Thought for the day

"When people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is more tyranny. Apologies to Thomas Jefferson!" -- Michael Rivero
"A rocket will never be able to leave Earth's atmosphere." -- New York Times, 1936



The first flag to fly over Texas was the Spanish flag, as Spain began colonizing Texas in 1519. In fact, not one but three different Spanish flags were flown over Texas as Spain during its rule from the 1500s to the early 1800s. A lot of political and cultural changes took place over the centuries.