Disaster preparedness, whether it's in anticipation of potential weather-related incidents or terrorist incidents requires a skill set that in my mind someone has to be trained for
what you see is not really what is.
People just looked at him, ... He was the first speaker, and it sort of went downhill after that. People felt we are not going to get the truth here.
Like that day four Septembers ago, we once again find ourselves asking, 'How could this have happened? ... The answer is painful, but it must be acknowledged: we simply were unprepared.
This year, Republicans in Congress cut first-responder homeland security programs by 04 million, and an additional cut of .1 billion was requested by the president for fiscal year 2006
We need a real citizen preparedness plan ? one that takes care of children, the elderly and the disabled, ... Mothers and grandmothers should not drown in nursing homes because help never arrived.
There are a lot of questions that ultimately now put more light on the Secretary of Homeland Security.
There is just more of the good old boy system taking care of its political allies, ... FEMA and the others have put out these contracts in such a haphazard manner, I don't know how they can come up with anything that is accountable to the taxpayers.
to look into this contract and see if there is a legitimacy to my concerns that we may be paying twice the price for this product.
History suggests that attempts to privatize Medicare by relying on private companies to offer Medicare benefits in rural America simply will not work.
Rather than squander the surplus on tax breaks for the rich, we should add a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program, shore up Social Security, fortify our defense, provide a quality public education and offer economic assistance to rural areas.
Sending our young men and women into battle is perhaps the most serious course of action a Nation can undertake.
Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
Medicare debates in Congress should result in better Medicare benefits for all our nation's seniors. We're not asking for special treatment for rural America, just a fair deal.
If you talk to the Whites in Mississippi they will tell you, 'You can go to any school you want to; we don't see race.' Biggest lie ever told.