Ty Watson, 17, of Decatur celebrates in the Texas House chamber after Boys State voted June 15 for Texas to declare its independence from the U.S.
Ty Watson, 17, of Decatur celebrates in the Texas House chamber after Boys State voted June 15 for Texas to declare its independence from the U.S. Jay Janner Austin American-Statesman
Ty Watson, 17, of Decatur celebrates in the Texas House chamber after Boys State voted June 15 for Texas to declare its independence from the U.S. Jay Janner Austin American-Statesman

Teenage boys vote for Texas independence, but don’t take it seriously

June 27, 2017 07:26 PM

About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com