Author: proudtexan

Senator Ted Cruz Opening Statement (March 14, 2013)

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) defends the 2nd Amendment in front of the United States Senate’s Judiciary Committee in this opening statement. For background information, the chair, Diane Feinstein, referred to illegal activity by gang members in California using AK-47 “style” weapons. Watch and listen carefully. This exchange took place a little while later. [youtube=] [polldaddy […]

The True History of Grits

Submitted by Julie Boll Earnshaw What Are Grits? Nobody knows. Some folks believe grits are grown on bushes and are harvested by midgets by shaking the bushes after spreading sheets around them. Many people feel that grits are made from ground up bits of white corn. These are obviously lies spread by Communists and terrorists. […]

Why I Am A Texan Exists

by Jon Williams Jon, Kasha, and Winston Williams Many folks see I Am A Texan as a fun FaceBook page which shares fun photos throughout the day which helps get them through their workday. Others see it as a forum which they can express their Texas pride to other like-minded Texans. Still others see it […]

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, […]