Category Archives: New Orleans

Thankful

On this Thanksgiving, as with so many years past, I’m thankful for my family. That’s pretty much not simply top of the list, but overwhelms just about everything else to the point that I can’t think of much else. Except … Continue reading

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Didn’t Have to Happen

So I know New Orleans has sorta fallen off the radar a bit. But this report, from yesterday’s Times-Picayune is still shocking. This wasn’t An Act of God. This was a man-made disaster. And that’s before the man-made disaster that … Continue reading

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Leadership

“…as the leader…if I die…then all hope is lost! Who would lead? The clown? Instead of castigating me, you should all be thanking me. What kind of a topsy-turvy world do we live in, where heroes are cast as villains? … Continue reading

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Duty

“As President, my most solemn duty is protecting the American people.” President George W. Bush April 22, 2005

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Tests

“…during times of crisis. But that’s the time when you’re tested not only—it’s a time to test your mettle, it’s a time to test your heart when you see people whose lives have been turned upside down. It broke my … Continue reading

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Responsibility

“Our nation’s leaders are responsible to confront problems, not pass them on to others. “And to lead this nation to a responsibility era, a president himself must be responsible.” Governor George W. Bush Acceptance speech August 3, 2000

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Accountability

“…many of our citizens simply are not getting the help they need, especially in New Orleans, and that is unacceptable.” President George W. Bush September 3, 2005

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