- "We're a very close team. We've worked together for years and we like to tackle problems. And when a problem surfaces, we're ready. Provided, of course, that the problem is 'out there' somewhere because we're a good bunch. We don't have any, you know, internal problems. At least, not serious ones."
- "Our schools are bad. Many kids drop out. Our kids don't make good grades. The teachers are terrible. There's no discipline. What? Our role as parents? Do our kids study enough? Do our kids behave? That's not our job. You're trying to blame the victims."