In Pointless Unconstitutional Platitudes We Trust

by
Abby Zimet

Because there's nothing else it should be spending its taxpayer-funded time and energy on, the House will vote on whether to plaster every federal building with "In God We Trust," a phrase born of a McCarthy-era effort to combat all those godless commies. Some people think our national motto should be, "We the people," but that's so.....democratic. 

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