Quotes of the Week

I am going to refuse to attend or watch any more NFL games.

Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, pledging on Facebook to forego watching games over protests by NFL players who are refusing to stand for the national anthem to protest racial injustice

Tolls are the most expensive option and must cease to be the most used option. This toll tsunami is on autopilot, and we must declare no more.

Terri Hall, head of Texans for Toll-Free Highways, at a legislative hearing this week mapping out how the state might go about pulling the plug on its toll roads

Your story is part of the American story. Everyone deserves to have their story told in a fair and accurate manner.

State Board of Education Chairwoman Donna Bahorich, R-Houston, speaking to the public at the outset of a hearing Tuesday on a controversial proposed Mexican-American studies textbook

Presidential debate ain't even in the class. Oh, man, come on, this is crazy good. This is as good as it gets.

Former Gov. Rick Perry, when asked after his inaugural routine on "Dancing With the Stars" how appearing on the show compared to the presidential debates