“I don't think the city has done nearly enough for disasters --manmade or natural. In the wake of Katrina I want to take a look at our evacuations at our ability to transport the elderly and infirm ... at triage possibilities.”
“With the high demand for long term care and in the wake of the worst natural disaster in history, cutting $10 billion from Medicaid for the sake of reconciliation is both socially and fiscally irresponsible, ... We need Medicaid now more than ever.”
“"When you wake up in the morning, Pooh," said Piglet at last, "what's the first thing you say to yourself?"
"What's for breakfast?" said Pooh. "What do you say, Piglet?"
"I say, I wonder what's going to happen exciting today?" said Piglet.
Pooh nodded thoughtfully.
"It's the same thing," he said.”