Kathleen Blanco - Quotes

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My values, our values, aren't about pointing fingers. They are about offering a helping hand. ---->>>

God calls us to care for our fellow man, especially the neediest. I feel that call to lift up the less fortunate; the call to improve our communities and our state. It drives me to serve Louisiana as governor. ---->>>

Poverty is everyone's problem. It cuts across any line you can name: age, race, social, geographic or religious. Whether you are black or white; rich, middle-class or poor, we are ALL touched by poverty. ---->>>

When I'm out hustling up new industries, I can offer Louisiana's many selling points. We have unmatched natural resources, a unique culture and fantastic workers. ---->>>

Think about it: Every educated person is not rich, but almost every education person has a job and a way out of poverty. So education is a fundamental solution to poverty. ---->>>

I know that government doesn't have the all solutions that real solutions do not come from the top down. Instead, the ways to end poverty come from all of us. We are part of the solution. ---->>>

Let me be clear - I want all Louisiana citizens to have choice - including the elderly and persons with disabilities - and their families - who rely on the state for their care. ---->>>

The first light of day today revealed what we had feared. The devastation is greater than our worst fears. It's just totally overwhelming. ---->>>

We have witnessed the most extraordinary devastation. The magnitude of the situation is unbelievable. It's just heartbreaking. ---->>>

At the state level, we must take a careful look at what went wrong and make sure it never happens again. The buck stops here, and as your governor, I take full responsibility. ---->>>

When your whole system, your whole civilized system goes down, this is pretty much what you get left with. We have no communications, no running water, no electricity, no real help. ---->>>

I care for you. I want to make life safer and better for you. ---->>>

We didn't lose as many lives as had been predicted although we're still in the process of finding those we lost. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-15, 1942
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Occupation: Politician
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Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (born December 15, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 54th Governor of Louisiana from January 2004 to January 2008. A member of the Democratic Party, she is the first woman to have been elected as governor of Louisiana. When first elected, Blanco outlined her top priorities as providing affordable healthcare, improving the education system in the state, and helping to create a strong and vibrant economy through aggressive economic development initiatives (wikipedia)