One who cares is one who listens.
You cannot explain failure any more than you can argue with success.
Whether he is alive or dead almost doesn't matter because he has become a symbolic figure, rather than an operational figure.
Everybody wants to know why they haven't attacked.
We have quietly gone after that organization, and we're picking it apart limb by limb, ... We are not done yet, but we will be.
I don't agree we've had a failure of intelligence. There's no basis for saying that.
I've talked to a lot of state directors of homeland security, state officials, mayors, heads of big companies, and they all say they don't take it seriously.
They don't get good information from [Secretary] Tom Ridge and the Homeland Security people. There's very bad communication, very bad messaging.
is not a good spokesman for this issue. When he says things like 'Here's a warning,' then in the next breath says the president is doing a great job, that just raises suspicions.
I think we have broken up an element of the [terrorist] plot of attacks against certain buildings in New York City.
[The book] Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror ... botched the response to 9/11.
inattention to the grave and gathering threat of terrorism before 9/11 and the president's preoccupation with Iraq.
The government is willing to be guided by the principle that it won't achieve IT security through regulation. Congress and the federal agencies should be discouraged from trying to craft IT regulation into law.
Frankly, I find it outrageous that the president is running for re-election on the grounds that he's done such great things about terrorism.
Dear Dick, you will be missed. You served our nation with distinction and honor, ... You have left a positive mark on our government.
It has been an enormous privilege to serve you these last 24 months, ... I thank you again for the opportunity to serve you have provided me and wish you good fortune as you lead our country through the continuing threats.
This may have been the straw that breaks the camel's back with regard to attacks on fellow members of Islam.
Now then. I'm tense. Tight. Any tips from readers on how to calm the nerves during the final session?