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  • Dramatic Display Of Bipartisan, Racial Unity Over “In God We Trust” Law

    09/13/2018 12:32:20 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 16 replies
    For everyone wringing their hands about the lack of unity in our country, there was a shocking display of it this year — largely ignored by the media — on an issue of critical importance going forward: Exposing school children to our religious heritage Back in March, in the waning days of the Florida Legislative session, black, female Democrat Rep. Kimberly Daniels stood to make the final pitch on a bill she co-sponsored with another black Democrat. The bill: Require that all Florida public schools display “In God We Trust” prominently in their buildings, in a place where students will...
  • Alabama public schools may soon add 'In God We Trust' displays

    08/13/2018 10:16:13 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | today | Frank Miles
    Public school officials in Alabama are looking to put God back into their schools through displays of the U.S. motto “In God We Trust” — but critics are speaking out against the move, calling it “a constant push for theocracy.” State lawmakers in February approved legislation allowing such displays on public property. The motto soon could become more common in Alabama schools, reported, with legal challenges expected to follow. Blount County’s school board is poised to become one of the first systems to take action, the news site reported. A policy on the issue could be drafted within the...
  • Fresno City Council Chamber New Sign: "In God We Trust."

    06/15/2017 9:09:58 PM PDT · by cakid1 · 31 replies
    CBS 47 ^ | 6-15-17 | cakid1
    The City of Fresno unveils its the new "In God We Trust" sign inside of council chambers. Last month the city council voted unanimously to put the motto on the wall inside the council chambers.
  • In Whose God Do We Trust?

    03/17/2016 1:25:28 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 8 replies ^ | March 10, 2016 | Karen Shade
    According to Dr. Joel Mathews, the phrase "In God We Trust" was first printed on our coins in 1864 and on paper bills in 1957. It had been proposed that "Our Country, Our God, Our Trust" be used, but that was shortened to be able to stamp the motto onto coins. Kansas State University Polytechnic's March Civic Luncheon began with Kansas Weslyan University's Dr. Philip Meckley asking: o How can we look at comparative religious traditions? o How can we live with differences for the sake of our human community? Matthews, a K-State Polytechnic instructor, began the lecture by saying...
  • University of Maryland President Quotes Wrong U.S. Motto in Email to Students

    12/14/2015 7:51:17 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 26 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | December 12, 2015 | Don Irvine
    In an email this week to students, University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, outlining the reasons behind his request to the Board of Regents to rename the school's football stadium, due to the racist past of a previous president for which the stadium is named, managed to quote the wrong official motto of the United States: "Our national motto engraved on our coins is E Pluribus Unum, one formed from many. The Founders of our Republic got it right. We are a diverse people, but we are united by common values and ideals. We are of many different backgrounds but...
  • 'In Dog We Trust' accidentally printed on sheriff's rugs

    01/14/2015 11:36:25 PM PST · by Daffynition · 32 replies
    clickorlando ^ | Jan 14 2015 | staff reporter
    The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office has gone to the dogs. Well, at least its rugs have. [snip]
  • Washington State Pols Weigh Controversial "In God We Trust" Plaque

    07/29/2014 5:01:45 PM PDT · by Publius · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 29 July 2014
    Should “In God We Trust” adorn the chambers of Washington state’s Pierce County Council? That’s the apparently controversial question facing councilmembers on Tuesday, a day after a council committee decided to bring the proposal to a vote of the full seven-member council, the Tacoma News Tribune reports. Councilman Jim McCune, the Republican sponsor of the measure, said the national motto is inspiring and patriotic — and he’s unclear why the proposal has created such controversy. “’In God We Trust’ is universal,” he told the newspaper. “It doesn’t have ‘In Muhammad We Trust,’ it doesn’t have ‘In Jesus We Trust.’” Council...
  • Obama's Mottos

    06/13/2014 1:53:26 PM PDT · by MosesKnows · 11 replies
    6/13/2014 | MosesKnows
    Obama’s Mottos I watched how Obama handled Obamacare and imagined his motto must be … “if it’s not broken keep fixing it until it is”. Now I watch how Obama conducts war and I imagine his motto must be … “if it’s not lost keep fighting until it is”.
  • A New Government Motto

    10/28/2013 12:07:48 PM PDT · by MosesKnows · 3 replies
    October 28, 2013 | MosesKnows
    New Government Motto It’s scary how well this fits our politicians. ”If it isn’t broke fix it until it is”.It fits almost as well as the older motto, ”Never enough time to do it right but always enough time to do it again”. When the people elect the least qualified to lead, they should anticipate these consequences. Don’t expect improvement when the least capable of producing elect the least qualified to lead. Replacing Kakistocracy with Ineptocracy is never an improvement.
  • Treasury Sued to Remove 'God' from Currency (In God We Trust)

    04/05/2013 8:40:39 AM PDT · by xzins · 54 replies
    Worthy News ^ | March 24, 2013 | Joseph DeCaro
    WASHINGTON, DC (Worthy News)– The Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing the U.S. Treasury Department to remove "In God We Trust" from all its currency. A nonprofit organization that represents atheists and agnostics, the FFRF claims the motto is "offensive" to the nonreligious. In February, the FFRF and 19 plaintiffs filed a civil suit in New York claiming the motto violates the First and Fifth Amendments of the Constitution; they also claim it forces atheists, agnostics and secular skeptics to impart a religious message they all decry whenever using U.S. currency, resulting in a false declaration of their own religious...
  • What should be the motto for our new socialist country?

    11/08/2012 3:20:40 PM PST · by GodSaveAmerica+Israel · 83 replies
    I think we should go with "Arbeit macht frei" A German phrase, literally "labour makes (you) free," meaning "work sets you free", "labour/work liberates" or "labor brings (you) freedom". The slogan is known for having been placed over the entrances to a number of Nazi concentration camps. Work and pay your freedom taxes.
  • An excellent motto: "No Representation Without Taxation"

    09/19/2012 10:18:57 AM PDT · by ReaganÜberAlles · 21 replies
    09/19/2012 | self
    Along the lines of: "For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat." 2 Thessalonians 3:10 Works for me.
  • New George Washington dollar coin missing "In God We Trust"

    03/19/2012 11:47:20 AM PDT · by databoss · 75 replies
    mint | me
    The new dollar coin does not have the inscription In God We this a first?
  • Ron Paul vs. 'In God We Trust'

    11/04/2011 7:44:00 PM PDT · by mnehring · 58 replies
    Congressman Ron Paul’s presidential campaign duties kept him from participating in the House of Representatives vote on Wednesday, but the GOP hopeful says he is opposed to the recent bill to reaffirm “In God We Trust” as America’s motto. During a House vote on Wednesday, only nine lawmakers voted against reaffirming the slogan to be used in governmental buildings across the United States. Paul was unable to it to Capitol Hill to cast his own voice but says that he would have voted against it. "I would have voted 'no' not because I don't like the motto and don't think...
  • Obama slams congress for wasting time on 'In God We Trust' (Video)

    11/02/2011 9:11:26 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 21 replies
    hotairpundit ^ | 11/2/11 | obama
    Absolutely outrageous. In God We Trust is a waste of time to this president. "In the house of Representatives...You've had legislation reaffirming that In God We Trust is our motto? That's not putting people back to work" Obama says at his jobs speech today in the D.C. area.
  • "Respect. Empower. Include. Win" is motto at Obama campaign

    05/12/2011 9:28:37 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/12/11 | Eric Johnson - Reuters
    CHICAGO (Reuters) – The sign at the entrance to President Barack Obama's new 2012 campaign headquarters says: "Respect. Empower. Include. Win." A swarm of reporters got a sneak peak at the Obama's headquarters on Thursday at a downtown Chicago office building. The 50,000 square-foot space occupying a full floor of the building, is mostly open except for rows of tables sparsely populated by roughly 50 staffers and volunteers. The number of campaign operatives will be increased during Obama's re-election bid and Campaign Manager Jim Messina and other operatives said the space's organization reflects Obama's grassroots campaign style, which is open...
  • Court won't hear challenge to 'In God We Trust'

    03/07/2011 7:49:35 AM PST · by SmithL · 33 replies
    The Supreme Court won't hear an atheist's latest challenge to the U.S. government's references to God. The court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from Michael Newdow, who says government references to God are unconstitutional and infringe on his religious beliefs.
  • Obama Gets America's Motto Wrong (When is enough ENOUGH?)

    12/08/2010 7:05:30 AM PST · by yoe · 60 replies · 2+ views
    Fox News ^ | December 7, 2010 | With: Bret Baie
    Now some fresh pickings from the Political Grapevine: Video Members of a bipartisan group of lawmakers called the Congressional Prayer Caucus want to make sure President Obama knows the country's national motto. Forty-one Republicans and one of the five Democrats from the caucus sent a letter to the president asking him to correct a mistake he made during a speech last month in Jakarta, Indonesia when he said -- quote -- "In the United States, our motto is E Pluribus Unum -- out of many, one." The lawmakers point out the official national motto -- approved by Congress in 1956...
  • Lawmakers school Obama on national motto

    12/07/2010 10:32:22 AM PST · by so_real · 10 replies
    One News Now ^ | 12/7/2010 | Associated Press
    A letter signed by 42 members of Congress criticizes President Barack Obama for telling students in Indonesia last month that America's national motto is "E Pluribus Unum." Obama commented to the students last month that the U.S. and Indonesia share a similar history. "It is a story written into our national mottos. In the United States, our motto is 'E Pluribus Unum' -- out of many, one."
  • New License Plate for Virginia | In God We Trust

    11/13/2010 5:48:06 PM PST · by RightSideNews · 30 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 11/13/10 | Right Side News
    IN GOD WE TRUST: Virginia Bill is sponsored in the Assembly by Valley legislators, Sen. Mark Obenshain and Del. Dickie Bell andrequires at least 350 pre-filed applications to be on hand for approval, we are urging Valley residents to file their applications as soon as possible.