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Owners who buy aggressive dogs for security may be kidding themselves: The chances that the victim of a fatal dog attack will be a burglar or human attacker are 1-in-177. The odds that the victim will be a child are 7-in-10.
The administration of George W. Bush, emboldened by the Sept. 11 attacks and the backing of a Republican Congress, has sought to further extend presidential power over national security. Most of the expansion has taken place in secret, making Congressional or judicial supervision particularly difficult.
The Department of Homeland Security is a strategic feel good measure. It's going to be the Department of Agriculture for the 21st century. TSA - thousands standing around.
Thomas P.M. Barnett
I didn't spend a lot of time on national security the American people will be glad to know.
Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth.
In fact, entitlement spending on programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security make up 54% of federal spending, and spending is projected to double within the next decade. Medicare is growing by 9% annually, and Medicaid by 8% annually.
The only honourable work my parents knew was blue-collar. But while my father Robert ran a pawnbroker's shop, and my mother was a waitress, I moved into a middle-class world with a level of security they never knew.
You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances.
Unless we have a well-educated people, we're vulnerable on our national security.
From my standpoint, I want to work with homeland security, justice to make sure that U.S. citizens' vote is not diluted.
I particularly recognize that reasonable people can disagree as to what that proper balance or blend is between privacy and security and safety.
We must work together to save and strengthen Social Security not just for my father's generation but also for my daughters' generation.
History shows that you can't - you can't have security in Southeast Asia without security in Northeast Asia. It's just the reality.
As the bill requires, any terror alert system must give people and organizations some indication about what steps they must take to improve their own security and assist in the Nation's security.
Patrick J. Kennedy
An there is always the question: is it really proven that retaliatory actions solve the security problem?.
Of course, I have a different vested interest in the gay community, because I am gay, and I would certainly enjoy the tax advantages that straight people have, and the inheritance advantages, and things like Social Security, but I've always been a civil rights advocate across the board. That's how I was raised.
Invariably, also a Palestinian state should live side by side with Israel within recognized and secure borders and the security and prosperity of the Palestinian people must be guaranteed.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The security of our country is not just a top priority, it's the top priority.
J. D. Hayworth
Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development.
We need a reform of the Security Council. It must be perceived as truly representative by all the 191 member states, to uphold the credibility and legitimacy of the UN as the main political arena.
If national safety - the ability to respond to hurricanes, terrorist attacks, earthquakes - depends on the execution of explicit plans, on soldierly obedience, and on showy security drills, then a decentralized security scheme is useless.
Last week in the Homeland Security Committee, Republicans were against port security; and today, one week after Democrats unveiled our Real Security Agenda, they're for it.
I have had national security background, 10 years on the Intelligence Committee, the last two years as chair.
A general presumption that Icings will govern well, is not a sufficient security to the People... those who subjected themselves to the will of a man were governed by a beast.
I can't afford security. I can't afford a gated house. So, I feel a little vulnerable. I wish some laws would come into play.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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