Sunday, January 08, 2006

They May've Had Better Luck w/ Snake Oil..

Ministers Say They Blessed
Seats Ahead of Alito Hearing

January 5, 2006 7:20 p.m.

WASHINGTON -- Insisting that God "certainly needs to be involved" in the Supreme Court confirmation process, three Christian ministers today blessed the doors of the hearing room where Senate Judiciary Committee members will begin considering the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito on Monday.

Capitol Hill police barred them from entering the room to continue what they called a consecration service. But in a bit of one-upsmanship, the three announced that they had let themselves in a day earlier, touching holy oil to the seats where Judge Alito, the senators, witnesses, Senate staffers and the press will sit, and praying for each of the 13 committee members by name.

"We did adequately apply oil to all the seats," said the Rev. Rob Schenck, who identified himself as an evangelical Christian and as president of the National Clergy Council in Washington.
Is this real? My god, it sounds like the Onion, but I'm scared it might actually be factual!

Good livin'. Let's hope that UBC application pans out and I can sing "Oh Canada" sooner rather than later.
Well, ifthey are using oil, then I suppose it makes it that much easier to stick their heads up their arses!

I'm sorry, but what the hell is going on in your country!?
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