"I, Matthew Dawson, Supreme Commander of the Earth, do hereby instigate the Space Exploration Programme, to improve, research and test new space travel technologies to allow us to expand into space.
"We stand at a crossroads, ladies and gentlemen. We can stay the way we are, with slow technological advancement which only is available to a few, or we can share the technologies, to enable advancement for all of mankind. Onward we go!"
Oh, and I'd re-introduce the death penalty for offenders and (like Capt. Revo) ban wars.
"Life as you know it is over, you are now Febo's and everything is going to start with Febo... I.E Febocar Febotowne, Febotank, Febogun etc.... the armys shall be renamed Febo Forces and there shall be one airline, Air Febo offering flat rate flights around the globe from Febojing to Febooston and Seafebo....."