WA Delegate (non-executive): The Incorporated NationStates of NewTexas (elected 9 years 340 days ago)
Embassies: Wysteria, The Heartland, 10000 Islands, Yggdrasil, Antarctic Oasis, Monkey Island, Liberty Alliance, North Pacific, The Black Market, Kittens Sanctuary, Ulthar, Malibu Islands, Global Right Alliance, Spiritus, Renegade Islands Alliance, Nasicournia, and 2 others.The Exodus, and Canada.
Regional Power: Very High
Today's World Census Report
The Rudest Citizens in Texas
World Census experts telephoned citizens from all nations at just before dinner time, in a study to determine which populations were the rudest.
As a region, Texas is ranked 2,224th in the world for Rudest Citizens.
|11.||The Universal Alliance of Gig em Aggies||Corporate Police State||“Hullabaloo Caneck Caneck”|
|12.||The Militant Mercantile Alliance of Greenspoint||New York Times Democracy||“Open late for your shopping convenience”|
|13.||The Große Kanone Reich of Naval Guns||Corporate Police State||“Wir kommen in Frieden, aber Sie gehen in Stücke”|
|14.||The Confederation of Bosiu||Capitalist Paradise||“Per adura ad astra”|
|15.||The Flammenden spartanisch of Das Schmutzige Huhn||Corporate Police State||“die schmutzigen Hühner spielt immer schmutzig”|
|16.||The Confederacy of Bardall||Left-Leaning College State||“Individuality is freedom lived”|
|17.||The Pirate League of Mocanaqua||New York Times Democracy||“No Prey, No Pay ”|
|18.||The Vigilante's Paradise of Interstate 76||Civil Rights Lovefest||“Never Get Out Of The Car!”|
|19.||The Strategic Petroleum Reserve of East Texas Oil Field||Father Knows Best State||“Black Gold, Texas Tea”|
|20.||The Planetary System of The Promethean Fists||Corporate Bordello||“Fly high, drive hard, charge forward”|
- 9 hours ago: The Cascadian Workers' Republic of Communist Connorstantinople departed this region for FourChan International.
- 18 hours ago: The Republic of Aquafireland WA ceased to exist.
- 1 day 4 hours ago: The Confederacy of TomatoSwordfish departed this region for Southern Brandishland.
- 1 day 4 hours ago: The Oil Barons of CDNA Dallas arrived from The Rejected Realms.
- 1 day 6 hours ago: The Commonwealth of Free State of Winston ceased to exist.
- 1 day 8 hours ago: The United States of Bacon slices departed this region for Antarctic Oasis.
- 1 day 8 hours ago: The United States of Bacon slices arrived from North Pacific.
- 1 day 9 hours ago: The Lone Star Republic of New Connorstantinople departed this region for FourChan International.
- 2 days 10 hours ago: The Grand Duchy of Comanchero Nation departed this region for Kootenai County.
- 2 days 10 hours ago: The Trailer Trash Ladies of GirlyGirl Texas departed this region for Kootenai County.
Texas Regional Message Board
Did you see this?
* looks in mirror, meow, does double take, meow, mind blown *
purr, Hello Cthulhu so kawaii, purr
That is amazing Dogbreathistan - how could so many have it so wrong for so many years? Loved the Peanuts tweet - "We can confirm, Snoopy IS a dog.". So much for the old adage about if it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck...
Have any of y'all heard of an Austin based psych band called The Black Angels?
I have not. Do tell.
**** New WA Resolution Notification *****
There is currently a new Security Council Resolution at vote. When expressing your opinion, please note which Resolution it is for. And remember Texans, your individual vote does count!
The new Resolution is called:
"Repeal "Liberate Panem"
A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.
Category: Repeal Resolution: SC#153 Proposed by: Velkon
Description: WA Security Council Resolution #153: Liberate Panem shall be struck"...
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Oh boy a Repeal! This one is virtually an Insta-Repeal$(1 s(Bince it passed 3 weeks ago. Texans were all over the board on the original by a vote of 2 for, 3 against and 1 abstain. This is a SC housekeeping Resolution that will allow Panem to impose password-protection now that the invaders have left. We agree with that. As a reminder, the issue here is the REPEAL of the existing law. A vote AGAINST this Resolution means you are in favor of the existing law and do not want it repealed. A vote FOR this Resolution means you want the law off the books. NewTexas will go on record as FOR on this Resolution. This is only the opinion of NewTexas. We look forward to other Texans' opinions and comments on this Resolution. If good arguments to the contrary are made, we will reconsider our position.
The Texas response was flat on the last SC vote -- Repeal "Liberate Coalition Of Freedom" -- which was passed after gaining 68.91% of the vote. As a reminder, all we are looking for is a simple 10% of Texans to say one way or another. We are a force for change in the WA. Every vote counts! There were 7 publicly-expressed opinions on the last Resolution with the final Texas tally running 4 FOR and 2 AGAINST and 1 ABSTAIN and 0 UNDECIDED. Texans were mixed on that one.
Note: NewTexas has already voted on this Resolution in advance of publicly expressed opinions. We did this at the urging of many leaders in the World Assembly. As we have been saying for years, Texas is a force in the WA. Many feel that Texas can influence the overall vote if it votes first. There is an observed "lemming effect" that occurs during voting. Apparently a large number of votes are cast based on whichever side of the issue is leading when voters vote. Therefore, to get the most impact from our vote, we are now voting first. We will re-evaluate our original vote at midnight prior to the current vote. As always, we are open to suggestions on how we should vote on this Resolution to most accurately reflect opinion of the populace. Comments are welcome from all nations, both WA Members as well as those who are not. Please make your voice heard on the current issue either on this message board or on our offsite message board. But, by all means, please vote on the WA Page!
If you would like to take part in shaping the world you live in, please vote. Voting is a right and a privilege, please consider using it.
All WA Member nations please vote. Please make your opinions known in Texas by 11:00pm Monday and in the World Assembly voting booth by 11:00pm Texas Time on Tuesday the 2nd. Current voting in The World is running - Votes FOR: 2072 Votes AGAINST: 148
PS: Remember, be sure to vote at the World Assembly too!
WooHootie! Its is not only Saturday breakfast time, it is International Bacon Day! Today will be BaconFest! Man, oh man, it there any more glorious food than bacon? Bacon, bacon, bacon as doggies and kitties alike say! We could stop right here and everybody would probably be happy with all-you-can-stand bacon. However, we have some special treats for everyone today. We will start it off with a Rolling Stones favorite - Brown Sugar Bacon, Deluxe. We take genuine Texas thick-slab bacon, dip it in genuine Canadian Maple Syrup, lay it out on a rack, sprinkle it lightly with cayenne pepper and heavily with brown sugar and pop it in the oven until it is all ooey-gooey-chewy yummy. Mmm! Don't like chewy - not a prob - we have borrowed plenty of well-seasoned, jet-black, cast-iron skillets from the Skillets of Doom peeps and are frying both thick and thin to impeccable crispiness. Need a little more pig with your pig? Got it - we have bacon-wrapped L'il Smokies, bacon-wrapped sausage links, bacon-wrapped sausage patties a ‘la filet mignon style and the mother of all pig-on-pig recipes - the Bacon Explosion! This beast is a lattice made of two pounds of bacon interwoven into a nice blanket and then wrapped around a roll of spicy hot whole-hog sausage infused with diced bacon and grilled to smoky, crispy perfection and sliced to order. We have single slice, double-cut, half-roll and the "Gimme A Whole One" - four pounds of pig-on-pig glory. Need a little something to go with your bacon? Not a problem. We have bacon bowls - bacon fried up into bowl shape and filled with your choice of egg - scrambled, baked or we will even fry an egg in that sucker. Don't forget to add a side of Bacon Cheese Grits to go with those babies or make it a whole meal. Grits don't get much better than when loaded up with bacon and cheese. Got a sweet tooth? We have you covered with our Bacon Glazed Donut! This buddy is a light as a feather yeast donut that is dipped in a sweet sugary glaze and then dipped in chopped bacon - think bacon sprinkles! Woo! Bacon Waffles round out the menu for BaconFest with Texas-shaped waffles chock full of extra-crispy bacon that is still extra-crispy after it is cooked. Top it off with maple syrup and your eyes will roll back inside your head over how yummy this is! Since we cannot think of a single juice that goes with bacon, there is No Juice Bar today. Start your day off the right way; munch out and go back to sleep. Of course, The Never Ending Urn of Coffee is full and ready to help you wash it all down. Come on down and start your day right Texas. You know you want to!®
***** Texas Chat Reminder *****
The Texas Weekly Chat Session will be Saturday (TODAY) at High Noon Texas Time (CDT) ***Saturday*** in the Chat Forum on the offsite forum. If you are already registered, just show up! (Reason #39 to register). This is a great opportunity for nations new to Texas to find out what is going on! We chat, we debate, we talk about the weather, we talk about stuff we like, stuff we hate, random stuff and more stuff. But, it is never stuffy. Usually, it is about meeting your fellow Texans and talking about the latest and most interesting stuff in NationStates at the moment. Texas Chat, 504 weeks and running! For the math-challenged, that is over 10 years! Check it out! Good stuff!
***** Texas Birthday Reminder *****
Happy Birthday to our wonderful Founder, Delegate and Governor, The Incorporated NationStates of NewTexas! Please join us on the offsite forum wishing him a big ol' Happy Birthday! There is a card posted, we hope you all get to sign it! Or, wish him a happy one here! Congratulations Big Tex! Here is to another great year!