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George W. Bush's speech at the Flight 93 Memorial
Human Events ^ | 9/10/2011 | George W. Bush

Posted on 09/10/2011 3:55:10 PM PDT by mc5cents

GW Bush at Flight 93 Memorial: "Evil Is Real, So Is Courage"

The best speech W has ever given in MHO.

Watch here.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 911annivbushspeech; 911anniversary; bds; disgusting; flight93; flight93memorial; formerpresident; norespect; president; presidentbush; presidentgeorgewbush; tenthanniversary
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1 posted on 09/10/2011 3:55:12 PM PDT by mc5cents
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To: mc5cents

Bump for later.


2 posted on 09/10/2011 4:03:34 PM PDT by Dinah Lord
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To: mc5cents

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ck2FO7Dmxk


3 posted on 09/10/2011 4:03:40 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: mc5cents
SAVE, thank God he was POTUS at that terrible time, I do not want to think of ALGORE in the same place.
4 posted on 09/10/2011 4:06:07 PM PDT by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: mc5cents

saving


5 posted on 09/10/2011 4:08:05 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (New Day In America November 03, 2010)
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To: mc5cents

BTTT.

I’ve been trying to avoid the 10th anniversary, so I haven’t been paying too much attention. Not because I’ve forgotten, but because I knew it was going to get me choked up.

This one got me choked up.

Never Forget. Prayers for the friends & family lost on that day


6 posted on 09/10/2011 4:09:44 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: mc5cents

You will notice that President Bush never mentioned himself once in that speech.

He referred to us, we and our.

God bless and keep him safe.


7 posted on 09/10/2011 4:10:26 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair: Man's surrender. Laughter: God's redemption.)
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To: sodpoodle
I have the same prayer for George W. Bush. God bless and keep him.

I cannot even imagine our current occupant of the White House giving a speech like that. And did you notice he was not using the teleprompters that were there? He spoke from his notes on the podium.

8 posted on 09/10/2011 4:14:03 PM PDT by mc5cents
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9 posted on 09/10/2011 4:16:35 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: sodpoodle
You will notice that President Bush never mentioned himself once in that speech.

It's been too long since we have had a true statesman as POTUS, 3 years too long.

On the bright side, we were damn blessed to have Dubya' to get us through 9/11.

10 posted on 09/10/2011 4:16:35 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: mc5cents

A beautiful speech by a humble leader.


11 posted on 09/10/2011 4:18:25 PM PDT by AHerald ("Do not fear, only believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: mc5cents

bump for later


12 posted on 09/10/2011 4:25:34 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: EGPWS; mc5cents

I thought I saw a snippet of Clintoon blubbering and acting demented with a follow up report of how he, Clinton, made a surprise announcement that HE was leading a drive to raise the final $10 million for the Flight 93 memorial.

What a narcissist. Why on earth do the Bushes feel obliged to include him in their circle (?)- like a bad penny he is.


13 posted on 09/10/2011 4:25:57 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair: Man's surrender. Laughter: God's redemption.)
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To: Dinah Lord
And while President Bush gave this moving, uplifting memorial speech to honored heroes today, President Zero was doing this...


"Pass this sandwich NOW!"

14 posted on 09/10/2011 4:27:32 PM PDT by Yossarian ("All the charm of Nixon. All the competency of Carter." - SF Chronicle comment post on Obama)
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To: mc5cents

tears...


15 posted on 09/10/2011 4:31:26 PM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: sodpoodle
Clinton started out his speech with references to himself and Hillary.

But I'm willing to forgive that because Clinton at the end of his speech did commit to raising the funds needed to complete the Flight 93 memorial.

And Biden actually was very gracious towards Bush's 9-11 response.

I'm sure that had heads imploding over at DU.

16 posted on 09/10/2011 4:32:45 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Yossarian

Pass this sandwich? Looks more like he’s scooping sh**.


17 posted on 09/10/2011 4:33:52 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: EGPWS

W believes in the greatness of the American people.

Obama believes in his own greatness.


18 posted on 09/10/2011 4:34:26 PM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: mc5cents

we had a live thread on this earlier- it was a tremendous speech from GWB, from the heart, not the garbage off the teleprompter the POS in the White House gives us...i was taken by GWB’s quote of, “at a time when democracy was being attacked the passengers went to the back of the plane and had a vote”...


19 posted on 09/10/2011 4:34:43 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: mc5cents

Bump for later.


20 posted on 09/10/2011 4:34:49 PM PDT by fedupjohn ("JUST LIKE YOU, I'M NOT FOR SALE!....Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: dirtboy

You are very gracious.

So Clinton used another occasion to draw attention to his ‘humanitarian’ work. He could have quietly donated the money needed - from his and Hilary’s stash. He is such a POSeur.


21 posted on 09/10/2011 4:37:05 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair: Man's surrender. Laughter: God's redemption.)
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To: Yossarian

Perfect metaphor.

He doesn’t know how to serve - he only knows how to consume other people’s food.


22 posted on 09/10/2011 4:38:58 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair: Man's surrender. Laughter: God's redemption.)
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To: sodpoodle

I will give credit where credit is due. Clinton’s speech started out rambling and unfocused (unusual for him), but if he gets the funds raised to complete that memorial site, more power to him.


23 posted on 09/10/2011 4:39:12 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: AHerald
"A beautiful speech by a humble leader."

A great speech.

I only take issue with one thing he said:
"As long as this memorial stands, (Americans) will not forget what they did here."

I would say instead,
As long as this Nation stands, Americans will not forget what they did here!

24 posted on 09/10/2011 4:42:53 PM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: dirtboy
$75.6 million - That's how much money former President Clinton has made for speaking engagements over the past decade, according to a CNN report of his financial records

$10.7 million - That's how much bacon Clinton brought home from his speeches in 2010 alone

Clinton could sign a check for the rest of it today. A lot of these speeches are given to foreign muslims, who consider the hefty price tag a way of buying influence with a major American power broker.

25 posted on 09/10/2011 4:46:16 PM PDT by Meet the New Boss
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To: mc5cents

bookmark


26 posted on 09/10/2011 4:46:57 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: dirtboy

I found them all very moving. Clinton and Biden are both 10 times the man that currently occupies the oval office. They both gave Bush credit for all that he did, very statesmanlike. I was so glad Zero wasn’t there to ruin the whole effect.


27 posted on 09/10/2011 4:49:08 PM PDT by BuckyKat (Green = the new red)
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To: mc5cents

In the top 5 of his speeches.

For me I think the top one was at the National Cathedral three days after 9/11. The one on 9/20/01 - a PROPER reason for a JSOC - also ranks Top 5.

“Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or justice to our enemies...justice will be done.”


28 posted on 09/10/2011 4:49:40 PM PDT by Christian4Bush (PSA. As of 9/10/11, 423/498 days 'til we vote out/take out the trash. (Nov 6 2012))
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To: Meet the New Boss
I don't expect one person to fork over the dough to complete the memorial.

And I am no fan of Clinton, I protested against him many times in the nineties.

But if he can use his fundraising abilities to get this memorial completed, bully for him.

29 posted on 09/10/2011 4:53:28 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: onedoug

ping


30 posted on 09/10/2011 4:56:49 PM PDT by stylecouncilor (Some minds are like soup in a poor restaurant...better left unstirred.-PG Wodehouse)
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To: mc5cents

I love W.


31 posted on 09/10/2011 4:57:36 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: Christian4Bush
For me I think the top one was at the National Cathedral three days after 9/11

Definitely agree. Still watch or read that a couple times a year. He really gave a lot of great speeches, contrary to conventional wisdom. His eulogy at Reagan's funeral is another one of my favorites, as is his Nov. 6, 2003 speech on the 20th anniversary of the National Endowment for Democracy.

32 posted on 09/10/2011 5:03:14 PM PDT by AHerald ("Do not fear, only believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: mc5cents

Wow. So that is what a real leader sounds like. I had forgotten. Beautiful, humble, and inspiring. God Bless George W. Bush and Laura.


33 posted on 09/10/2011 5:04:10 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: Redbob
I only take issue with one thing he said: "As long as this memorial stands, (Americans) will not forget what they did here."

I would say instead, As long as this Nation stands, Americans will not forget what they did here!

I had a similar thought at that line, but then he closed the speech by saying: "The United States will never forget."

34 posted on 09/10/2011 5:11:41 PM PDT by AHerald ("Do not fear, only believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: Redbob

Either way, this administration is trying their best to
see that any memorial or Nation remains standing.


35 posted on 09/10/2011 5:16:51 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Oops

Should read..

Either way, this administration is trying their best to
see that any memorials or Nation DOES NOT REMAIN standing.


36 posted on 09/10/2011 5:18:16 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: mc5cents

Wonderful speech, thanks for the link. THAT was a President...good to remember in times like this.


37 posted on 09/10/2011 5:28:17 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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This is an awesome speech. Few will ever hear it, unfortunately. The enemedia will hide it just as they did many of his inspiring speeches during his presidency.

The Yahoo opening page has a picture of Clinton with a headline link featuring "Clinton's Mighty Gesture at Ceremony". His mighty gesture (not even written as sarcasm)is working with Boehner to raise money for finishing the memorial. Collecting other people's money is not a grand gesture in my book. What was ex42 doing there anyway?

The article finally mentioned GWB in the last two sentences, saying: Former President George W. Bush, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Boehner also attended the ceremony. Bush declared in his remarks that the passengers’ heroism was the “first counteroffensive in the war on terror.”

38 posted on 09/10/2011 5:35:53 PM PDT by Freee-dame
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To: mc5cents

Thank you. I had to work today so I didn’t see any of the memorial services. That gave me tears and chills. I love W and God was looking out for us when he became POTUS.


39 posted on 09/10/2011 5:38:02 PM PDT by MagnoliaB
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To: mc5cents

Hopefully, President Bush will not be our last Christian President.


40 posted on 09/10/2011 5:45:04 PM PDT by EverOnward
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To: Rumplemeyer
Amen..
I live just 16 miles (by the way the crow flies) from Flight #93. and thank goodness B. Hussein Obama did not come today..

I did not go to this and I requet that, but was ‘serving’ Somerset County working at a Farmer/Threshmen Jubilee for our Fire Dept.

Thank you President GWB for bringing CLASS, CHARACTER, GRACE, HONOR AND RESPECT AND DIGNITY TO OUR COUNTY today..you make me Proud to have had you as our Leader at that time..

The current president has none of those characteristics, the worst president this country has ever had...he can take all his muslim friends with him when we vote him out in Nov. 2012..... by the way I'm surprised that MSNBC even showed this

41 posted on 09/10/2011 5:47:18 PM PDT by haircutter
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42 posted on 09/10/2011 6:05:25 PM PDT by PMAS
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To: AHerald
Yes, Bush gave MANY excellent speeches.

I remember the MSM constantly cutting in on him when he gave a speech. We all know why.

They did EVERYTHING they could from preventing the public from really getting to know George W.

43 posted on 09/10/2011 6:09:34 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: mc5cents

Stunningly beautiful speech. I miss W.

Can anyone imagine the moron currently in the White House being as sincere and eloquent? Thank G*d we have not had to depend on Obama in a true time of crisis.

Oh......wait......


44 posted on 09/10/2011 6:09:50 PM PDT by CWSNTEXAS (Am I'm the ONLY Conservative Jew in America? What's wrong with you other schmucks?)
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It’s important to see 9/11 as one of these decisive moments where humanity rediscover the evil and courage that we face in our daily struggles. Tomorrow, we will probably hear the PC relativistic side of the event where there are no absolute truth or absolute falsehood, no absolute good or absolute evil. If this is the way Obama and Bloomberg want to see 9/11 turn them off and leave them for their own delusion.


45 posted on 09/10/2011 6:33:30 PM PDT by cassandra2010
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To: Yossarian

Is his wife still at the US Open?


46 posted on 09/10/2011 6:49:44 PM PDT by madameguinot (Our Father's God to Thee, Author of Liberty)
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To: P.O.E.

Amen


47 posted on 09/10/2011 7:01:20 PM PDT by mmanager
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To: mc5cents

Dang good speech from Bush. I actually thought Slick Willie and Biden did a good job too. It was a nice tribute overall. And that’s how it’s supposed to be done. Obama doesn’t get it.


48 posted on 09/10/2011 7:13:52 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: mc5cents

There are times I do miss GWB.

I miss that clarity about our purpose.

I miss a President that did love this country.

And I miss someone I know will never forget that day.

God Bless the Heros who have been lost, those that still live, nd those that will be born.


49 posted on 09/10/2011 7:41:53 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (I will work every day to make Washington, D.C., as inconsequential in your lives as I can - Perry)
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To: mc5cents

Deliver us from evil. Let’s Roll!

Thank you, President Bush, for the sincere portrayal the false leaders of today conceal.


50 posted on 09/10/2011 7:47:39 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been Redistributed. Here's your damn Change!)
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