Most kryptonite or rocket fuel quotes of the week


“I am candidate for governor. “- Beto O’Rourke (Monday, Twitter)

“It’s gonna be kryptonite for Democrats in the suburbs, and it’s gonna be rocket fuel for Republicans in rural areas.“- Matt Mackowiak, an Austin political consultant who is the chairman of the Republican Party in Travis County, on O’Rourke entering the race. (Tuesday, The New York Times)

“You get a cancer diagnosis from a doctor, you pay attention to it. We’ve had these aches and pains of issues in our district that we haven’t addressed. It eventually escalated into a serious problem that we can no longer ignore.“- Martha Blue, whose youngest child graduated from Carroll ISD last year, on charges of racism in Southlake schools that sparked a federal investigation. (Wednesday, The morning news from Dallas)

“It cools slightly but not in a way the average consumer would notice. Instead of 12 bids on a home and 10% more than list price, it now looks more like eight bids and 5-7% more. – Real estate agent Dave Gallman, in the North Texas real estate market (Friday, The morning news from Dallas)

“We are inundated with it. Not just because of the Kennedy assassination, but because of so many things. I think one of the reasons they are able to flourish so much is that we have less regard for literal truth now. There is one phrase that I absolutely cannot stand in the culture, and it is used by many people in many situations. They’ll say, ‘Well that’s my truth – my truth. ‘”- Author Thomas Mallon, on Conspiracy Theories Ahead of the 58th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Friday, The morning news from Dallas)

“I don’t know if this speech is will make a difference. “- Minority Parliamentary Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., In an eight-and-a-half-hour filibuster speech, the longest in House history, about his concerns over the Build Back legislation Better, and much more. He was right, the law was passed. (Friday, The Washington Post)

“When people ask me what I think is the best part about Texas Tech, my answer is always Fearless Champion. He has been an incredible horse to share my year with. His personality is my favorite thing about him. I know he filled my heart as well as the hearts of all of his Texas Tech runners and fans. – Ashley Adams, a Texas Tech student who is the school’s mascot, the Masked Rider. . The black horse The rider’s mount is retiring after 10 years of service. (Wednesday, Lubbock Avalanche Log)

“I am a first generation Cambodian American. My father learned English through music. I grew up with the Bee Gees and Neil Diamond and all that. These are happy memories for me. I feel like these old people, pretty much any age group can sing along to it, whether it brings them back to a memory of their childhood or a memory of their parents, their grandparents. – Connie Cheng, co-owner of Krio in Bishop Arts, on the background music she plays in the Asian-Cajun seafood restaurant. (Thusday, The morning news from Dallas)

“My son had a lot of questions. Very good questions, really innocent questions, for which I simply do not have an answer… I just felt like I wanted to explain to him, through this record, when he is in his twenties or thirties, who I am and why I voluntarily chose to dismantle her whole life in pursuit of my own happiness. It made him really miserable sometimes. And it’s a real hurt to me that I don’t know if I can ever heal. “- Singer Adele on her new album. (November issue, British Vogue)

Take it easy with us Adele“- Marquee in front of the Austin Tex-Mex El Arroyo restaurant (Friday, Twitter)


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