Skip to comments.Texas Drifter Wisconsin America's Second Alamo?
Posted on 02/22/2011 1:28:28 PM PST by kathsua
Marshalls Law Dateline Is following struggle as important to Americas future as events at crumbling old church were as important to early Texans? News reports: Obamas Democratic National Committee has decided to throw its support behind the pro-public sector union protesters in Wisconsin. The only thing that Scott Walker is asking these state employees to do is to pay basically half the amount that everyone else pays on their pension and healthcare coverage.
Was Col. Travis right when is in 1836 he warned Texans everywhere: The power of Santa Anna is to be met here; we had better too meet them here, than suffer a war of desolation and rage against our settlements. Could Republican conservatives be thinking the power of public unions must be met here in Wisconsins capital; we had better meet them here, than to suffer a war of desolation to rage throughout Wisconsin cities and towns?
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In my county court house there is a bronze statue of Col. William Barret Travis cutting a line in the sand with the tip
of his sword.
There is also a portrait of Medal Of Honor recipient Audie Murphy. He lived in Collin County as a child.
Both always makes me stop to reflect a moment.
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