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FauxNewsBlues Donating Member (420 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-03 05:27 PM
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Excerpts From Tonight's Speech
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"The Middle East will either become a place of progress and peace, or it will be an exporter of violence and terror that takes more lives in America and in other free nations. The triumph of democracy and tolerance in Iraq, in Afghanistan, and beyond, would be a grave setback for international terrorism."


"There is more at work in these attacks than blind rage. The terrorists have a strategic goal. They want us to leave Iraq before our work is done. They want to shake the will of the civilized world."


"Two years ago, I told the Congress and the country that the war on terror would be a lengthy war, a different kind of war, fought on many fronts in many places. Iraq is now the central front. Enemies of freedom are making a desperate stand there ? and there they must be defeated. This will take time, and require sacrifice. Yet we will do whatever is necessary, we will spend what is necessary, to achieve this essential victory in the war on terror, to promote freedom, and to make our Nation more secure."


Members of the United Nations now have an opportunity, and the responsibility, to assume a broader role in assuring that Iraq becomes a free and democratic nation?"


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  -Excerpts From Tonight's Speech FauxNewsBlues  Sep-07-03 05:27 PM   #0 
  - Iraq is now the central front  ixion   Sep-07-03 05:31 PM   #1 
  - And opponents are terrorists  party_line   Sep-07-03 05:39 PM   #4 
     - thats code  absolutezero   Sep-07-03 06:09 PM   #14 
     - The Chron says his number tonight is $87 Billion!  Atlant   Sep-07-03 06:14 PM   #17 
        - MSNBC just confirmed $87 Billion figure....  VolcanoJen   Sep-07-03 06:33 PM   #21 
           - and most of that money is to go to miltary spending.  teknomanzer   Sep-07-03 08:17 PM   #32 
              - Didn't he say that they were already rebuilt?  LiberalFighter   Sep-07-03 11:28 PM   #37 
     - True. Democrats were terrorists during the 2002 election campaign.  snippy   Sep-07-03 06:10 PM   #15 
     - Yes, once again, Junior 'demonizes' his detractors!  PartyPooper   Sep-07-03 06:36 PM   #22 
        - I guess I must be a terrorist since I  LiberalFighter   Sep-07-03 11:35 PM   #38 
  - Give me a friggin' break  Jen6   Sep-07-03 05:37 PM   #2 
  - Gee I didn't think it was the UN's responsibility either...  LiberalFighter   Sep-07-03 11:38 PM   #39 
  - This is NOT new! It's the same old bull****!  PartyPooper   Sep-07-03 05:39 PM   #3 
  - Someone ALWAYS cleans up his mess!  MuseRider   Sep-07-03 05:53 PM   #10 
  - .  Alex88   Sep-07-03 05:41 PM   #5 
  - Try this  Lindsay   Sep-07-03 05:44 PM   #7 
  - Why release the speech beforehand?  diplomats   Sep-07-03 05:42 PM   #6 
  - I cannot stand to watch dubya anyway  4dsc   Sep-07-03 06:49 PM   #27 
  - when the hell is bush on tonight?  wheresthemind   Sep-07-03 05:47 PM   #8 
  - 8:30  remfan   Sep-07-03 05:52 PM   #9 
  - Blinking and smirking always begin at daybreak.  snippy   Sep-07-03 06:17 PM   #19 
  - I answered you the last time you asked!  polmaven   Sep-07-03 06:42 PM   #23 
  - He is crashing in the polls and thats the best  Changenow   Sep-07-03 05:58 PM   #11 
  - I was thinking the same thing  diplomats   Sep-07-03 06:04 PM   #13 
  - it's an attempt to spin his failures into successes  dani   Sep-07-03 06:44 PM   #25 
  - He'll end the speech with this: "Please vote for me in 2004!"  Democat   Sep-07-03 06:00 PM   #12 
  - Translation:  rocknation   Sep-07-03 06:15 PM   #18 
  - Didn't this used to be a big deal?  MaineDem   Sep-07-03 06:13 PM   #16 
  - I was going to watch him even if I got sick looking at him  joycep   Sep-07-03 06:25 PM   #20 
  - If the Middle East wants to export terror, GATT requires us to import it  0rganism   Sep-07-03 06:43 PM   #24 
  - I doubt Bush* gives this speech live  LastLiberal in PalmSprings   Sep-07-03 06:49 PM   #26 
  - I watched or at least listened a bit while on the computer...  LiberalFighter   Sep-07-03 11:44 PM   #40 
  - When the Bushies don't know what to do  khephra   Sep-07-03 06:51 PM   #28 
  - That's it? That's all they got?  Bush_has_Parvo   Sep-07-03 07:05 PM   #29 
  - Remember: $52 Billion a year Iraq-$1 Billion for Afganastain  midnitemoleman   Sep-07-03 07:07 PM   #30 
  - Anyone opposing Bush = terrorist.....  Pert_UK   Sep-07-03 07:42 PM   #31 
  - He's a uniter, not a divider  Cronus   Sep-07-03 08:21 PM   #33 
  - we are so fu**ed  Kennethken   Sep-07-03 08:55 PM   #34 
  - What I took home from the speech  DemonFighterLives   Sep-07-03 10:29 PM   #35 
  - What did he look like during his speech? nt  femmecahors   Sep-07-03 11:11 PM   #36 
  - The usual teleprompted "deer in the headlights" look...  Mary Pat   Sep-08-03 02:23 AM   #42 
  - Here's a revealing statement from chimpy's speech...  Mary Pat   Sep-08-03 01:25 AM   #41 
  - Interesting how,  RobinA   Sep-08-03 10:34 AM   #43 
 

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