The Lone Star State

Texas (Spanish: Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas to the southwest, while the Gulf of Mexico is to the southeast.

Birthplace of

Steve Chapman, in Brady, on 1954

Home To

Texas A&M College Libertarians, College Station
Libertarian Party of Texas, Houston
Libertarian Party of Tom Green County, Grape Creek
Travis County Libertarian Party, Austin
Williamson County Libertarian Party, Round Rock

Deathplace of

Norman Borlaug, in Dallas, on 12 Sep 2009
William Harold Hutt, in Irving, on 19 Jun 1988

Conferences and Conventions

Libertarian Party of Texas, 2004 Convention/Conference, in College Station, from 11 Jun to 13 Jun 2004
Libertarian Party of Texas, 2006 Libertarian State Convention, in Houston, from 10 Jun to 11 Jun 2006

Measures of Freedom

Freedom in the 50 States 2015-2016 | Texas | Cato Institute
2014: Overall rank: 28, fiscal policy rank: 10, regulatory policy rank: 27, personal freedom rank: 49, economic freedom rank: 18
LP State-by-State Membership Numbers, Libertarian Party News, Apr 2006
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 1029


Patriotism along the Southern Border, Part 1, by Jacob Hornberger, Future of Freedom, Dec 1998
Related Topic: Mexico
Patriotism along the Southern Border, Part 2, by Jacob Hornberger, Future of Freedom, Jan 1999
Related Topic: Mexico
The Liberty Manifesto, by P. J. O'Rourke, May 1993
Remarks at a gala dinner celebrating the opening of the Cato Institute's new headquarters
"And the Clinton administration launched an attack on people in Texas because those people were religious nuts with guns. Hell, this country was founded by religious nuts with guns. Who does Bill Clinton think stepped ashore on Plymouth Rock? Peace Corps volunteers? Or maybe the people in Texas were attacked because of child abuse. But, if child abuse was the issue, why didn't Janet Reno tear-gas Woody Allen?"

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Texas" as of 5 Nov 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.