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Texas A&M's first openly gay student body president to take office
Texas Tribune ^ | 3/20/17 | Cassandra Pollock

Posted on 03/20/2017 9:14:53 PM PDT by Timpanagos1

Texas A&M University's first openly gay student body president is set to take office next month, marking a milestone for the largest public university in the state.

Bobby Brooks, an economics junior at the flagship campus in College Station, was elected by A&M students as the university's 74th student body president March 9. In an interview published Sunday in The Battalion, the student newspaper, Brooks said he "was fulfilling the dream I had been building since my freshman year," and added he wanted his victory to reflect his readiness to lead.

(Excerpt) Read more at texastribune.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aggies; tamu

1 posted on 03/20/2017 9:14:53 PM PDT by Timpanagos1
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To: Timpanagos1

In memoriam to a once magnificent institution.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJv0bONxSCk


2 posted on 03/20/2017 9:26:50 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Ace McCain, the Songbird. Nearly sank an aircraft carrier all alone, now tender midwife to ISIS.)
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To: Psalm 144

Heck, ALL Aggies are gay. No surprise here! That’s why they went to the SEC.

Hook ‘em!


3 posted on 03/20/2017 9:30:12 PM PDT by oldplayer
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To: Timpanagos1

“Hullabaloo, Caneck! Caneck!”


4 posted on 03/20/2017 9:32:36 PM PDT by Jolla
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To: Timpanagos1
It used to be "the love that dares not speak its name".

Now it has become "the love that won't shut the hell up".

5 posted on 03/20/2017 9:33:47 PM PDT by Ciaphas Cain (The choice to be stupid is not a conviction I am obligated to respect.)
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To: Timpanagos1

Why do we have to hear he’s gay? Why do we have to hear every time somebody farts if it’s a gay fart or a straight fart? Why do we have to hear whether or not a person is GAY no matter what situation? I guess it’s part of the movement to yell from the mountain top so as not to forget they’re here and proud of it! Just damn and just shut up already!!


6 posted on 03/20/2017 9:39:08 PM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: Timpanagos1

A lot of homos go to A&M do they?


7 posted on 03/20/2017 9:39:28 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I tried being reasonable, I didn't like it. - Clint Eastwood)
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To: oldplayer

“Heck, ALL Aggies are gay. No surprise here! That’s why they went to the SEC.

Hook ‘em!”

Even though I bleed burnt orange and white, I have,,,, had a lot of respect for the conservative nature of A&M! If any body had of gone this way I would have figured it would have been UT!


8 posted on 03/20/2017 9:40:29 PM PDT by longhorn too
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To: Timpanagos1

Since he’s so open about his sexuality, what’s his favorite position? Pitching or catching?

Since being a homo is such a great thing now, he’ll no doubt have told everyone all about it.


9 posted on 03/20/2017 9:40:31 PM PDT by PGR88 (The)
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To: Timpanagos1

Don’t worry everyone, he will always put homosexuality first!


10 posted on 03/20/2017 9:42:41 PM PDT by Trillian
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To: Timpanagos1

How long before Texas turns blue?


11 posted on 03/20/2017 9:45:19 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: oldplayer

The key word in the headline would be, “Openly.”


12 posted on 03/20/2017 9:50:54 PM PDT by Timpanagos1
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To: aquila48

“How long before Texas turns blue?”

It would have been 5 - 10 years tops without Trump.

With Trump? Too early to tell what the effect will be.


13 posted on 03/20/2017 10:17:53 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Ace McCain, the Songbird. Nearly sank an aircraft carrier all alone, now tender midwife to ISIS.)
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To: oldplayer
Give new meaning to "Hook 'em horns!"
14 posted on 03/20/2017 10:18:57 PM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie
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To: oldplayer

I briefly attended TAMU, and basically flunked out.

Went to UT Austin, and graduated with high honors.

True story.


15 posted on 03/20/2017 10:19:09 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Ace McCain, the Songbird. Nearly sank an aircraft carrier all alone, now tender midwife to ISIS.)
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To: Timpanagos1

DON’T dribble off those Bobby Brooks slacks!


16 posted on 03/20/2017 10:26:49 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: Timpanagos1

Dictatorship of the left, soon to follow. When queers get power, the pinko-boot soon follows


17 posted on 03/20/2017 10:46:25 PM PDT by vpintheak (Freedom is not equality; and equality is not freedom!)
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To: oldplayer

That group hug they do before a game makes sense now.


18 posted on 03/20/2017 10:49:39 PM PDT by Rome2000 (SMASH THE CPUSA-SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS-CLOSE ALL MOSQUES)
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To: Psalm 144

Psalm 144 wrote: “I briefly attended TAMU, and basically flunked out. Went to UT Austin, and graduated with high honors. True story.”

Maybe you weren’t gay enough for TAMU! You know those subliminal “micro-aggressions” might have gotten to you and you never even knew. Glad things worked out.

Oldplayer

BTW, when you refer to the “40 Acres,” you don’t need to add “Austin” as an additional identifier. Simply say “UT,” and people should know automatically that it is in Austin. The other campuses like UTEP or UTSA, need the additional identifiers.


19 posted on 03/20/2017 11:12:19 PM PDT by oldplayer
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To: Dawgreg; All

TELL us about it.

If he was ambidextrous, would we be hearing about this?

The “love” that won’t shut up, indeed.

It is funny in my case. I am your ordinary boring virtuous (at least I try to be) bachelor, but the other day I checked my name on Google, wondering if prospective employers were seeing the songs I wrote about rednecks and thinking me some bigot (actually I am very broad minded about it, asserting that rednecks come in many colors). I needn’t have worried! It’s all hidden by the entries for a certain tranny person who is a Canadian born actor.

I think the answer to the “love” that won’t shut up is going to be the faith that won’t shut up, once it screws up its courage and tries and finds out that, shock horror, it wins more and better than it loses! People — even properly morally outspoken Christians — are so afraid of the Cross. But they are short sighted. They only see the bleeding and don’t see the souls bought, let alone the resurrection that follows.


20 posted on 03/20/2017 11:55:27 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: oldplayer

Oh PLEEEEEASE don’t tell the Aggies about Hook-em-horns. They’ll line up for the thrill of getting hooked!

Which is a funny, but even more it is a sad. Yes, the devil has hijacked pieces of the American soul THAT bad.


21 posted on 03/20/2017 11:57:56 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Dawgreg

But about the rednecks.

Funny story how I came to care. I got an email from Monster from some farm themed insurance company (not Farmers) that wanted to know if I wanted to be an agent (though circumlocuting).

I went to the web site indicated. Job not available.

So I did a little digging and found the email of the author and emailed him. I laid it on the line. I said I had had troubles with another “conservative cause” themed insurance company and I don’t consider it compassion or any such rot when the agent doesn’t even care enough to give a valid job listing, or as in the case of the other company, parked in my neighbor’s marked space leaving my neighbor to bitch at me, or forgot an important promise he made on the phone.

I let it hang out. I said I wrote the redneck song.

Well I might as well have shot the guy with a howitzer. He was nowhere to be found after that. Called up... no answer.

WHERE ARE ALL THE STAND UP PEOPLE?!?!?

Come on, rednecks. We need you. Don’t shy away at your own names!


22 posted on 03/21/2017 12:09:34 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Timpanagos1

Since the democRATS are so consumed with sex, how about the next student body prez, or councilman announce that their platform will include lower taxes, a strong defense, and the personal heterosexual goal of sleeping with more blond bombshells than the total amount of cheating on his wife Magic Johnson accomplished. I will never forget, when he announced his infection, that he actually went on talk shows, supposedly to ‘spread awareness.’ He bragged and bragged about all the thousands of women he had sex with, and the thousands more waiting outside the gym each day (as if those thousands of cheats on his wife were alright). No one will ask how many times did he give someone else aids. Later in one interview, the host asked if he only bedded women (insinuating a homosexual hint) and Mr. Johnson became even more animated, insisting that it was ‘only’ thousands of women, as if that also made all that cheating alright. Every time he is on TV I scream at the screen ‘how’s your wife?’


23 posted on 03/21/2017 12:51:52 AM PDT by Ronaldus Magnus III (Do, or do not, there is no try.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I have a similar situation with a former congressman from Georgia - I’ll be first found somewhere around page 1,534 or so. :=)


24 posted on 03/21/2017 1:04:16 AM PDT by Bob (Damn, the democrats haven't been this upset since Republicans freed their slaves.)
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To: Timpanagos1

Brooks won 4,214 votes in February elections – coming in second to a candidate later disqualified from an expense report violation. A governing student body upheld that decision earlier this month, allowing Brooks to serve as president.

So, there’s that. Came in 2nd by over 700 votes; the 3rd place guy had over 3,000..there were several others.

http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Openly-gay-junior-to-be-Texas-A-M-student-body-11014319.php


25 posted on 03/21/2017 1:33:45 AM PDT by garandgal (uit)
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To: Timpanagos1
fulfilling the dream I had been building since my freshman year

I remember the one and only dream I spent years building toward in college: getting an education that would support a job. My goal was to be a statistician or pollster. I went to the very best "elite" school for that purpose and worked very hard on my education. Student government? I did that too, almost on a whim (okay, a VERY cute girl asked me to run with her), but the dream was being productive and not some pathetic power over trivia.

26 posted on 03/21/2017 2:24:41 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: aquila48

Mrs. Bill ran some 800,000 behind in TX, but she ran big margins in Houston, Dallas, El Paso, San Antonio, Austin, and the Rio Grande Valley. Demographics is destiny in TX too!


27 posted on 03/21/2017 3:26:21 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Let's not squander the golden opportunity of 2017.)
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To: vpintheak
Dictatorship of the left, soon to follow. When queers get power, the pinko-boot soon follows

The Nazis began as a Homosexual club. (I am not kidding about this.) Two different examples in the bible illustrate the totalitarian nature of Homosexuals when they become open in a society. Both resulted in utter destruction of everyone associated with them.

28 posted on 03/21/2017 3:57:44 AM PDT by DiogenesLamp ("of parents owing allegiance to no other sovereignty.")
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To: aquila48

Great question. I predict, not long. Maybe ten years. invaded by democrat strategy to relocate to states with lots of ec votes. Plus the immigration problems.. Texas is in a crisis that the Bush folks allowed to go viral.


29 posted on 03/21/2017 4:09:46 AM PDT by momincombatboots (pathway to citizenship... Amnesty history repeats. Walling Illegals In wasn't the idea moron!)
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To: Timpanagos1

Wonder if the ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS will come up with a bunch of new Aggie jokes about Texas A&M.

Ah, no. The fags are also taking control of Fayetteville.


30 posted on 03/21/2017 7:59:27 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: aquila48

Hopefully not in my lifetime. If it does I shall ask the Lord to take me into His kingdom ASAP!


31 posted on 03/21/2017 8:00:13 AM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: aquila48

***How long before Texas turns blue?***

Depends on how long they can hold their breath while playing “the Slobber Lips Blues” on a meat whistle.

Hopefully there will still be enough TEXANS left to stop this nonsense.


32 posted on 03/21/2017 8:02:33 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

They took over Eureka Springs first. Gerald L.K. Smith would not have been happy,


33 posted on 03/21/2017 8:17:07 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Let's not squander the golden opportunity of 2017.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Your post #32...a very good one!


34 posted on 03/21/2017 10:09:09 AM PDT by Mr Apple ( Let's play....Hide the Muslim with Matt Authier @15:46 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59J0i3LNoY8)
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To: Timpanagos1

Steers and queers.


35 posted on 03/21/2017 10:11:00 AM PDT by VietVet876
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To: oldplayer

I also went to UT Arlington. The best place for an education out of the three, at least back in the day.


36 posted on 03/21/2017 10:42:24 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Ace McCain, the Songbird. Nearly sank an aircraft carrier all alone, now tender midwife to ISIS.)
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To: DiogenesLamp

Exactly.


37 posted on 03/21/2017 1:05:43 PM PDT by vpintheak (Freedom is not equality; and equality is not freedom!)
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