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“Pancho and Lefty” — Townes Van Zandt

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Rick Perry -- MIA

No, this isn’t a story about Rick Perry being derelict in his duties. It is about his trip with a group called the BentProp Project to Palau in the Pacific to look for the remains of World War 2 MIAs. From the Trail Blazers Blog at The Dallas Morning News: Gov. Rick Perry announced [...]

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Don’t believe in wait and see…

“A Little Late For Loving Me Now” by Will Sexton

Sunday Gospel

Austin’s own The Band of Heathens…

Thursday Open Thread

Dimmitt’s Goliad flag

The Mexican Army massacred 341 Texas fighters on this date in 1836. It was the single greatest loss of life in the War for Texas Independence. Remember Goliad! Remember the Alamo! The worm would turn shortly.

Monday Open Thread

18th Hole at Bear Creek Golf Club, Murrietta, California

Yesterday I got to hang around with my college roommate — the golf coach at our alma mater — as his team shot a practice round at the club mentioned above. I shot that at the 18th. 74 degrees, sunshine all day long… glorious day [...]

Like a Champ

Sports-wise Texas is known for football of course. We like the other major sports too of course… but in small town West Texas, basketball — girls basketball — is a big deal. One its better coaches (since retired from his Panhandle, Texas gig, and relocated to Tatum, NM to coach again was the source [...]

Sunday Open Thread

March 2, 1836:

The Unanimous Declaration of Independence made by the Delegates of the People of Texas in General Convention at the town of Washington on the 2nd day of March 1836.

When a government has ceased to protect the lives, liberty and property of the people, from whom its legitimate powers are [...]

19 FEB 2007 Troops in Contact

An Alamo in central Iraq. 19 FEB 2007

The town of Tarmiyah lies about 15 miles north of Camp Taji. About half way to the sprawling airbase at Balad on the banks of the Tigris River, Tarmiyah had long been the home of insurgent activity. During OIF 2 it was a known hotspot to us [...]