I stopped, for a moment, at the House Committee on Education and thought about the fate of young children and families. The closed doors looked ominous. These are tough times, indeed.
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In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama issued a challenge: are we willing to do what's necessary to give every child a chance to succeed?
Get back to the cradle, Mr. President, to the scientists in the crib, to those magical years of early childhood, where our country's future lies.
Let us take this weekend to remind our houses of worship -- to remind America -- that the itinerary of impoverishment and incarceration is not the last word for our children.
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