Quote of the Day:

Aaron Broussard

  • Bureaucracy has murdered people in the greater New Orleans area. And bureaucracy needs to stand trial before Congress today. So I'm asking Congress, please investigate this now. Take whatever idiot they have at the top of whatever agency and give me a better idiot. Give me a caring idiot. Give me a sensitive idiot. Just don't give me the same idiot.
  • Bureaucracy has committed murder here in the greater New Orleans area, and bureaucracy has to stand trial before Congress now.
  • At 23 years old, I came into politics as a dragon slayer. At 63 years old, I'm going out as a dragon.
  • So I'm asking Congress, please investigate this now. Take whatever idiot they have at the top of whatever agency and give me a better idiot. Give me a caring idiot. Give me a sensitive idiot. Just don't give me the same idiot.
  • Nobody's coming to get us. The secretary has promised. Everybody's promised. They've had press conferences. I'm sick of the press conferences. For God's sake, shut up and send us somebody.
  • You came there (to help) at a time when we desperately needed it.
  • We have been knocked down but you can't keep us down.
  • We have been abandoned by our own country. And he said, 'Yeah, mama, somebody's coming to get you. Somebody's coming to get you on Tuesday. Somebody's coming to get you on Wednesday. Somebody's coming to get you on Thursday. Somebody's coming to get you on Friday.' And she drowned Friday night.
  • We have been abandoned by our own country.
  • You got it back in hugs, you got it back in tears, you got it back in words of thanks that only a person who is desperate can express.