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Senate Proceeding on Sep 10th, 2009 :: 4:40:10 to 4:44:55
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Johnny Isakson

4:40:07 to 4:40:28( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: embodied froord. thank you, mr. president. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the junior nor from georgia is recognized. mr. isakson: thank mr. president. i rise to take two distinct statements and ask unanimous consent that they be -- that they appear separately in the record. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. isakson: mr. president,

Johnny Isakson

4:40:10 to 4:44:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Johnny Isakson

Johnny Isakson

4:40:29 to 4:40:49( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: the senate this week and the whole world -- or at least the united states of america -- and i wish the whole world -- were remembering back to what happened on 9/11/2001 in the united states of america. yesterday most appropriately in this capitol just outside of the

Johnny Isakson

4:40:50 to 4:41:11( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: rotunda, the senate and house jointly commemorated the flight. 33 passengers who risked and lost their lives, what was the worst day in american history noorks the first victory with the war with terror. on that plane were many americans who at the last minute

Johnny Isakson

4:41:12 to 4:41:36( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: had changed their flights, weren't originally scheduled to take that plane but changed it because of various reasons. maybe it was fate. don't know what it was. but one of the individuals on that flight was jeorgine corrigan. she lived in honolulu, a really world renowned antiques dearly.

Johnny Isakson

4:41:37 to 4:41:58( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: she feels the sister of robert marriset who lives in woodstock, georgia jur. yesterday for the first time i had the owe case indication to meet him he's traveled to washingtono see the unveiling of that remarkable marker now hanging in the united states capitol. in the few moments i had to share with him, he shared with me his love for his sister but

Johnny Isakson

4:41:59 to 4:42:19( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: his profound pride for what the people on that plane had done that day. because many of us who are here today in this capitol may not have been here in this capitol had they not been able to take the plane down and take it away from the terrorists had had hijacked it. so as we remember the tragedy of 9/11, as we recommit ourselves

Johnny Isakson

4:42:20 to 4:42:42( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: as americans to never, ever have an instant like that happen again, it is important that we remember each and every individual who lost their life in the tragedies of 9/11, whether was in new york city, whether it was the pentagon, or whether it was in shanksville, pennsylvania. it was a tragic day in our country, a day that opened with

Johnny Isakson

4:42:43 to 4:43:04( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: great hope of blue skies and a warm ought tom -- a crisp autumn breeze and heed in the most tragic day in american history. i am proud of the house and senate for the honor they bestowed on flight 93 yesterday and i encourage all of us in this body to never, ever forget the tragedy of that day and to renew our commitment to see to

Johnny Isakson

4:43:05 to 4:43:25( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: it that it never happens again. mr. president, there's a second tribute i'd like to make, and it is a happy tribute to a young lady by the name of melanie oudin. she is 17 years old, born in my hometown of marietta, georgia. she has a pair of tennis shoes that have the word "believe" on it. she started competing in tennis

Johnny Isakson

4:43:26 to 4:43:47( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: years ago. she was thought to be pretty good. so her parents from the seventh grade on home is-schooled her so she'd have enough time every day to practice. well, were they ever correct. as i'm sure the president knows,?? a few weeks ago at wimbledon, this amazing young lady, 17 years old, 5' 6" took on the

Johnny Isakson

4:43:48 to 4:44:09( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: world of tennis and moved to the quarter finkals at wimbledon. along the way she beat the former world number one. she made all the newspapers, all the sports shows. but was she a flash in the pan? no. what happened this last couple of weeks in new york city at the u.s. open proved this girl is the real deal, because she

Johnny Isakson

4:44:10 to 4:44:30( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: advanc again to the quarterfinals, again defeating number-one players and former number-one players like maria sharapova.she did lose in the

Johnny Isakson

4:44:31 to 4:44:53( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: quarterfinals, but she will eventually get to the top beuse she believes, she's committed and she's dedicated and she has the support and love of a great family. she lives soon to play in quebec city. she will probably move from 70th in the world to 45th in the world. i'm confident that with her dedication an commitment,he

Johnny Isakson

4:44:54 to 4:44:57( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: will soon rise to number one.

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