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Dear Terrorists, Don’t Mess With Texas

By Jeff Gonzales

Don't Mess With Texas

Don’t Mess With Texas was a great slogan I grew up with it as a kid, but it’s also a way of life. No matter how corny it sounds, I promise you there’s a reason why that phrase was coined.

Back in the day it was to abolish litter and for the most part it worked because the campaign was aimed at educating people. It then empowered them to take control of their home and treat their state like they would their own home. It’s hard to argue with that logic and honestly it was brilliant. Fast forward to modern times and the slogan still rings true, only with a bit more edginess.

I’ve been fortunate to travel throughout our great land and I have loved every minute, but Texas is still my home and I can’t wait to return each time I’m gone.

Reflection and Vigilance

Our state has recently been in the news, due to foreign invaders targeting our way of life in Garland, TX. A few of us are caught up in the craziness and media glitz, but I’d caution that now’s the time for reflection and vigilance. We need to educate those around us on the threat we face and shine the light on our enemy to reveal who they truly are and their intentions. We then need to prepare, train and be ready for what will come at us next.

It’s almost a forgone conclusion that we handed them a decisive ass whipping. They will try again and this is just the beginning. As you can imagine, there’s already been chatter amongst these terrorists of impending doom and my response is so what? Bring it, bring all that you’ve got because I promise you there are plenty of us here in the Great State of Texas willing and able to fight.

That’s not bravado, it’s simply a fact. You want to come here and wreck havoc, fine. If you find yourself on our soil and my military brothers don’t kill you first, make no mistake, you’ll have to deal with the type of officer who made light work of your would-be martyrs. If you avoid the uniformed police presence and target the citizenry, bring it!

Armed Society

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I’m sure you’re aware that we’re an armed culture and society. We fought for our independence with words at first and when that failed, with cold steel. That didn’t turn out to well for our opponents and I promise you that they were a more worthy adversary than you. You can make a go at it and there will surely be more attacks to come.

Terrorists may eventually get lucky here in Texas and good people will get hurt, or worse killed. It will only strengthen our resolve, galvanize our will and awaken something much worse than a sleeping giant. When our collective feet hit the floor, the devil himself will utter “oh shit!”

Harden Up

There’s lots to be done between now and the next attack. The bad guys have time on their side, so we have plenty to do. We need to unite ourselves not for the single purpose of defeating this enemy, but instead to safeguard our way of life. This is what matters and it’s our future. The world took note recently and while they’re celebrating, we’re preparing. Only a fool would get complacent.

I’m not playing games and neither are a large majority of my fellow Texans. We know you dear terrorist, we know your intentions and we will fight like nothing you have ever seen before.

Editor-in-Chief’s Note: Jeff Gonzales was a decorated and respected US Navy SEAL, serving as an operator and trainer who participated in numerous combat operations throughout the world. He now uses his modern warfare expertise as President of Trident Concepts, LLC., a battle proven company specializing in weapons, tactics and techniques to meet the evolving threat. Bringing the same high-intensity mindset, operational success and lessons learned from NSW to their training programs, TRICON has been recognized as an industry leader by various federal, state and local units. Organizations interested in training with TRICON can call 928-925-7038 or visit tridentconcepts.com for more information.

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Discussion

46 comments
RV Wynkel
RV Wynkel

Meh. Texas is somewhat overrated. It's hot, dusty, swampy, humid, and ugly as sin. I prefer Cali, New England, and the Northwest myself. To each his own, I guess.

Daxsm
Daxsm

I hope they both get their 72 goats..... ooops, I mean virgins ;).....

Matt Hidyn
Matt Hidyn

I've never been to Texas. But up here in Alberta, we admire you guys very much. Rock on Texas!

Jerry Moore
Jerry Moore

The Shoe Bomber was a Muslim The Beltway Snipers were Muslims The Fort Hood Shooter was a Muslim The underwear Bomber was a Muslim The U-S.S. Cole Bombers were Muslims The Madrid Train Bombers were Muslims The Bafi Nightclub Bombers were Muslims The London Subway Bombers were Muslims The Moscow Theatre Attackers were Muslims The Boston Marathon Bombers were Muslims The Pan-Am flight #93 Bombers were Muslims The Air France Entebbe Hijackers were Muslims The Iranian Embassy Takeover, was by Muslims The Beirut U.S. Embassy bombers were Muslims The Libyan U.S. Embassy Attack was by Musiims The Buenos Aires Suicide Bombers were Muslims The Israeli Olympic Team Attackers were Muslims The Kenyan U.S, Embassy Bombers were Muslims The Saudi, Khobar Towers Bombers were Muslims The Beirut Marine Barracks bombers were Muslims The Besian Russian School Attackers were Muslims The first World Trade Center Bombers were Muslims The Bombay & Mumbai India Attackers were Muslims The Achille Lauro Cruise Ship Hijackers were Muslims The September 11th 2001 Airline Hijackers were Muslims' Think of it: Buddhists living with Hindus = No Problem Hindus living with Christians = No Problem Hindus living with Jews = No Problem Christians living with Shintos = No Problem Shintos living with Confucians = No Problem Confusians living with Baha'is = No Problem Baha'is living with Jews = No Problem Jews living with Atheists = No Problem Atheists living with Buddhists = No Problem Buddhists living with Sikhs = No Problem Sikhs living with Hindus = No Problem Hindus living with Baha'is = No Problem Baha'is living with Christians = No Problem Christians living with Jews = No Problem Jews living with Buddhists = No Problem Buddhists living with Shintos = No Problem Shintos living with Atheists = No Problem Atheists living with Confucians = No Problem Confusians living with Hindus = No Problem Muslims living with Hindus = Problem Muslims living with Buddhists = Problem Muslims living with Christians = Problem Muslims living with Jews = Problem Muslims living with Sikhs = Problem Muslims living with Baha'is = Problem Muslims living with Shintos = Problem Muslims living with Atheists = Problem MUSLIMS LIVING WITH MUSLIMS = BIG PROBLEM **********SO THIS LEAD TO ***************** They’re not happy in Gaza They're not happy in Egypt They're not happy in Libya They're not happy in Morocco They're not happy in Iran They're not happy in Iraq They're not happy in Yemen They're not happy in Afghanistan They're not happy in Pakistan They're not happy in Syria They're not happy in Lebanon They're not happy in Nigeria They're not happy in Kenya They're not happy in Sudan ******** So, where are they happy? ********** They're happy in Australia They're happy in England They're happy in Belgium They're happy in France They're happy in Italy They're happy in Germany They're happy in Sweden They're happy in the USA & Canada They're happy in Norway & India They're happy in almost every country that is not Islamic! And who do they blame? Not Islam... Not their leadership... Not themselves... THEY BLAME THE COUNTRIES THEY ARE HAPPY IN!! And they want to change the countries they're happy in, to be like the countries they came from where they were unhappy and finally they will be get hammered !!!! Islamic Jihad: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION ISIS: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Al-Qaeda: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Taliban: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Hamas: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Hezbollah: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Boko Haram: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Al-Nusra: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Abu Sayyaf: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Al-Badr: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Muslim Brotherhood: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Lashkar-e-Taiba: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Palestine Liberation Front: AN TY ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Ansaru: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Jemaah Islamiyah: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION Abdullah Az

Ken Bass Plank Owner
Ken Bass Plank Owner

Very happy this turned out the way it did, and ashamed that these scumbags came from the Grand Canyon State that I call home.

Sean Zarella
Sean Zarella

Fucking sheep there is no isis in texas. Dont listen to the news. No proof. Wake up already.

Kristan Sabella
Kristan Sabella

Sumayya, I do think it's an odd coincidence though, that Islam instigates such an attitude of hatred and intolerance among people. 99% of all terrorist acts across the entire globe are committed by Muslims. Not by Hindus, Mormons or Christians. In fact, radical Christians may boycott funerals, picket concerts and annoy the crap out of people, but radical Muslims kidnap, rape, slaughter, etc. There's simply no comparison. America will not kowtow to these radical Muslims. We will win, period.

Santiago Gomez
Santiago Gomez

Texas rocks! Best decision I ever made was moving to Texas and make it my home.

Mark Kahapea
Mark Kahapea

Wow! You made a whole lot of assumptions in that diatribe. Nothing was said about Muslims as a whole, just ISIS. They claimed responsibility in the Texas shootings. It's the flag they use. Fact! Nice assumption on my religious preferences too. There was no mention of that either. I find it odd that you were able to make all that up out of thin air, assume you know anything about me, point fingers and in the end become the person you accuse me of being. Well, not really!!!!

Sumayya Betty Williamson
Sumayya Betty Williamson

Seriously?, The shahada flag,,,,You do know they hijacked that flag, as their own when it's not. Just like Westboro hijacked the American flag as their very own.............AND JUST SO YOU KNOW , WE MUSLIMS FIGHT FOE OUR COUNTRY TOO.!!!, STOP TRYING TO SAY WE DON'T THERE ARE UPTO 20,000 MUSLIMS FIGHTING ALONG SIDE OF OTHER RELIGIONS TO KEEP OR SOL FREE HERE, NOT TO MENTION HINDU'S SIKHS, ATHEIST YOU THINK CHRISTIANITY IS THE ONLY RELIGION..

Sumayya Betty Williamson
Sumayya Betty Williamson

Sir We Muslims don't say she represents Judaism......,,,,,,,,,,,,,,:).....Just like we don't say Westboro Baptist assholes represent Christians,,,,HATE IS HATE NO MATTER WHOM THE BITCH IS....

Sumayya Betty Williamson
Sumayya Betty Williamson

Actually Texas Muslims couldn't give 2 shits what that bitch says,,,,,,,,,Those wanna be assholes wren't from Texas,,And the Garland community shunned that skank, hating bitch,,, People that were there were from other states ,coming to start shit between us..... , well it did not,,,It's opened more eyes to the freaking hate mongers of her Hate group.....TEXAS IS AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE A MULTI FAITH AND MULTI ETHNIC STATE....

Yves Lépine
Yves Lépine

I saw Ms Geller speech and I haven't heard any hate speech from her. Freedom of speech is what the Garland meeting was about. And Islam is against your freedom of speech,worst, your way of life!

Brandon Bryce
Brandon Bryce

So freedom of speech is only for nice, warm, fuzzy speech?

Vucsetics Teo
Vucsetics Teo

Americans be like,Lets kick the hornets nest

JFONAV
JFONAV

Please tell me you're going to turn the chalk outline graphic for this article into a morale patch!

Ken Cramer
Ken Cramer

please send the remaining 71. Maybe we can arrange a cartoon fair on the same day as the pig roast.

Benjamin James Ransom
Benjamin James Ransom

Did all of my paramedic field training in Houston Texas... Great state! Great folks! Definitely can say that there is gonna be no better friend nor worse enemy than a Texan :D

Matt Mudcat Hartenberger
Matt Mudcat Hartenberger

True, it started that way...but it's appropriate for SO MANY things. It started as an anti littering slogan but has since become used for just about everything, so it is actually, a part of he culture here.

Rodney D. Hays
Rodney D. Hays

Love the concept here, but the slogan "Don't Mess with Texas" has absolutely nothing to do with the Texas culture or way of life. It is the slogan for their anti-littering program: Don't "MESS" with Texas.

Jack Timar
Jack Timar

And hate speech is not protected

WoodyTX
WoodyTX

Actually, yes it is. The Westboro Baptist Church can protest veterans funerals with far more hateful things, courtesy of an 8-1 Supreme Court decision supporting free speech. I can't stand them, but they have the legal right. 

Jack Timar
Jack Timar

You can't yell fire in a crowded theater.

WoodyTX
WoodyTX

Yes, you can. You can't attempt to start a riot or a stampede by doing so, however. 

Gregg Burtnett
Gregg Burtnett

And anyone who attempts to do so should being charged with violating her constitutional rights. If you don't like the constitution planes leave every day.

Jack Timar
Jack Timar

Pamela Geller should be arrested for inciting violence.

Jack Timar
Jack Timar

I can't support Pamela Geller. She doesn't represent me.

Michael Foxx
Michael Foxx

Better be ready . Lots of the world wants to mess with you now. Just saying.

Michael William
Michael William

The two best drawings of the whole night in Garland, Tx were the chalk outlines out front.

Bobby Cooper
Bobby Cooper

We can only hope that some sense is found, elsewhere throughout the country, so that further attempts will be dealt with in such amazing fashion as in Texas.

Zabrewolf
Zabrewolf

AaaMEN!! I wish more states had that kind of collective "Not Here! Not Now! Not Ever!" attitude. Texans are such an inspiration at times.


I just wish you had cooler weather.

Ford Leblanc
Ford Leblanc

We got your back Texas !!! The Patriots of Louisiana !!!

Kris Taylor
Kris Taylor

I been to Texas; yeah, it gets personal reeeal quick down there...gitter' done, boys.

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