Filibustering Senator Reads Alamo's 'Victory Or Death' Letter To Mark Anniversary And Give Rand Paul 'Sustenance'Submitted by Houckie377 on Wed, 03/06/2013 - 23:58
The Rand Paul filibuster about drone attacks on U.S. citizens became historic today, not just because it was bipartisan, but because of a letter read by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).
The junior senator from Texas marked the 177th anniversary of the fall of the Alamo, by reading aloud a letter from the fort's commander - Col. William Barrett Travis. He asked Sen. Paul if "the following letter gives the senator from Kentucky encouragement and sustenance as he stands and fights for liberty?"
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