I don’t care if it’s the Second Amendment or the First or the Fifth ... you have to test it. Like the Occupy movement. There’s some folks with a screw loose. But I want them doing that.

June 15, 2012

Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, who is known for his quick wit and political incorrectness -- once referring to the plan to add the dunes sagebrush lizard to the endangered species list as “reptile dysfunction." He's running for lieutenant governor in the 2014 election.