Skip to comments.Senate chaplain: ‘Cover our shame’ (He’s not being paid during the shutdown)
Posted on 10/09/2013 7:50:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The federal shutdown has found its angry prophet. Senate Chaplain Barry Black is usually a calm, pastoral presence on Capitol Hill, doling out spiritual wisdom and moral counsel to his high-powered flock.
But the Seventh-Day Adventist and former Navy rear admiral is mad as hell about the shutdown and hes letting the Senate, and the Lord, know about it.
Lord, when the federal shutdown delays payments of death benefits to the families of (soldiers) dying on far-away battlefields, its time for our lawmakers to say enough is enough, Black said in his prayer opening the Senate on Wednesday.
Cover our shame with the robe of your righteousness, Black continued, citing the Hebrew prophet Isaiah, who was no mean critic of government incompetence himself. Forgive us. Reform us. And make us whole.
Black was referring to the withholding of death benefits for the families of U.S. soldiers because of the partial federal shutdown. Lawmakers are scheduled to vote Wednesday to reinstate them....
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It’s not the shutdown that’s doing all these shameful things. It’s Obama and his stooges.
He’ll dance down the centerline as so many others.
I have been able to watch his prayers for a week now and they r so rfavorable towards the Dems. However the House had a Pastor from Bartlesville, OK. that was just as favorable towards Republicans ( he praised the House work). So it seems to go both ways but the Senate pastor is very, very partisan.
I cannot comprehend how any man with a speck of integrity can be a “chaplain” in the House or Senate. Mainly because half of them are committed, baby-killing Satanists.
It makes more sense to have a chaplain in a brothel.
He’s a retired Admiral - good for him to call them out ...
Wesley Clark’s a retired General. In this case that doesn’t mean squat.
A democrat prayer to a democrat senate.
Wonder what the chaplain prayed in the House?