I don't think we have any time to waste.
We can either allow our youth to shoot baskets or watch them continue to shoot people.
The hurricane complicates things in that what would have been purely a business decision becomes a decision of the heart.
As Secretary of Housing, I do have to express alarm, signal the alarm if you will, that the potential for homelessness to grow is there.
Americans are a can-do people, an enthusiastic people, a problem-solving people. And when given a direction and given a plan, they'll sign on.
I was a little lacking in vision as mayor - I failed to understand the significance that housing and the revitalization of housing means for a city.