Texas Education Board considers removing the word 'heroic' from description of Alamo defenders

"Don't mess with Texas" and if you do, be prepared for war. A panel advising the Texas State Board of Education is recommending the removal of the word "heroic" from a description of the defenders of the Alamo because "heroic" is a "value-charged word."  Politicians and ordinary Texans exploded in anger at the proposed change, with Governor Greg Abbott leading the way. Stop political correctness in our schools. Of course Texas schoolchildren should be taught that Alamo defenders were ‘Heroic’! I fully expect the State Board of Education to agree. Contact your SBOE Member to complain. ⁦@TXSBOE⁩ #txlege #tcot https://t.co/Ph9oBoBzKF — Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) September 6, 2018 Land Commissioner George P. Bush, whose office oversees the Alamo historical site, also voiced his opposition. This politically correct nonsense is why I’ll always fight to honor the Alamo defenders’...(Read Full Post)
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