“Barbara Bush was an iconic leader and truly embodied what it meant to be the First Lady of the United States,” said Congressman Poe. “She stood beside the America people through decades of major political events, leading our nation as First Lady wit...
Mr. Speaker, Alexander Hamilton was 21 years of age; Aaron Burr, 20 years of age; James Monroe, 18; James Madison, 25 years old. These young Founding Fathers, some of America’s most notable names, were college age when they stood against an opposing ...
Mr. Speaker, the first board of her keel landed on the dockyard with a loud thump. It was 107 years ago today, April 17, 1911.
One year later, she sailed smoothly into Newport News, Virginia, harbor, christened the USS Texas, BB–35. She was commis...
“…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.”