Mr. Speaker, yesterday was World Water Day.
When we are thirsty, we walk 3 feet to the nearest faucet or grab a bottle of water out of the refrigerator. Sadly, there are almost 800 million people who lack access to clean drinking water.
Mr. Speaker, China is illegally imprisoning an American citizen, Mrs. Sandy PhanGillis. March 19 marked the 2-year anniversary since Sandy illegally was incarcerated by the Chinese Government.
Sandy is from Houston, Texas. She has lived there for...
“…the victory will cost the enemy so dear, that it will be worse to him than a defeat.”
William Barrett Travis, The Alamo
I must say as to what I have seen of Texas it is the garden spot of the world. The best land and the best prospects for health I ever saw, and I do believe it is a fortune to any man to come here.
Davy Crockett, 1836
Texas will again lift its head and stand among the nations. It ought to do so, for no country on the globe can compare with it in natural advantages.
Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word.
Author John Steinbeck
“This is not about land or money... but the one thing that no man should ever be able to take from another man: the freedom to make his own choices about his life, where he'll live, how he'll live, and how he'll raise his family.”