Culture

Kid Rock for Senate?

July 20, 2017 Jesse Newberry 1

Many have heard by now that Robert James Ritchie (aka Kid Rock) has announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate. He would represent his home state of Michigan. Is this a publicity stunt? Is he serious? […]

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Border

Promoting Immigrant Lawlessness

July 13, 2017 Andrew Piziali 14

On July 10 James C. Harrington wrote an article for “The Texas Observer” titled “Protecting Immigrant Families: A Call for an Economic Boycott of Texas.” He should have called it “Promoting Immigrant Lawlessness: How to […]

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Texan Culture: Part 2

July 8, 2017 Jesse Newberry 1

In part one of this article I defined “culture” and illustrated how Texans and others view our culture. In this second part, I discuss several other aspects of our culture before concluding. Our Music Music […]

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Texan Culture: Part 1

July 7, 2017 Jesse Newberry 6

What is Texas culture? The Texas Nationalist Movement (TNM) advocates for the “political, economic and cultural independence of Texas.” The political and economic parts are easy to understand. However, what is “cultural?” Texas culture is […]

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Texas IS Texan

July 6, 2017 Jessie Rude 8

One day, I was having a conversation with a buddy of mine from North Carolina. We were discussing the idea of Texas Independence. During our conversation, I brought up the question of whether or not […]

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Perspective

The Greg Abbott Vetoes

June 28, 2017 Jesse Newberry 6

Texas news is abuzz over the vetoes executed by Gov. Greg Abbott. While there is much debate over whether the bills that were killed were good or not, why did the governor veto these bills? […]

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Re-Texanizing Texas History

June 16, 2017 Jeff Thomason 11

There has long been a trend, especially post Civil War, to re-imagine the War for Texas Independence as a proxy conflict between Washington D.C. and dictatorial rule south of the border. The narrative goes along […]

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