“failure to prepare for emergencies can have devastating consequences.”
“We learned that lesson the hard way after Hurricane Katrina,”
“This nation must not be caught off-guard when faced with the prospect of an avian flu pandemic. The consequences are too high. … The question is will we be ready when that happens? Let’s make sure that answer is yes. I urge my colleagues in the Senate and the House to push this administration to take the action needed to prevent a catastrophe that we have not seen during our lifetimes.”
Bingo, it’s the One and Only, Barack Obama — Senate floor 2005, on his favorite topic.
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Hat/tip to Lafayette Angel