Originally Posted by Treghc
They don't pay sales taxes and can own/do nearly anything they want. (Try and tell me one thing you currently own or do that you couldn't in Oregon).
They also have a moderately low cost of living. That's why there are so many damned hippies there.
You definitely have cheaper gas though. About $0.20
we have more automatic weapons than any other state.
We are the 4th largest economy in the world
Austin is one of the best tech startup areas
We aren't going bankrupt.
The only state to enter by treaty and not annexation.
Austin is the live music capital of the world
The Heisman trophy is named after a Rice coach
And for the icing on the cake, I live here.