Since Sep 14, 2001
I found FR sometime during 1999, and joined up a couple of years later. I jump on FR now and then to get quick news updates and information; and I generally enjoy the debates.
Politically We tend to fall on the libertarian side of conservative, home school, and attend a bible church. My parents moved to Texas when I was a young child (about 5). My wifes family has been here since the 1800s, including some from the Austin 300.
People often quote famous political minds (e.g. Jefferson) on their homepages. Its so hard for me to select from the many great works I have read. After many years of being a Freeper, I have the following [comment was not made to me!]:
Are you a Marxist, a socialist, or just born stupid? - Jim Robinson, October 14, 2010, at http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2607597/posts