. . . but the code came from a Texan.
Texans can relate. Wyoming may adopt the 'cowboy code' as symbolic law | News Bizarre | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle: "Some members of the Wyoming Legislature want to instill “cowboy ethics” in state law, lest lawmakers and citizens forget the state’s western roots.
The code would stress the importance of living with courage, keeping promises, finishing what you start and saying more by talking less.
Based on the “Code of the West” outlined in a 2004 book by James Owen, a Wall Street investor from Texas, Senate File 51 galloped through the Wyoming Senate last week and on Monday lassoed unanimous approval from the House Minerals Committee."