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March 2nd is Texas Independence Day. Lets Celebrate! (vanity)
Celebrate Texas ^ | 03/01/2014 | The Bat Ladys Husband

Posted on 03/01/2014 6:44:44 AM PST by The Bat Ladys Husband

Texas Delegates declared Texas Independence from Mexico on March 2, 1836 to become an independent republic. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TEXAS. Celebrations in Austin, San Antonio, Washington on the Brazos and other locations this weekend.


TOPICS: US: Texas; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: alamo; samhouston; texas
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1 posted on 03/01/2014 6:44:44 AM PST by The Bat Ladys Husband
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

Wonder how many people remember the Alamo on March 6?


2 posted on 03/01/2014 6:47:13 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: P.O.E.

my Alamo 1824 Flag is flying as we post and will go to 1/2 staff on the 6th.


3 posted on 03/01/2014 6:49:11 AM PST by The Bat Ladys Husband ( No More Bush No more Cornyn)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

http://youtu.be/VGF4ibgcHQE


4 posted on 03/01/2014 6:49:40 AM PST by Howie66 (John Wayne McCornyn...he's just like US! Honest!)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband; TheSarce; basil

Hubby was a founding board member of Celebrate Texas and we were in the 1st parade up Congress Ave that was restarted 2000. That was when we repainted the dune buggy like a Texas Flag.

That dune buggy saw many freeps in Austin against GoreOns and the antiwar left.


5 posted on 03/01/2014 6:49:41 AM PST by The Bat Lady (Primary Cornyn out! Go Dwyane Stovall!)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

Very cool. I was watching “F Troop” reruns the other day and Duffy was going on about Jim Bowie. Cracks me up every time.

When it falls on a weekend day, we usually commemorate with come cornbread and chili. No offense meant, just our way of keeping the memory alive.


6 posted on 03/01/2014 6:52:16 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

WOOHOO Texans!

When will Texas SHOUT, “I’m debt free!” (h/t Dave Ramsey)

http://www.usdebtclock.org/state-debt-clocks/state-of-texas-debt-clock.html

(talk about independence day/10th amendment day)


7 posted on 03/01/2014 6:54:08 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Howie66

8 posted on 03/01/2014 6:54:53 AM PST by The Bat Ladys Husband ( No More Bush No more Cornyn)
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To: P.O.E.

the way things are going, we may have to declare one again...


9 posted on 03/01/2014 6:54:55 AM PST by native texan (Texans should be independent thinkers)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

Would that be “Deuco de Marcho”?


10 posted on 03/01/2014 6:55:27 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme),unemployment will necessarily skyrocket! Despite the % dropping. Period.)
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To: The Bat Lady

With today’s fog, your car probably won’t be seen a lot—LOL!

(At least my side of the lake is shrouded in a heavy fog.)


11 posted on 03/01/2014 6:56:38 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

Huh? What’s that you say? I didn’t hear you.

:-)


12 posted on 03/01/2014 6:57:28 AM PST by Howie66 (John Wayne McCornyn...he's just like US! Honest!)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

God Bless Texas and God Bless Texans.


13 posted on 03/01/2014 6:59:45 AM PST by FAA
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To: Howie66

I tried to post a link but evidentally did it wrong. Would appreciate any help with getting html to work

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STMRklYD_G8


14 posted on 03/01/2014 7:02:07 AM PST by The Bat Ladys Husband ( No More Bush No more Cornyn)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

??

I am told, and just the other day in this forum, that Texas gained independence from Mexico, so all texans should speak spanish and ‘work’ to assimate Mexicans.

Independence? This is a typical attitude


15 posted on 03/01/2014 7:03:48 AM PST by stanne
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

16 posted on 03/01/2014 7:04:16 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

It’s working just fine! :-)


17 posted on 03/01/2014 7:11:45 AM PST by Howie66 (John Wayne McCornyn...he's just like US! Honest!)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

Freedom, it’s part of the Texas spirit and our heritage. It remains to this day. God Bless Texas and those that share our spirit.


18 posted on 03/01/2014 7:12:29 AM PST by Texicanus (Texas, it's a whole 'nother country.)
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To: native texan

“Texas is the finest portion of the globe that has ever blessed my vision”

Sam Houston 1833

“I will never forsake Texas and her cause. I am her son”

Jose Antonio Navarro- 1842

“Texas is rich in unredeemed dreams”

Larry McMurtry 1965


19 posted on 03/01/2014 7:15:29 AM PST by The Bat Ladys Husband ( No More Bush No more Cornyn)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband
"I told the people of my district that I would serve them as faithfully as I had done; but if not, they might go to hell, and I would go to Texas."

- Davy Crockett

Regards,

20 posted on 03/01/2014 7:22:38 AM PST by alexander_busek (Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.)
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To: native texan

Don’t know who you’d get

Last night I witnessed a on scene Long line of movie patrons waiting to buy tickets parting the front of the line for spanish speakers, screeching back and forth taking all the time in the world at the register No eye contact with anyone Americans don’t exist. Little kids with them at ten pm. Scraggly untied shoes dirty wearing big gold necklaces

Treated loke royalty. A navy SEAL in a wheelchair would not have even garnered this preferential treatment

Oh I heard yesterday from one of the smartest medical doctors i know, that it is like when we came over and pushed out the Indians

Yep


21 posted on 03/01/2014 7:31:12 AM PST by stanne
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To: stanne

A common scene


22 posted on 03/01/2014 7:33:04 AM PST by stanne
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

Lets celebrate with a new one.


23 posted on 03/01/2014 7:37:54 AM PST by DeWalt (Times are more like they used to be than they are today.)
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To: stanne

Where did you see this?


24 posted on 03/01/2014 7:43:20 AM PST by Ditter
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

Will they be banning Mexican flag shirts in the schools on March 2 ‘cause they might incite violence? /s


25 posted on 03/01/2014 7:44:26 AM PST by logi_cal869
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To: Ditter

Could’ve been anywhere I see it all the time.

My friend tells me, and she’s from Mexico, old woman, US citizen, there’s no where to go in El Paso and not have to speak Spanish.

When I say that on this forum, people say, ‘oh, yeah...well that’s El Paso’.

It’s a city in the US. It’s a trend, isn’t it?


26 posted on 03/01/2014 7:55:03 AM PST by stanne
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To: Ditter

I saw it in the US. Like I said, in Texas.

People want to marginalize certain regions in Texas.

OK.

But whatever anyone is celebrating independence for is a mystery to me.


27 posted on 03/01/2014 7:58:18 AM PST by stanne
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To: basil

Foggy near New Braunfels, too.


28 posted on 03/01/2014 8:00:58 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: stanne

El Paso’s always been like that. It’s actually better, now, than it’s been. Maybe something to do with more troops being there now?

God Bless ALL of Texas!


29 posted on 03/01/2014 8:05:55 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: All

Better not wear a Texas flag shirt...You might offend some mexican..../s


30 posted on 03/01/2014 8:06:38 AM PST by JW1949
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To: Jane Long

Yes, I always hear that here.

Not buying.


31 posted on 03/01/2014 8:06:52 AM PST by stanne
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To: stanne
I am in Houston and in other parts of south Texas. I don't see Mexicans acting badly and pushing to the head of the movie or any other line. What city did you say you saw this?

As far as border towns, El Paso, Laredo, Eagle Pass and Brownsville, yes they are heavily Mexican and always have been. I have friends who were born in Texas and are of Mexican descent, those people are OK, it is the ones pouring across the border now that are not OK.

32 posted on 03/01/2014 8:12:33 AM PST by Ditter
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To: stanne

Are you in El Paso? Or even in Texas?


33 posted on 03/01/2014 8:16:43 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

In most Texas public schools, Texas Independence Day, has been changed to ‘Texas Flag Day”. That’s how politically correct this once-great state has become since the majority of students in many districts are from Mexico, from whom Texas won its independence. That is really a shameful denial of history and the courage of early Texans who fought and died for freedom.


34 posted on 03/01/2014 8:29:22 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Ditter

Nothing in your circles has spanish and English? Tj maxx, Costco?
Go to a middle class supermarket Sunday evening

Take a look at what’s going on in college entrance tests.

Illegals get in state tuition over and above the kids of recently retired military who wait two years for residency

I’m not in a border town

When people wake up and take a look around they get mad. Don’t get mad at me. I’m just saying can’t see a reason to celebrate. Kids are not allowed to wear depictions of our flag on mexican pride day, 5 may

Please don’t bother me with rationalization s for that

I celebrated st Patrick’s day in manhattan and in my home town. People there know little about him really (i make it my business to know) The American flag is very prominent and it is widely known to never fly the Irish flag or any foreign flag , even with or forbid above the American flag

All cultures are welcome its America.

Here, kids violently fight over the flag and the dept of education is confused about how to handle it. How can that be? That’s the federal government, not a border town


35 posted on 03/01/2014 8:30:46 AM PST by stanne
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

Texas isn’t really independent anymore, so I’d rather not.

If they reclaim their independence then I’ll celebrate.


36 posted on 03/01/2014 8:32:54 AM PST by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: logi_cal869

No. The wimps get a pass on the school deal, its on a Sunday this year.

No US flags on mexican day 5 may, though

Go to Irish day next week, 17 march. Old glory is always welcome and appreciated


37 posted on 03/01/2014 8:35:29 AM PST by stanne
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To: JW1949

The Texas Revolution: Tejano Heroes Paperback
by Roy F. Sullivan (Author)

Most Americans are aware that Texas gained its independence from Santa Anna’s Mexico in the 1840’s. Mention of the Alamo evokes the familiar names of heroes like Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and William Travis. All too often another group of heroes, heroines and patriots who fought and died for the independence of Texas is overlooked. The sacrifices, bravery and valor of that group-the Tejanos, Texans of Hispanic ancestry-are the focus of “The Texas Revolution: Tejano Heroes” It was not just at famous battles such as Agua Dulce, Bexar, Goliad, the Alamo and San Jacinto that Tejanos made their mark on Texas history, often giving their lives and fortunes. Long before the arrival of Stephen F. Austin and settlers from the east, Tejanos were fighting for the independence of Tejas or Texas. The first declaration of Texas independence from Spain was issued in April 1813 by Bernardo Guiterrez de Lara. The first, and bloodiest, battle for Texas independence was fought at the battle of the Medina in August 1813. The first formal list of grievances against the Mexican government was issued by several Tejanos, including Juan Seguin and Gaspar Abrego de Flores, in October 1834. Recognition of the courage, abilities and endurance of Tejanos as major emancipators in the Texas Revolution is long overdue


38 posted on 03/01/2014 8:37:26 AM PST by The Bat Ladys Husband ( No More Bush No more Cornyn)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

I’ve always liked Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park.
Been there for quite a few 4th of July celebrations.


39 posted on 03/01/2014 8:51:32 AM PST by GrouchoTex (...and ye shall know the Truth and the Truth shall set you free....)
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To: basil
(At least my side of the lake is shrouded in a heavy fog.)

I was going to reply earlier, but had to haul limbs to the recycle center. Not too foggy at the house, but when I got onto 1431, it was bad.

40 posted on 03/01/2014 8:55:42 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Jane Long

Jane Long is a pretty famous name in Texas History. Are you any relation?
(I live in Fort Bend County where she died, had a plantation, etc).


41 posted on 03/01/2014 8:57:18 AM PST by GrouchoTex (...and ye shall know the Truth and the Truth shall set you free....)
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To: P.O.E.

I fly my Texas flag on March 2, March 6, and April 21.

It may get a bit icy tomorrow, but this is Texas, weather and all.

The Texians holed up in the Alamo died without knowing what had happened at Washington-on-the-Brazos while they were under siege.


42 posted on 03/01/2014 9:33:07 AM PST by Jedidah
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

1840s??!!


43 posted on 03/01/2014 9:34:39 AM PST by Jedidah
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To: GrouchoTex
I’ve always liked Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park.

I was there in 2000. It was on a weekday, and quite a few school children from several schools were visiting.

44 posted on 03/01/2014 9:38:39 AM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: stanne
Yes I shop at the places you mentioned and I don't see Mexican families misbehaving. The t-shirt thing was maddening and inexcusable. We should all be able to wear Texas and US flags whenever and where ever we choose. The instate tuition for Mexicans is only applicable if they have graduated from a Texas highschool and have gotten or are in the process of getting their legal US citizenship.

Tell me again what Texas town you live in and see all this bad behavior?

45 posted on 03/01/2014 10:26:42 AM PST by Ditter
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

“Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.” - Sam Houston


46 posted on 03/01/2014 10:28:06 AM PST by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: Jedidah

don’t forget Oct 2 (Battle of Gonzales Come and Take it!)


47 posted on 03/01/2014 11:02:10 AM PST by The Bat Ladys Husband ( No More Bush No more Cornyn)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband
I just tried to get my husband to drive out to Washington on the Brazos to see what is going on.

His comment was “again?” :)

48 posted on 03/01/2014 11:16:15 AM PST by Ditter
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To: Ditter

Lucky you. But that’s not the question I asked.

Also, scholarships and college admissions preferences are for Hispanic surnames, in addition to which racist box is checked, no choice given for that.


49 posted on 03/01/2014 11:47:02 AM PST by stanne
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To: stanne

You haven’t answered my question either. What Texas town do you live in where you saw the bad behavior at the movies?


50 posted on 03/01/2014 11:58:43 AM PST by Ditter
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