> This was also around the time Congress made
> "In God We Trust" the national motto (1956)
> and ordered that "In God We Trust" be printed on
> all the paper money (1957). (It had been struck
> on coins beginning in 1864.)
Invoking God in the Pledge of Allegiance is merely
an affront to the Constitution. Invoking God on money
is an affront to God.
I don't mean to
harp on this too too much, but when Arab states have the Islamic
equialent of that as their motto, it kind of scares me.
(2019 UPDATE: I remember, years ago, working really hard so that
the skyscraper would seem to be resting on the top of the next entry. That didn't survive the various redesigns, but I've added a black bar to capture some of the effect...)