As philosopher George Santayana famously said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
And, thus it is with a number of legislators from Texas who are bound and determined to repeat the economic hari kari their peers in North Carolina committed last year.
When the number one issue for the vast majority of Americans is jobs and the economy, how can the people who depend on the votes of these people work to pass inane laws that have been proven to cause millions of dollars of lost revenue and considerable loss of media visibility through the forfeiture of NBA and NCAA sports competitions (I'm sure Jerry Jones is simply ecstatic)?
When the leaders of a State whose culture has been long been about the accumulation of wealth turn away to wage philosophical wars?
We're starting to run short of the pre-requisite signs of the apocalypse.