I can't help but look at a man over there in uniform and think about our military right now on Labor Day. First, thank you for serving. (Applause.) And our soldiers and sailors and Coast Guard men and Marines and Air Force have got to understand this -- that this country supports them in the mission; that they may hear all the political discourse going on, but the people of this country, the people of the United States of America stand squarely behind the men and women who wear our uniform. (Applause.)Do we all agree with the president here? Or, do we differ here as well? My initial thinking was that we could cross the lines and all shake hands over this one, but perhaps that was rather superficial of me. In particular, I am fairly certain that there are vast areas of disagreement as to what that support for the troops should look like.
And on Labor Day, we think about those who are sacrificing for our freedom and peace, and we think about their families, too.
Monday, September 04, 2006
Here's Some Thing The President Says To Which We Can All Agree
In the close of today's speechifying by the President, we finally see something stipulated to which we can all agree: