If this were a dictatorship, it’d be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I’m the dictator.
The liberation of Iraq is a crucial advance
in the campaign against terror.
We've removed an ally of al Qaeda.
We must take the battle to the enemy, disrupt his plans,
and confront the worst threats before they emerge.
They misunderestimated me.
I'm a war president. I make decisions here in the Oval Office and foreign policy matters with war on my mind.
We will fight with full force and might of the United States military.
We're too great a nation to allow the evildoers to affect our soul.
Our enemies are a radical network of terrorists --
and every government that supports them.
We have every reason to assume the worst.
I want him [Saddam Hussein]. I want -- I want justice.
There is an old poster seen out west.
As I recall, it said, Wanted Dead or Alive.
And our security will require all Americans
to be forward-looking and resolute,
to be ready for pre-emptive action.
Saddam Hussein's regime is a gray and gathering danger.
There will be no going back to the era before September 11th, 2001, to false comfort in a dangerous world.
Today the Justice Department did issue a blanket alert. It was in recognition of a general threat we received. This is not the first time the Justice Department have acted like this. I hope it is the last. But given the attitude of the evildoers, it may not be.
Either you are with us or you are with the terrorists.
Let us never tolerate outrageous conspiracy theories concerning the attacks of September the 11th; malicious lies that attempt to shift the blame away from the terrorists, themselves, away from the guilty.
The choice is his [Saddam Hussein's],
and if he does not disarm,
the United States of America will lead a coalition
and disarm him in the name of Peace.
We need an energy bill that encourages consumption.
There are some who feel like that, you know, the conditions are such that they can attack us there [in Iraq]. My answer is, 'Bring 'em on.'
There is no telling how many wars it will take to secure freedom in the homeland.