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Texas was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 242

WA Delegate (non-executive): The Big Tex Easter Armadillos of NewTexas (elected )

Founder: The Big Tex Easter Armadillos of NewTexas

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 61st Most Nations: 116th Most World Assembly Endorsements: 167th+19
Most Influential: 175th Largest Black Market: 884th Highest Economic Output: 1,069th Highest Disposable Incomes: 1,397th Most Cultured: 1,832nd Highest Wealthy Incomes: 1,883rd Most Devout: 1,909th Most Armed: 1,973rd Most Avoided: 2,000th Most Corrupt Governments: 2,013th Highest Average Incomes: 2,280th Largest Manufacturing Sector: 2,285th Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,376th Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,459th Most Beautiful Environments: 2,509th Largest Retail Industry: 2,533rd Fattest Citizens: 2,570th Largest Publishing Industry: 2,608th Smartest Citizens: 2,609th
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Howdy, Welcome y Bienvenidos to Texas - a proud member of the Non-Crappy Region Network™!

Texas, founded in 2002, is a large friendly region where freedom is considered one of its greatest resources. Texas is a proud region and home to many diverse nations. We are always welcoming new nations. Texas also has a Government, Constitution, Elections and many inter-regional Sporting Events. Come on down!

Submit diplomacy requests to the Secretary of State. No one-nation regions, no new regions, and no raiders or friends of raiders.
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    TX Fall 2020 Newsletter

    BulletinNews by Trecdom2 . 92 reads.

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    The Texas Constitution

    BulletinPolicy by NewTexas . 1,399 reads.

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    The Texas Defense Forces FAQ

    BulletinPolicy by NewTexas . 238 reads.

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    The Texas Ambassador Corps FAQ

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Embassies: Wysteria, The Heartland, 10000 Islands, Canada, Antarctic Oasis, North Pacific, The Black Market, Kittens Sanctuary, Global Right Alliance, Spiritus, Renegade Islands Alliance, Nasicournia, The Exodus, Gay, Forest, Philosophy 115, and 10 others.the Rejected Realms, Valhalla, belgium, International Democratic Union, New Warsaw Pact, Liberty Alliance, India, Sonindia, New Western Empire, and Philippines.

Tags: Commended, Defender, Enormous, Featured, Map, National Sovereigntist, Offsite Forums, Regional Government, and World Assembly.

Regional Power: Very High

Texas contains 190 nations, the 116th most in the world.

Today's World Census Report

The Most Beautiful Environments in Texas

World Census researchers spent many arduous weeks lying on beaches and trekking through rainforests to compile a definitive list of the most attractive and best cared for environments.

As a region, Texas is ranked 2,509th in the world for Most Beautiful Environments.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Serene Compassionate Utopia of SafjCivil Rights Lovefest Brave Progressives“Live Life How You Choose; Live It Well.”
2.The Galactic Empire of Gig em AggiesIron Fist Consumerists Imperialist Pig Dog Oppressors“Hullabaloo Caneck Caneck”
3.The Concordium of Independent PlanetsDemocratic Socialists Ordinary Caring Intelligent World Citizens“Freedom above all”
4.The Dominion of Discordia MagnaInoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists“If you dig it do it. If you really dig it, do it twice.”
5.The Kingdom of Furry FelinesInoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists“Prrrrrrrr - Send Bacon!”
6.The OoOoh NoOooOoo of Indian EmpireNew York Times Democracy Corporate-Dominated Sham Democracy“So... much... driveway... shoveling...”
7.The Empire of ElectronicDataSystemsNew York Times Democracy Corporate-Dominated Sham Democracy“An Empire built on Computers”
8.The Watchmen of RorschachInoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists“Who watches the Watchmen?”
9.The Progressive Union of Seeker AlphaLeft-Leaning College State Paradise“Honor is everything; dogma is absurd!”
10.The Republic of LichianLeft-Leaning College State Paradise“Onward to the new dawn”
1234. . .1819»

Recent polls: “Alternate Universe First Contact Race. Which do you prefer?: Klingons OR Romulans?”“Who Would Win: Santa Claus vs The Easter Bunny”“Today is April Fool's Day. Are you going to prank anyone today?”

Regional Happenings


Texas Regional Message Board

Yall hear what happened here in my town yet?

Gig em Aggies wrote:Yall hear what happened here in my town yet?

I did.

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died Thursday. He was two months short of his 100th birthday.

Hi Texas! Here's the Emissary Report for March:

10000 Islands Emissary Report

Date: March, 2021
Population: 1130 nations
Delegate Endorsement: 315

TITO Command

Has your region been invaded, or do you want to get in touch with TITO? If so, contact one of the following nations:
~Chief Executive: Markanite
~Field Commander: Kanta Hame
~Tactical Officers: Shy Guyia, Smugglers and Mercs (TITO EF), Controlitia, Wischland, Sulenia, Flying Eagles
~Executive Officers: Hakketomat, HN67


As of this report's publication, the Government of 10000 Islands consists of:
~Chief Executive: Markanite
~WA Delegate: Wischland
~Senior Senator for New Republica South (Debates and Discussions): Dokansia
~Senator for Lyonnesse East (Houses): Kohnhead
~Senator for Himes West (RP): Zaberaz Hapang
~Senator for Blue Canaria North (Emissary Report): Porflox
~Minister of Education: Free Las Pinas
~Minister of Labor: Wille-Harlia
~Minister of Immigration: Margaux

Information about other government officials of 10000 Islands can be found Linkhere.

March Elections

Wischland was elected in a landslide delegate election, and transitioned to the role soon after announcement of victory. Meanwhile, Zaberaz Hapang secured their bid for Himes West after an uncontested campaign. Finally, Lyonnesse East saw the most activity, with both Porflox and Kohnhead running serious campaigns for the seat. After a close and exciting week of voting, Kohnhead emerged victorious. Porflox was however soon appointed to serve as Blue Canaria North after an opening for the seat appeared following Wischland's successful bid for delegate.

~The Council of Nine repealed The House Continuity and Closure Act due to its redundancy after The House Closure Requirement Reform Act was passed.

Around the Islands

~Porymonia was named featured nation for March thanks to their extremely prolific posting in A Taco Archipelago, our RP region. At more than 27,000 posts, they have posted many thousand times more than anyone else! More can be read here.

~Eastern New England has won our Extraterrestrial Encounter theme contest! You can read more about this Linkhere.

~Congratulations Silvedania on the well deserved Rookie of the Quarter awards! They have been an active poster on the RMB and discord, as well as joining TIBOE to improve regional security! LinkHere is the full statement.

~Our forum has long been overdue for a makeover, and Free Las Pinas has sure stepped up for the job! In an very close voting, they narrowly beat out the competition, and their Pastel Palms theme will soon be the default look of our forum!

Islander Achievements

~10000 Islands's RP region A Taco Archipelago in its just under one year of existence has beaten out 10000 Islands's post count in the past 10 years (since the creation of RMB archives)!

~The Mad Surfer published its last issue this month (here) because of increased Real Life obligations and the increase in regional news bulletins which you can read more about in the article. Thank you Jabberwocky for the continued editorship and the entire staff for creating an amazing newspaper for three whole years!

XKI Game-Side

A regional poll by Jabberwocky asked Islanders what device they'd want to have. Lightsabers from star wars overwhelmingly won, mostly due to islanders having no clue about what the other ones were.

The RMB this month was filled with many insightful conversations, and some more comical ones.

~Are we mining cheese?
~April Fools! Kind of... not really
~The Drew before Drew
~Interesting waste disposal
~My oldest memory is...
~I wisch for a pun!
~I find your lack of derrieres pleasant
~Aliens? No problem!

Until next month, your XKI Update Staff is signing off!
Read dispatch

Speaking of, "A question. Since before your sun burned hot in space and before your race was born, I have awaited a question,"[1] ironically enough this turned up on one of my Microsoft screen lock screens today.

[1] Start Trek (TOS) - City On The Edge Of Forever, The Guardian's first words to the landing party.

Issues Test Bed wrote:

Is that Arches National Park?

Chopperz wrote:Is that Arches National Park?

It doesn't look like Arches. I don't recall the park having a ton of sand

Hi y'all,

Our Dad's been sick and bedridden for a few days now and he still too sick to get out of bed today. We apologize on his behalf for the lack of Daily Posts for the last few days and hope he'll be well enough to post tommorow.

Yip Man wrote:Yippie!

The nation is cleaning up after a national night of celebration left most people with headaches and dim memories (Yip Man has found 4 easter eggs).


Congratulations Max!

Trecdom2 wrote:Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died Thursday. He was two months short of his 100th birthday.

R.I.P. Prince Philip

Emperor Varian Von Richthofen (Arian)

***** Texas Saturday Breakfast *****

Get Your Taco, Hot Tacos! Are you ready for some Saturday Breakfast, still All-Fresh, still All-New! With one Year of Saturday Breakfast In Place under our belt, it is time to kick it into creativity overdrive! Bring out the Drones! The NewTexas Happy Taco Stands, in conjunction with the NewTexas Incendiary Corporation, has approximately 1 trillion of the fastest, lightest drones you have ever seen. This fleet is specially designed to deliver tacos to every man, woman, child, whatever, in Texas, all 2,496,575,000,000 of you.

Today's special breakfast will Saturday Bean & Cheese Breakfast Tacos [COVID-19 Week LV Edition]! The Head Chef at The Big Tex Happy Taco Stands of NewTexas is on a roll as they bust out yet another new one just for you, Texas! And it is a classic and a staple and awesome any time of day. Today, the humble pinto bean returns yet again in its most simple form! We simmered them all night long in a secret process (involving onion, jalapeños, and bacon, but shhh), then smashed them in cast-iron skillets with just enough lard to make them like butter, baby. The end result is one awesome batch of spicy refried beans. We generously smear a shmear onto a hand-made flour tortilla, made by certified Texas Abuelitas with love, and then add a generous handful of Texas-made Longhorn Cheddar cheese and seal it up all quick and simple.

Today's Special Salsa is our famous - Salsa Ranchero - a smoky, yet spicy salsa prepared with tomatoes, garlic, chipotle peppers, and jalapeños. A sealed cup of Texas-made Longhorn Cheddar Jack cheese is also included for the cheese-lovers who want to double-dip today. The taco is hermetically sealed in a Stay-Warm® pouch that is wrapped in the same ol' aluminum foil we are all so familiar with for our breakfast taco. We are trying to keep it real, peeps. For your beverage accompaniment, a packet of Sanka, Tang and a Lipton Tea bag will be included with every delivery as well as salt and pepper and a napkin. Yes, it is different, but it works and you do not even have to leave your residence. Woo! And, watch out for the drones! Start your day off the right way; munch out and go back to sleep. You know you want to!®

Stay Safe Texas. Stay Well. Hang in there!

***** Texas Shout Outs *****

@ Issues Test Bed - You stay safe, Buddy! Keeping the news of the world going is one thing, keeping you head on is another.

@ Fort Verden - Get well soon Verner, Buddy!

***** Texas Chat Reminder *****

The Texas Weekly Chat Session will be Saturday (TODAY) at High Noon Texas Time (CDT) ***Saturday***. And, if you can't be there right at Noon, that is Ok, Texas Chat usually runs 3, 4, 5 hours with some Chats running as high as 7 or 8 hours.

The Texas Chat Site is here:

Please register with your nation name. This is a great opportunity for nations old and 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. But then again, sometimes NationStates does not even come up. It is wide-open chatting with peeps from around The World both IRL and NS. It is Texans, EuroTexans, WannabeTexans, ex-Texans, VirtualTexans, and plenty of Friends of Texans. We have it all and all are welcome. Texas Chat, 834 weeks and running! For the math-challenged, that is over 16½ years! Check it out! Good stuff!

A R I A N wrote:Hi y'all,

Our Dad's been sick and bedridden for a few days now and he still too sick to get out of bed today. We apologize on his behalf for the lack of Daily Posts for the last few days and hope he'll be well enough to post tommorow.

No apology needed. This is so for down on the list of priorities for your dad as to not even be in the radar. We'll be here when he gets back.

Chopperz wrote:Is that Arches National Park?

I have no clue. In my haste to snag the image, I didn't bother to mouse over the "Do you like what you see?" thing that would pop up the location.

I simply assumed the picture was taken on the planet where the Guardian rests. ;)

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