Gail Collins http://publicradiotulsa.org en "How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/how-lone-star-state-hijacked-american-agenda <p>&quot;Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger,&quot; the former President George W. Bush once remarked to an appreciative audience, &quot;which, in Texas, is called &#39;walking.&#39;&quot; It&#39;s pretty clear to just about everyone that the State of Texas sees itself as a breed apart in many ways, and for many reasons; Texans, as a rule, seem to consider their home state an exceptional, singular, not-to-be-messed-with place. Mon, 30 Jul 2012 19:23:34 +0000 Rich Fisher 23187 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda"