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    Ancient Fire Breather Retread's Avatar
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    1963 - The one currently known as Retread takes a wife.
    It's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
    It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
    Live every day as if it were your last, because one of these days, it will be.
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    1841 - The Santa Fé Expedition left Central Texas on it way west to establish trade with and solidify Texas' claims to territory around Santa Fé. Members of the group were taken prison by Mexican troops and were not released until 1842.

    1852 - At Las Moras Springs, Fort Clark was established.

    1874 - In Clinton, TX, R.P. "Scrap" Taylor and two othere were lynched as part of the Sutton-Taylor feud. The feud ended on December 27, 1875 when Jim Taylor was killed by a Cuero posse.

    1935 - The U.S. Congress passed legislation that acquired land in Texas through public and private donations to create Big Bend National Park.

    2001 - In Texas, Andrea Yates was arrested for drowning her five children in a bathtub.

    2007 - Sammy Sosa (Texas Rangers) got his 600th career home run. The hit came against, the Chicago Cubs, his former team.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retread View Post

    2007 - Sammy Sosa (Texas Rangers) got his 600th career home run. The hit came against, the Chicago Cubs, his former team.
    Tainted steroid HR with a corked bat to boot.
    The Obama Administration: Deny. Deflect. Blame.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retread View Post
    1963 - The one currently known as Retread takes a wife.
    Congratulations!
    The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retread View Post
    1963 - The one currently known as Retread takes a wife.
    Woot Woot, congradulations.
    I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. Thomas Jefferson
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Guy View Post
    Woot Woot, congradulations.
    How you been CO.
    The Obama Administration: Deny. Deflect. Blame.
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