Whatever happened to separation of church and state? I’m sure I read about that somewhere in
our Constitution the Bill of Rights, didn’t I? I start to wonder when I see that the House of Representatives have introduced a resolution “Recognizing the public need for fasting and prayer in order to secure the blessings and protection of Providence for the people of the United States and our Armed Forces…” (H. Res. 153) [via Atrios]
Yes, this is for real. No, it is not a joke. And it didn’t come from The Onion.
Now I have the “We the People” song from Schoolhouse Rock stuck in my head… “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” Come on, you know you want to sing along…