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His border mess has Biden in Dem pincer movement | Citizen activism paying off in Austin – Pratt on Texas for 8/3/2021

The news of Texas covered today includes: Our Lone Star story of the day: A look at Biden's border mess and the rift within the Democratic Party that current headline point toward. Like all radicals who push revolution, the Dems' young … [Read More...]

Banner shows “voting rights” march was general Leftist stunt | WuFlu, CDC & a homosexual orgy – Pratt on Texas for 8/2/2021

The news of Texas covered today includes: Our Lone Star story of the day:  Thousands marched to the Texas Capitol claiming it was to address voting rights. The media seemed to miss the giant sign on the lectern in which 40% of the … [Read More...]

End sharing Texas House power with Dems | Abbott & Garland trade demands – Pratt on Texas for 7/30/2021

The news of Texas covered today includes: Our Lone Star story of the day:  When do Texas Republicans stop fooling themselves that they can play fair with cheaters? Republican Party of Texas' Chairman Matt Rinaldi says it is time to end … [Read More...]

Cow Boyhood | S. J. Dahlstrom #7 in the Wilder Good series

Cow Boyhood is the seventh book in the award-winning Wilder Good series, published by Paul Dry Books, from our friend S.J. (Nathan) Dahlstrom. This book covers a theme not limited to youth and coming of age; it is a subject we find … [Read More...]

WuFlu panic pushers & where are the daily RSV updates? | A good Abbott border order – Pratt on Texas for 7/29/2021

The news of Texas covered today includes: Our Lone Star story of the day:  The panic pushers are in full gear, again, on WuFlu. Don't forget that Governor Abbott's in-place order does allow for local restrictions again if arbitrary … [Read More...]

Anti-Wimp: Dallas car thief fatally shot by car owner

According to Dallas police, about 2:30 p.m. on 27 July outside of Beverley’s Bistro an argument turned violent as a person who allegedly stole a man's vehicle earlier in the day attempted to ram a second vehicle being used by the owner to … [Read More...]

TX6 election result not a Trump referendum | Biles a quitter? | Anti-Wimp update – Pratt on Texas for 7/28/2021

The news of Texas covered today includes: Our Lone Star story of the day:  State Rep. Jake Ellzey defeats Susan Wright in runoff special election for Texas' 6th Congressional District. While national and state focus on Trump having … [Read More...]

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Enter below to win a pair of tickets ($200 value!) to sit at the Pratt on Texas table at the 2021 Lubbock Sportsman's Club Hunter's Banquet & Auction on Saturday, August 28th at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Dinner, drinks, … [Read More...]

Dem claims on election integrity bills telling | What border wall? | Trump for Paxton – Pratt on Texas for 7/27/2021

The news of Texas covered today includes: Our Lone Star story of the day:  Absurdities and truths surround Democrat objections to election integrity bills. The truths appear unrecognized and the absurdities make one wonder if they all go … [Read More...]

The ever more feckless Speaker Phelan | Another infuriating part of the border mess | Saint Fauci – Pratt on Texas for 7/26/2021

The news of Texas covered today includes: Our Lone Star story of the day:  In the not-so-great escape of Texas super-spreader AWOL Democrats, House Speaker Dade Phelan demonstrates he is utterly feckless as a leader. And, Democrats show … [Read More...]

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On Virtue & the Republic

Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them. -- Edwin Meese III

On Political Pessimism

Defeatist cynicism is an arrogance that we too know an outcome – we do not. Our Creator expects us to fight for good until He ends the game, not us. — Robert W. Pratt

 

On Liberty

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it. — Thomas Jefferson to Archibald Stuart

 

On Right

The fool is disturbed not when they tell him that his ideas are false, but when they suggest that they have gone out of style. — Nicolás Gómez Dávila

 

On Political Correctness

Political correctness never rears its ugly head independently. It always shows up as a series of actions designed, to this observer, to crush the souls of those blessed with common sense. — Milo Yiannopoulos

 

On pessimism and difficulty

When you encounter difficulties, you need to be optimistic. The pessimists tend to die. — Zhou Youguang

 

On American Liberals

Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views. — William F. Buckley, Jr.

 

On universities

Universities have become a place to provide economic and political protection for those who hold economically and politically unworkable ideas. — Robert W. Pratt

 

On Rush Limbaugh

William F. Buckley is the esteemed father of the American conservative movement and gave it meaning; Ronald Reagan took conservatism to the public, showed it worked, and made it popular; Rush Limbaugh is the man who embedded political conservatism into our culture. — Robert W. Pratt

 

On mistakes in politics

Politics, as opposed to science, does not reward the correction of mistakes, given that correcting a mistake also entails admitting to having made one. Worse, the bigger the mistake, the greater the political urgency of defending it at all costs. — Lionel Shriver

 

On rights and freedoms

When we think of our rights and freedoms as rewards for good behavior, we lose. — Meghan Murphy

 

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