Thursday, March 27, 2003

Lawmakers Seek National Day of Prayer and Fasting (HR 153)


From
http://abcnews.go.com/wire/Politics/ap20030326_1515.html
:




"It is a resolution that I think all of us can support with humility
and grace and our love for our great nation," Rep. Christopher Shays,
R-Ill., said Wednesday.




Don't they see the irony of invoking their god's name in
defense of their policies? Humility?




Here is the href="http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/C?c108:./temp/~c108ypbKHd">text
of the HR 153 and href="http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d108:HE00153:@@@L&summ2=m&#summar
y">summary




Religion and Politics -- a scary combination.




Jimmy Breslin has a related op-ed piece:

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

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