By Sam Wyly, Andrew Wyly
“It ain’t bragging if it’s true.” –a rodeo bull rider
Why are jobs relocating from the as soon as Golden nation of California to the Lone megastar country of Texas? Why are the simplest and the brightest relocating from Chicago and Detroit to Austin and Houston and Dallas? Why are Massachusetts, manhattan, Ohio, and Illinois wasting congressmen in 2012 whereas Texas profits 4? Why is it that Texas is transforming into whereas the opposite monstrous states in the USA are flat or flat-out broke?
According to Sam and Andrew Wyly, it’s basic: Texas bought it correct! The Lone celebrity State’s lengthy culture of strolling the trail much less traveled has made it a always renewing hotbed of invention and entrepreneurial can-do. From the birthplace of entire meals, Southwest airways, and eco-friendly Mountain strength has come the innovation that has quadrupled America’s common fuel and oil reserves long ago ten years, growing strong jobs around the kingdom and in another country. the main military-friendly nation within the union is now top the rustic in its use of high-tech windmills and is making it much more likely that we’ll quickly deliver an finish to wars over Arab and Persian oil.
The Wylys’ new full-color, totally illustrated e-book of actual boasts, Texas obtained It Right!, argues that the state’s good fortune tales can encourage the remainder of the rustic. This astute and provocative examine Texan rules, heritage, and tradition is jam-packed with principles begging to be exported to the opposite, much less lucky forty nine states.
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Texas Got It Right! by Sam Wyly, Andrew Wyly