in blog we trust

June 28, 2002
Quote of the Moment
> 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.
Brad Ferguson, Michael Dalton, alt.obituaries.
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.


Link of the Moment
Great page with lots and lots and lots of data about and diagrams of skyscrapers!
(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...)