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Benyamin Netanyahu: U.S. Congress 2011
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Charles Colson

Geneva College Commencement Address

"I've come to you this morning with a topic that probably in an earlier age would have sounded a little bit absurd. And thatís the question of whether character matters, whether it has anything to do with public service."

"Now even as recently as a generation ago, probably no one would give a commencement talk on that address to educated people -- people getting their degree -- because education was considered to be not only the acquisition of knowledge, but the formation of moral character. Thatís what education was all about."

"We have taken the moral component out of culture. Teddy Roosevelt, President Teddy Roosevelt, understood exactly where that would lead us. He said, 'To educate a man in the mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.'"

"I would say this if there was a Republican in the Whitehouse or a Democrat in the Whitehouse...and I tell you I pray daily for the President and for our leaders because my God commands me to do so, and every one of you should do the same thing."

"Our Founding Fathers presupposed that our leaders would be people of virtue because thatís the only way self government could possibly survive; otherwise you would need police to enforce everything. Adams said that our Constitution was made only for a religious people. For any other kind, it would be considered wholly inadequate."

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George W. Bush Speeches

Donald J. Trump: Israel Arrival Address [w/ AudioXE and Video]

Donald J. Trump: Arab Islamic America Summit Address [w/ AudioXE and Video]

George W. Bush: Cincinnati Address on Iraq [New Video Added]

Tom Bossert: 'Wannacry' Ransomeware Briefing [w/ AudioXE and Video]

Barack Obama: Senate Floor Speech on Wall Street Financial Bailout [Video Added]

Tom Bossert: Cybersecurity Executive Order Presser [w/ AudioXE and  Video]

Mike Pence: World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians Address [w/ Audio and Video]

George W. Bush: Staff Swearing In Ceremony Address [w/ Audio and Video]

George W. Bush: 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Speech [w/ Audio]

Iraq War Speeches

12/15/11 Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta Marks the End of Operation New Dawn

08/31/10 President's Oval Office Address Announcing End of Operation Iraqi Freedom

2/27/09 President's Address at Camp Lejeune on Ending the War in Iraq

10/12/07 General Ricardo Sanchez's Address to Military Reporters and Editors

9/13/07 President's Address to the Nation on Moving Forward in Iraq

9/10/07 General David Petraeus' Opening Statement to Congress on the Status in Iraq

7/12/07 President's Press Conference on Iraq War

1/10/07 President's Address to the Nation on Troop Increase

9/11/06 President's National Address on Five-Year Anniversary of 9/11

12/18/05 President's National Address in Oval Office

2/4/05 L. Paul Bremer: TD Waterhouse Conference Keynote Address

2/02/05 President's 2005 State of the Union Address

1/30/05 President's Address Following Democratic Election in Iraq

10/4/04 Donald Rumsfeld's Address to the Council on Foreign Relations

4/13/04 President's Prime Time News Conference on Iraq War

4/8/04 Condoleezza Rice: 9/11 Commission Opening Statement

1/20/04 President's 2004 State of the Union Address

12/14/03 President Announces Capture of Saddam Hussein

5/01/03 President Announces End of Combat Ops in Iraq

Ashleigh Banfield: Landon Lecture at Kansas State University

4/13/04 President's Prime Time Press Conference on Iraq War

4/10/03 President and UK Prime Minister Addresses to the Peoples of Iraq

4/03/03 President's Address at Camp Lejeune

3/19/03 Senator Robert Byrd: The Arrogance of Power

3/19/03 President's Address to the Nation: Initial Ops in Iraq

3/17/03 President's Ultimatum to Saddam

2/05/03 Colin Powell's Address to the UN Security Council

1/28/03 President's State of the Union Address

8/26/02 Vice President Cheney's Address to the Veterans of Foreign Wars 103rd National Convention

2/02/02 Paul Wolfowitz's Address at the 38th Verkunde Conference

1/29/02 President's State of the Union Address

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