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Should the motto "In God We Trust" be removed from U.S. currency?
MSNBC ^ | Sept 16, 2009 | MSNBC

Posted on 09/16/2009 6:48:27 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA

Here's your chance to let the media know where the people stand on our faith in God, as a nation..

NBC is presently taking a poll on "In God We Trust" to stay on our American currency.

Do your part and tell them what you think.

(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.msn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: currency; ingodwetrust; motto; msnbcpoll

1 posted on 09/16/2009 6:48:28 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: LibFreeUSA

done - In GOD we do trust!


2 posted on 09/16/2009 6:50:20 AM PDT by Millie
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To: LibFreeUSA
Do your part and tell them what you think.

I think they should stop doing this stupid poll and start doing some news investigation

NO

3 posted on 09/16/2009 6:51:28 AM PDT by This_far (Mandatory health insurance? I thought it was about health care!)
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To: LibFreeUSA

This poll has been up and Freeped for what- 47 years now?


4 posted on 09/16/2009 6:51:41 AM PDT by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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To: LibFreeUSA
I get the impression with some of these polls that the alphabets are just sticking their fingers out of their closets to test the wind, then pulling them back in when their political views aren't "attaboy'd" by the general public.

"Nope, not time yet."
5 posted on 09/16/2009 6:51:54 AM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: LibFreeUSA
Done.

Removing it is losing big right now...

6 posted on 09/16/2009 6:52:30 AM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.)
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To: LibFreeUSA
Here's your chance to let the media know where the people stand on our faith in God, as a nation

No, here's your chance to pump up the hit count on MSNBC's worthless website

7 posted on 09/16/2009 6:52:41 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Obama has "Czars" because men with more integrity than he has still use the titles "Don" and "Capo")
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To: LibFreeUSA

I’m a Christian and think it should be removed. America doesn’t trust in God. So that statement on money is a lie.


8 posted on 09/16/2009 6:52:52 AM PDT by kingpins10
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To: LibFreeUSA

It is upsetting that our Lord is mentioned on currency that will soon be worth nothing.


9 posted on 09/16/2009 6:52:56 AM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: LibFreeUSA

10 posted on 09/16/2009 6:53:12 AM PDT by steelyourfaith ("Power is not alluring to pure minds." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: LibFreeUSA

11 posted on 09/16/2009 6:53:13 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: LibFreeUSA

“Do your part and tell them what you think.”

No thanks. If they don’t like my money they don’t need to take any of it.


12 posted on 09/16/2009 6:53:20 AM PDT by modhom (deficits=inflation+taxes)
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To: Millie

Done. Now I must disinfect my mouse after going there.


13 posted on 09/16/2009 6:54:00 AM PDT by Freedom_Is_Good ("A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity." - Sigmund Freud)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Yes, it should be updated to “In Obama We Trust”.


14 posted on 09/16/2009 6:54:03 AM PDT by jwalsh07 (CommieCare: Need a Stent, Take a Red Pill. Next!)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Yes, should be replaced with: “In Obama we trust.” (sarc)


15 posted on 09/16/2009 6:54:51 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: jwalsh07

Beat me by 50 seconds. :0)


16 posted on 09/16/2009 6:55:58 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Freedom_Is_Good

I’m beginning to think this perpetual poll and links to it is some sort of scam to get the MSNBC site hits . Their cable operation is a disaster and they must need ad revenue.


17 posted on 09/16/2009 6:58:11 AM PDT by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Where is the choice ‘Hell NO!”?
I just voted. The fact that they contemplate asking this should be a warning to us all.


18 posted on 09/16/2009 6:58:23 AM PDT by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: LibFreeUSA

I can’t vote. It says “you have voted 1,325 times”
s/o

FWIW

The title of the page reads:
‘Live Vote: Should ‘In God We Trust’ be yanked?

Nice touch, MSNBC.
I think Matthews and Olbermann should be yanked off the air.


19 posted on 09/16/2009 6:59:57 AM PDT by Sparko (Obama & Czars: neutering the American Voter, perverting the Constitution, all on our dime.)
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To: LibFreeUSA
we need to keep IN GOD WE TRUST on the currency and we need to keep zer0bama away from the currency...


20 posted on 09/16/2009 7:00:21 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Sure, replace it with WORTHLESS PAPER


21 posted on 09/16/2009 7:01:29 AM PDT by fujimoh
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To: Sparko

If we want to reflect the majority of the nation then we must remove it ...


22 posted on 09/16/2009 7:01:32 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: Carl LaFong

No just since 2005.


23 posted on 09/16/2009 7:03:46 AM PDT by svcw (Legalism reinforces self-righteousness - it communicates to you the good news of your own goodness)
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To: LibFreeUSA

If for no other reason, and there are other reasons, In God We Trust should remain on the currency out of long tradition; i.e., “the passing down of elements of a culture from generation to generation, especially by oral communication.” PC has long ago gone too far!


24 posted on 09/16/2009 7:06:10 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Worse than we could have imagined.)
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To: LibFreeUSA

What an assanine question!


25 posted on 09/16/2009 7:08:28 AM PDT by albie
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To: LibFreeUSA

Question; Yes. It’s a violation of the principle of separation of church and state.

The separation of church and state is a legal and political principle derived from the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, which reads, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof . . .”

An August 15, 1789 entry in James Madison’s papers indicates he intended for the establishment clause to prevent the government imposition of religious beliefs on individuals

MSNBC - A bunch of uneducated morons


26 posted on 09/16/2009 7:09:18 AM PDT by Garvin ("Semper American Primitus")
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"I’m a Christian and think it should be removed. America doesn’t trust in God."

Actually, for the great majority of Americans - we do trust in God. The question should have been "could a real Christian have voted for Obama?", and the answer is "No".
Meanwhile, this original poll is a meaningless excercise meant only to drive clicks to MSNBC.

27 posted on 09/16/2009 7:09:38 AM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: Millie

“16897707” responses??


28 posted on 09/16/2009 7:10:10 AM PDT by albie
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To: NativeNewYorker
That's one extremely red cent.
29 posted on 09/16/2009 7:10:14 AM PDT by KarlInOhio ("I can run wild for six months ...after that, I have no expectation of success" - Admiral Obama-moto)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Yes, it should be replaced with “In Marx We Trust”. /s


30 posted on 09/16/2009 7:11:27 AM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Scythian

If we want to reflect the majority, we must create wealth by dividing wealth and giving it away.

If we want to reflect the majority, white males must redirect all assets to minorities and then commit seppuku.

If we want to reflect the majority, conservatives must forever be silenced.

If we want to reflect the majority, US laws must be subordinate to international law as defined by leftists in Brussels.


31 posted on 09/16/2009 7:11:50 AM PDT by Sparko (Obama & Czars: neutering the American Voter, perverting the Constitution, all on our dime.)
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To: Vaquero
Re: "Money Is the Root of All Evil"

It certainly is with the leftist democrats.

32 posted on 09/16/2009 7:13:31 AM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: LibFreeUSA
If you don't believe in the Motto or it offends you, STOP USING OUR MONEY!
33 posted on 09/16/2009 7:21:21 AM PDT by sniper63 (Silent and stealthy - one shot - one kill)
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To: kingpins10

Well, if they took a vote on “In Obama We Trust”, how do you think that would poll? Because ultimately, and in the final analysis, that’s what these polls are always about.


34 posted on 09/16/2009 7:21:39 AM PDT by supremedoctrine (Time is the school in which we learn that time is the fire in which we burn.)
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To: ETL
Re: "Money Is the Root of All Evil"

Correction.. its the Love of money is the root of all (types of) evil--- 1 Timothy 6:10. Money is just a tool and not evil of itself but if one loves, devotes self to money as a servant of it then corruption of soul ensues.

35 posted on 09/16/2009 7:26:21 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Should the motto “In God We Trust” be removed from U.S. currency? * 16899370 responses

11% Yes. It’s a violation of the principle of separation of church and state.

89% No. The motto has historical and patriotic significance and does nothing to establish a state religion.


36 posted on 09/16/2009 7:32:29 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: LibFreeUSA

I can see the results but not where to vote. Also, they claim the responses on this vote are close to 17 MILLION. Obviously using it to get hits.


37 posted on 09/16/2009 7:38:56 AM PDT by Let's Roll (Stop paying ACORN to destroy America! Cut off their government funding!)
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To: Let's Roll
Obviously using it to get hits.

That's what all these dumb website polls are. They're not in the least bit scientific so no one takes them seriously as polls. The whole idea is to create a controversial 'question' to generate traffic so they can charge their site advertisers more. I don't mind doing it for a website whose presence I'd like to help sustain, but why should we help GE/MSNBC's bottom line?

38 posted on 09/16/2009 8:25:15 AM PDT by leilani
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