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  1. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

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    Today is Texas Independence Day

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

    Sam Houston.
  2. But there is yet another important date, one few even celebrate today: February 1, for it was on that date, in the year 1861, that Texas seceded. :D
  3. islenos

    islenos New Member

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    When a government has ceased to protect the lives, liberty and property of the people, from whom its legitimate powers are derived, and for the advancement of whose happiness it was instituted, and so far from being a guarantee for the enjoyment of those inestimable and inalienable rights, becomes an instrument in the hands of evil rulers for their oppression…… In such a crisis, the first law of nature, the right of self-preservation, the inherent and inalienable rights of the people to appeal to first principles, and take their political affairs into their own hands in extreme cases, enjoins it as a right towards themselves, and a sacred obligation to their posterity, to abolish such government, and create another in its stead, calculated to rescue them from impending dangers, and to secure their future welfare and happiness

    2nd day of March 1836
  4. Blackhawk Dave

    Blackhawk Dave New Member

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    That so applies to today.
  5. islenos

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    I fly my Bonnie Blue Flag on February 1st

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    Hurrah! Hurrah!
    For Southern Rights, Hurrah!
    Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag
    That bears a Single Star!



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