Lone Star State to America: Come on Down!

Doonesbury's got a great tax-cutting plan, and Texas is eager to help. Sunday's Doonesbury strip included a coupon for readers who want to follow George Bush's favorite approach: making his official residence a posh Houston hotel so as to enjoy Texas' nonexistent state income tax. "Howdy!" says the coupon, which is addressed to John Sharp, the Texas comptroller. "I'd like to become a Texan!" Requests are already pouring in, and Sharp is busy sending out real estate ads for would-be residents, along with "Honorary Texan" certificates to get them started.


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