Quotes of the Week

I believe that in fairness we need to expose students to both sides of this. That's why I've supported including in our textbooks the discussion of the biblical account of life and creation, and I understand there are a lot of people who disagree with me, and believe in evolution.

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, on the need to teach creationism in public schools

You need to watch more Fox, I’m afraid.

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., suggesting to a regional Medicaid administrator where to get more information on problems with the health care navigator program

At this point, I would almost call it a phenomenon. It's beyond us. We're just trying to catch up with the printing.

Really Big Coloring Books Inc. founder Wayne Bell on the improbable success of his Ted Cruz coloring book

It seems a little disingenuous to me that, right here as we have Wendy Davis running for governor, all of a sudden the state is going to mess with women’s voter ID cards.

Denise Brouillettewho is not happy that her new voter ID card includes her ex-husband’s last name that she dropped 10 years ago

Securing the border has become an excuse for outright abandonment of constitutional principles that protect our privacy and dignity. The hand of the government should never have unfettered power to invade our most intimate bodily spaces.

ACLU of Texas staff attorney Adriana Piñonon a suit filed in connection with a Dec. 12 search of a woman at a border stop in El Paso where it's alleged she was subjected to vaginal probes and a CT scan