January 2021

The Last Soldiers of the Republic

The last surviving soldiers of the Republic of Texas in 1906, Goliad, TX You are looking at the last of their kind: men who risked all fighting for the Republic of Texas. This 1906 photograph was taken at Fannin Park in Goliad in 1906. That was the last annual meeting of the Texas Veterans Association. The cannon upon which they rest is known as Col. Fannin’s Cannon. It was used at Coleto Creek by the men who…


Then They Came For Me

First they came for the conservativesAnd I did not speak outBecause I was not a conservativeThen they came for the moderatesAnd I did not speak outBecause I was not a moderateThen they came for the liberalsAnd I did not speak outBecause I was not a liberalThen they came for the ChristiansAnd I did not speak outBecause I was not a ChristianThen they came for the atheistsAnd I did not speak outBecause I was not an…