President Trump gives a history lesson and it’s completely badass!
When everyone else is scrambling to distance themselves from the political heat of being associated with the NRA, President Trump is doing the exact opposite.
And you know those ‘4 little words? … you just KNOW he went there.
We live in a strange time when lifelong politicians can’t really articulate the point of the Second Amendment and its connection with Liberty.
They get all worked up about magazine sizes or pistol grips, or supposed ‘gun show loopholes’ but they are missing the most fundamental point of all — why do we even HAVE such a thing as a ‘Second Amendment’?
Our President ‘gets it’. He even used a famous historical story to make the point. Notice how he enjoyed the story as much as his NRA audience.
[Speaking to a Texan audience]
This proud State would not exist if not for a handful of determined and defiant Texans who refused to surrender their rights nearly centuries ago. Alright, you know who I’m talking about.
In 1835, soldiers from General Santa Ana’s army marched into the little Texas town of Gonzalez, and ordered those settlers to surrender their small cannon, they relied on to protect their lives and protect their homes.
The Texans REFUSED! You refused. You’re tough.
They were not about to give up their only means of self-defense. In response, Santa Ana’s army returned with a large group of additional people. They had men all over the place, his army was big. This time they were met by dozens of Texans — settlers, soldiers, and ordinary citizens, who had rushed to Gonzalez to defend their rights and their freedoms.
As Santa Ana’s men watched from a distance, those brave Texans raised a flag for all to see.
And you know what it said.
On the banner, they painted a cannon along with four words that echoed through the ages. And you know what it is. It said ‘Come and Take It.’
‘Come and Take It.’
[That’s when his speech was interrupted by a standing ovation… and chants of U-S-A.]
Like those early Texans, Americans will never surrender — ever, ever, ever.
We will never ever surrender. We will never give up our freedom.
Americans are born free.
We will live free.
And we will die free.
Does your grandpa go off on paltry politicians, whether they be Democrats or Republicans? Does he get misty eyed when he talks about God and Country and America’s future? And have you ever heard him scream, ‘Awww … Hell no!’ when Rosie O’Donnell starts yapping on television? If you answered yes to one, or all of the above, then your gramps will love Doug Giles’ latest book, My Grandpa Is A Patriotic Badass.
Don’t be fooled by the title — this ain’t just for Grandpa.
The Snowflake Generation — and the rest of America — needs a good ol’ dose of ‘Grandpa wisdom’.
Especially if that Grandpa is Doug Giles.
You’ll love My Grandpa Is A Patriotic Badass just as much as Grandpa will.
Don’t you wish every state in the Union was as sensible as Texas?
So do we.
Let’s Make America Texas Again.
Texas was born with a gun in its hand, staring down a would-be tyrant. How could it NOT be badass?
It is one of the great historical examples of American fighting spirit, where fighting men like Davy Crockett and James Bowie proved their commitment to the principle of ‘live free or die’.
Texans went on to earn their freedom, beating back the Mexican army.
They proved they had the chops when even the US wasn’t convinced they had a future.
They stood alone as a Republic for nine years.
And THEN — only then — were they added to the United States.
They may not have been founded in 1776, but they sure as HELL embody the spirit that drove it.
Most of us would say they embody that Spirit a lot more than those States that were part of the Revolution.
And if you think we might mean YOUR state? You’re probably right.
So let’s Make America Texas Again.