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  • Cowboy, Firefighter Stopped Woman from Getting Sucked out of Southwest Plane

    04/18/2018 10:21:02 AM PDT · by Cecily · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 18, 2018 | Max Jaeger
    A cowboy and a firefighter were among the heroes who pulled a New Mexico mom back into their airplane after an explosion tore a hole in the cabin and sucked the woman partway out, according to reports. The Boeing 737 carrying Southwest Airlines’ Flight 1380 suffered the catastrophic engine failure at about 32,000 feet up, an hour into its LaGuardia-to-Dallas trip, forcing an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport. Mother-of-two Jennifer Riordan was pulled partway out of the plane when shrapnel shattered her window and the cabin began to depressurize, sucking her partway out of the plane. That’s when a...
  • President Trump's Iconic Photograph (Vanity)

    08/30/2017 5:56:37 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    NBC ^ | 08/30/17
    This is an iconic photograph here. A photo that will be etched in the memories of Americans. A photo for the history books.
  • Donald Trump to Cheering Crowd: ‘Texas Can Handle Anything!’ After Hurricane Harvey

    08/29/2017 11:25:31 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 29,2017 | by Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Corpus Christi, Texas, for a briefing on the state’s efforts to rescue victims of Hurricane Harvey. The storm briefing took place at the Annaville Fire Department, as hundreds of Texans lined the streets to welcome him with chants of “USA!,” “Texas for Trump,” “We Love Trump,” “Texas Strong,” and “We Love Trump!”After spotting the crowd, Trump stood on a ladder and waved the Texas flag. “It’s historic, it’s epic, but I tell you it happened in Texas and Texas can handle anything!” he shouted. American flags and a yellow Gadsen...
  • 181st Anniversary of Texas Independence: Happy Birthday, Texas

    03/01/2017 4:51:27 PM PST · by The Bat Ladys Husband · 28 replies
    Wikipedi ^ | March 1, 2017 | Bat Ladys Husband
    The Texas Declaration of Independence was the formal declaration of independence of the Republic of Texas from Mexico in the Texas Revolution. It was adopted at the Convention of 1836 at Washington-on-the-Brazos on March 2, 1836

    04/21/2014 1:37:28 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 115 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 21, 2014 | By Bob Price
    After the recent Bundy Ranch episode by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Texans are becoming more concerned about the BLM’s focus on 90,000 acres along a 116 mile stretch of the Texas/Oklahoma boundary. The BLM is reviewing the possible federal takeover and ownership of privately-held lands which have been deeded property for generations of Texas landowners. Sid Miller, former Texas State Representative and Republican candidate for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, has since made the matter a campaign issue to Breitbart Texas. “In Texas,” Miller says, “the BLM is attempting a repeat of an action taken over 30 years ago...
  • Gun manufacturer decides to flee Connecticut; Rick Perry issues an open invitation

    04/13/2013 7:14:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/13/2013 | Erika Johnsen
    Last week, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy signed into law what advocacy groups are heralding as the strictest gun limits in the nation, including measures that expand the state’s list of banned ‘assault’ weapons and restrict magazine capacities to ten rounds — and it didn’t take long for one of Connecticut’s gun manufacturers to follow suit on a phenomenon that’s already started in other states. A manufacturer of military-style rifles says it is leaving Connecticut and is encouraging other companies to do the same after last week’s signing of sweeping gun legislation.PTR Industries of Bristol said the bill approved by the...
  • The "Country" of TEXAS...(Check it Out)

    04/15/2009 4:54:36 PM PDT · by Dallas · 187 replies · 5,928+ views
    THE COUNTRY of TEXAS So what does Texas have to do to survive as a Republic?1. NASA is just south of Houston, Texas. We will control the space industry. 2. We refine over 85% of the gasoline in the United States . 3. Defense Industry--we have over 65% of it. The term "Don't mess with Texas ," will take on a whole new meaning. 4. Oil - we can supply all the oil that the Republic of Texas will need for the next 300 years. What will the other states do? Gee, we don't know. Why not ask Obama? 5....
  • The S-Word (vanity)

    02/07/2009 5:48:27 AM PST · by BobL · 135 replies · 3,557+ views
    At this point it’s clear that any pretense of fiscal responsibility by our government is over. Not only is spending and debt going through the roof, the long-term goals of this administration (i.e., global warming, locking up land from development, arms reduction/elimination, etc.) almost assure us that we will be Third-World within a decade, and the rest of the world will simply bypass us as our major goals will seeking food and clean water, and hoping that China, Russia, Mexico, and other countries don’t choose to exact revenge on us. So, that brings us to the S-word, especially here in...
  • (Sasquatch In The Crosshairs!) It’s Officially Legal To Kill Bigfoot In Texas

    05/05/2012 9:01:19 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 45 replies
    IO9 ^ | May 5, 2012 | Lauren Davis
    It’s officially legal to kill Bigfoot in Texas Cryptid conservationists, be on the alert; it's officially open season on Sasquatch. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, if you can find Bigfoot in the state of Texas, you can kill it. Cryptomundo reader John Lloyd Scharf sent a letter to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department about whether it would be legal to kill Bigfoot, and apparently department Chief of Staff L. David Sinclair replied that killing an indigenous cryptid would be legal since it isn't listed as a game animal: The statute that you cite (Section 61.021) refers...
  • Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott will challenge health care legislation as unconstitutional

    03/22/2010 5:46:36 AM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 36 replies · 1,130+ views
    San Antonio Headlines Examiner ^ | March 22, 2010 | Jack Dennis
    Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced on March 22, 2010, the State will be joining other states in challenging the health-care reform legislation that passed in the U.S. House last night 219-212. "The federal health care legislation passed tonight violates the United States Constitution and unconstitutionally infringes upon Texans' individual liberties," said Abbott. "To protect all Texans' constitutional rights, preserve the constitutional framework intended by our nation's founders, and defend our state from further infringement by the federal government, the State of Texas and other states will legally challenge the federal health care legislation," Abbott announced. Virginia's Attorney General Ken...
  • God Bless Texas and the Texas Board of Education!!

    03/12/2010 9:09:52 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 55 replies · 2,290+ views
    per Fox News Channel cable broadcast
    <p>Taking back our country, one state, one text book, twenty million young minds at a time!</p>
  • Live Coverage of former President Bush's Welcome Home (Live thread)

    01/20/2009 9:54:15 AM PST · by CedarDave · 333 replies · 16,954+ views
    KWES Newswest 9/ Midland-Odessa ^ | January 20, 2009 | KWES Newswest 9/ Midland-Odessa
    There will be live internet streaming of President Bush's arrival in Midland, welcoming comments and his address to the crowd. Local TV coverage starts at 4 p.m. Central time, internet coverage starts at 5:15 p.m. Central time.
  • 60 Percent of Executions Happen in Texas

    12/26/2007 7:08:55 PM PST · by Baladas · 93 replies · 235+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 12-26-2007 | ADAM LIPTAK
    (Dec. 26) -- This year’s death penalty bombshells — a de facto national moratorium, a state abolition and the smallest number of executions in more than a decade — have masked what may be the most significant and lasting development. For the first time in the modern history of the death penalty, more than 60 percent of all American executions took place in Texas. Over the past three decades, the proportion of executions nationwide performed in Texas has held relatively steady, averaging 37 percent. Only once before, in 1986, has the state accounted for even a slight majority of the...
  • Joe Horn (Joe Horn Supporters Push back the New Black Panthers)

    12/03/2007 6:34:45 PM PST · by do the dhue · 99 replies · 1,453+ views
    GLENN BECK PROGRAM ^ | 12/3/7 | Glenn Beck
    GLENN: Now, in Pasadena, just a suburb outside of Houston, there is a guy named Joe Horn. I've talked about him on the air before and everything I have heard about Joe Horn is that he's a decent human being, that he's a good guy. All of his neighbors say he's like the grandfather of the neighborhood. There is a law in Houston where a guy can protect his own property. You come onto his property; he can shoot you. Well, a friend said, would you watch my house. He was watching the house. Two guys crawl out of a...
  • Alamo heroes helped make Texas free

    03/06/2007 7:44:05 AM PST · by WestTexasWend · 51 replies · 1,207+ views
    Lubbock Avalanche-Journal ^ | Tuesday, March 6, 2007 | Editorial
    PEOPLE WHO HAVE grown up with freedom and enjoyed it all of their lives may have a difficult time understanding the driving, passionate desire for liberty in the hearts of people who do not have it. One need look no further than the Alamo, which fell to Santa Anna's army on this date in 1836, for a vivid example of such passion. The 189 defenders of the Alamo are legendary - not just in Texas but around the world - for their valor and heroism in the face of overwhelming odds. But underlying that death-defying courage was a love of...
  • Grateful Lubbock calls day of prayer

    09/16/2006 11:09:29 AM PDT · by Between the Lines · 30 replies · 514+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | September 15, 2006
    The city council in Lubbock has called another "Day of Prayer," but this time it's not to seek God's blessing, it's to say thank you. The council had declared a day of prayer and fasting on July 30 to seek God's gift of rain for the region, which had had just 5.71 inches since Jan. 1, according to a report in the Avalanche-Journal. Since then, 6.55 inches of rain has fallen, even triggering some flooding. And now the council has declared Sunday a day of prayer and thanksgiving. "It's not hocus pocus," Mayor David Miller told the newspaper. "It's not...
  • Minutemen to train first Texas group in Goliad

    06/15/2005 12:26:52 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 32 replies · 1,114+ views
    Victoria Advocate ^ | June 15, 2005 | ROBIN M. FOSTER
    GOLIAD - A citizen-based border patrol group that originated in Arizona will train its first Texas affiliate this weekend in Goliad, local organizers said this week. Chris Simcox, co-founder of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, will conduct the training on the organization's standard operational procedures, said Bill Parmley, a resident of Sarco in South Goliad County. A public meeting and media interviews with Simcox and border-area ranchers and property owners are planned for 7 p.m. Monday at Memorial Auditorium in Goliad. Parmley is among south Goliad County residents who organized months ago to stop illegal immigration through their area. The...
  • Giving new meaning to second place (Homeschooler Samir Patel won 2nd in Spelling Bee)

    06/03/2005 3:14:19 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 52 replies · 1,604+ views
    WASHINGTON - Texan Samir Patel not only spelled correctly nearly all the words he drew during the Scripps National Spelling Bee, he also rattled off their definitions. But it wasn't good enough. The 11-year-old tied for second in the 78th annual competition Thursday after missing the word "roscian," which means pertaining to or involving acting. He was in a fierce competition, going head-to-head with three spellers for five rounds before making an error. In the end, it was 13-year-old Anurag Kashyap of Poway, Calif., who came out on top with the correct spelling of "appoggiatura," a musical note. Aliya Deri,...
  • Texas Executes Man on Election Night

    11/02/2004 6:24:10 PM PST · by COEXERJ145 · 85 replies · 1,016+ views ^ | November 2, 2004 | Reuters
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - In the midst of a key national election on Tuesday, Texas, the leading death penalty state, took time out to execute a man for a 1990 murder. Lorenzo Morris, 52, received a lethal injection shortly after 6 p.m. in the state's 19th execution this year. He was the 332nd person put to death in Texas since the state resumed capital punishment in 1982. Morris was condemned for killing Jesse Fields, 70, on Aug. 5, 1990 by slashing his throat and beating him with a hammer after breaking into his Houston home and demanding money. Morris had no...