in god we trust
Kenneth Mayle, a self-described nontheistic Satanist, said the motto’s use infringed on his rights.
"The vast majority of nations manage to function without religious verbiage on their money," writes lawyer Michael Newdow.
"Displaying the national motto 'In God We Trust' recognizes the important role faith plays in our lives as citizens, and
Every other sheriff in America has rugs reading "In God We Trust," and people evidently care so little about that statement that they'll walk on it for months before noticing it's misprinted. But if you tell folks to trust in dog, then you're doing something noteworthy.
Eleanor Squillari joins HuffPost Live to explain why she thinks that Bernie Madoff was a sociopath.
Strength is to let go, to let be, to simply exist. Strength is to know that we are nothing and that we have no strength. It is to know that strength is in God and is not acquired but provided.
We try to display ourselves as strong, independent beings, as confident and un-phased by the events around us. In reality, it is often a show, a facade, a cry for attention rather than an element of fortitude.
Pennsylvania has decided to 'optionally' allow school districts to place the National Motto "In God We Trust" in all public schools.
But in dismissing the suit, U.S. District Judge Harold Baer, Jr., wrote that "the Supreme Court has repeatedly assumed the
"Thou Shalt Not Kill" will not be well received by the majority of Americans who support capital punishment. Nor will "Thou Shalt Not Steal" once taxpayers discover it applies to fudging on tax forms.
Fraud, redemption, suicide, fear of failure, the ineluctable dance with death, alcoholism, and the addictive joy of creating art -- these are a few of the recurring themes in some of the highlights from this year's Tribeca Film Festival.
In In God We Trust, interview subjects talk about what they knew of Bernie Madoff's empire, especially as far as who knew what about the "investing" of funds for an elite clientele, and the goings on at the mysterious 17th floor where no one dared tread.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation and 19 other plaintiffs mounted a lawsuit against the U.S. Treasury Department and other
As a Democrat deep in the enlarged, sclerotic heart of Texas, I can diagnose the telltale signs of a losing campaign. It's happened to me. A lot.
Anyone who wishes to be successful is looking for an advantage, a leg up on the competition to get ahead and win. Yet, one of the least called upon ways to gain leverage is by accessing that time-tested intangible called God or Spirit.
I am ashamed to live in a state that marginalizes minority religions. Through the endorsement of days of prayer and the inhibition of students' religious freedom, Virginia prides itself on being "God's state."
The effort by junior administration officials to prevent the addition of any references to God from the speeches recorded on plaques at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, DC, is an outrage.
Government sponsorship of religion runs afoul of the First Amendment and should be strongly rejected by our legislature and our judicial system.
So you can imagine Jon Stewart's surprise this week when he found out the hot issue in Congress was not about jobs, but about