Mr. Chair, the Iranians are a serious threat to the world, to international security. Iran’s foreign policy is very clear. The Ayatollah has said it numerous times and continues to say that the foreign policy of Iran is: First, destroy Israel; second...
Mr. Speaker, it reads like a page out of George Orwell’s ‘‘1984:’’ spies, secret courts, and searches of Americans without a warrant. It is clear: Big Brother is watching us.
Most Americans may not be fully aware of what is taking place behind cl...
Mr. Speaker, as ISIS loses ground in Syria and Iraq, we must remain vigilant. There is a growing terrorist threat in Africa. Between January and September of 2016, the African continent suffered at least 1,426 incidents of terrorism-related violence....
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William Barrett Travis, The Alamo
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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
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