No Country for Old Crackers

The Orthosphere

Some time back, I noted the first rumbling of a gathering storm that promised to end with removal of a once cherished statue from the Texas A&M campus (here and here).  It is a statue of Lawrence Sullivan Ross, Indian fighter, Confederate General, Governor of Texas, and quondam President of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University). Ross is generally credited with saving the young and struggling college when the State Legislature wanted to disband it, and he was able to do this because Texans of his day respected him as a man who had honorably defended the South against its enemies.

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

EDITOR ONLY, 74 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.

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