The task of “fixing” the Alamo and its plaza is a challenging one, made more complex by the passions the site inspires.
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In this week’s WTF Friday, we learn that Hans Blix, Boutrous Boutrous-Ghali and a phalanx of blue-helmeted U.N. troops are going to do what Santa Anna could not and take over The Alamo. We learn that Ted Cruz’s closest advisor, his father Rafael Cruz, thinks Obama hails from the Serengeti. We check in with Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), the “nuttiest” freshman in the very nutty U.S. House of Representatives. And more!
Hundreds of gun-rights advocates—and a few white supremacists and National Socialists—rallied at the Alamo on Saturday, many carrying loaded assault weapons.
Out-of-state and foreign visitors to the Alamo are in for a write-home-about-it treat tomorrow: Hundreds, possibly thousands, of gun-toting activists are showing up for a “family friendly,” “open carry” rally and march dubbed “Line in the Sand.”
For 28 years, Texans have been coming to Goliad, in March, to die.