16
Feb
08

Video Saturday #9 – Speeches

Today’s Video Saturday is all about speeches. Today you have to click on the images to get to the YouTube site with the video.

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but the content of their character.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. [See the transcript here]

Hillel Neuer of UN Watch exposes the hypocrisy of the UN Human Rights Council (March 23, 2007). For the first time ever, the Council president, Ambassador Luis Alfonso de Alba of Mexico, rejects the speech as “inadmissible” and bans it from ever being delivered again.

“I decide to bite my tongue instead of his
and resist the urge to remind the other dinner guests
that it’s also true what they say about lawyers.” – Taylor Mali

“I believe the government that governs best is the government that governs least. And by these standards, we have set up a fabulous government in Iraq.” – Stephen Colbert [See transcript here]

“All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin, and, therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words “Ich bin ein Berliner.”” – John F. Kennedy [See transcript here]

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