Sam Houston was a suspicious SOB, as were many other early Texians.
He didn’t trust the US government much more than he had the Mexican one. He knew that the US could be at least as abusive.
posted on 03/02/2008 1:20:04 PM PST
(Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
Today’s Sam’s birthday, too.
His Indian friends called him the ‘big drunk’.
posted on 03/02/2008 1:27:42 PM PST
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