May 19, 2004: All of the guards outside of the Forbidden City
and on Tiananmen Square all have a pair of fire extinguishers
at their feet in the event that a falungong demonstrator likes
him/herself on fire as has been the case.
""Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and
so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our
people, and neither do we."
"I want to thank the astronauts who are with us,
the courageous spacial entrepreneurs who set such a wonderful example for the
young of our country."
"Had we to do it over again, we would look at the
consequences of catastrophic success, being so successful so fast that an enemy
that should have surrendered or been done in escaped and lived to fight another