That's common sense. We're not there yet.
You want to disavow labels and project centrist attitudes. Hoosiers pride themselves on being people of moderation and common sense.
We will leave that to historians.
A number of our recommendations were in the area of emergency preparedness. Had they been executed, the death toll would have been lower.
It's very disappointing, and even depressing, to see that four years after 9/11 we have not done many of things we should have done to get ready for a disaster. Things are moving, but they're just moving slowly.
We are a mobile, dynamic society. We depend upon open, accessible transportation systems. Terrorists know that. It's the reason they target transportation, and it's why we must stop them.
We had a marvelous meeting with the president, ... The president's comments were very candid, very forthcoming and he was interested in what we had to say.
[Others take a more pragmatic view, at least of the failed CIA operation.] It didn't succeed. It's not the first time, ... It's a very tough thing to throw a man out of power especially one as crafty and cunning as Saddam Hussein.
We want to understand what went wrong and what steps have been taken to make the American people safe and more secure.
too complex and too secretive.