Quotes of the Week

Are you willing to return your Nobel Peace Prize?

U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Friendswood, in a press release listing several questions for President Barack Obama on military action in Syria

Instead of engaging in PR stunts, Gov. Perry should come to Maryland to see firsthand the better choices that have led to these better results.

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley in response to Rick Perry taking his job-poaching ad campaign to that state

I didn’t even know Ted Cruz was potentially a candidate until somebody pointed it out to me the other day.

GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson on the 2016 GOP presidential field, quoted in National Journal

I’m just continually surprised that some people still want to argue that tort reform didn’t work.

Gov. Rick Perry at an event on Monday commemorating the 10th anniversary of legislation limiting medical liability

It’s time for us to recognize that it’s not civilized to forcibly medicate someone to execute them. That doesn’t make any sense.

John Stickels, attorney for death row inmate Steven Staley, in the Dallas Morning News

I know I'm not the best bookkeeper in the world, but when you start looking, and you see that they haven't paid, you don't have to be a genius — you just start counting.

Goliad City Councilwoman Liz Holsey, on city economic development loans in default, in the Victoria Advocate