Dave Stewart’s “American Prayer”

As the election draws near, I felt it appropriate to post another video that I feel shows a bit of the inspiration of Barack Obama. I know that by now everybody has their mind made up, and seeing one more music video won’t change any minds, but at least from a historical perspective it will allow me (and possible others) to look back at this moment in history, and see how we got to where we will be…

This is my American Prayer
This is my American Prayer

This is the time to finish what you started
And this is no time to dream
This is the room
We can turn off the dark tonight
Maybe then we might see

American Prayer
American Prayer

And this is the ground
That keeps our feet from getting wet
And this is the sky over our head
And what you see depends on where you stand
And how you jump will tell you where you’re gonna land

American Prayer
American Prayer

My oh my
Couldn’t get much higher
Lets not kick out the darkness
Make the light brighter

And these are the hands
What are we gonna build with them?
This is the church you can’t see
Give me your tired, your poor and huddled masses
You know they’re yearning to breathe free
This is my American Prayer
American Prayer
American Prayer

When you get to the top of the mountain
Will you tell me what you see
If you get to the top of the mountain
Remember me

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About Rodibidably

Jeff Randall is a frequent volunteer for free-thought organizations, including the Center For Inquiry – DC. Having been blogging since January 2008, he decided that a community of bloggers would be an interesting new experience (or at the very least a fun way to annoy his friends into reading his posts more frequently). Since finding out about about the existence of, and then joining, the atheist/skeptic community in 2007 he has been committed to community activism, critical thinking in all aspects of life, science, reason, and a fostering a secular society.
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One Response to Dave Stewart’s “American Prayer”

  1. surfdogintern says:

    Hey there! Want to know more about Dave Stewart? Check my blog at http://surfdogintern.wordpress.com/

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