Poor people and working people have not been the focus of the Obama administration. That for me is not just a disappointment but a kind of betrayal.
Even though we may focus first on the rights of our own country, that does not mean that we should disregard the rights of everyone else.
Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women’s lives in our entirety.
Our focus continues to be on having the Saints in Louisiana… We’re trying to develop what we would regard as a new model for the Saints to operate in a rebuilt Louisiana.
My entire history with the Navy have been trying to get the Navy to focus on families and child care and all the things that they were way behind in – housing, all of those things.
I’m uncomfortable with the focus on the poet and not on the poem.
The public education landscape is enriched by having many options – neighborhood public schools, magnet schools, community schools, schools that focus on career and technical education, and even charter schools.
Historians evaluating George W. Bush’s first term will focus on foreign policy and, most of all, 9/11. I think they will criticize him for his early reaction, for not returning at once to Washington, D.C.
The union is much more than me, and when you think the union is you and it’s not about who you represent, I think you’ve sort of lost your morals and focus and the purpose of your leadership.
Being obsessed by goals is bad for you. You should set goals, even ambitious goals, regularly. But focus on them only to the extent that they give you direction.