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"Save Texas. It's the last." Words of warning.
Vanity | 01/10/2013 | houndofthebaskervilles

Posted on 01/10/2013 6:56:51 PM PST by Hound of the Baskervilles

Not long ago I was telling a customer that the product she was testing was from Oregon. The lady, who was probably in her early 70's, shivered when I mentioned Oregon and said she used to live there. I asked her if Oregon was too cold for her. She said, "No I ran away from Oregon to live in Texas." So I said, "Well good. I was reading a news article just this morning about how Texas is thriving with a budget surplus and low unemployment. She replied, "Oh I know, I've lived here for a while now. I ran away from Oregon because there are too many crazies there." (I suspected by crazies she meant leftists but was being circumspect since she did not know me.)

She went on to say she used to live in New York but left to get away from the crazies. She went to Oregon which was fine till the crazies from California started moving there too. "I love Texas," she said. "Save Texas it's the last." I said,"I know just what you mean and I agree with you." And she said again, "I love Texas. Save Texas. It's the last."

I had noticed from the beginning of our exchange that she had a foreign accent. So before she left I asked her where she was from originally. "I am from Russia, she said. "Save Texas. It's the last."


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1 posted on 01/10/2013 6:56:57 PM PST by Hound of the Baskervilles
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

Wow, that gave me goosebumps.


2 posted on 01/10/2013 6:58:50 PM PST by madison10
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To: madison10
"Wow, that gave me goosebumps.

I was thinking the very same thing.

3 posted on 01/10/2013 7:02:49 PM PST by pigsmith (Now I understand why America is not mentioned in the end times.)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

It is true. When the executive orders come out, Texans will ignore it.


4 posted on 01/10/2013 7:02:58 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

This may sound self serving, I just pray like hell that if a succession movement takes hold Texas will allow their neighbors to join in. Jesus, this is getting bad.

Remember the Alamo!!!!


5 posted on 01/10/2013 7:05:10 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

Better hurry. Texas is turning blue fast.


6 posted on 01/10/2013 7:05:10 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

Time for Texas to pull the eject handle on the union.


7 posted on 01/10/2013 7:05:57 PM PST by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: FlyingEagle

Sure hope Texans have some scootch over room ‘cause they may just become a sanctuary state for U.S. citizens.


8 posted on 01/10/2013 7:07:30 PM PST by madison10
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

God DID bless Texas.

I am starting to get a little concerned about all the California folk moving here.

In the early ‘80’s we were flooded with unemployed workers from Michigan for a couple of yrs. They came in their salt rusted cars.

They were always telling us how they did it up north, so much so that we actually printed bumper stickers that said,

“I dont give a damn how you did it up north”

True story. Now if the California people will keep their kooky ideas to themselves we can all get along...


9 posted on 01/10/2013 7:12:15 PM PST by Former MSM Viewer
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

God Bless Texas - Bump


10 posted on 01/10/2013 7:12:15 PM PST by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: cripplecreek

After growing up around liberals, I moved to Texas because I appreciate the way Texans do things.

I’m not here to keep pushing the fail. I’m here to get the hell away from it!


11 posted on 01/10/2013 7:16:09 PM PST by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Fair is a place you go to eat cotton candy and step in monkey poop)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

Can we start kicking liberals out?


12 posted on 01/10/2013 7:16:49 PM PST by FishinTX (Waiting on the second shot heard around the world.)
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To: Spktyr

Only in Texas do they raise young heroes like these.

http://poorrichardsnews.com/post/40118366696/awesome-15-year-old-defends-home-from-burglars-with?e3a48460


13 posted on 01/10/2013 7:19:02 PM PST by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: madison10

It’s especially meaningful to me because I always tell my spouse that Texas will be the last bastion of freedom in the world if it comes to that. And sure enough a complete stranger who has lived under communism confirmed it to me.
I won’t ever forget that encounter or that lady.


14 posted on 01/10/2013 7:19:12 PM PST by Hound of the Baskervilles ("Nonsense in the intellect draws evil after it." C.S. Lewiscrate)
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To: FlyingEagle
I pray you are right, brother.

your state and few others are all thats left. I do hope when the time comes ( and its coming ) I will be able to pitch in and help with the fight.

15 posted on 01/10/2013 7:20:48 PM PST by warsaw44
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

Lots of nice talk but the state is still turning bluer with every passing year.

The state is being overrun from both north and south and simply ignoring that fact doesn’t change it.


16 posted on 01/10/2013 7:20:55 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles
Texas Gun Owners Map 5th generation Texan here.
17 posted on 01/10/2013 7:21:56 PM PST by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

My wife and I were in Oregon over the holidays - we used to live there and still have relatives in and around Portland. I can attest that they are all bat-s**t crazy. If you have Netflix, watch a couple of episodes of “Portlandia” - it is spot on.

Happy to be back home in Texas. We may, indeed, be the final frontier.


18 posted on 01/10/2013 7:22:44 PM PST by Donkey Odious ( Adapt, improvise, and overcome - now a motto for us all.)
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To: gop4lyf

Amen, folks. Amen. Tears in my eyes.


19 posted on 01/10/2013 7:23:47 PM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
"This may sound self serving, I just pray like hell that if a succession movement takes hold Texas will allow their neighbors to join in. Jesus, this is getting bad."

Is Texas getting a new king? I didn't know there was a prince in line to succeed the throne...

20 posted on 01/10/2013 7:23:47 PM PST by EnigmaticAnomaly (Dim Logic: "Let me vote Democrat. Hey, I got screwed! Let me vote Democrat. Hey, I got screwed!")
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

I am employed by a very high end retail company MANY of my
regular clients are from Russia and fled many years ago for the freedom
our country. Almost ALL have their own businesses and cannot believe
what we are letting happen to our wonderful country, THEY ALL can see
what is coming, also FYI all have sent their children to our American
schools and universities and have become so disappointed how their
own children do not see how important FREEDOM is!!! I speak very
openly with many of my clients I frankly do not care how my employer
would feel about this!!! GO TEXAS YOU ARE OUR LAST STAND!!!


21 posted on 01/10/2013 7:24:35 PM PST by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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22 posted on 01/10/2013 7:24:56 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

There could be a lot of people moving to Texas when The Republic of Texas secedes.


23 posted on 01/10/2013 7:26:06 PM PST by 21st Century Crusader (August 26, 1191)
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To: gop4lyf

Just keep in mind please.

Factories in America keep moving to Asia. For more than 20 years now, more and more.

Asia is now for the first time, taking the lead.

Sure stand up for Texas, but also stand up for America.

Just saying.


24 posted on 01/10/2013 7:26:17 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

I can’t remember where I read it, maybe on Free Republic or maybe some other forum. But somewhere a poster wrote. “Texas is my country now.”

I hope it has not really come to that. But if it ever does, I am glad I live in Texas.


25 posted on 01/10/2013 7:26:27 PM PST by Hound of the Baskervilles ("Nonsense in the intellect draws evil after it." C.S. Lewiscrate)
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To: Former MSM Viewer

I’d like to build a fence around our whole state and keep the furiners out!

Anyone who wasn’t born here would have to leave, and you’d need a passport if you wanted to visit for a while..........

Okay—I don’t mean it (sorta_


26 posted on 01/10/2013 7:26:58 PM PST by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: Marcella
About our great state.

/johnny

27 posted on 01/10/2013 7:27:09 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

Oh, great....we live in Oregon....and NO, not in Portlandia. We were in Texas over the holidays...visited Hill Country which seems nice, but the southern part of the state, shall we say, is heading toward Mexicoville? (We were in San Antonio). May try spending a month in the Hill Country some time...but moving there seems unlikely. When the water runs out, there’s going to be REAL problems.


28 posted on 01/10/2013 7:27:23 PM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

I think she is correct, Idaho is pretty much filled up now but there is plenty of room for Californians left in Texas.


29 posted on 01/10/2013 7:27:52 PM PST by Taxbilly
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

I hope you do not mind, I forwarded this information on to Governor Perry. This is the stuff he needs to consider and hear every day of the week.


30 posted on 01/10/2013 7:30:55 PM PST by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: Former MSM Viewer

We need a new bumper sticker. “I don’t give a damn how you did in in LA LA land.”

Or

“Cowboy Up. Texas isn’t LA LA land.”


31 posted on 01/10/2013 7:31:26 PM PST by Hound of the Baskervilles ("Nonsense in the intellect draws evil after it." C.S. Lewiscrate)
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To: cripplecreek

I moved back to TX this last summer after having lived in CA for several years and am surprised at the advancement liberalism has taken here. Nanny statism, etc. I am trying to warn everyone not to let it happen. Still better than CA and not too late to stop it now.


32 posted on 01/10/2013 7:33:30 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: eartick

Don’t mind at all. I was thinking of contacting him myself.


33 posted on 01/10/2013 7:34:37 PM PST by Hound of the Baskervilles ("Nonsense in the intellect draws evil after it." C.S. Lewiscrate)
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To: Rusty0604

If we can turn back the tide in Michigan, it can be turned back just about anywhere short of the northeast and west coast. It just takes enough people willing to stand their ground and fight.


34 posted on 01/10/2013 7:36:55 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: eartick

You might also want to send it to Dewhurst and Strauss. They are our real problems and Strauss was just re-elected.


35 posted on 01/10/2013 7:37:15 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: warsaw44

I saw a fellow Texan this evening who was picking up my son to go to a duck hunt tomorrow. The man said he believes it will start, sooner than later, and that the communist nationalist socialist revolutionaries are doing this to mask the economic collapse to occur in the very near future. He expects battle action within a very short time period. My friend who is a crack shot said he expects to start out as a Colonel and end up as a general. He was not kidding. It appears that people are organizing already.


36 posted on 01/10/2013 7:39:00 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: basil
I'm good with that. When I was a young airman stationed in New Mexico, and the babies were due, I sent the wife back home to Texas to have each of them. I wasn't gonna have my babies born outside of Texas.

It also had the side effect of me not being there during the event, but that was ok.

/johnny

37 posted on 01/10/2013 7:39:55 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: goodnesswins

My daughter lives in OR, Corvallis it is so beautiful and most of the people are very friendly. It seems that property rights are eroding quickly there; can’t collect rainwater or target practice on your own land (or so I hear).


38 posted on 01/10/2013 7:43:38 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Taxbilly
there is plenty of room for Californians left in Texas.

I see what you did there.

Not really. It's harsh here in Texas, too. If it don't have a stinger in it's tail, it's got one in it's mouth. Hell, our grass has burrs. Summers are killers with the heat and the drought. And it's full of us rednecks that won't put up with liberal crap.

/johnny

39 posted on 01/10/2013 7:43:38 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles; Former MSM Viewer
We need a new bumper sticker. “I don’t give a damn how you did in in LA LA land.”

Love it!

Thanks for the Texas post...a timely warning.

40 posted on 01/10/2013 7:46:22 PM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

“Texas is not where you were born but a State of Mind, Heart and Attitude”

“Leave us alone to live our lives in peace and we will get along fine, if that is not satisfactory, we will deal with it.”

The O-B_tard has a few things to learn. FUBO!


41 posted on 01/10/2013 7:49:25 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: cripplecreek
Better hurry. Texas is turning blue fast.

'Tis true, unfortunately.

42 posted on 01/10/2013 7:52:56 PM PST by TADSLOS ( "I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians."-George Mason)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Not to mention the “far ain’ts”, ticks the size of walnuts and the giant flying cockroaches.....


43 posted on 01/10/2013 7:53:32 PM PST by Donkey Odious ( Adapt, improvise, and overcome - now a motto for us all.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Remember the Alamo!!!!

Yes, but more important, remember San Jacinto. 18 minutes that defined Texas. Fitting conquest of an arrogant Despot.

44 posted on 01/10/2013 7:53:50 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: TADSLOS

They sure don’t want to hit bottom first. We did that in Michigan but its taken a lot of pain to start turning things around.


45 posted on 01/10/2013 7:55:54 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: 21st Century Crusader

I hope they let me in. I promise to abide by the Constitution.


46 posted on 01/10/2013 7:55:56 PM PST by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles
Talk about goosebumps of that kind, I GREW UP that way. My father was born into a Czarist family in Moscow in 1907 and he lived through the Russian Revolution, leaving for New York via ship before the country fell. He passed in 1980. I was an NRA member before I was even born. The family stories from his time in Russia I could recount would fry your hair.
47 posted on 01/10/2013 7:57:55 PM PST by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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To: cripplecreek
Oh, if you mean Dallas, Houston or San Antonio, they are a bit bluish due to city folks and their share of holders people. Austin has been left since the good ole Rusty Weir, Jerry Jeff and Willie days. But the big cities don't control the state.

Can assure you Texas is no where near blue. The Texas attitude is contagious, even some of the Mexicans growing up here have it and even Kalifornia and Damn Yankee immigrants get it. Maybe not Michigan, last time they blackened the sky with U-hauls they didn't stay long, thank God. Nothing personal meant CC. You seem to be an exception.

48 posted on 01/10/2013 7:58:35 PM PST by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: 21st Century Crusader

But even so, what is Texas going to do with the liberals who are already there?


49 posted on 01/10/2013 8:02:56 PM PST by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: X-spurt

You might want to take another look at a red blue map of Texas.


50 posted on 01/10/2013 8:03:24 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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