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fema director michael brown:
"Considering the dire circumstances that we have in New Orleans, virtually a city that has been destroyed, things are going relatively well."

"Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job." stupid hurricane katrina quotes: president g w bush, to fema director michael brown, while touring the hurricane katrina-ravaged state of mississippi, sept 2 2005

"Why would I do that?" best hurricane katrina quotes: president g w bush, to rep nancy pelosi (d-san francisco), when pelosi urged president bush to fire fema director michael brown, from the la times article "katrina's aftermath", sept 11 2005 (white house spokeman scott mcclennan denies the account)

"Last night, we showed you the full force of a superpower government going to the rescue." stupid hurricane katrina quotes: msnbc's chris mathews, sept 1, 2005

"I believe the town where I used to come – from Houston, Texas, to enjoy myself, occasionally too much – will be that very same town, that it will be a better place to come to." best hurricane katrina quotes: president g w bush, on the tarmac at the new orleans airport, sept 2, 2005

"Well, it's so new I've never heard of it." hurricane katrina quotes: a fema inspector responding to susan anatassiadia who had phoned regarding fema director michael brown's televised promise to give $2,000 debit cards to hurricane katrina's neediest victims. brown had made the televised announcement six hours earlier, urging katrina victims to call (800) 621-FEMA. susan's cousin, jewell knobloch, had phoned the fema number repeatedly, always getting a recording saying all lines were in use, and then being disconnected. after six hours of phoning fema and being disconnected, anastassiadis had the conversation noted above.
as of sept 11 2005 -- 14 days after the katrina hurricane disaster -- phone calls to the fema # continue to be answered by the recording that all lines are in use, followed by the automatic hang-up

"I have not heard a report of thousands of people in the convention center who don't have food and water." best hurricane katrina quotes: homeland security secretary michael chertoff, on national public radio's "all things considered" program, sept 1 2005

"We just learned of the convention center – we being the federal government – today." stupid hurricane katrina quotes: fema director michael brown, to abc's ted koppel, sept 1 2005
to which ted kopell replied:
"Don't you guys watch television? ...Don't you guys listen to the radio? ...Our reporters have been reporting on it for more than just today."

"Thank President Clinton and former President Bush for their strong statements of support and comfort today. I thank all the leaders that are coming to Louisiana, and Mississippi and Alabama to our help and rescue. We are grateful for the military assets that are being brought to bear. I want to thank Senator Frist and Senator Reid for their extraordinary efforts. Anderson, tonight, I don't know if you've heard – maybe you all have announced it -- but Congress is going to an unprecedented session to pass a $10 billion supplemental bill tonight to keep FEMA and the Red Cross up and operating." best hurricane katrina quotes: senator mary landrieu (d-louisiana) to cnn's anderson cooper, aug 31 2005
to which anderson cooper replied:
"I haven't heard that, because for the last four days, I've been seeing dead bodies in the streets here in Mississippi. And to listen to politicians thanking each other and complimenting each other, I got to tell you, there are a lot of people here who are very upset, and very angry, and very frustrated. And when they hear politicians... thanking one another, it cuts them the wrong way, because literally there was a body on the streets of this town yesterday being eaten by rats, because this woman had been laying in the street for 48 hours. And there's not enough facilities to take her up -- Do you get the anger that is out here?"

"I actually think the security is pretty darn good. There's some really bad people out there that are causing some problems, and it seems to me that every time a bad person wants to scream or cause a problem, there's somebody there with a camera to stick it in their face." stupid huricane katrina quotes: fema director michael brown in an interview with cnn, sept 2 2005

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"What I'm hearing -- which is sort of scary -- is that they all want to stay in Texas. Everybody is so overwhelmed by the hospitality. And so many of the people in the arena here were underprivileged anyway -- so this is working very well for them." best huricane katrina quotes: former first lady barbara bush, commenting on hurricane katrina evacuees in the houston astrodome, sept 5 2005

"I don't think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees." best hurricane katrina quotes: president g w bush, on tv's good morning america, six days after repeated warnings from experts about the profound scope of damaged expected due to hurricane katrina, sept 1 2005

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