The terror attack on September 11th was more than a tragedy. It shook us up. The American mainland had not been breached in the 1900s. It showed the strength and resilience of Americans. Our ability to act under pressure and in the face of danger. We didn’t take that attack sitting down, Americans rose to the occasion.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis came out Tuesday to remember 9/11 and American integrity.
“We are all a part of your larger family. We stand with you every day in honored tribute of the fallen of your loved ones. In that spirit, this morning we commit ourselves to remembering and honoring the lives that might have been. We keep faith with the innocent who perished. We take solace in their deaths were not in vain for in their passing they empowered us forever with our enduring sense of purpose and we remember that hatred disguised in false religious garb to murder innocence will not prevail.”
“Many of those countries represented by the foreign dignitaries who join us here today. We remember the bravery and sacrifice of those who fell here in America and then on far-flung battlefields. We salute the soldiers, sailors, airmen, courts guard and Marines as they gave their last full measure of devotion declaring proudly that Americans do not scare.”
“We followed to the end of the Earth those who sought to break our spirit. Together with the families of the fallen, we remember all that is good, all that is true, and all that is beautiful about those we have lost. And if we remember them, if we honor them by living as they would have us live.”
“Americans do not scare.”
We are resilient and we need to remember how we came together in the wake of this tragedy. We need to stop these leftists and the MSM from dividing us. 9/11 showed us how strong we really are.