Tag Archives: George W. Bush

Rabbi Paley: Notes from the memorial for fallen officers

Rabbi Andrew Paley, senior rabbi at Temple Shalom in North Dallas, described the experience of participating in the memorial at the Meyerson Symphony Center to the five police officers killed in an ambush on July 7, as “powerful, exciting, overwhelming.”

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Dubya won’t reveal whether he’s evolved on same-sex marriage

Former President George Bush refused to answer a question about same-sex marriage during his recent trip to Africa. He said he is retired from politics.

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Petition aims to stop N. Central from being named after George Bush

State Rep. Dan Branch introduced a measure in the Texas House to change the name of North Central Expressway to George W. Bush Expressway.

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Public Policy Polling: Perry particularly unpopular

If a Public Policy Polling poll is correct, Rick Perry may be in his last term in office. According to PPP, only 29 percent of Texas voters think Perry should run for governor again in 2014 and fewer still — … Continue reading

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Ken Mehlman inspiring? Not to me

Hardy Haberman Flagging Left Why honor a man who spent years not just hiding in the closet, but working with those who oppressed his LGBT brothers and sisters? In a move that has stunned a lot of folks, Out Magazine … Continue reading

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President George W. Bush at a gay gym?

The Bilerico Project posted the below photo of Dallas resident and former President George W. Bush at Washington D.C.’s gay gym, VIDA. The photo was originally posted on Twitter by Brightest Young Gays. We’re assuming the photo is legit. We’re … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Uplifted by ‘The Response,’ Gov. Perry may announce presidential bid this week

Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. More than 30,000 people are said to have attended “The Response,” Gov. Rick Perry’s day of prayer and fasting at Reliant Stadium in Houston on Saturday. Check out our coverage of the … Continue reading

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King & Spalding withdraws from DOMA defense; attorney Paul Clement joins new firm

Paul Clement King & Spalding, the law firm that agreed to defend the Defense of Marriage Act on behalf of House Republican leaders, has withdrawn from the case. And the Washington-based partner who had signed on as lead counsel in … Continue reading

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Tune & terror

‘TORTURE’ MEMO | The Bush Administration gets a kick in the pants in Christopher Durang’s hilarious absurdist comedy. Tommy taps and a brown guy gets the 3rd degree in 2 disparate shows ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Christopher … Continue reading

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LGBT Democrats meet to strategize for the future

Texas Stonewall Democrats assess 2010 ‘ass-whipping’ at the polls during weekend meeting} See related slideshow here   From Staff Reports editor@dallasvoice.com Members of the Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus from all across the state met in Austin on March 5-6 to … Continue reading

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