As Texas celebrated its annual “Texas Independence Day,” many in the state’s government leadership and ongoing secession movement say Texas is finally preparing to become an “independent nation,” from the United States.
Gov. Rick Perry was a champion of fiercely conservative social activism long before the tea party was born. He oversaw the “Texas Miracle” job-creation boom and became the most powerful Texas governor since Reconstruction.
As much as many of us need the relaxation and the fun, Memorial Day is not only a day for great BBQs, wonderful friends and festive times on both land and water.
The incoming leader of the National Rifle Association has a penchant for bold statements that are sure to enflame an already explosive national debate over gun control.
The White House has responded to a petition to allow Texas to secede by saying the Founding Fathers who created the Union “did not provide a right to walk away from it.”