Thanks, Republicans: Norway Thinks Texas Is So Nuts That It Became Their Slang Word For ‘Crazy’

by STEPHEN D FOSTER JR – Texas is viewed as so insane by Norwegians that they now use the state as a slang word when they want to express how crazy something is. Thanks, Republicans. In the late 1970s, Republicans began their effort to create a stranglehold on the Texas state government that has culminated in the ridiculously ignorant and nutty state we know today. Just over the last year alone, Texas has demonstrated a remarkably high rate of incidents that make it clear how crazy the state has become. Texas textbooks refer to slaves as simply migrant workers who came to America seeking manual labor. Texas is beginning to deny birth certificates to immigrant children. Texans, even Governor Greg Abbott, believed President Obama was invading Texas during a military exercise known as Operation Jade Helm. Texas officials are also making the state inhospitable to women by attacking women’s health,...

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