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Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be removed from U.S. money?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Henson Jan 2, 2013. 1 Reply

Granted, it's a cumbersome issue and it was added then (on paper money) to distinguish us from the "Godless Communist", but at this point isn't it a bit childish. Most Christians respond with "Oh,…Continue

 

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David Henson replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be removed from U.S. money?'
"It should never have been there in the first place. There isn't really much to distinguish us from the "Godless Communists" except for possibly we are still here laboring in a debt based economy for corrupt puppets working for the…"
Jan 2, 2013
James Cox replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"As long it stays legal tender, I'm good. 'As far as I am concerned', they could make special $1.00 issue paper for the season of the year, or birthdays of scientists. I expect in time, if 'smart paper' become available,…"
Dec 30, 2012
SteveInCO replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"Teddy Roosevelt thought it was a sacrilege.  I agree, of course, but for exactly the opposite reason."
Dec 30, 2012
Mike Donohoe replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"I think there is plenty of valid religious basis for removing it, and if that aspect of it was pursued maybe it would happen. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtjwdGeQ7kY"
Dec 30, 2012
Mike Donohoe liked Hunter James's discussion Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?
Dec 30, 2012
Strega replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"Growing up in England, I'm very used to seeing the sign, in small shops, that says:- In God We TrustAll Others Pay Cash So having these words on money makes it a tad silly.  Honestly, cash is used less and less, these days, and somehow I…"
Dec 30, 2012
Umbra replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"The "In God we trust" always reminded me as if it was some sort of reference to Goddess Fortuna who was often displayed on Roman coins.  It became a bit of a personal quip to me that Americans seem to have made their money their most…"
Dec 30, 2012
James Cox replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"I think it should be, 'In good money management we trust. Churches now pay their fair share of a 10% tithe.'"
Dec 30, 2012
Ron V replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
""In god we trust" - why not "In no gods we trust" or "In many gods we trust"?  I think our founders would have preferred "In no gods we trust." Personally, I think "In God We Trust" is idiotic,…"
Dec 30, 2012
Ron V replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"Absolutely - it is clearly government endorsement/approval of monotheism over polytheism and nontheism.  I cross it off all my paper money and encourage everyone else to do the same."
Dec 30, 2012
Warren replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"I didn't mean that we should change it to something else, my opinion by saying it's our turn is not to have anything written, just get rid of the "in god we trust" nonsense. Even if we accomplish it they may try to sneak it back…"
Dec 30, 2012
RobertPiano replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"I do trust that god will continue to contribute to the lesser good."
Dec 30, 2012
SteveInCO replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"Hmm, be careful with "it's our turn and should never been theirs" because "our turn" could be construed as "we get to put 'there is no god, shitheads!' on the money now" and I would oppose that as…"
Dec 30, 2012
Warren replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"It kind of pisses me off, it violates the law, the first amendment, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion" they are just sucking up to the religious crowd (IMO). Let them be pissed, it's our turn and…"
Dec 29, 2012
SteveInCO replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"Minor nit:  IGWT did not replace E Pluribus Unum on our coins, both mottos appear.  I don't believe E Pluribus Unum was on our paper money before IGWT was added; it may never have been there at all. If you ever want to know a shit-ton…"
Dec 29, 2012
SteveInCO replied to Hunter James's discussion 'Do you guys/girls think "In God we trust" should be remove from U.S. money?' in the group Bible Belt Atheists
"The story I heard is that "the eye of the needle" was a particularly tight-squeeze of a gate into Jerusalem.  A camel could get through it if you unloaded it and it was willing to basically go through on its knees."
Dec 29, 2012

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I am a 14 year old atheist. I have been questioning the stories/ fairy tales I've had jammed down my throat since age 12. But being an atheist in the crap hole of a state, Alabama, and being 14 is difficult.
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