"To understand me, you need to understand Texan logic. If you come from Texas, you're 100 percent American but you'll do things the Texan way. We're independent. We've got our own way of doing things. Try to build fences round us and we'll run you out of town."
I felt a little guilty about jangling the poor bugger's brains with that evil fantasy. But what the hell? Anybody who wanders around the world saying, "Hell yes, I'm from Texas," deserves whatever happens to him.
- Hunter S. Thompson, The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time