The Week in Quotes (Aug. 4 – 10)

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

Texas Gov. Rick Perry to the crowd at the Red State conservative blogger conference in New Orleans.

There are many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach we’ve taken over the years. I’m in one today — Florida.

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State Sen. John Whitmire, D-Houston, after the Senate sent a stalled transportation measure back to the lower chamber for final passage, allowing the Legislature to adjourn its third special session since May.

Let’s adjourn this mutha.

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Radio and TV host Glenn Beck, claiming San Antonio’s anti-discrimination proposal is an effort by the city’s mayor to become vice president of the United States.

In this case the mayor of San Antonio is a Hispanic and he’s trying to show Hillary Clinton and all the other Democrats that he is the perfect running mate in 2016.

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An unnamed counselor at a state-funded “crisis pregnancy center” in Manassas, Va., offering an oft-used distortion against birth control.

The first three ingredients in the birth control pill are carcinogens.

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Texas State Board of Education member Thomas Ratliff, R-Mount Pleasant, accepting state Sen. Dan Patrick’s challenge to a debate on the CSCOPE curriculum.

First and foremost, I’m in.

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