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Comment of the Day: Texas, Our Texas

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

Yesterday Digg picked up our item on why Texas's decision 150 years ago to secede from the Union was such a smart thing. That brought in a whole new audience of people eager to bash our fair state.

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One reader stood up for the rest of us.

Katy wrote:

Apparently Texas DOES offer something, judging by the huge number of marauding Northern trolls who are commenting on this fairly old blog entry.

Y'all just go surfing websites of Southern local papers for people to insult? You're WAY behind the curve, man. Insulting ARIZONA is the in thing this year.

Insulting Texas jumped the shark on January 20, 2009...

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