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''The President should've paid attention to the old advertising slogan: 'Don't Mess with Texas'... a gutsy political thriller with non-stop action, combining Tom-Clancyesque technical and political detail alongside dialogue and fast-moving action reminiscent of Western novels. The fast-paced action follows a broad cast of characters in both the White House and in Austin as Roberts weaves a tale that is very fanciful without being completely unbelievable.'' --Dave Mundy, General Manager & Editor, The Gonzales Cannon Newspaper

''...This book illustrates how important it is to elect liberty-loving leaders who are more willing to rebel than compromise. A State of Treason is ripped from today's headlines--the federal government is indeed lawless, anti-Constitutional, and oppressive. Tyranny is devouring our freedom and Texans must soon decide how long these evils are sufferable. Because when Texans finally say 'Enough is enough!' we will enter a long-delayed State of Treason and there will be no option other than to win--or die.'' --Heidi Hansing Theiss, Radio Host, Tea Party Activist, City Council Member

About the Author

Growing up in San Antonio, Texas David Thomas Roberts made regular trips to The Alamo with visiting family, friends, and schoolmates. The story of The Alamo, the spirit of all its Texian Heroes, and the fight for Texas independence left an indelible impression on him that has endured a lifetime. As a ''naturalized'' Texan, Roberts has become a staunch defender and admirer of all things Texas, including the Republic's rich history of fierce independence, self-reliance, liberty, unique history, culture and people. Robert is a serial entrepreneur and CEO of a technology firm he founded and owns several businesses. He is active in politics and is an accomplished public speaker. Roberts lives in Montgomery, Texas--the birthplace of the Lone Star flag with his wife of 30+years. Together, they have four grown children and one grandchild, all whom have been blessed to have been born ''Native Texans''.

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  • File Size: 917 KB
  • Print Length: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Defiance Press (August 13, 2014)
  • Publication Date: August 13, 2014
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00MPQD43W
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Originally from southern Illinois, David Thomas Roberts moved to San Antonio, Texas in 1967 when he was eight years old. His family made regular trips to the Alamo with family, friends, neighbors and visiting relatives during the1968 World 's Fair, "Hemisphere '68 and in years after."

The story of The Alamo, the spirit of all its Texan heroes, and the fight for Texas independence left an indelible impression on him that has endured a lifetime.

As a "naturalized" Texan, Roberts has become a staunch defender and admirer of all things Texas, including her rich and unique history, politics, culture and people.

The author is active in politics and the movement for modern-day Texas
Independence, and has been a speaker at Tea Party events.

Roberts is a serial Entrepreneur and is the CEO of a Houston, Texas area technology firm focused on telecommunications. Roberts holds a U.S. Patent and has one patent pending.

Roberts lives in Texas with his wife of 29 years. They have four children and one grandchild, all of whom have been blessed to have been born "Native Texans."

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By J. Guild on September 28, 2014
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The winds of secession are blowing again in the State of Texas.In this all too real fictional novel ,David Thomas Roberts creates an account of the unfolding of events as Texas proceedes to put into action processes that will lead to its independence from the Union.Although supposedly " a fictional narrative,the stotyline and the characters are for entertainment purposes only.It is not intended to imply any real person actually made statements,nor acted in any manner consistent with the storyline of this novel." As you read this novel,you will feel that it is uncanny in both the believability of the main characters and their actions;and some of what is taking place today;that it will send shivers up your spine.If this novel was written 10 or so years ago,it would easily be dismissed as pure hokum,;but not so today.
Texas has had more than it can take from actions by Washington and now are going to put it to the people in a vote to see if they want to secede.The Federal Government,decides to use any and every means possible,whether legal or not to prevent Texas from breaking away from the Union.
There are no holds barred ,and it doesn't take long for lives to be lost.
An interesting and appropriate concept used by the author is to start of each of the 51 chapters with a quotation from historical and recent American and world leaders who made profound statements concerning Rights,Patriotism,Tyranny,Liberty,Dissent,Consent,Protest,Constitution and the Right to Bear Arms,Revolution,Rebellion,etc.;all which are part of living in and believing in Life,Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Such things happened before in America's history and the abuse of power can result in such happenings again.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By R. Briggs on October 6, 2014
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Again, this book could be pulled from today's headlines. It picks up where the previous book (Patriot's of Freedom) left off. Exciting from the first pages. You will not be able to put this book down. I found the direction of the book to be very believable. I also loved the ending. If you like action and relevant subject matter, you will love this book. Hope the author has a third book in the works!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By edgar musslewhite on October 20, 2014
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To anybody that's not a Texan this may just be a good book, for me a Texan first, it was awesome. Although a work of fiction today 10-20-14, those with eyes to see would acknowledge it could easily be fact tomorrow! God bless Texas. -Edgar, proud Texan, Montgomery co. Texas
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By William rutherford on October 15, 2014
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Every freedom loving American should read this book.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Marsha Randolph on March 17, 2015
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Beginning with the Forward in the book A STATE OF TREASON by David Thomas Roberts the reader will, like I did, have to keep reminding himself that this book is Fiction.
What happens when an entire state, like Texas, votes to succeed from the Union? What happens when Conservatives and Tea Party supporters ignore the opinions of Liberals particularly the Liberal President of the United States? The answer: A STATE OF TREASON.
“Accompanied by his entire cabinet, the president strode to the podium in the blue-carpeted East Room of the White House. … He was a master at manipulating speaking opportunities, and this was high drama. Finally, he spoke, reading from teleprompters at each side of the podium.” (Page 10)

Ninety percent of Liberals will hate this book, the other ten percent aren’t really liberal. The idea that a President of the United States of America would ignore the Constitution, try to take away the rights of individuals, abuse such government entities as the IRS and declare martial law after suspending (ignoring) the 2nd Amendment is inconceivable to a liberal but to those who pay attention to what is going on in America today it is very possible.
Though truth is often stranger than fiction oftentimes fiction can give insight to the truth. I would strongly suggest the reader purchase: PATRIOTS OF TREASON, the preamble to this very plausible action pact political fiction, before reading A STATE OF TREASON. Prayerfully this book will serve as a wake-up call to the citizenry and they will begin to vote for individuals who will support the Constitution of the United States of America.

I cannot sing enough praises for this will written book, David Thomas Roberts is now my favorite political fiction author.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Edmund Jimenez on March 2, 2015
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At the outset, I should note that this review is based on a review copy of *A State of Treason*.

Mr. Roberts' new book is heroic fiction of the first order. His well-constructed writing is direct and eloquent. Be aware that the emotion his book evokes can be trying at times. Periodically, I had to disengage from reading in order to compose myself. On occasion, the story offers a powerful hint of the Constitutional issues involved, which combined with the quotes preceding each chapter, are educationally suggestive for those willing to pursue their own investigations. My single criticism is that the author made an effort to tie up loose ends too abrubtly, within the final few pages. Still, the reading, and pleasure therefrom, proceeded wonderfully!

Broad outline of the book's content, as story, is adequately described in other reviews here. I shall not duplicate their work. However, I'd like to make a couple of points.

The first, within Mr. Roberts' novel, is the centrality of the Texas Rangers as a law enforcement agency in perfect accord with Texas in its conflict with the Federal Government. By an odd coincidence, this morning I came upon a news item from Texas. On February 14, in Bryan, Texas, a meeting of an organization named Republic of Texas was raided by FBI agents, and among others, the Texas Rangers. All of the attendees were fingerprinted and photographed; all cell phones and personal recording devices were confiscated. No arrests were made.

Second, more than once within the novel, a character's question is asked rhetorically to the effect of: "How did the United States get to this point . . .". The point being not only the specific conflict immediate in the story, but the many decades (if not longer), prefatory to the story's main conflict.
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