Quote of the Day 3/5/2014

Dysfunctional families are everywhere in America and this movie is one that can be related to by many. Heck, come to my farm on a Sunday afternoon and watch us shoot clay pigeons and make S’mores and see how dysfunctional we can be. We call that good times and having fun with your family in Oklahoma.

-Rep. Steve Vaughan, R-Ponca City, defending the film “August: Osage County,” which lawmakers criticized when debating whether to extend Oklahoma’s film industry tax rebate. After initially voting it down, the House approved extending the tax rebate for ten years.


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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