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Dallas Mavericks Dancers
As long as you don't show belly button, it's technically family-friendly attire. Dallas Mavericks
Rick Perry
First order of business for the country of Texas, Rick Perry is named interim president.  Photo by Gage Skidmore
Summer Fest, June 2012, Willie Nelson
When militant hipsters in Austin inevitably push to annex Colorado, Willie obliges.  Photo by Jeremy Keas
Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington
Now that's a welcoming worthy of a Texas president if we've ever seen one.  Photo courtesy of Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau