We've been living in an age of self-absorption and self-indulgence. But the amazing thing is that on one day it all stopped. We started to rethink things. We began to think not about what is wrong, but about what is right, about our towns and our states and our country,
Well, we've faced very difficult decisions and challenges in our country, every one of us have, as we - since September 11th, as we fought the war on terror, all of those decisions that the President had to make to put young men and women in harm's way.
In fact, I have the privilege of traveling around our country and meeting people all over the country who are making a huge difference in the lives of their neighbors and themselves. That's what I'm really fortunate to be able to do.
David Dreier cares a lot about a lot of issues. One of the issues that he's been talking to me a lot about is to make sure the federal government does its job in enforcing our borders to keep illegal folks out of our country,
We've got people here who volunteered their time, from all over the country, and they didn't say'I'm a Democrat and I'm going to work here,' or 'I'm a Republican and I'm going to work here,'
It's going to take partnerships between government and between corporations, between individuals, and the faith-based groups, to make sure all of these people really will be able to rebuild their lives. And I want to encourage everybody, all Americans, to remember this is going to take a long time, ... ...So I want to encourage everyone across the country to continue to volunteer, to continue to contribute.
The first objective, of course, is for Mr. Taylor to leave the country, which he said he'd do, and I want to thank the president Obasanjo for his leadership on that issue -- it's been a tough issue,
I think all of those remarks were disgusting, to be perfectly frank. Of course President Bush cares about everyone in our country.
It's important to have women in those jobs, just like I think it's important for women to be in every field in our country, ... I know there are qualified women that are in the pool of people who are being looked at.
The war on terror continues, ... The enemies of freedom are not idle. And neither are we. The country will not rest. We will not tire and we will not stop until the danger to the free world is removed.
We want all of our fellow Americans to have a great holiday season, ... And we especially extend our greetings and joy to our troops overseas. There are some fine people there serving our country, and I know it's hard for their families to be separated.
I understand we got a lot of work to do, ... And I understand it seems dark right now. But by working together and pulling together and capturing that great spirit of our country, a great city will rise again.
On September 11, great sorrow came to our country, ... And from that sorrow has come great resolve. We have awakened to the evil of terrorism, and we are determined to destroy it. We will continue until justice is delivered.
Any first lady can do whatever they want to do. In this country, people expect them to work on whatever they want or to have a career of their own.
Children will be very welcoming, ... It's an opportunity for them to meet children from another part of the country and figure out what ways they can help.
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