7 Total Quotes

George Haddow Quotes

They're trying to say that greater federal authority would have made a difference, ... The reality is that the feds are the ones that screwed up in the first place. It's not about authority. It's about leadership. ... They've got all the authority already.
George Haddow
#Authority

there is no state or locality in this country that could sustain a storm like that and not be overwhelmed, and not need the help of the federal government in order to manage an effective response.
George Haddow
#Country

If you were a disaster victim, you probably never met a FEMA employee. They were all [reservists].
George Haddow
#Disaster

There are no emergency managers at any level in the Department of Homeland Security. It's all law enforcement, ... It doesn't look like anyone's in charge to me because the system has been deconstructed.
George Haddow
#Law

There are no emergency managers at any level in the Department of Homeland Security. It's all law enforcement. It doesn't look like anyone's in charge to me because the system has been deconstructed.
George Haddow
#Law

They're trying to say that greater federal authority would have made a difference. The reality is that the feds are the ones that screwed up in the first place. It's not about authority. It's about leadership. ... They've got all the authority already.
George Haddow
#Authority

After Sept. 11 they got so focused on terrorism they effectively marginalized the capability of FEMA. It's no surprise that they're not capable of managing the federal government's response to this kind of disaster.
George Haddow
#Terrorism