They called him crazy. And "crazy-pants," and "unhinged," and, at times, a "gay-hating conspiracy theorist."
But when you call freshman Tea Party-darling Senator Ted Cruz any of those names, just understand that whilst you are merely boring, petty glue, he is rubber. Proudly crazy rubber.
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The House State Affairs Committee was scheduled today to consider Rep. Dan Flynn's proposal to ban "religious or cultural law" from Texas courts. Rep. Flynn apparently withdrew his proposal, HJR 43, from committee consideration at the last second, but it's still worth a look.
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During the 2011 session of the Texas Legislature, after hearing a report on the radio indicating that judges in Dearborn, Michigan, now embrace Islamic jurisprudence, state Representative Leo Berman, a Republican from Tyler, filed a bill to keep Texas courtrooms free of sharia law. The proposal was ... More >>
Remember back in the day how Mom did all her shopping at one grocery store? Then sometime in the '80's Walmarts started opening everywhere and on occasion that was added to the route.
Now, when many of us think about the goods we stock our pantries, fridges and mini-bars with, we hit three, maybe ... More >>
Photos by Anna Merlan"Thought-provoking events" -- that's how SMU said it wanted to honor the 10th anniversary of September 11, with a series of "thought-provoking events." There would be lectures, speeches, prayer services and, tonight, a half-time tribute at Gerald J. Ford during SMU-UTEP -- ev ... More >>
There's a storm brewing, but sadly for Dallas, this one won't bring rain. CNN jas followed up on a story from our sister blog in Houston, which reported that the food retailer pandered to right-wing pressure and canceled promotions related to the ongoing Ramadan holiday.
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Mohamed Elhassan, a Sufi imam and business owner here in Dallas, lost his case for the Koran last month in Terry Jones' Florida church.When Florida pastor Terry Jones finally made good on the threat he'd been toying with in the press for months, to burn a Quran in his church, it set off days of dead ... More >>
Ozman Kazan, outreach coordinator for the Dallas Islamic Center, isn't planning any political discussions for tonight's interfaith Iftar dinner at Congregation Kol-Ami in Flower Mound.
"There are things going on, and we are aware of those things," says Kazan, obliquely referencing the anti-I ... More >>
Seems the State of Texas isn't terribly impressed with the way Halal Import Food Market handles its meat -- and hasn't been since, oh, 2001, when the Arlington grocer-warehouse first opened its doors. Which is why Attorney General Greg Abbott's latest lawsuit against the East Pioneer Parkway-base ... More >>