Mr. Speaker, a wonderful Christian Servant of Abilene Christian University has died. Bill Teague was President and an alum of my Alma mater ACU. He served as president when I was a Member of the board of trustees of the University. His clever dry Tex...
Mr. Speaker, prior to being elected to Congress in 2004, I spent 30 years as a criminal prosecutor and Judge in Houston, Texas. During that time, I encountered the worst of the worst in our society, from abusers to rapists to murderers. Even more pai...
Mr. Speaker, this week marks the ten year anniversary of the most horrific terrorist attacks in India's history. In 2008, the city of Mumbai became a warzone when ten terrorists attacked hotels, railway stations, cafes, and a Jewish community center,...
“…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.”