Texas Independence Day

Last week I commemorated Texas Independence Day by reading a letter written by Lieutenant Colonel William B. Travis during the Battle of the Alamo, “To the People of Texas & All Americans in the World” on the Senate...
I commemorated Texas Independence Day by reading William Barret Travis’ letter from the Alamo on the Senate floor today. 
One hundred and seventy-nine years ago, fifty-nine delegates met in Independence Hall at Washington-on-the-Brazos to risk everything to make freedom a reality for generations of Texans to come.
I rise today to commemorate a very special day in Texas history, and I would say in American history, a day that inspires pride and gratitude in my state. I rise to commemorate Texas Independence Day, which is celebrated on...
If you have not heard, a rogue group hidden within one-and-then-more regional service centers (RSC) of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) called CSCOPE (no particular acronym meaning, except that software possibly started from...
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The slow moving, quiet waters of the Brazos must have been a stark contrast to the raised voices coming from inside the log cabin just a few yards from its banks. Inside the wood cabin, the Republic of Texas was born. It...
As we know, death came to the defenders of the Alamo, but victory later came for the people of Texas. And today 25 million Texans can celebrate our liberty, and honor the founding generation of Texans who secured it for us....
We began March by honoring Texas Independence Day and the fall of the Alamo. Reading about Texas history is one of my favorite past times. It’s what makes us unique as Texans. It’s what makes us proud. The history of our...
It all started in a small town nestled between the Barrington Farm and the Jordan Creek along the banks of the Brazos River – that’s where the early seeds of the Lone Star State were planted.
On this day in 1836, a band of settlers from across Texas took charge of their own destiny and declared their solemn right to live in liberty, free from tyranny.
The second of the ten “bill of rights” amendments has been said to be “not needed until you need it.” With the recent public mass shootings prompting gun-ban groups (almost exclusively extreme leftist/progressive/Marxist...
Hear Willie Nelson read the Travis Letter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q43iuWIjJUU Texas celebrates its Independence from Mexico on March 2. Texas adopted the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. This...
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AUSTIN — Today U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) released the following statement commemorating the 176th Anniversary of Texas Independence Day:On this date in 1836, delegates representing settlements across Texas...
 

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