Andrew Weaver

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    SMU Swears It'll Keep a Close Eye on Bush's Institute. Swears.

    Mark W. Norris SMU president Gerald Turner, addressing the Methodist Church convention today at the Hilton Anatole Opponents of the George W. Bush institute failed Thursday afternoon to keep the think tank off of the SMU campus. Their petition, an acknowledged last-ditch effort, called for the Sout ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008

    In Dallas, a Meeting of Methodists, With SMU and Bush Library on the Agenda

    The United Methodist Church's South Central Jurisdictional Conference 2008 kicks off today at the Hilton Anatole -- and, yup, The Hot Topic for some will be the George W. Bush library-think tank planned for the SMU campus. From the looks of the agenda, the real fun should come tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. ... More >>

  • News

    June 5, 2008


    Let's just say Bush gets charged with war crimes. Will Dallas be guilty by association with his library?

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2008

    Yet Again, a Last-Ditch Effort to Keep Bush Think Tank Off SMU Campus

    Rev. Andrew Weaver Every few days or so, there appears in the Unfair Park e-box a missive from one Andrew Weaver, a Brooklyn-based Methodist minister and Perkins School of Theology grad who, from jump, has been trying to keep George W. Bush's think tank off the SMU campus. Weaver, whom we've mention ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2008

    Dream, Weaver: How One SMU Grad's Doing His Damnedest to Stop the Bush Policy Center

    The anti-Rove: Before you go callin' the Reverend Andrew Weaver a hippie, well, he kinda ain't. Wednesday's New York Times piece about the last-ditch effort to stop President Bush from putting his think tank on the SMU campus prompted plenty of follow-ups -- from The Dallas Morning News to the Assoc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2008

    Methodists Against the SMU Bush Library Aren't Giving Up Just Yet

    The New York Times today is reporting that Methodists still trying to push President Bush's library and think tank off the S.M.U. campus are mounting a "last-ditch effort" to block the damned-near done deal. They want to put the project to a vote in front of the 290 members of the United Methodist C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2007

    Beating Around the Bush Library at SMU

    Yesterday The Dallas Morning News ran a story about how some Methodists are so opposed to putting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and think tank on the SMU campus that they're trying to get the church to chuck its OK allowing the construction. Today, The Daily Campus follows up with a story ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2007

    Air America Talks Bush Library. Wait...Air America?

    I haven't listened to it yet -- really, who has the time? -- but yesterday on Air America's Sunday-evening show "State of Belief," Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy had as one of his guests Rev. Andrew J. Weaver. Who he? Weaver's a United Methodist pastor, a 1978 graduate of SMU's Perkins School of Theology ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2006

    SMU Profs to Bush: Bring the Library if You Must, But Keep the "Think Tank"

    Last week, Texas Monthly's Paul Burka got a copy of a December 16 missive that the "Faculty, Administrators, & Staff" of SMU's Perkins School of Theology sent to R. Gerald Turner, president of the Board of Trustees. In this letter, which is making the rounds among the SMU staff and the writers of va ... More >>