Quotes of the Week

The discussion’s over. The debate’s over. The proof is in. Texas wins.

Gov. Rick Perry, declaring the contest for best state over

I have been surprised to learn how more heavily Texas has become in imposing regulations. Texas is more friendly on the regulatory side than states like California, but it is not as friendly as what some people say.

Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbottsuggesting the Texas Miracle needs improvement

President Obama did succeed at one thing today: making a bad situation worse with a ‘fix’ that will create more confusion for consumers and threatens to destabilize the health insurance industry.

Gov. Rick Perry, condemning Obama's proposed workaround for canceled health insurance policies that don't meet the new standards under the Affordable Care Act

I always enjoy coming to Scholz. Even at 10 o'clock in the morning, it is noon somewhere. For our friends on the other side of the aisle, for Democrats, the hour is approaching midnight, approaching midnight in the garden of big government.

Gov. Rick Perry, speaking at the kickoff for Sen. John Cornyn's re-election bid

It is clear that Mayor Parker has interpreted her re-election as a mandate to not only ignore the Texas State Constitution but now even the Houston City Charter, with the cover of the City Attorney issuing a flawed legal opinion.

Dave Welch of the Houston Area Pastor Council, accusing Houston Mayor Annise Parker of overstepping her authority by extending health and life insurance benefits to legally married same-sex spouses of city employees.