1) "She deplored the terror inflicted by our smart bombs on missions way afar. We know now there were no weapons of mass destruction over there. But Coretta knew, and we knew, that there are weapons of misdirection right down here. Millions without health insurance. Poverty abounds. For war, billions more, but no more for the poor."
The Rev. Joseph Lowery, at the memorial service for Coretta Scott King (Feb. 10 issue)
Rallying cry of pro-immigration protesters (April 14 issue)
State Rep. Carter Casteel, speaking for campaign finance reform (May 5 issue)
State Rep. Jim Dunnam, D-Waco, on the Senate version of House Bill 2, mandating that any new revenue for education will come only after property taxes are reduced (May 12 issue)
Former Austin Mayor Gus Garcia, in an e-mail sent out to several prominent political and media types (May 19 issue)
Kinky Friedman, challenging his fellow independent gubernatorial candidate's request to be listed as Carole Keeton "Grandma" Strayhorn on the November ballot (June 16 issue)
A Juneteenth statement from the Texas GOP, showing mastery of the party's Reconstruction-era history but some fuzziness on more recent events (June 23 issue)
J. Willard Marriott, CEO of Marriott International Inc., who wants to build a hotel where Las Manitas now sits; quoted in the Statesman (Sept. 29 issue)
Democrat Chris Bell, responding to an election trivia question thrown at him during the gubernatorial candidates debate (Oct. 13 issue)
Salon.com's Andrew O'Hehir (Nov. 10 issue)
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