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Some of them in Congress want to say we're going to spend some of the money, and by the way, tell you how to conduct the war. That's not going to work. We don't need members of Congress telling our military commanders what to do. We need our military commanders telling us what to do so we can win the war against these extremists and radicals.
Actually, a civilian-led military, with Congress in control of funding and empowered to declare war, is a cornerstone of American democracy. Apparently Dubya is operating from a completely different understanding. New Albany, Indiana, Nov. 13, 2007

This is a fantastic hall. It is really special. I know you all are proud of it. I appreciate the great history of this part of the world.
In Indiana, Dubya again paradoxically refers to a part of his own country as a part of the world. New Albany, Indiana, Nov. 13, 2007

If you've got somebody in harm's way, you want the President being making advice, not be given advice by the military, and not making decisions based upon the latest Gallup poll or focus group.
Bumbling his way through an explanation of his hands-off approach to determining military strategy, New Albany, Indiana, Nov. 13, 2007

Anytime anybody attacks our homeland, anybody anytime anybody attacks our fellow citizens, we'll be on the hunt, and we'll find them, and they will be brought to justice.
Does he mean we'll already be on a sort of pre-emptive hunt at the time of the attack? Indianapolis, Indiana, May 13, 2003

There's a lot of good folks at the federal level and the state level and the local level working hard listen, any time we understand the stakes now, and any time somebody is thinking about doing something to America, and somehow we're reading their thoughts, or reading their mail, we're moving on them.
Big Brother Dubya displaying ardent support for the thought police, South Bend, Indiana, Oct. 31, 2002

I need somebody in Congress who is a cold-eyed realist.
Calling for more spooky people in Congress, just in time for Halloween, South Bend, Indiana, Oct. 31, 2002

I need to be able to move the right people to the right place at the right time to protect you, and I'm not going to accept a lousy bill out of the United Nations Senate.
South Bend, Indiana, Oct. 31, 2002

And what we love is we love freedom. We love the fact that freedom can worship an the freedom to worship an almighty God the way we see fit.
Christian-biased and confused all at the same time, South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 15, 2002

This is one of these kind of wars where things happen and you just don't know about it. But I bet we have hauled in over a couple of thousand of these people.
I'm really getting scared now. This guy's in charge of the war, right? South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

They hide in caves. See, this is a different kind of war. And part of my responsibilities as your President is to remind people about the realities that we face in America. One of the realities is, is that these people hide in caves.
Thanks for the education, Dubya. South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

More than one person, Chris, said they wished Laura were here. ...Now she's the First Lady of the United States, and she's doing a fabulous job.
South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

I believe if you let a person keep their own money, that person is more likely to demand a good or a service. And when they demand or good a service in our society, somebody is more likely to produce it.
Pointed out by Dana Milbank in the Washington Post, and clearly audible in the recording of the speech, South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

See, they've hijacked a great religion, and they don't care about life. They've got their desires, their dark, dark ambitions. And if people get in the way from them, that's just too bad, as far as they're concerned.
South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

As a society we must demand something better, because there is no second-rate children in America.
South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

Our antenna, by the way, are much more sensitive now than they were prior to September the 11th, obviously.
South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

I want you to tell your children that when they hear all the talk and all the speculation and all the thousands of hours of so-called experts babbling away about this, that or the other, that the true policy of this government is to achieve peace for generations to come.
And apparently debate has been relegated to babbling, South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

And one of the issues we're faced with is this because of a quirk in the law, this tax relief plan that we have passed is going to expire in 10 years. I admit that's kind of hard to explain. That's tough to explain in Crawford, for example, when you tell them we'll get you tax cuts, but we're going to take it away from you.
Adding insult (to the people of Crawford) to his inability to explain Senate rules, South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

But here's the problem, here's the problem because of the Senate rules, all the tax relief that we passed, which both Republicans and Democrats voted for, goes away after 10 years. Now, that's a hard one to explain at the coffee shop there in Crawford.
South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

There's no doubt in my mind that we should allow the world worst leaders to hold America hostage, to threaten our peace, to threaten our friends and allies with the world's worst weapons.
Oops. South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

I'm proud to come back to my alma mater well, that is, my honorary alma mater. I'm proud to come back to support Chris Cacho Chocola.
Presumably talking about Indiana University at a Chris Chocola for Congress dinner, South Bend, Indiana, Sep. 5, 2002

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