As a person who is not confrontational by disposition I tend to see that the quality of being confrontational is a positive attribute.

[The Army Corps of Engineers and local officials scrambled to plug leaks.] We need to close the gaps and un-water the city, ... For areas above sea level, it will take a few weeks. ... Getting water below sea level is going to take longer.

It was a domino effect, ... When you get one injury, that's when the other ones start coming.

I think everyone holds back. I am always censoring myself and I'm sorry about it. But I always have to consider whether my remarks might cause someone pain.

It was hard to watch, never having had an injury problem, to go through a year like that, ... My appreciation for the game has changed.

[Protecting the city from Category 4 and 5 hurricanes] would cost, at a minimum, many, many hundreds of millions of dollars - and likely a lot more than that, ... We're talking about a tremendous effort at enormous expense at a time when the nation is strapped.

The issue is to get the job done before high water season, ... That's when it would become a concern.

Anytime you open your mouth there's going to be someone who's put off. I try to deal with that by keeping the topical portions of my show brief. I realize that some people wish my comments were briefer.

There's one political party in this country, and that's the corporate party.