Skip to comments.Text of Bush's Speech - September 11th Three Month Memorial
Posted on 12/11/2001 6:59:14 AM PST by OldeconomybuyerEdited on 04/13/2004 3:29:06 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
A great writer has said that the struggle of humanity against tyranny is the struggle of memory against forgetting. When we fight terror, we fight tyranny, and so we remember.
We remember the perfect blueness of the sky that Tuesday morning. We remember the children traveling without their mothers when the planes were hijacked. We remember the cruelty of the murderers and the pain and anguish of the murdered. Every one of the innocents who died on Sept. 11 was the most important person on earth to somebody. Every death extinguished a world.
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|President Bush speaks and first lady Laura Bush watches in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001, for a ceremony to remember the terror attacks of September 11. Bush later travels to The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., to outline the future of his war on terrorism. It has been three months to the day since terrorists crashed jets into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)|
Last I heard, the fire at the Twin Towers will continue for some time. So long as that fire burns, our desire for retribution will burn. Let us save that fire and let it burn perpetually at the memorial, not only for us to remember, but as a warning for our enemies. Freegards...
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That gives me goose-bumps! Its a great idea, especially the part about "warning for our enemies".
thanks for the great post.
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