are you from?

Texan: I'm from Texas.

Dipshit: What? Fuck you! I bet you have sex with your sister every night wearing a cowboy outfit and country music on the stereo on full-blast! Why don't you just burn and die you racist bastard!

Texan: Um... I hate country music, I've never worn anything that a cowboy would wear, I'm not racist, and having sex with relatives is illegal even in Texas, and I wouldn't want to do that anyway...

Dipshit: Huh? Is it really illegal?

Texan: ...You've never been to Texas, have you?

Dipshit: Well, no...

Texan: Damn hypocritical racists...
by A.Proud.Texan December 22, 2010
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