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August 22, 2014

Big crowds expected as Buc-ee’s opens today in Texas City

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  • sverige1 posted at 4:05 pm on Mon, May 12, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to DonnieB posted at 1:40 pm on Mon, May 12, 2014:

    Well, you're wrong again! LMAO

    I respect your decision to frequent places, even if yet and still have records of practicing discriminatorially. Go ahead, enjoy, have fun. I indicated that in a previous post. I see nothing wrong with debating that places like Buc-cees do so, and moreover, their products are likely more expensive and cater to the touristy crowd. Again, nothing wrong with that. Some of us are simply more frugal.

     
  • DonnieB posted at 1:40 pm on Mon, May 12, 2014.

    DonnieB Posts: 47

    sverige1, You have some real personal issues that you need to deal with. You poke fun, or start arguments with everyone on here. No one is right, in your view. Every single comment you post is negative about something. If you think it's fun or a game to you, your wrong. Your only making yourself look worse and people feel sorry for you. Your like a rookie cop thats out to get everyone, because he was the kid in school that everyone picked on. Now your on religion like your an expert and your right, and everyone else is wrong. No one is wrong! It's a personal belief and everyones is different! You believe in what you want to believe, but don't talk down to other people for their belief. That shows your arrogant and you have real issues of your own that you don't want to deal with! Grow up and move on to some blog that you can argue with someone negative about everything like yourself!

     
  • sverige1 posted at 7:46 am on Mon, May 12, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to IHOG posted at 12:22 am on Sun, May 11, 2014,
    Response to DottyOA posted at 11:10 pm on Sat, May 10, 2014:

    Don't give up so easy, DottyOA. Throwing in the towel is no way to debate. Get happy, get with the program. As for !IHOG - haven't you seen the pictures, crosses, movies depicting our Lord Jesus? They are not unflattering pictures/images, and certainly with him on the cross..you want someone to be a representative of strength and perseverence. Most folks would die to have his thin posture, with not even an ounce of fat. Jesus is an inspiriation to many exercise enthusiasts. Think "Son of God", "The Passion of Christ", "Jesus of Nazareth", "The Last Temptation of Christ"...and especially "The Fourth Man"!

    And, related to the topic: traffic seemed to be a bit heavier, especially on the Hughes road leading up to Buc-cees and Tanger. Even the interstate, you could tell. Oh, well...y'all have fun spending $ on all those consumer items. Jelly from Fredericksburg, Hill Country? That's a foreign land .....LOL

     
  • DonnieB posted at 7:17 am on Mon, May 12, 2014.

    DonnieB Posts: 47

    And back to the original article, I like the new store. I looked around the whole store to see what all they had. The fishing section was nice! It had just enough stuff to replenish things you need, or replace things you lost on the way home. The frozen bait section with glass doors was a nice addition. A lot better than hanging in a deep frezzer, at the bait camps, digging for something you need. The beach ware section was pretty big! That should do well with people traveling to the beaches in Galveston this summer. The rest of it is just like the other big bucees, which I like. There is a section with Texas decorations and stuff, I found some sauces and jellies from Fredricksburg in the BBQ section, along with other hard-to-find things from around Texas. That what I like about the store, they go out of their way to stock the store with products from Texas. That, and it's open 24hr, and has the cleaniest free bathrooms in the nation. Love it! Thanks for building it close by!

     
  • IHOG posted at 12:31 am on Sun, May 11, 2014.

    IHOG Posts: 2486

    DonnieB
    Mid and north County are conservative. Unfortunately only 10 % of them vote.
    Located in a conservative area doesn't mean only conservatives will shop Buc-ee but does offer the possibility most of the local people shopping there will be better than Houston's inner city liberals.

     
  • IHOG posted at 12:22 am on Sun, May 11, 2014.

    IHOG Posts: 2486

    Sverige.
    Handsome features and 6-pak abs?
    I guess you checked out his tool kit too when HE told YOU HE was OK with gay marrige.
    Most of the world thought he looked like a normal renagade Jew utill you let us know what HE really looked like. What other secretes are you holding from your interviews with HIM.

     
  • DottyOA posted at 11:10 pm on Sat, May 10, 2014.

    DottyOA Posts: 186

    Sverige1, God Bless you and I do wish you the best of the best but you are just clueless and out of touch with reality. There is no need for me to even discuss a dadgum thing with you. I don't think I have ever had a debate with someone as, well, as clueless as you. You live in la la land. Probably always will. Sad but true. Peace.

     
  • sverige1 posted at 6:28 pm on Sat, May 10, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Carlosrponce!!

    Jesus, God and sex should be a topic for anything. Jesus is Lord! Sex perpetuates the species.

     
  • carlosrponce posted at 5:58 pm on Sat, May 10, 2014.

    carlosrponce Posts: 1961

    sverige:"Why would anyone want to be upset about those 3 marvelous things?? "
    Because this is not the right forum for it. Save it. We'll debate it at the appropriate time. [offtopic]

     
  • sverige1 posted at 5:44 pm on Sat, May 10, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to carlosrponce posted at 4:30 pm on Fri, May 9, 2014,
    Response to DottyOA posted at 11:48 pm on Fri, May 9, 2014:

    Well, this 1st is to Alvin62 and carlosrponce - life is so many times better if we think about Jesus, sex, God! Why would anyone want to be upset about those 3 marvelous things??

    Now, as for DottyOA - I think it's historically prudent to think about the evolution of certain parties/groups, just like you indicated. However, today in 2014 the Republican party and TeaPartiers are known as the groups who do not like diversity - plain and simple. Years and decades past don't really count for us living now. Those parties need to revamp and realize that we're not a society that appreciates exclusionary devices or groups that try to say that one segment (gay/lesbian, minority, women, non-Christian) are substandard. Any of these aforementioned groups indeed have served in our armed forces, have contributed to our society and our position as the greatest nation on earth. We are NOT a society that kills or downtroddens groups who don't fit a set standard for living a life of happiness. Get with the program and join 2014!

    - - WENDY DAVIS for GOVERNOR - -

     
  • DottyOA posted at 11:48 pm on Fri, May 9, 2014.

    DottyOA Posts: 186

    I am not a Republican nor a Democrat. I lean very far to a Libertarian stance. Look it up as you seem to be preoccupied with Dem and Rep. Simply put you are shallow. Extremely shallow. Open your eyes. Remember that the Republican president, Abraham Lincoln, issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Wow. Did you know that? Did you also know that it was the Republican party that helped to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964 over the objection of many Democrats? I doubt you know that history. Perhaps you should read up on it and understand that the KKK was a Democrat enterprise against the freed slaves.. Well, no, that would not suit your argument but it shows your lack of knowledge about history.
    Read a little about a kleagle of the KKK known as Robert Byrd, Democrat of WVA. Yeppers, he was a Democrat and had a long filibuster against the civil rights act and also wrote a letter stating he would never serve in the armed forces along side a person of color.
    You really have no clue about life. We all have our beliefs, as you do, but to label an entire group as you want to do is not fair. What do you think about Clarence Thomas, Alan West, and many other black Americans who are of the conservative nature? You EMBARRASS me with your comments.

     
  • kevjlang posted at 9:34 pm on Fri, May 9, 2014.

    kevjlang Posts: 2783

    If you look closely, we figure out ways to morph every thread that way [beam]

     
  • carlosrponce posted at 4:30 pm on Fri, May 9, 2014.

    carlosrponce Posts: 1961

    sverige, some people are getting upset over "sex, God, Jesus etc" in this forum. Let's save it for another day. You know my stance on the subject.

     
  • Alvinbr62 posted at 3:53 pm on Fri, May 9, 2014.

    Alvinbr62 Posts: 192

    I thought this was article was about a store and big crowds ?
    All I see is comments about sex , God , Jesus etc

     
  • gecroix posted at 3:44 pm on Fri, May 9, 2014.

    gecroix Posts: 2843

    As a friend of mine used to sum things up...BURP!!!

     
  • kevjlang posted at 1:53 pm on Fri, May 9, 2014.

    kevjlang Posts: 2783

    Well, there are some that believe that sex is purely for procreation, and that marriage is the only viable context for sex. If that's God's, and Jesus's intent, then the "love" part of homosexuality is probably not a big issue. However, the fact that there would either be no sex or sex without procreation are both potential issues for people.

    For some people, it matters a lot to them whether Jesus is OK with what someone else is doing. For me, when it comes to sex, I think most people loosely categorized as adults have heard the pros and cons, and should be allowed to make their choices.

    Since I have no desires of that sort, I don't think I'd be missing out on some good fun sins by swinging from that side of the plate--sins I can go on enjoying as long as I leave room to plea for forgiveness. And, if it turns out that I erred by not making someone's life miserable in order to prevent them from sinning, I guess I'll beg for forgiveness there. Beyond that, I'm going to see what all else I can do to minimize the number of other sins I'm going to have to atone for.

    Maybe my opinion would be different if I found it was so easy to keep myself in line that I'd have plenty of time and energy to devote to keeping others on the right path. On the other hand, if it was that easy, I'd probably look at all the sins I could help prevent, and I can think of dozens that I'd want to rid us of before devoting energy to homosexual sex and gay marriage. You know, trivial little sins like murder, burglary, robbery, rape, incest, child abuse, terrorism, arson, and perhaps a few others. Things that I think there's plenty of agreement on how Jesus looks upon them.

     
  • sverige1 posted at 10:07 am on Fri, May 9, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to kevjlang posted at 9:23 am on Fri, May 9, 2014:

    Let's just say that Jesus is OK with same sex marriage, and so are any regional Buc-cees store managers, as long as they make as lucrative cliente. Love is love, no matter its source, and Jesus is love!

     
  • kevjlang posted at 9:23 am on Fri, May 9, 2014.

    kevjlang Posts: 2783

    sverige1, I like to think that I can wrap my brain around lots of things and try to find a way to make some sort of sense out of it. However, for this one, I think I need some help. Of course, I'd probably be saying that, too, if I understood your point :-)

    I'd guess that regardless of Jesus's stance on the subject, he'd probably be telling both sides to put their rocks down, because both sides have their share of, shall I say, "less than Christian" behaviors.

     
  • sverige1 posted at 6:27 am on Fri, May 9, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Well, think about it, ponce. Why wouldn't el Cristo Rey Jesus be a supporter of same sex marriage? Lord Jesus was 32 years old and still single?? What was with that? Have you read conjectural stories that said Jesus could have been LGBT? He certainly would have an "in" in that community, with his handsome features and 6-pak abs.

     
  • carlosrponce posted at 6:43 pm on Thu, May 8, 2014.

    carlosrponce Posts: 1961

    Yes, I see Greg Abbott outpolling Wendy Davis in every poll. Is it because they like Greg that much or dislike Wendy's message? I'd like to see your "statistical information" that shows Texas is becoming "blue". As for "same sex marriage", it's still not recognized in the State of Texas. Viva Cristo Rey!

     
  • sverige1 posted at 5:52 pm on Thu, May 8, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to carlosrponce posted at 12:34 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014,
    Response to DonnieB posted at 12:29 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014:

    Well, carlos...don't fool yourself in thinking Texas is a "republican" state. Ever so increasing is the Hispanic (mostly democrat) population. We are emerging as a blue state again. And, DonnieB - It's not about "speaking for all democrats", it's statistical information that says 1. Texas is becoming "blue" and 2. most republicans are not sympathetic of same sex marriage and issues of recent immigrants.

    Any individual who doesn't go for "same sex marriage" is not looking at the forest for the trees. It's happening, just like divorce became more commonplace. Whether we like it or not.

     
  • sverige1 posted at 12:17 pm on Thu, May 8, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to DonnieB posted at 7:48 am on Thu, May 8, 2014:

    Sounds like you're genuinely entertained by reading the posts. But, never in a million years would I think I'd be in the same vein as IHOG!

    Truth is, I think IHOG has some predispositions that I differ, but I can tell he has a great heart. I just have to set him straight every once in awhile.

     
  • IHOG posted at 10:35 am on Thu, May 8, 2014.

    IHOG Posts: 2486

    Harris county is conservative. Houston is liberal. People, jobs, and businesses are voting with their feet by moving out of Houston to the conservative suburbs.
    Liberal rot is at work in Houston.
    The worker population shrinks while the welfare population grows.

     
  • DonnieB posted at 7:48 am on Thu, May 8, 2014.

    DonnieB Posts: 47

    Thanks for sharing and showing your intelligence! Again, Patrick is a dirty politician that just took a picture outside of Bucees with a mascot. Then he posted it acting like it was inocent, but he was only looking for votes. Bucees quickly rejected the posting and said they don't support ANY political party. But you overlook that because you enjoy hiding behind the computer starting arguments with people. What you don't relize obviously, is that no one cares! You argument on here about Bucees supporting Patrick is pointless! And yes, I'm really TIRED of hearing the pointless arguments on the other side, like IHOG makes. 'The part of galveston county that Bucees is at is conservative, so no democrat will be there' WOW that's intelligent! What about the other 70% that DIDN'T vote, not to mention republicans may have had only 60% of the vote? You two should find some website that you can argue back and forth on with other like-minded people like yourselves. If you want to express yourself, VOTE! Only 20% to 30% of the county does!

     
  • sverige1 posted at 6:54 am on Thu, May 8, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to hoss posted at 6:37 am on Thu, May 8, 2014:

    LMAO...you might want to take care of yourself 1st, don't worry about me. Did you take yours?

     
  • hoss posted at 6:37 am on Thu, May 8, 2014.

    hoss Posts: 41

    sverige1, please take your meds before posting.

     
  • sverige1 posted at 6:27 am on Thu, May 8, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Well, carlos...as you see my post to DottyOA, I think it's safe to say that the San Diego republican is the exception to the rule regarding voting records and support for social freedom.

    After all, many of the teapartiers around here criticize Snowe, McCain, Hutchinson and other middle Republicans for being too "liberal" and "rhino". It can't be both ways. Once the republicans have an official platform that supports social freedoms such as gay marriage, minimum wage requirements, etc..., then they are no friend to the struggling middle class and persons of different lifestyles.

     
  • sverige1 posted at 6:23 am on Thu, May 8, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to DottyOA posted at 11:29 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014:

    Oh well, DottyDOA -
    I'm not going anywhere, so you'll have to deal with what I write. The purpose of these forums is to express and present debate. The record speaks for itself regarding writing styles. You can call me "shallow" and "simple", yet I don't recall returning those barbs toward you. As it is, I will continue to debate with you. I certainly hope you don't call your son, grandson, daughter those names when you're trying to prove a point to them.

    To the topic at hand, and personal feelings aside: The republican party has a dismal record in regard to women's, gay's, and minority rights. That's how it is. No matter if a few more slightly enlightened republicans/tea partiers surface as "anomalies", it still doesn't erase the fact the republicans don't like women, don't like minorities, or gay/lesbian rights. Just look at their voting records. Besides, if your daughter wants to marry in Texas, "no dice"....the republican legislators will have none of that.

     
  • DottyOA posted at 11:29 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    DottyOA Posts: 186

    Sverige1, you don't know me and I darn sure don't know you but let's parse a few words. One of my daughters is a lesbian (hey, I love her with all my heart and she knows it). One of my daughters is married to a Mexican (yep, I love my son in law as much as I do my half n half grandson and boy is he a cutie!). Personally, you make me sick to my stomach with you totally racist blathering about Republicans hating blacks, Mexicans, homosexuals, etc. etc. You have no clue. You really are a very, very shallow person. I am embarrassed for you over your simple minded posts.

     
  • DottyOA posted at 10:53 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    DottyOA Posts: 186

    Showing your age, bud.

     
  • carlosrponce posted at 8:25 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    carlosrponce Posts: 1961

    There you go again, sverige, you think others see people as YOU see them. Republicans do not see Hispanics, African-Americans, homosexuals. They see PEOPLE. Look at Carl DeMaio of San Diego, a fiscal Conservative Homosexual running for Congress as a Republican. DeMaio has been the target of homophobic attacks. But where are those attacks coming from? The Democratic Left."I've found more tolerance, acceptance and inclusion from social conservative groups who have to reconcile that I'm a Republican who happens to be gay...versus the intolerance the LGBT leaders see me as a gay man who happens to be a Republican," DeMaio said

     
  • sverige1 posted at 7:50 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to DottyOA posted at 7:25 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014:

    Well, Dotty - I would venture to say that the few folks who are democrat who work at Buc-ees are underappreciated by their big-wig bosses. Many of these struggling folks who are working at places like Buc-ees have to make a living somehow. I can assure you that they likely don't like their republican supervisors/bosses. The way I can support these workers is see if I can help them find a job with a boss who is more sympathetic to the non-rich class.

    Mr. Patrick and Buc-ees big whigs can "have Hispanic friends", but those friends are likely "tokens" who aren't truly loved by the ilk of Patrick and their cronies. As the saying goes - "It is what it is". Hispanics, African-Americans, gays/lesbians, and struggling middle class are no friends of the republicans/conservatives.

     
  • DottyOA posted at 7:25 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    DottyOA Posts: 186

    sverige1...Some liberals work at that store. They vote Democrat.. You don't want to support them? Again, your posts are unbelievable. Simply beyond my comprehension. BTW, I happen to know that the owners of Buc-ees have many friends of Mexican heritage as does Mr. Patrick. More than you do I am sure.

     
  • sverige1 posted at 5:34 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to IHOG posted at 2:48 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014:

    ! IHOG! - Harris County is among the most progressive/liberal counties in the state. The Galveston city limits part of Galveston County - similarily. Let's include the older parts of LaMarque and Texas City. Other progressive/liberal Texas counties: Travis, Bexar, Tarrant, Dallas, El Paso and much of the Valley. Harris County is in good company.

    Many of the Buc-ees are located in rural counties because, very much in the same vein that Tifosi said, Buc-ees is similar to Stuckeys. Part of the novelty is to make a "pit stop" in between destinations. I doubt if they take politics much into consideration until campaigns like this one crop up. But, the neo-conservative/anti-immigrant folks need to watch their Ps and Qs because Texas is not unlike California, and progressing even more toward attaining a Hispanic majority. As the saying goes - "Don't bite the hand that feeds you."

     
  • Tifosi posted at 3:20 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    Tifosi Posts: 144

    An oversized Stuckeys. Get over it.

     
  • IHOG posted at 2:56 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    IHOG Posts: 2486

    Sverige.
    Why are the public restrooms in inner cities of those 5 Texas Metro cities always so nasty.
    I am sure you will say it has nothing do do with the inner cities being the voter base of liberals.

     
  • IHOG posted at 2:48 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    IHOG Posts: 2486

    Thinking about the statement(s) of Sverige about Buck-ee's I see a possibility why it was built next to conservative Harris county and in a conservative area of Galveston county.
    With fewer liberal shopers shoplifting and vandelism should be easier to control.

     
  • carlosrponce posted at 12:34 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    carlosrponce Posts: 1961

    sverige says "We have the right to frequent establishments that satisfy our needs and coincide with our belief system." That doesn't stop you from frequenting Texas - a Republican State. Don't worry, sverige, we still love you. Mr. Patrick doesn't go against Hispanics who come here for a better way of life - just as long as they do so LEGALLY. I don't call that extreme. And he holds the same position on the homosexual community that I and most Texas Christians do. We love them but not their life-style. If they want to live together so be it but it's not a marriage. And may I add to your last line - "Don't Mess With Texas' Restrooms".

     
  • DonnieB posted at 12:29 pm on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    DonnieB Posts: 47

    1st off sverige1, you DO NOT speak for all Democrats! 2nd-I do not support, and would never vote for, Patrick or anyone like him. But, the picture he took with the Bucees mascot is WAY overblown. It was outside the store with the mascot (which was probably some high school kid who could care less who he was). Patrick knew exactly what he was doing when he took it and posted it. Sneaking around trying to claim support by Bucees, which they quickly disclaimed after hearing about it. So you trying to use the store, that gives no support to any politian, to show your dislike for Patrick, is arrogant. If you want to show your dislike to Patrick, vote like I do in every single election against him and anyone like him. If you don't vote, your talk is meaning less. Know your facts before you speak. Same goes for everyone else on the other side of the political spectrum.

     
  • sverige1 posted at 11:36 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Response to IHOG posted at 11:10 am on Wed, May 7, 2014,
    Response to Jeffs posted at 8:56 am on Wed, May 7, 2014,
    Response to DottyOA posted at 7:07 am on Wed, May 7, 2014:

    We have the right to frequent establishments that satisfy our needs and coincide with our belief system. I would go out on a small limb here now to say that none of us would likely visit a tiddy bar since we have wives/husbands that wouldn't approve of our presence in those places. Also, our mental and moral compasses preclude us from going to such places.

    It's not much of a stretch to realize that quite a few Texans would not want to go to a Buc-ees. Texas has about 5 major metropolitan areas which hold individuals/families of varied political, social, religious lifestyles. To go to an establishment like Buc-ees that supports the divisive beliefs of Mr. Patrick would go against many Hispanics who came here for a better way of life. (After all, Texas' orgininal inhabitants were of indigenous and Mexican heritage). We also must conclude that Mr. Patrick holds a more extreme view of immigration (as he has stated such) than other republican candidates. It can be wondered what he has said in private family occasions and in his social circle regarding Hispanics in general. I also don't think he has that great of a social justice record, in regard to the gay/lesbian community.

    For buc-ees to align themselves with Patrick is not an ideal thing to do, as it can warrant debate such as this, plain and simple. BTW, IHOG, I can find clean restrooms anywhere and I encourage my friends no to muss them up.

     
  • Robert Buckner posted at 11:28 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 670

    Best laugh I've had all week IHOG[beam]

     
  • IHOG posted at 11:20 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    IHOG Posts: 2486

    If traveling with your children I recomend you keep them in the car when you stop for gas.
    If they or your wife get inside you may have a long wait while they shop.
    Other disadvantage is they'll want to stop at the next Buck-ee even if you don't need gas. You know they can get you to stop with the always effective "I gotta go".

     
  • IHOG posted at 11:10 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    IHOG Posts: 2486

    Unlikely I will stop at the Buck-ee. I rarely travel that road. They are out of my way going to the beach, which I never do.
    I have stopped at Buck-ee's when traveling. Liked them so much I tried to make sure I had enough gas to reach the next one.

    We should all be glad Sverige won't be fouling Buck-ee's restrooms.
    Buck-ee's smiling employees will keep them clean regardless of how many of Sverige's friends foul them.

     
  • IHOG posted at 10:47 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    IHOG Posts: 2486

    Severige!
    It's easy to understand why you oppose Buck-ee's. Quality and honesty are Buck-ee features liberals would like to make Politicaly Incorrect.
    Your lying president is your model.

    Buck-ee coming to texas City is another proof lower taxes create jobs. The Tax Abatement Buck-ee got for building in TC creates over 200 new tax paying jobs.

     
  • carlosrponce posted at 9:26 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    carlosrponce Posts: 1961

    Let's see:
    Buc-ee's has clean restrooms.
    Democrats don't go to Buc-ee's.
    Logically Buc-ee's has clean restrooms because Democrats don't go to Buc-ee's.
    sverige, does that make sense to you.[whistling]
    People, this is done tongue in cheek, everyone is welcome in Buc-ee's, even Prog-Libs. Don't let Democratic Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro control your thoughts. Die Gedanken sind frei, a little German song sung by the Jews to the Nazis in Concentration Camps meaning "Thoughts are free".

     
  • Jeffs posted at 8:56 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    Jeffs Posts: 35

    I will make sure I go visit them twice as much to make up for Mr. Sverige1's absence.

    Never let politics get in the way of clean restrooms, 99cent refills, and Beaver Nuggets.

     
  • DonnieB posted at 8:56 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    DonnieB Posts: 47

    Awesome! I sent a comment to them on their website after they agreed to build it. I told them to focus, of course on the beach, but specifically on fishing. It would be a stop for the Texas City Dike and all Galveston trips (on-shore and off). There are no big fishing stores close by, so they would get a lot of business. It would be a one-stop shop for the fishing trip. And if they throw in the bait, with the ice,food, and gas, they would get all the business. It's nice to see they listened! :-) Good luck and thank you!

     
  • DottyOA posted at 7:07 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    DottyOA Posts: 186

    Of course, there is no slant in the web site you post, now, is there? Mr. Patrick is not anti-immigrant. He just wants the laws of our land to be enforced, you know, doing the right thing and follow the path to legal immigration. Are you advocating that it is OK to break our country's laws or just some of them? Your choice of descriptive words reek of a lack of knowledge of what made our country great, of what Mr. Patrick stands for and is typical liberal speak.

     
  • Hank Thierry posted at 6:45 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    Hank Thierry Posts: 90

    Bucees is a quality of life issue. Having one this close improves my quality of life!

     
  • sverige1 posted at 6:23 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    sverige1 Posts: 3198

    Well, I shall frequent the easier to get to local stations on the island when I embark upon a trip over the causeway.

    Buc-ees' is an exclusionary organization that endorses right-wing, anti-gay, fear-mongering anti-immigrant lieutenant gov. candidate Dan Patrick:

    http://www.democraticunderground.com/107816076

     
  • Underdog posted at 12:07 am on Wed, May 7, 2014.

    Underdog Posts: 113

    Yay!! Buc-ee's is known for clean bathrooms and the best ice in town. Gas prices are always competive.

    I am so proud of Texas city.

     
  • The Daily Blues posted at 9:08 pm on Tue, May 6, 2014.

    The Daily Blues Posts: 43

    I will be there tomorrow for a new bumper sticker

     
  • Jake Buckner posted at 7:00 pm on Tue, May 6, 2014.

    Jake Buckner Posts: 1500

    I'll definitely incorporate Buc-ee's into my mainland rotation, if their gas prices are competitive.

    I'll stay on the Island for opening day, however...
    [cool]

     
  • Bobby Hocking posted at 5:23 pm on Tue, May 6, 2014.

    Bobby Hocking Posts: 35

    Congratulations to Mayor Doyle and the City of Texas City! Well done!