@BarackObama's Osama Bin Laden Speech in Tweets

The official Twitter transcript of President Obama's speech, courtesy of @whitehouse. Will add a video of the speech once it has been posted. Be sure to see this compilation of Twitter buzz leading up to the announcement: http://chirpstory.com/li/1281
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President Obama: "I can report to the American people and to the world, that the US has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden
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Obama:On 9/11 “no matter where we came from, what God we prayed to, or what race or ethnicity we were we were united as one American family"
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Obama: "Shortly after taking office, I directed…the director of the CIA, to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority..."
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Obama: "at my direction, the US launched a targeted operation…No Americans were harmed…After a firefight, they killed Osama bin Laden”
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Obama: “his death does not mark the end of our effort… We must – and we will - remain vigilant at home and abroad.”
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Obama: “the US is not – and never will be – at war with Islam…Bin Laden was not a Muslim leader; he was a mass murderer of Muslims”
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Obama: “We give thanks for the men who carried out this operation”
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Obama: “Finally, let me say to the families who lost loved ones on 9/11, that we have never forgotten your loss”
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Obama: “Tonight, let us think back to the same sense of unity that prevailed on 9/11…this…is a testament to the greatness of our country”

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Chirpinator @chirpinator 02/05/2011 10:58:41 WIB
Highlighted key quotes from #Obama's speech tonight.
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