102 Total Quotes

Kathleen Blanco Quotes

Kathleen Blanco
We have witnessed the most extraordinary devastation. The magnitude of the situation is unbelievable. It's just heartbreaking.
Kathleen Blanco
#American Politician #Devastation

Kathleen Blanco
Well, it's a logistical nightmare, ... We have identified other shelters in other parts of the state. Communities are ready to receive these people to help them out.
Kathleen Blanco
#Community

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
#American Politician #Age And Aging

Kathleen Blanco
This is a substantial package of initiatives that will help our families, our business and our state recover from Katrina and Rita,
Kathleen Blanco
#Business

Kathleen Blanco
The movie people tell me they want out of Toronto, ... We've got one producer with big Disney contracts we're talking to. We are looking for television series. That's bread and butter, day in and day out. It's all great business.
Kathleen Blanco
#Disney

Kathleen Blanco
We didn't lose as many lives as had been predicted although we're still in the process of finding those we lost.
Kathleen Blanco
#American Politician

Kathleen Blanco
Search and rescue operations, evacuations and trying to control the levee breach are our priorities for today.
Kathleen Blanco
#Control

Kathleen Blanco
The facts will speak for themselves. We will tell our story when the time is appropriate.
Kathleen Blanco
#Facts

Kathleen Blanco
he has recognized that Katrina was no ordinary hurricane.
Kathleen Blanco
#Hurricane

Kathleen Blanco
I have taken action today to resolve a matter that involves life, death and dignity,
Kathleen Blanco
#Action

Kathleen Blanco
I just have to say what a magnificent job our most professional team did.
Kathleen Blanco
#Job

Kathleen Blanco
We were begging for more resources, and you know, eventually, we got enough resources. It just took more days than we wanted it to take.
Kathleen Blanco
#Begging

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
#Disaster

Kathleen Blanco
When I'm out hustling up new industries, I can offer Louisiana's many selling points. We have unmatched natural resources, a unique culture and fantastic workers.
Kathleen Blanco
#American Politician

Kathleen Blanco
It's not going to be a pretty sight. My next big worry is contamination and disease.
Kathleen Blanco
#Disease

Kathleen Blanco
Let me be clear - I want all Louisiana citizens to have choice - including the elderly and persons with disabilities - and their families - who rely on the state for their care.
Kathleen Blanco
#American Politician #Choice

Kathleen Blanco
who opened your homes, your hospitals, your classrooms, your churches, your wallets and your hearts to our people.
Kathleen Blanco
#Hospitals

Kathleen Blanco
The power is out, the phones are down and there is no food or water, and many trees are down.
Kathleen Blanco
#Food

Kathleen Blanco
The shelters will end up probably without electricity or with minimum electricity from generators in the end,
Kathleen Blanco
#Electricity

Kathleen Blanco
When folks who are desperate are trying to get home, it just makes it more difficult for us to get to folks whose lives are in danger.
Kathleen Blanco
#Home

Kathleen Blanco
These troops are fresh back from Iraq, well trained, experienced, battle tested, and under my orders to restore order in the streets,
Kathleen Blanco
#Iraq

Kathleen Blanco
I know the pain Oliver is in, and I know the pain our citizens are in, ... We just have to keep on asking for patience and asking them to endure, even more than they have already endured. These people coming in have been in stress since Monday. It is Saturday. Our heart goes out to them.
Kathleen Blanco
#Pain

Kathleen Blanco
These are our people and they're good people, ... It gets very difficult when shelters fill up. We're working hard to identify more shelters.
Kathleen Blanco
#People

Kathleen Blanco
No one, it seems, even those at the highest level, seems to be able to break through the bureaucracy,
Kathleen Blanco
#Bureaucracy

Kathleen Blanco
The radio system that is currently operational in the greater New Orleans area was designed to support 800 users; there are currently 2,500 users. To address the radio communications requirements, we need additional frequencies,
Kathleen Blanco
#Support

Kathleen Blanco
allow bureaucracy get in the way of saving lives.
Kathleen Blanco
#Bureaucracy

Kathleen Blanco
I care for you, ... I want to make life safer and better for you.
Kathleen Blanco
#Life