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Law enforcement and violent crime in Brewster County

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Offline jim2

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Re: Law enforcement and violent crime in Brewster County
« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2018, 07:38:41 AM »


I never cease to be amazed at the quest by Texans to be/have/do the biggest/best/most of everything. A similar mindset is rare among all the other states (nobody else cares about such statistics as much as Texans seem to). A curious obsession to be sure.

Don't be bitter.  Don't lose hope. Maybe you'll be a Texan in the next life. Then, you can also be the best and biggest.

I am a Texan; left the state a looong time ago for the west. Best move I ever made.
Ah, so you're a self-loathing traitor. Now that explains a lot.

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That escalated quickly!
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Offline Hang10er

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Re: Law enforcement and violent crime in Brewster County
« Reply #16 on: May 01, 2018, 08:39:23 AM »
To my core, I am an American first and foremost.  However, just as proud to be a 4th generation Texan.

I must admit though, we Texans do have a bit of ego...

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Offline Casa Grande

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Re: Law enforcement and violent crime in Brewster County
« Reply #17 on: May 01, 2018, 10:22:16 AM »


....we Texans do have a bit of ego...

Nope, just awesome.



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Re: Law enforcement and violent crime in Brewster County
« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2018, 12:54:12 PM »
"I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part and discuss it only with consenting adults." - Molly Ivins

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Re: Law enforcement and violent crime in Brewster County
« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2018, 01:29:34 PM »
On earth, as it is in Texas!!!!!!!

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Re: Law enforcement and violent crime in Brewster County
« Reply #20 on: May 21, 2018, 11:47:28 PM »

I never cease to be amazed at the quest by Texans to be/have/do the biggest/best/most of everything. A similar mindset is rare among all the other states (nobody else cares about such statistics as much as Texans seem to). A curious obsession to be sure.

Don't be bitter.  Don't lose hope. Maybe you'll be a Texan in the next life. Then, you can also be the best and biggest.

I am a Texan; left the state a looong time ago for the west. Best move I ever made.
Ah, so you're a self-loathing traitor. Now that explains a lot.

Not sure what your point is.

Living in the western public land states opens up more opportunities than can be accomplished in several lifetimes, without repeated trips to one piece of ground, hiking the same trails over and over and over, or repeatedly camping in the same sites.

Recently spent several days in the Gila NF, very near but not in the wilderness. One photo (below) of a high point on a county road through the forest. No crowds, no fees, camped where I wanted. In four days I saw only one USFS employee who merely waved as he went by. Rarely even saw other vehicles. No crowding and no one (official or otherwise) to bother anyone. The first morning the temperature was 30 degrees until the sun rose.

Awesome country. Try it, you'll like it. There's a lot to be said for variety of experiences.

RichardM got a taste of that kind of freedom in the national forest after he took advantage of a Grand Canyon NPS suggestion he camp on USFS land.

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