During the Presidential election of 1960, then-Senator John F. Kennedy while campaigning in Texas, made a brief visit to the Alamo. His speech, given in front of the historic mission yielded an iconic photo. Having completed his remarks and pressed for time, JFK reportedly asked San Antonio attorney Maury Maverick, Jr. if there was an […]
In February 1989, Soviet General Boris V. Gromov in dramatic fashion, exited his armored vehicle and walked the remaining distance across friendship bridge into Uzbekistan, becoming the last Soviet troop to leave Afghanistan. “There is not a single Soviet soldier or officer left behind me,” said General Gromov, “Our nine-year stay ends with this.” By […]
On books, Winston Churchill wrote “Let them be your friends; let them, at any rate, be your acquaintances.” And so it came to pass on the 25th of December, 2004, that I was introduced, at least in book form, to my good friend, the 37th President of the United States, Richard M. Nixon. Age […]
The more you learn about the lives of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for this Nation, the more proud you will be to call yourself an American.
I asked my friend, recent Congressional candidate and Army veteran Tony Arterburn to write another essay for us, with his thoughts around Thanksgiving. “There is a great deal of ruin in a nation.” So said the British economist Adam Smith when speaking to a friend about the recent failures of his beloved England, brought on […]
From the standpoint of history with 13 years behind us, 9/11 appears to be the high water mark of American power.
If I were in a fox hole today, I would want Ralph beside me.
All of Congressman Ralph Hall’s challengers for what would be his 18th term in Congress are planning to attend the Candidates Forum this evening at the Texarkana TX Convention Center. Hall has been unreachable, and is not expected to attend.
Congressional Candidate Tony Arterburn will parachute from a commercial aircraft and undertake a 13-mile road march to raise awareness about veterans issues, a major focus of his campaign.
Tony Arterburn will be meeting with the Bowie County Patriots this evening at Smokey Joe’s in Nash TX.