My Favorite Quotes
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 Kathleen Blanco - “I'm not going to stand here and play the blame game, ... We have a problem. Let's get to the problem.”
 Kathleen Blanco - “The National Guard has been dropping sandbags into it, but it's like dropping it into a black hole,”
 Kathleen Blanco - “Poverty is everyone's problem. It cuts across any line you can name age, race, social, geographic or religious. Whether you are black or white rich, middle-class or poor, we are ALL touched by poverty.”
 Kathleen Blanco - “We will restore law and order, ... What angers me the most is that disasters like this often bring out the worst in people. I will not tolerate this kind of behavior.”
 Kathleen Blanco - “We can use the Astrodome for a place for our folks to begin to normalize their lives, ... This will help us immensely.”
 Kathleen Blanco - “I have called for this special meeting to begin immediately the work of rebuilding our state and restoring our people,”
 Kathleen Blanco - “I have charged these two distinguished leaders to harness the energy of the entire board and put forth strong, aggressive initiatives, ... The Louisiana Recovery Authority will help me bring the entire state together in the effort to rebuild Louisiana. It will be a unified voice with the single focus on rebuilding. It will show the nation that we can work across all of the old boundaries that once kept us apart.”
 Kathleen Blanco - “This disaster was of such a magnitude that it will certainly have significant national implications regarding the response to future events such as a natural disaster or a potential terrorist attack,”
 Kathleen Blanco - “I just assume that all of my people are keeping me legal and that the policy is in keeping with what other governors have done and that we have never abused those opportunities,”
 Kathleen Blanco - “We will pray that Rita will not devastate Louisiana, but today we do not know the answer to that question,”
 Kathleen Blanco - “Every act of kindness, every life-saving act is an answer to a prayer, ... Better days are coming. There are lights coming back on in these parishes.”
 Kathleen Blanco - “It's no secret that Louisiana is facing historic challenges. How we meet those challenges in the weeks ahead will determine the future of our state for generations to come,”
 Kathleen Blanco - “We are prepared to work as partners, ... Some issues reach beyond party. In the face of the human tragedy, which lies behind us, and the task that lies ahead of us, there is no room for partisan politics.”
 Henry Blanco - “All I can tell you is he's still smart. He's still Maddux, he's still the same as when he was 20. He doesn't throw hard, he doesn't overpower hitters. He does what he's capable of doing, which is get ahead and go from there.”
 Pascual Blanco - “These people have come here risking their lives. These are the people in the world most motivated to get ahead and better themselves. Can you imagine what they can do with a little help”
 Henry Blanco - “I think he's the same Greg. He just keeps doing what he does best -- stays ahead in the count against hitters and keeps working as he always does.”
 Kathleen Blanco - “We dont know if its a permanent new structure or will have to last the rest of my administration,”
 Kathleen Blanco - “While we will hope and pray that Rita does not gain strength and threaten our coast, the prudent course of action is to prepare for the worst, ... every available resource is being put into action to deal with this potential threat to our coast.”
 Kathleen Blanco - “I have taken action today to resolve a matter that involves life, death and dignity,”
 Kathleen Blanco - “I would ask you to avoid the temptation to chip away at our promised funding and divert it to the other states. Congress has the ability to appropriate funding to them without undermining the president's promise to us.”

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