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Texas and the Catastrophes

Texas and the Catastrophes
Bob Hawkins “The APN Report“ Audio player below!

Texas and the CatastrophesHurricane season still hasn’t hit it’s peak and already it has laid at our feet a huge amount of devastation, delivered in one storm into the Gulf coast of Texas & Louisiana. It gives one pause to wonder just what more lies ahead. Despite their awesome size, Hurricanes are the best example of how crisis is generally a regional event, how destruction is ultimately confined to a limited area, although, in the case of Hurricane Harvey, Continue reading Texas and the Catastrophes

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Hoof & Horn on the Chisholm Trail

Hoof & Horn on the Chisholm Trail
Author: By Joe B. Frantz
Host: Doug “GoatHollow”

Chisholm TrailOne hundred years ago, Texas had just come through a portion of that national death wish known as the Civil War, not so physically devastated as its confederates to the east but still neglected and bankrupt, a collection of returning losers at loose ends. Kansas had been bled almost beyond endurance, although it seemed to have some hope simply because it lay in the way of the railroad men who were trying to get across its mildly wrinkled face to the more alluring enticements nearer the Pacific ocean. Between those two states the world belonged to the Indians, a land set aside for them only because most white men thought it held no future. Continue reading Hoof & Horn on the Chisholm Trail

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