Yet, I have to endure the constant jokes about the things things we Texans do. Yes, I said "we". Texas is my home and I love almost everything about living here. I have to bear the good with the bad. We all have those friends or family members that do things to embarrass us. We don't disown them. We simply shake our heads and say, "Well, you know Ronnie's not right in the head".
Right now, Texas is America's "Ronnie".
The longest serving judge in the state, a criminal court judge, has an active warrant for his arrest. The warrant was issued because of a traffic ticket. Judge Lawrence Meyers refused to pay his fine because he didn't think the fee/punishment fit the crime. Really Judge Meyers??? We all have the right to appeal our cases if we feel the punishment is not appropriate, but... I wonder how many criminals have been sentenced in his court and felt the punishment didn't fit the crime. This story made the national news. C'mon Texas. People are watching us.
People in other states generalize and assume we are all in agreement with the shenanigans going on here. Let me assure you we are not. Austin, Texas currently has 9,000 signatures on a petition to allow them to remain a part of the United States if Texas is successful in its bid to secede.
Texas is notorious for its hurricanes and floods. The next time the hurricanes and flood waters come to Texas I wonder if any of the people who signed that petition to secede will accept help from FEMA?
We try our best to keep "Ronnie" under control, but you sometimes "Ronnie" goes rogue. People are watching Texas. Let's get it together.
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