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Jarrett wasn't alone that night. As you well know, many of your family members rushed to Greenburg from nearby counties and other states to offer love and support.
While delivering the commencement address for graduating seniors at Greensburg High School, Dubya gets the name of their city wrong. Greensburg, Kansas, May 4, 2008

You know, it's amazing, when people say to me, well, he was just breaking the law. If I wanted to break the law, why was I briefin' Congress? Heh!
This one is a lot more amazing when you listen to it, Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 23, 2006

You know, a lot of us grew up thinking that oceans would protect us. That if there was a threat overseas, it really didn't concern us because we were safe. That's what history had basically told us yes, there was an attack on Pearl Harbor, obviously, but it was a kind of hit-and-run and then we pursued the enemy. A lot of folks at least, my age, when I was going to college, I never dreamed that the United States of America could be attacked.
Dubya again glosses over the history of attacks on American soil, including during World War II, and lets us know how that informs his judgment, Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 23, 2006

They've got a they have no heart, no conscience. They kill innocent men, women and children to achieve their objective. These folks cannot be appeased. We can't hope that nice words will change their point of view. And so the decision I made right off the bat is we will find them, and we will hunt them down, and we will bring them to justice before they hurt America again.
Dubya can't help referring to terrorists as folks, and also vows as he has many times in the past to hunt them down, Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 23, 2006

A lot of people, I understand, disagreed with that decision, and that's what democracy is all about, that's what we believe in. We believe you can disagree. There's a there's a custom in our country for people to express themselves, and it's good.
More than just a custom, it's actually a fundamental right guaranteed by the First Amendment, Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 23, 2006

The [Iraqi] government is now they're beginning to form. In other words, you're seeing a lot of sharp elbows, probably kind of like American politics seem to some people, a lot of throwing of sharp elbows. You didn't see a lot of elbows, political elbows being thrown under the tyrant, did you? That's because tyrants don't allow for the political process to evolve.
I'm wondering if this discussion is going to evolve beyond elbows, Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 23, 2006

I believe there's an Almighty, and I believe the Almighty's great gift to each man and woman in this world is the desire to be free. This isn't America's gift to the world, it is a universal gift to the world, and people want to be free.
In case you were wondering whether he had dropped this line... he hasn't. Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 23, 2006

I want you to know that this Patriot Act is under constant review, and there has been no documented abuses under the Patriot Act.
If you don't count this incident of bad grammar, of course. Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 23, 2006

And that is, if there are problems, like in this case, some beef coming out of Brooklyn, I think it was, and if the Japanese balk at opening their markets, we have got to be aggressive about explaining to people why our beef is safe.
Instead of explaining our way out of it, might I suggest finding out for certain where dangerous beef is coming from and why, and then addressing the cause? Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 23, 2006

And here she is the First Lady of the United States. And she is good. Boy, I tell you, she's when she speaks, she's very credible because she's a decent, credible person.
She's credible because she's credible, Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 23, 2006

I do not believe that any guest worker program ought to contain amnesty, because I believe that if you granted amnesty to the people here working now that that would cause another 8 million people or so to come here. I do believe, however, it is humane to say to a person, you're doing a job somebody else won't do, here is a temporary card to enable you to do the card.
Making the case for "doing the card", Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 23, 2006

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