This is a bipartisan problem, and this is not a pie-in-the-sky thing, some giant reform. We have to stop it if we're ever going to get our budget under control.

He was an amazing person. And like the ship, he has been completely forgotten.

If the knockoff economy were a business, it would be the world's biggest, twice the size of Wal-Mart, its nearest competitor.

It just doesn't seem right to us that the lady players could play in three events and could take away significantly more than the men's champion who battles away through these best-of-five matches. We don't see it as an equal rights issue.

That's the culture of corruption -- when you can get money anonymously and there's no accountability.

We like to think our prize money is driven by market data and fairness. The situation is that the women play much shorter matches.

It's consistent with issues of other permits. In this case, the building may be a little out of character.

I thought the ship was the coolest thing ever. Once I saw it, all these memories began to bubble up.

People who go shopping on Columbus Boulevard look at the ship and wonder, 'What's that piece of junk?' I want them to know that it was as big as the Statue of Liberty. I want them to know what an American icon it was.