A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from June 02, 2009
“Liberate Texas next—they’ve got oil, too”

The United States liberated Iraq (an oil-rich nation led then by Saddam Hussein) in 2003. The United States president was George W. Bush, the former Republican governor of Texas. A button at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston read: “Liberate Texas next—they’ve got oil, too.”


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Description: Red on white button with outline of Texas in the background.
Text On Product: Liberate Texas next, they’ve got oil too.
Copyright: Northern Sun, 2004
Button buttons pin
Size: 1.25x1.25 inches
Product ID: b0774

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Kids Cover Dems ‘04
Published: July 26, 2004
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Some delegates wore buttons that declared: “Liberate Texas Next. They’ve Got Oil, too.”

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Tuesday, June 02, 2009 • Permalink