Barry McCaffrey Quotes


17 Barry McCaffrey quotes:



"We first began to see increased drug use among this age group several years ago when they were teens, ... Sadly, now that this age group has established drug use patterns, they and our society will be dealing with the harms associated with increased drug use -- disease, overdoses, health care costs, crime and the like -- for years to come, as they grow older."
"The heart and soul of the national effort ought to be prevention, education and treatment, ... In the last five years, we've increased our prevention budget by 52 percent, our treatment budget has gone up by a third. ... We are putting our money where our mouth is."
"[The sun is setting on American dreams in Iraq; what remains now to be worked out are the modalities of withdrawal, which depend on the powers of forbearance in the American body politic. But the dynamic has already been set in place. The United States is running out of troops. By the spring of 2006, nearly every active-duty combat unit is likely to have been deployed twice. The National Guard and Reserves, meanwhile, make up an unprecedented 40 percent of the force, and the Guard is in the] stage of meltdown, ... the wheels are coming off."
Author: McCaffrey Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"I'm a professor of national security studies, and I know a lot more about fighting than Rumsfeld does."
"Colombia is in a risky position. They've got a peace process that's going nowhere, and a drug production problem that's skyrocketing."
"Thank God we're going to try to continue and effectively defend our frontiers with the Border Patrol, with the Customs Department, with the Coast Guard, with the Armed Forces."
"extremely disappointed that corruption may have reached such a level in Mexico."
"We have made the drug criminals afraid. We will now make them disappear, ... and this is only beginning of it."
"We came out of it with a firm commitment to continue to uphold federal law, to capture data on what starts to go wrong because of these two propositions, and we are going to attempt to educate other state authorities on what actually happened."
"The United States and Mexico are trapped - economically, culturally, politically and because of drug crime - in the same continent."
"We have 1.8 million Americans behind bars today at Local, State and Federal level. In the federal system, which has doubled in the last ten years, over 110,000 people behind bars in the Federal system, probably two-thirds are there for drug related reason."
"has a reputation of impeccable integrity."
"Will I prosecute? Go talk to the Attorney General and the U.S. Attorneys and the law enforcement officials, because on a case by case basis they will uphold the law."
Author: McCaffrey Quotes Category: Law Quotes
"This money is aimed at helping those nations' economies, judicial systems, police and armed forces, in hopes of re-establishing the rule of law,"
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"We've got to talk to parents who are taking their young people to an all-night rave and seeing police uniforms and believing that because it's quoted as alcohol-free that this is a safe environment. Their young people are at risk in that environment."
Author: McCaffrey Quotes Category: Night Quotes
"There has to be strict compliance with safety concerns,"
Author: McCaffrey Quotes Category: Safety Quotes
"Other treatments have been deemed safer and more effective than a psychoactive burning carcinogen self-induced through one's throat,"
Author: McCaffrey Quotes Category: Self Quotes



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