The next Legislative priority from the Republican Party of Texas calls for the protection of all monuments and markers, prohibiting them from being removed, defaced, destroyed or otherwise dishonored. In particular, specific protection shall be given to the Alamo Cenotaph, which shall not be removed from its current location.

Removing or defacing statues is simply another form of revisionist history; a belief that removing recorded history somehow is the same as saying history never happened.

Terry Harper serves as the State Republican Executive Committee Senatorial District 21 Chairman.

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Shepard

While we Texans do have the protection of our history on our minds, are the Republicans in Texas seeing the disaster clouding the horizon in D.C.?

While we talk about monuments, transgender assignment, etc., who is looking to the ‘bigger picture’?

I, as are many in Texas, are infuriated with the Republican Party overall. Though the 2nd Amendment is indeed needful of our attention to maintain, can we also look to other issues?

Hoe about a Federal Balanced Budget, what a novel concept! Where is the DEMAND from the Texas Republican Party for the Federal budget to be balanced. The current debt is around 27 Trillion. The debt servicing stands at ~340 Billion a year and expected to double in the next 8 years. With 39% of the debt held by foreign investors and governments, we are actually paying China and others to run up our credit cards.

Do you Sir realize that we spend more now on debt servicing than for the next 6 major Federal programs combined? Debt servicing is the 4th largest part of the budget? Does that not worry you people?

You Republicans better start looking to the truly important things facing us as Americans. If you don’t, I see the party fracturing or a run for most to the Libertarians. The Democrats continue to gain momentum due to a number of things that the Republicans do, and fail to do.

Warning Sir. You Republicans better get it together soon.

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