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Georgia leader prays for rain
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You gotta love the world we live in today.

Georgia is having a drought. So the governor of the state, Sonny Perdue, wants to go to his boss (God) to see what can be done about bringing on the rain. Gov. Perdue announced he wanted to lead the state in prayer to God to end the drought this week. It was held yesterday.

I like this guy. He knows where to go straight to the source and it was a bold and gutsy move in a politically correct world.

Perdue is a Baptist who obviously believes prayer works.

"The only solution is rain, and the only place we get that is from a higher power," said Bert Brantley, the governor's spokesman.

Alas, the aethiest community came out of the woodworks to denounce such actions. They claimed the governor somehow can't mix religion with public policy. The charge against the governor was led by a secular group named the Atlanta Free Thought Society, and its leader, Ed Buckner. He said Perdue can pray whenever he wants to but "can't lead prayers in the name of the people of Georgia."

Mr. Buckner and his 125 "free thinkers" who protested the prayer even ought to get acquainted with the Constitution that guarantees us the right to free speech.

I can only hope that God lets it rip - and that he drops a yellow cell right over Buckner's hometown. Maybe then he'll get a clearer picture that it is not a bad thing for an elected leader to ask God to bless his people with something so basic as water. Until Mr. Buckner find out a way to make it rain, I suggest he shut up.

Oh Lord, hear Gov. Perdue's prayer. Send the rain. Give Mr. Buckner a reason to stick it where the sun doesn't shine.

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