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Lone star history

March 2, 2015

An interesting review of Empire of Cotton in Texas Monthly highlights the difference between the made-up story of Texas and its actual past.

Debt drove the sharecroppers past. It still drives many of today’s laborers. Payday and title loans are big business in this state, where law gets written by and for the debt collector.

Happy Independence Day.

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