Quotes of the Week

It's kind of what we used to call 'The Man,' when you are against The Man. The establishment has become 'The Man.'

Nathan Gonzales, editor and publisher of the Rothenberg and Gonzales Political Report, on why nobody in the 2016 presidential field wants to carry the "establishment" mantle

It has been 80 years since an election-year vacancy has been filled and the politics of the court has changed drastically since those days.

Shannen W. Coffin, former counsel to Vice President Dick Cheney, to The New York Times on the challenge in finding a replacement for the late Antonin Scalia

After I did my job, yes, I kept playing it over and over in my mind and thought, ‘Oh my God. History is being made in Presidio County.' It’s something I’ll never forget.

Presidio County Judge Cinderela Guevara to WFAA on being the official asked to pronounce Justice Antonin Scalia dead on Saturday

It appears this is fixing a tough law by cutting it with a serrated knife.

Tom "Smitty" Smith of Public Citizen Texas to the Houston Chronicle on efforts by those involved in municipal bond sales to change new disclosure requirements on government contracts

So we've killed OPEC. It's gone.

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Ennis, telling CNN that Congress lifting the export ban on oil breaks OPEC's ability to control the market by curtailing production