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#1. I'll just tell you, I'm not a big FEMA fan. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#2. At the end of the day, I believe truth is stronger than any lie that's out there. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#3. We could receive a storm surge of three to five feet. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#4. The rise of the Earth's temperature, causing sea level increases that could add up to one foot over the next 30 years, threatens the very existence of New Orleans. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#5. I just tell you, I'm not a big FEMA fan. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#6. This city will be chocolate at the end of the day. This city will be a majority-African-American city. It's the way God wants it to be. You can't have New Orleans no other way. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#7. When people are dying, bureaucracy should be thrown out of the water. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#8. Ladies and gentlemen, I wish I had better news for you but we are facing a storm that most of us have feared. This is a threat that we've never faced before. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#9. I need a break from politics, that's for sure. This is the hardest job in America. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#10. If we're unified, there's nothing we cannot do. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#11. The reality is this city will not be the same for a while, ... We're not saying bring New Orleans back today. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#12. At the Superdome, a young man came up to me holding a baby. He'd run out of diapers. He'd run out of medicine. His baby was sick. The guy's saying, 'Help me! Take my baby.' What could I do? That's the definition of helpless. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#13. We're learning as we go. We're a lot smarter this time. We understand what it takes to mobilize away from the threat of a hurricane. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#14. It's all right. You guys in New York City can't get a hole in the ground fixed, and it's five years later, so let's be fair. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#15. I think I did everything possible known to any mayor in the country as it relates to saving lives. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#16. Basically, the start of my thinking process is: 'OK, if you didn't have to worry about re-election, what would you be doing?' That's kind of how I'm starting to think. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#17. They're feeding the people a line of bull, and they are spinning and people are dying. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#18. You are in a position to create wealth not only for yourself but for your children and your children's children. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#19. We are facing a storm that most of us have long feared. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#20. Excuse my French everybody in America, but I am pissed. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#21. I'm a lifelong Democrat, but I have supported some Republicans. I'm all about results, man. If somebody can deliver, that's where I'm gonna go. It's about who can get the job done. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#22. This economic pie that is getting ready to explode before our eyes is going to be shared equally. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#23. The people of our city are holding on by a thread. Time has run out. Can we survive another night? And who can we depend on? Only God knows. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#24. If it were my decision, I'd knock the Superdome down. If I couldn't knock it down, I'd just open the roof and gut the whole inside - totally modernize it. If you just dust it off and paint a little bit but don't reimage it, the legacy will be horrible. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#25. It's time for us to come together. It's time for us to rebuild New Orleans - the one that should be a chocolate New Orleans. This city will be a majority African American city. It's the way God wants it to be. You can't have New Orleans no other way. It wouldn't be New Orleans. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#26. You take dark chocolate, you mix it with white milk, and it becomes a delicious drink. That is the chocolate I am talking about. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#27. I was among the people in the Superdome. I knew what was going on every minute. I did not have air conditioning nor shower facilities. I made decisions based upon facts and not what I thought was going to happen. So history will judge me based upon those actions. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#28. I want to continue to stay plugged into New Orleans and help people who are still struggling with the recovery here, and then, if I can help around the country and around the world, absolutely, I'll be open to that. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#29. I always feel that in politics, you have a bridle on. Well, I took the bridle off. And I tell you, it felt pretty good. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#30. Some of these guys are so violent that it is hard for witnesses to come forward, and they get involved in repeat criminal activities, so it is unfortunate that they had to die, but it did kind of end the cycle that we were struggling with. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#31. The reality of Katrina didn't really strike me until the first time I flew up in a helicopter and saw areas of the city that I had ridden my bicycle as a youth being fully flooded. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#32. One of the best moments I've ever had in New Orleans is seeing Bourbon Street filled on a weekend night not long ago. Just watching the city breathe again. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#33. We're out of nuclear crisis mode and into normal, day-to-day crisis mode. - Author: Ray Nagin
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#34. I don't think that any person can fix FEMA. I think FEMA needs a total restructuring. I think it needs to be taken from scratch and redone. The regulations are outdated; the rules are outdated. - Author: Ray Nagin
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