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> Biden Is Your President! Wrote:
> > Wow! President Biden's Best Speech Ever!!
> > Full Transcript --
> > Madam Vice President, my fellow Americans: to
> > state the obvious, one year ago today, in this
> > sacred place, Democracy was attacked. Simply
> > attacked. The will of the people was under
> > assault. The Constitution, our constitution
> > the gravest of threats. Outnumbered in the face
> > a brutal attack, the Capitol Police, the D.C.
> > Metropolitan Police Department, the National
> > and other brave law enforcement officials saved
> > the rule of law. Our democracy held. We the
> > endured. We the people prevail.
> > For the first time in our history, a president
> > not just lost an election, he tried to prevent
> > peaceful transfer of power as a violent mob
> > breached the Capitol. But they failed. They
> > failed. And on this day of remembrance, we must
> > make sure that such attack never, never happens
> > again.
> > I'm speaking to you today from Statuary Hall in
> > the United States Capitol. This is where the
> > of Representatives met for 50 years in the
> > leading up to the Civil War.
> > This is – on this floor is where a young
> > congressman from Illinois, Abraham Lincoln, sat
> > desk 191. Above him, above us over that door,
> > leading into the rotunda is a sculpture
> > Clio, the muse of history. In her hands, an
> > book, in which she records the events taking
> > in this chamber below. Clio stood watch over
> > hall, one year ago today, as she has for more
> > 200 years. She recorded what took place: the
> > history, the real facts, the real truth, the
> > and the truth that Vice President Harris just
> > shared, and that you and I and the whole world
> > with our own eyes.
> > The Bible tells us that we shall know the truth
> > and the truth shall make us free. We shall know
> > the truth. Well, here is the God's truth about
> > January 6, 2021. Close your eyes. Go back to
> > day. What do you see?
> > Rioters rampaging, waving for the first time
> > inside this Capitol, the confederate flag that
> > symbolized the cause to destroy America, to rip
> > apart. Even during the Civil War, that never,
> > happened. But it happened here in 2021.
> > What else do you see? A mob, breaking windows,
> > kicking in doors, breaching the Capitol,
> > flags on poles being used as weapons as spears,
> > fire extinguishers being thrown at the heads of
> > police officers. A crowd that professes their
> > for law enforcement assaulted those police
> > officers, dragged them, sprayed them, stomped
> > them.
> > Over 140 police officers were injured. We all
> > heard the police officers who were there that
> > testified to what happened. One officer called
> > quote "a medieval battle" and that he was more
> > afraid that day than he was fighting the war in
> > Iraq.
> > They've repeatedly asked since that day, how
> > anyone, anyone diminish belittle or deny the
> > they were put through? We saw with our own eyes
> > rioters menace these halls, threatening the
> > of the Speaker of the House, literally erecting
> > gallows to hang the vice president of the
> > States of America.
> > What do we not see? We didn't see a former
> > president who had just rallied the mob to
> > sitting in the private dining room off the Oval
> > Office in the White House, watching it all on
> > television and doing nothing for hour, as
> > were assaulted. Lives at risk. The nation's
> > capital under siege.
> > This wasn't a group of tourists. This is an
> > insurrection. They weren't looking to uphold
> > will of the people. They were looking to deny
> > will of the people. They were looking to uphold
> > – they weren't looking to hold a free and
> > election. They were looking to overturn one.
> > weren't looking to save the cause of America.
> > were looking to subvert the Constitution. This
> > isn't about being bogged down in the past. This
> > about making sure the past isn't buried.
> > That's the only way forward. That's what great
> > nations do. They don't bury the truth. They
> > up to it. It sounds like hyperbole, but that's
> > truth. They face up to it. We are a great
> > My fellow Americans in life, there's truth. And
> > tragically, there are lies. Lies conceived and
> > spread for profit and power. We must be
> > clear about what is true and what is a lie. And
> > here's the truth: the former president of the
> > United States of America has created and spread
> > web of lies about the 2020 election. He's done
> > because he values power over principle.
> > Because he sees his own interest as more
> > than his country's interest and America's
> > interest. And because his bruised ego matters
> > to him than our democracy or our constitution.
> > can't accept he lost. Even though that's what
> > United States senators, his own attorney
> > his own vice president, governors and state
> > officials in every battleground state have all
> > said: he lost.
> > That's what 81 million of you did as you voted
> > a new way forward. He has done what no
> > in American history, the history of this
> > has ever, ever done. He refused to accept the
> > results of an election and the will of the
> > American people.
> > While some courageous men and women in the
> > Republican Party are standing against it,
> > to uphold the principle of that party, too many
> > others are transforming that party into
> > else. They seem no longer to want to be the
> > the party of Lincoln, Eisenhower, Reagan, the
> > Bushes.
> > But whatever my other disagreements are with
> > Republicans who support the rule of law and not
> > the role of a single man, I will always seek to
> > work together with them, to find shared
> > where it possible.
> > Because if we have a shared belief in
> > that anything is possible. Anything.
> > And so at this moment, we must decide, what
> > of nation are we going to be? Are we going to be
> > nation that accepts political violence as a
> > Are we going to be a nation where we allow
> > partisan election officials to overturn the
> > legally expressed will of the people?
> > Are we going to be a nation that lives not by
> > light of the truth but under the shadow of
> > We cannot allow ourselves to be that kind of
> > nation. The way forward is to recognize the
> > and to live by it.
> > The Big Lie being told by the former president
> > many Republicans who fear his wrath is that the
> > insurrection in this country actually took
> > on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020.
> > Think about that. Is that what you thought? Is
> > that what you thought when you voted that day?
> > Taking part in an insurrection, is that what
> > thought you were doing, or did you think you
> > carrying out your highest duty as a citizen and
> > voting?
> > The former president's supporters are trying to
> > rewrite history. They want you to see Election
> > as the day of insurrection. And the riot that
> > place there on January 6th as a true expression
> > the will of the people.
> > Can you think of a more twisted way to look at
> > this country, to look at America? I cannot.
> > Here's the truth. The election of 2020 was the
> > greatest demonstration of democracy in the
> > of this country. More of you voted in that
> > election than have ever voted in all of
> > history. Over 150 million Americans went to the
> > polls and voted that day in a pandemic. Some at
> > great risk to their lives. They should be
> > applauded, not attacked.
> > Right now in state after state, new laws are
> > written. Not to protect the vote, but to deny
> > Not only to suppress the vote, but to subvert
> > not to strengthen or protect our democracy, but
> > because the former president lost. Instead of
> > looking at election results from 2020 and
> > they need new ideas or better ideas to win more
> > votes, the former president and his supporters
> > have decided the only way for them to win is to
> > suppress your vote and subvert our elections.
> > It's wrong. It's undemocratic, and frankly,
> > un-American. The second Big Lie being told by
> > former president's supporters is that the
> > of the election 2020 can't be trusted. The
> > is that no election, no election in American
> > history has been more closely scrutinized or
> > carefully counted.
> > Every legal challenge questioning the results
> > every court in this country that could have
> > made was made and was rejected, often rejected
> > Republican-appointed judges, including judges
> > appointed by the former president himself from
> > state courts to the United States Supreme
> > Recounts were undertaken in state after state.
> > Georgia – Georgia counted its results three
> > times, with one recount by hand.
> > Phony partisan audits were undertaken long
> > the election in several states. None changed
> > results. And in some of them, the irony is the
> > margin of victory actually grew slightly.
> > So let's speak plainly about what happened in
> > 2020. Even before the first ballot was cast,
> > former president was preemptively sowing doubt
> > about the election results. He built his lie
> > months. It wasn't based on any facts. He was
> > looking for an excuse, a pretext to cover for
> > truth. He's not just a former president. He's a
> > defeated former president. Defeated by a margin
> > over seven million of your votes. In a full and
> > free and fair election.
> > There is simply zero proof the election results
> > are inaccurate. In fact, in every venue where
> > evidence had to be produced and oath to tell
> > truth had to be taken, the former president
> > to make his case.
> > Just think about this, the former president and
> > his supporters have never been able to explain
> > they accept as accurate the other election
> > that took place on November 3rd. The elections
> > governor. United States Senate. House of
> > Representatives. Elections, in which they
> > the gap in the House. They challenged none of
> > that. The president's name was first. Then we
> > down the line, governors, senators, House of
> > Representatives.
> > Somehow, those results are accurate on the same
> > ballot. But the presidential race was flawed?
> > on the same ballot, the same day, cast by the
> > voters? The only difference, the former
> > didn't lose those races. He just lost the one
> > was his own.
> > Finally, the third Big Lie being told by a
> > president and supporters is that the mob who
> > sought to impose their will through violence
> > the nation's true patriots. Is that what you
> > thought when you looked at the mob ransacking
> > Capitol, destroying property, literally
> > in the hallways? Rifling through the desks of
> > senators and representatives? Hunting down
> > of congress. Patriots? Not my view.
> > To me, the true patriots for the more than 150
> > Americans who peacefully expressed their vote
> > the ballot box. The election workers who
> > the integrity of the vote and the heroes who
> > defended this Capitol. You can't love your
> > only when you win. You can't obey the law only
> > when it's convenient. You can't be patriotic
> > you embrace and enable lies.
> > Those who stormed this Capitol and those who
> > instigated and incited and those who called on
> > them to do so held a dagger at the throat of
> > America, at American democracy.
> > They didn't come here out of patriotism or
> > principle. They came here in rage. Not in
> > of America but rather in service of one man.
> > who incited the mob, the real plotters who are
> > desperate to deny the certification of this
> > election, and defy the will of the voters. But
> > their plot was foiled; congressmen, Democrats,
> > Republicans stayed. Senators, representatives,
> > staff, they finished their work, the
> > demanded. They honored their oath to defend the
> > Constitution against all enemies, foreign and
> > domestic.
> > Look folks, now it's up to all of us — to We
> > People — to stand for the rule of law, to
> > preserve the flame of democracy, to keep the
> > promise of America alive. The promise is at
> > Targeted by the forces that value brute
> > Over the sanctity of democracy. Fear over hope.
> > Personal gain over public good.
> > Make no mistake about it, we're living at an
> > inflection point in history, both at home and
> > abroad. We're engaged anew in a struggle
> > democracy and autocracy, between the
> > of the many and the greed of the few. Between
> > people's right of self-determination and
> > self-seeking autocrat. From China to Russia and
> > beyond, they're betting the democracies' days
> > numbered - they've actually told me democracy
> > too slow, too bogged down by division to
> > in today's rapidly changing, complicated world.
> > And they're betting, they're betting America
> > become more like them and less like like us.
> > They're betting in America is a place for the
> > autocrat, the dictator, the strongman. I do not
> > believe that. That is not who we are. That is
> > who we have ever been. And that is not who we
> > should ever, ever be.
> > Our founding fathers, as imperfect as they
> > set in motion, an experiment that changed the
> > world, literally changed the world. Here in
> > America, the people would rule. Power would be
> > transferred peacefully. Never the tip of a
> > or the barrel of a gun. They committed paper
> > idea that couldn't live up to – they couldn't
> > live up to, but an idea it couldn't be
> > constrained.
> > Yes, in America, all people are created equal.
> > Reject the view that if you, if you succeed, I
> > fail. If you get ahead, I fall behind. If I
> > you down, I somehow lift myself up.
> > The former president who lies about this
> > and the mob that attacked this Capitol could
> > be further away from the core American values.
> > They want to rule or they will ruin. Ruin when
> > country fought for at Lexington and Concord at
> > Gettysburg and Omaha Beach, Seneca Falls,
> > Alabama. What – and what we were fighting
> > The right to vote. The right to govern
> > The right to determine our own destiny.
> > With rights come responsibilities. The
> > responsibility to see each other as neighbors.
> > Maybe we disagree with that neighbor, but
> > not an adversary. The responsibility to accept
> > defeat, then get back in the arena and try
> > the next time to make your case. The
> > responsibility to see that America is an idea.
> > idea that requires vigilant stewardship.
> > As we stand here today, one year since January
> > 2021, the lies that drove the anger and madness
> > saw on this place, they have not abated. So we
> > have to be firm, resolute and unyielding in our
> > defense of the right to vote and have that vote
> > counted.
> > Some have already made the ultimate sacrifice
> > this sacred effort. Jill and I have mourned
> > officers in this Capitol rotunda not once, but
> > twice in the wake of January 6th. Once to honor
> > Officer Brian Sicknick, who lost his life the
> > after the attack. The second time to honor
> > Billy Evans, who lost his life defending the
> > Capitol as well.
> > We think about the others who lost their lives
> > were injured and everyone living with the
> > of that day. From those defending this Capitol
> > members of Congress in both parties and their
> > staffs to reporters, cafeteria workers,
> > workers and their families.
> > Don't kid yourself. The pain and scars from
> > day run deep. I've said it many times and it's
> > more true or real when we think about the
> > of January 6th. We are in a battle for the soul
> > America. A battle that by the grace of God and
> > goodness and greatness of this nation, we will
> > win.
> > Believe me: I know how difficult democracy is.
> > I'm crystal clear about the threats America
> > But I also know that our darkest days can lead
> > light and hope. From the death and destruction
> > the vice president referenced in Pearl Harbor
> > the triumph over the forces of fascism. From
> > brutality of Bloody Sunday on the Edmund Pettus
> > Bridge came a historic voting rights
> > So now let's step up. Write the next chapter in
> > American history, where January six marks not
> > end of democracy but the beginning of a
> > renaissance of liberty and fair play.
> > I did not seek this fight right to this Capitol
> > year ago today, but I will not shrink from it
> > either. I will stand in this breach. I will
> > this nation, and I will allow no one to place a
> > dagger at the throat of democracy. We will make
> > sure the will of the people is heard. That the
> > ballot prevails, not violence. That authority
> > this nation will always be peacefully
> > I believe the power of the presidency and the
> > purpose is to unite this nation, not divide it.
> > To lift us up. Not tear us apart. It's about
> > not about me. Deep in the heart of America,
> > a flame lit almost 250 years ago of liberty,
> > freedom and equality. This is not the land of
> > kings or dictators or autocrats.
> > We're a nation of laws of order, not chaos, of
> > peace, not violence. Here in America, the
> > rule, through the ballot. And their will
> > So let's remember together, we're one nation
> > God, indivisible, that today, tomorrow and
> > forever, at our best, we are the United States
> > America.
> > God bless you all. May God protect our troops.
> > God bless those who stand watch over our
> > democracy.