Bush's State of the Union Address with my opinions

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Recently, President Bush gave his State of the Union Address to Congress. Throughout his speech, he makes a solid case for the further unification of America throughout these harsh times. He made a very strong argument for the retaliation of the actions committed against America. However, when he spoke of bringing the terrorists to justice, his argument faltered. He made hasty judgments with little proof when he first began.

Bush also presented a very strong argument to support America's unification process. He spoke of the American people and what he had already witnessed in past weeks, such as the lighting of candles, the prayers of Americans, and the outpouring of monetary support. He built his case on the idea that America is good and what America is doing right now is also good. He then went on to speak of all of the evils that the terrorist groups have committed, and how the Taliban hates and oppresses even its own people, "The Afghanistan people have been brutalized; many are starving and have fled.

Women are not allowed to attend school. You can be arrested for owning a television. Religion can be practiced only as their leader's dictate. A man can be jailed if his beard is too long."

President Bush shares this information in an effort to show just how evil the regime in Afghanistan is. In doing so, it serves to point out the differences between the Americans and Afghanis. This argument was further strengthened by his explanation of how Afghani people hate us simply for our way of life. Their goal is to totally destroy the way that we live. Bush stated, "They hate what we see right here in this chamber a democratically elected government...they hate our freedom of speech, our freedom to vote, to assemble and...