The Week in Quotes (April 22 – 28)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.

Former Republican candidate Jon Huntsman, on the question that crossed his mind as he stood on the debate stage in Iowa last August with his fellow Republican presidential hopefuls.

Is this the best we could do?

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Michael Quinn Sullivan, head of the right-wing group Empower Texans/Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, offering his take on what lawmakers in a diverse, democratic society should do.

Politics is not about compromise, it’s about governing.

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TFN President Kathy Miller, talking about a new documentary film, The Revisionaries, that examines efforts by religious extremists on the Texas State Board of Education to politicize curriculum standards and textbooks for public schools.

(T)he story becomes how teaching evolution and teaching social studies gets drafted into the culture wars, and the fundamental question that is raised by this movie is, ‘Should experts and teachers make decisions about what we teach our kids or should partisan politicians?’

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Republican congressional candidate Joseph Wurzelbacher, better known as “Joe the Plumber,” in a letter he plans to distribute to churches during his campaign.

After Barack Hussein Obama suddenly cast-off his Muslim roots, rejected his mother’s disbelief in God, turned tail on the Islam of his early life and converted to Christianity — BLAM — he’s elected President.

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Texas state Sen. Jeff Wentworth, R-San Antonio, not shying away from his pro-choice stance in a heated primary.

I really feel quite hypocritical about hairy-legged males who will never be pregnant and never have that life-altering decision to make being the ones writing the rules for the opposite gender as though we had nothing to do with their condition.

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