Author: proudtexan

Why I Love Texas

by Rhonda Wittmer I am a telehealth RN whose co-workers are from all over the country.  It’s 0241 am, and the calls are not exactly pouring in right now.  People with good sense are asleep.  One of my co-workers and I were talking about men, and somehow, the subject changed from that to Texas.  Specifically, […]

Ethics from the Barrel of a Gun

What Bearing Weapons Teaches About the Good Life by Eric S. Raymond (Guest Contributor)   The bearing of arms is the essential medium through which the individual asserts both his social power and his participation in politics as a responsible moral being… (Historian J.G.A. Pocock, describing the beliefs of the founders of the U.S.) There […]

Reaffirming Texas’ sovereignty under the Texas Constitution and the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

This Non-Binding Resolution was introduced on March 7th, 2013 by Representative James White who represents Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Polk, and Tyler counties. Once you’ve read the text, feel free to comment below! Representative James White By:  White                                       H.C.R. No. 77 CONCURRENT RESOLUTION WHEREAS, The Republic of Texas existed as an independent nation for nine years, and when it […]

Shaun Peter Cunningham is Making His Mark in the Independent Film Industry

by Julia Robb   The story is always about the character, so let me tell you about the independent film industry through Shaun Peter Cunningham, an actor, screenwriter and producer who lives in Dallas. Shaun Peter Cunningham First, independent filmmakers are like indie writers; they often produce great work, but must compete against big money. […]

Survivor Texas (New Show)

From Stephen A. Due to the popularity of the “Survivor” shows, CBS is planning to do one entitled, “Survivor, Texas-Style!” The 8 contestants will all start in Dallas , then drive to Waco, Austin, San Antonio, over to Houston and down to Brownsville… They will then proceed up to Del Rio, El Paso, Odessa, Midland, […]

I’m Fine!

I’m fine …Author Unknown A farmer named Bubba had a car accident. He was hit by a truck owned by the Eversweet Company. In court, the Eversweet Company’s hot-shot lawyer was questioning Bubba. ‘Didn’t you say to the police at the scene of the accident, ‘I’m fine?’ asked the lawyer. Bubba responded: ‘Well, I’ll tell […]

What’s the fuss about CScope?

by Lianne Russell (Guest Contributor) In light of the political landscape and recent loss for both Republicans and Tea Party conservatives alike, the fire that burned bright in 2010 has now become a seething ember of flame. People are suspicious of the government. I would not argue that they are wrong in their justifications. Without […]

The Little Girl Who Wrote the Waltz

The Little Girl Who Wrote the Waltz By Julia Robb                 Certain kinds of people do not believe in coincidences: They believe everything is planned, that unseen forces coordinate life.         I’m one of those people, although it’s not always clear who’s in charge of the non-coincidence department­­­–God, guardian angels, or whatever.         […]