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Tmms states: "I believe you have to get the people back involved, but more important is getting God involved. This nation was founded on the motto 'One Nation, Under God.' I think too many people in office now have forgotten that."
What Timms has forgotten is that the motto chosen by the founding fathers was "E Pluribus Unum". Wiki citation: "The modern motto of the United States of America, as established in a 1956 law signed by President Dwight D Eisenhower, is In God We Trust. The phrase IN GOD WE TRUST as a motto for currency (but not as a National motto) first appeared on United States coins in 1864.
The 1956 law was the first establishment of an official motto for the country, although E Pluribus Unum ("from many, one") had been adopted by Act of Congress in 1782 as the motto for the Seal of the United States and had been used on coins and paper money since 1795. Due to this act and uses, it had thus been unofficially considered to be the country's motto. The change from "E Pluribus Unum" to "In God We Trust" was generally considered uncontroversial at the time, given the pressures of the Cold War era."
...and so it goes with the wishful thinking of many seeking public office.
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