Texas is an Interesting State Politically

I have been down here in Texas for a couple of weeks and it is sort of weird the way things are different down here. Of course you have a different mix of ethnic groups here than you have back where I come from. We have Hispanic people in North Carolina, but here there are a lot more of them. Some of them have been living in this area for generations and others have just come across the border. At any rate you have some interesting laws, I like the one you can find out about here http://energyproviderstexas.com. In Texas you can pick which electric company you want. In NC you get Duke Energy, which is part of the Southern Company. There are a couple of small power companies in other smaller areas, but I never got to find out about them. I have seen the facilities of Carolina Power and Light up in the area on the Mountains near the Tennessee border. They have a power plant you can see from I 40 some place near the Pigeon River

On the other hand they have a lot of really bizarre and reactionary types out here. The Texas Education Agency has made it’s job to make the text books in all of the state’s schools conform to the Biblical time lines. That is really a big deal, not funny at all, because you have a lot of Textbooks which are going to end up in other states with this same sort of thing going on. Of course you should clearly differentiate between the public education system and private religious ideologies. It is not hard to look around in the world and see all sorts of problems which have been caused by people who want to impose their religious views on everyone else.

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