Wyoming adopts ‘cowboy ethics’ as State code. Gov. Freudenthal signed the legislation on March 3.
The code of the west, derived from the book, Cowboy Ethics: What Wall Street Can Learn from the Code of the West, by James P. Owen, will be the official state code of Wyoming effective July 1, 2010.
(i) Live each day with courage;
(ii) Take pride in your work;
(iii) Always finish what you start;
(iv) Do what has to be done;
(v) Be tough, but fair;
(vi) When you make a promise, keep it;
(vii) Ride for the brand;
(viii) Talk less, say more;
(ix) Remember that some things are not for sale;
(x) Know where to draw the line.
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