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Move the State Capital, Continually

Apr 30, 2009 By davidromo

Capitals are anachronistic—they hark back to a horse-and-buggy era, when politicians took days to reach the statehouse and cast their votes. We can wean ourselves from centralized government by rotating our capital—one month it can be in Houston, another in El Paso, and another (why not?) in Amarillo. While…