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 Leslie Kean - “We can't come up with a reason why this information is being withheld. The government won't even acknowledge that the incident took place but we know that it did.”
 Leslie Kean - “Getting someone from the government to talk is almost impossible.”
 Thomas Kean - “While the terrorists are learning and adapting, our government is still moving at a crawl.”
 Thomas Kean - “It's not a priority for the government right now.”
 Thomas Kean - “The United States government was simply not active enough in combating the terrorist threat before 911.”
 David McKean - “The only way I'll quit is when my health gets bad,”
 Michael McKean - “One piece that looked like it was doomed - we were going to shoot it in this hotel hallway, and it was just my character musing that maybe this was just the beginning of something, maybe we were on our way out of obscurity or something, and then we were setting up to do it - and we just had to get this other shot.”
 Michael McKean - “That's a job that it makes a few friendships, but it probably breaks more.”
 Michael McKean - “Sometimes we drop in and do an acoustic set somewhere, and that's really fun to take all these insanely loud songs, and to do them quiet. It's really a sight to see... or to hear”
 Michael McKean - “I'm all over the place. As you may have seen from the credits, I write with everybody.”
 Michael McKean - “You know, I think it's one of those cases where the situation really does dictate your level of ridicule.”
 Michael McKean - “The process depends on the situation, and I don't think there are any two songs that have gone exactly the same way... well, actually, that's not true.”
 Michael McKean - “Some people stay in the academic world just to avoid becoming self-aware. You can quote me on that.”
 Michael McKean - “Even when there are banalities, they're usually kind of benign banalities.”
 Michael McKean - “I'm kind of the town pump. I think I have a pretty good ear for what sounds good in this style.”
 Thomas Kean - “We felt it was absolutely vital. We had certainly hoped it would have been up and running a long time ago.”
 David McKean - “They were similar to what's going on today -- so identical that it's amazing.”
 Thomas Kean - “The first people who reached the World Trade Center did not know who was in charge. Every state and locality has got to have one agency in charge.”
 Michael McKean - “Eugene Levy came into the office with A Mighty Wind - that song - with the lyric complete, but the melody wasn't quite there yet, and he and Chris and I worked on the tune - and that's how that one became a three-person song rather than a one-person song. It's a different process every time.”
 Leslie Kean - “There's definitely evidence of strange phenomenon in the world. These are well documented,”
 Thomas Kean - “It's really the same confusion that you had on 911 - worse, really, because at least in New York City you had Rudy Giuliani.”
 Thomas Kean - “While the terrorists are learning and adapting, our government is still moving at a crawl. Four years after 911, we are not as safe as we could be, and that's simply not acceptable.”
 Michael McKean - “They were kind of like little Stephen King stories... but these go back many hundreds of years.”
 Thomas Kean - “We are safer but we are not yet safe. Four years after 911, we are not as safe as we could be. And that is unacceptable. While the terrorists are learning and adapting, our government is still moving at a crawl.”
 Thomas Kean - “It scares me a bit that we dismantled the CIA to the point that it now takes five years to rebuild it.”

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