“As we gather tonight, our nation is at war, our economy is in recession, and our world faces unprecedented dangers—yet the state of our union has never been stronger.”
In the State of the Union Speech that President Bush addressed Tuesday evening was a strong, confident, powerful speech. From the beginning he made it clear and direct that the nation is still under attack. “That it may have won the first battle but the war, and the threat—is far from over.” And he emphasized that homeland security must be strengthened because thousands of terrorists remain at large.
What moved me from his speech was the fact that he acted like a President. He put all the politic competition and rivalries between parties behind him and showed that he really did care about the US. “We are not here to act as Republicans, Democrats but as Americans.”
The message he is trying to give out is that the September 11 tragedy is real, and serious. He warns us and tells us about the danger the US is in but that he is doing everything possible to keep us secure and win this war. He also informs us in how evil our allies are. Afghanistan has terrorist camps in preparing themselves to harm us and that there are thousands of terrorist here residing all over the US trained to destroy us. Even though he tells us this giving us a fright he also reassures us that we are in good control and that this tragedy has brought us as one expressing great patriotic spirit.
In order to keep our Economy well off he wants to provide and produce jobs for those that don’t have one and for those that have a business he wants to provide security for them insuring them that they won’t have to put all their hard work payments that they have saved for years to save their company. He wants to do this by continuing on cutting the tax payments.
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He mentions that to develop a good community we should get involved in a volunteer program or help within our neighborhood etc for at least two years. He is also working on having a strong education system in college, high school by having well qualified teachers in the classroom teaching us. He wants to make sure that we are receiving the best education, military training, as well as many other services to be strong as a country. To be able to stand firm and be prepared for times like these, where an attack can occur any day.
President Bush had a very effective meaningful speech addressed on Tuesday night. He put behind him all the different political parties and acted as one, AMERICANS. He talked about many issues trying to help the United States cope and be aware of the Sept 11 tragedy. He covered the many security plans he wants to provide to insure that our allies like North Korea, Iran, and Iraq don’t get the chance to destroy us with all there nuclear weapons and plans they have to take over.
In my opinion this is one of the best speeches I have heard in a while from a President. He was confident and assuring in what he said giving me the sense in believing that he really cares and is trying to do everything possible to keep us safe. Money isn’t an issue for him. Whatever it takes is what he stands for. We should always keep our values high is what he reminds us to do.