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Pols Pray Just to Make it Today

Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 7:33 AM
The only thing that would give me hope, POLITICALLY that is, is more people like the Greens publicly defying Obama and his administration. A million or more citizens openly refusing to pay taxes would really make my day.

Washington, D.C. -- There was a young man -- 23 at most -- quietly saying his morning prayers on Capitol Hill on the third day of 2013, and it seemed for a moment like a warm ray of light in the midst of a blistering cold spell.

He walked into a church here just behind me for a bipartisan, ecumenical prayer service that marked the beginning of the first day of the 113th Congress. The last days of the 112th were a bit, how does one put it, hellish. In contrast, the church meeting was quite beautiful. Prayer leaders were not just...