09/09/2005: What WILL They SAY Next?!?
OH MY Goodness, I just realized that this must be a horrible week, absolutely HORRIBLE – For the Presidential Speech Writers. LOL
This is coming up on the anniversary of 9-11 and speeches must be written. But What can these word-smiths SAY?!?
How can they use the same ole phrases? The same hollow pathetic words to claim The Fearless Leader and bAdmin made us all “Safer” and have “Confronted Threats quickly and effectively”?!?
Below is a list of a few of the stock-phrases that litter previous Presidential speeches or radio addresses. They are, of course, entirely out of context for the most part, but they do provide the flavor of my point on What CAN they Say Next??? So How many of these GEMs do you think they will try to slip in the ole’ 9-11 update?
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“Our government's first duty is to protect the American people.”
“In the department of homeland security, we'll have good people, well-organized and well-equipped, working day and night to oppose the serious dangers of our time.”
“America is safer.”
“Making America more secure.”
“After less than a week of debate, the House of Representatives passed a good bill, a bill that gives me the flexibility to confront emerging threats quickly and effectively.”
“We will continue moving forward with additional changes to protect our country.”
“We will never forget…”
“We increased the security of our ports and coasts and airlines, and created a new Department of Homeland Security.”
“Immediately following the first attack, I implemented our government's emergency response plans. Our military is powerful, and it's prepared.”
“Their proposal would provide the new secretary of homeland security much of the flexibility he needs to move people and resources to meet new threats.”
“Our first priority is to get help to those who have been injured, and to take every precaution to protect our citizens at home and around the world from further attacks.”
“That will not happen on my watch.”
“They know that the safety and security of every American is at stake.”
“Make our nation more secure by strengthening the young democracies in our neighborhood.”
“Our achievements so far this year show how much can be done when we come together to do what is right for the American people.”
“Members of the House and Senate reached a crucial agreement to create a new department of homeland security. With Congress' vote on the final legislation, America will have a single agency with the full-time duty of protecting our people against attack.”
"Good progress for all Americans.”
“As we work to deliver opportunity at home, we're also keeping you safe from threats…”
“I'll continue to act to keep our people safe from harm and our future bright.”
“Creating a new department of homeland security will make America stronger and safer.”
“In the months and years ahead, we will continue to do what is necessary to prepare our Armed Forces to protect the American people in this new century.”
“The American people are grateful to all who defend us -- and we will continue to give them every tool and resource they need to keep America safe.”
“Our country is safer than we were three years ago.”
“This week, I signed a series of executive orders to ensure that the people in government responsible for defending America and countering terrorism have the best possible information and support to identify threats and to protect the homeland.”
“America will stay focused and determined.”
“As we take these steps, our nation is grateful to the dedicated, hardworking men and women of our intelligence community who are working day and night to keep our country safe. We're a nation in danger. We're doing everything we can in our power to confront the danger. We're making good progress in protecting our people and bringing our enemies to account. But one thing is certain: We'll keep our focus, we'll keep our resolve, and we will do our duty to best secure our country.”
“We've created a new Department of Homeland Security to win the battle against terror on the home front. We are working to secure our borders, air and sea ports and critical infrastructure.”
Karen on 09.09.05 @ 08:04 AM CST