I think all bets are off, ... Who knows what's next?
This country is big enough and strong enough to prepare for both.
What we found out with Katrina is that the country is still unable to deal with disaster, ... God forbid this happens in San Francisco.
Significant steps have been taken since 9-11 to protect out country here at home, but much remains to be done, ... Americans from across the political spectrum must come together to develop the next phase of our efforts to counter global terror.
If you talk to mayors, to governors, to police chiefs, they are just not ready, and we had better get ready
Both the Democratic and the Republican parties stand for equality of all people. We have no room in our party, it seems to me, for someone who writes the things that he's written in the last year.
I'm sorry to see anyone have to leave our party, but there comes a point where enough is enough
If we have a disaster -- and we think it is quite probable in the next 20-25 years -- we're not prepared to deal with it
We're not talking about creating a new bureaucracy. We're talking about taking a number of bureaucracies and consolidating them into one streamlined organization.
marks the first significant step forward in a campaign for president by John McCain.
If you have a major disaster involving hundreds of thousands, or in this case millions of people, whether it be a natural disaster or an act of terrorism, the first 72 hours are going to be totally chaotic no matter what you plan to do.
This may sound trite, but bad things happen to good people, and when you're facing terrorism, natural disaster, you can have every wonderful plan in place, but I am a realist.
It was a bad idea, because I think that any government reorganization has to come in relatively small bites, or else you get indigestion.
The president's very right about one thing: When you have a disaster of that scale, whether it be natural or a terrorist attack, there's only one part of our entire government, state or local, that is equipped to handle it, and that's the U.S. military.
Well, it's taken a long time to get the Department of Homeland Security established. It's taken a long time for the Congress to decide how much it wanted to fund.