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In God We Trust

Rich Galen

Friday November 4, 2011



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  • "... Christian Science Monitor ...": Here's the analysis from the Christian Science Monitor about the House voting on "In God We Trust."

  • "... History of 'In God ...' ...": Here's the link to the U.S. Treasury site about the history of "In God we Trust."

  • "... History of 'e pluribus unum' ...": Here's a link to the history of the "Great Seal of the United States" and the legend "e pluribus unum."

  • "... History of 'One Nation Under God' ...": Here's a link to the Wikipedia entry for the addition of the words "under God" to the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance.

    Mullfoto of the Day


    Oh, please.


    Catchy Caption of the Day

    Background:

    Polical Cartoonist Thomas Nast produced this in 1871 for Harper's Weekly magazine as a satire of the Tweed Ring in New York. The question was "Who Stole the People's Money." According to the magazine:
    In July 1871, The New York Times ran a series of news stories exposing massive corruption by members of Tammany Hall, the Democratic political machine in New York City run by William "Boss" Tweed.

    This is among the most famous of Nast's cartoon. I thought of it while reading about the Herman Cain issue in which Cain first blamed the media, then blamed members of the Perry campaign who, in turn, blamed the Romney campaign.

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