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Patrick Sawyer

climber
Originally California now Ireland
Nov 19, 2012 - 04:57pm PT
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Alamo_(1960_film);


EDIT

Splitter, why the CAPS?
Mighty Hiker

climber
Vancouver, B.C.
Nov 19, 2012 - 04:59pm PT
Remember the a la mode!

(I'll have ice cream with that, please.)
stich

Trad climber
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nov 19, 2012 - 04:59pm PT
"Remember this about the Alamo: Next time I, General John Houston tell you not to try and defend the Alamo, you f*#king listen. Capice? Goddamned f*#king hard-headed, ignorant, non-order-following glory seekers. Santa Anna f*#ked you good.

How hard was it to just burn the supplies and retreat like I told you to? If you had done that, we could have cut Santa Anna's army to pieces by the time they started starving from our scorched earth tactics. But no, that f*#khead wino Ben Milam had to say, "Who will go with me to the Alamo?" and then what happened? He got his f*#king head shot off by a cannon ball. But did that omen tell you anything? Apparently not.

Do what the f*#k I say next time."

General John Houston
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:00pm PT
Patrick,, good for you.
but your full of shite.. D Boone did not kill Indians "at will"...


And the Alamo? Yes,, i went there as a small kid, and remember putting my fingers in the round ball holes left from that famous battle. Kinda chilling really.. It took 18 minutes for Sam Houston to defeat that army that took the alamo -shortly after. That is still a stunning victory to this day. I believe their cry was ,, "remember the Alamo"...
locker

Social climber
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:01pm PT


"It's all the result of Nixon's Southern Strategy in 1972 "...
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Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:04pm PT
ive got a whole sheet of "NIXON NOW" stamps with his mug on em if anyone is interested..
splitter

Trad climber
Cali Hodad, surfing the galactic plane
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:06pm PT
SPLITTER WHY THE CAPS?

NOT SURE WHAT YER TALKIN' ABOUT.

I'M INSIDE, AND I USUALLY DON'T EVEN WHERE A CAP OUTSIDE1111111111!!!

edit: oh. duh!!!

i forgot to put my contacts back in after my nap.

didn't notice!!

thanks fer reminding me!!

Patrick Sawyer

climber
Originally California now Ireland
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:07pm PT
Yes Ron, it was a victory of sort. And well, a moving point in history.

So was this:

The Battle of Thermopylae

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Thermopylae


As far as I am concerned, let Texas secede. Good riddance, cretins.

Is it time for a revolution?


“Every generation needs a new revolution.” Thomas Jefferson


EDIT

I agree though with a previous poster, Austin is cool, maybe we can make a deal with the secessionists, Austin stays as an US enclave.
splitter

Trad climber
Cali Hodad, surfing the galactic plane
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:08pm PT
yea!

the alamo! that is what i was getting at.

do we get to keep it?????

edit: i mean. if they (texas) bail, are they gonna take the alamo with them?

and what about all those car rental places & car washes & alamo this & alamo that? what about them, are they gonna take them also, or what?

very confusing if ya ask me!!!!!

a burecratic nightmare.!!!
stich

Trad climber
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:13pm PT
Jim Bowie was a knife fighter with a fearsome reputation. His signature move was to disembowel his opponent. Nice guy. Had a really good cornbread recipe, too.

One time I was eating some of his corn bread with warm goat milk and I think I must have offended Jim in some way, perhaps a slight inflection in the pronunciation of his mother's maiden name, I don't know. Well of course he disemboweled me.

But I simply reached into my steaming intestines and stomach and removed that still-warm cornbread and ate it again.
Patrick Sawyer

climber
Originally California now Ireland
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:16pm PT
Stich, tell me it ain't so...
stich

Trad climber
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:17pm PT
I cannot tell a lie. It is so.

Now doesn't that make you wish you lived in Texas now? It's a different sort of living, but it stays with you.
splitter

Trad climber
Cali Hodad, surfing the galactic plane
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:18pm PT
stich,

i've always wondered sumpthin, maybe you could give me the answer?

edit: was jim bowie left or right handed?

b'cuz, fess parker cudn't seem to make up his mind what he was in 'the alamo' flick.

that was the 'sumpthin' that i noticed as a kid (when i first saw the movie).

but, maybe he was amberdextrious (or whatever they call it, eh?)!
stich

Trad climber
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:19pm PT
What is your question? I know all.
splitter

Trad climber
Cali Hodad, surfing the galactic plane
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:30pm PT
and how about 'heuco tanks'? how about that?

will it secede also?

edit: come to think of it, isn't 'billy the kid' from texas. will he still be an american? or will he be considered a foreigner?
Fat Dad

Trad climber
Los Angeles, CA
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:32pm PT
stich, I like where you're taking this thread. Far more entertaining.
survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:40pm PT
and how about 'heuco tanks'? how about that?

No. West Texas, Hueco and Big Bend will remain in the Union.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:41pm PT
Nope.. it all gohhwwwssssss.. Toledo Bend too! (sniff sniff)
splitter

Trad climber
Cali Hodad, surfing the galactic plane
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:44pm PT
will remain in the union!
awesome. big bend state park is one of the places i hoped to visit some day, actually. huge barrel cactus, etc! (me, photographer).

but seriously, i don't think this will really happen will it?

edit: texans got all them guns, cowboys, texas rangers, horses and shit! cud be trouble.

i say, let em keep the rio grande, and we keep hueco! fair is fair, eh?
stich

Trad climber
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nov 19, 2012 - 05:51pm PT
I'm already in Colorado, but thanks for the invitation to immigrate from Texas. All of my family moved back to Louisiana as well, so that's fine, too.

Just got done chatting with an absolutely lovely lady in Austin who got a part in a production of Richard II at a little Shakespeare theater along the shores of Lake Austin called the Curtain. Yes, people in Texas not only know about Shakespeare they actually build theaters like his Globe Theater. So if you are in Austin, go check it out.

http://thebaronsmen.org/



OK, back to the subject of secession. As you have read earlier, other states have their own collection of kooks that also file the same petitions to seceed from the Union. Why does Texas' kook GET SO MUCH PRESS?

I'll tell you why. You love us. You love to HATE us. You love Rick Perry. You want to go have a beer with him and pray over his classic 1955 printing of the Scofield Bible. Face it. You have a Texas fetish.

What other explanation is there?

So go get some help. You sickos.
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