Great tragedy has come to us and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are.
I told you I’m not going to criticize my successor. I’ll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don’t believe that persuasion isn’t going to work. Therapy isn’t going to cause terrorists to change their mind.
Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation’s promise through civility courage compassion and character.
Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.
I’m hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.
Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed and delivering justice to the violent they are making America more secure.
After the chaos and carnage of September 11th it is not enough to serve our enemies with legal papers.
The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable – and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come we can know that His purposes are just and true.
I think you can judge from somebody’s actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean there’s a certain patience a certain discipline I think that religion helps you achieve.
If you’re sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles come and join this campaign.