Failing to display national motto in school might become a crime in Tennessee

On March 21, Tennessee lawmakers passed a bill that would require “In God We Trust” to be displayed “in a prominent location in each school.” Some more reasonable lawmakers suggested that making the display a requirement might be a little too much. Representative Lynn, who originally sponsored the legislation, disagreed. In the video below, you […]

A letter to Wentzville Missouri

[wpdevart_youtube width=”640″ height=”385″ autoplay=”0″ theme=”light” loop_video=”0″ enable_fullscreen=”1″ show_related=”1″ show_popup=”0″ thumb_popup_width=”213″ thumb_popup_height=”128″ show_title=”1″ show_youtube_icon=”1″ show_annotations=”1″ show_progress_bar_color=”red” autohide_parameters=”1″ set_initial_volume=”false” initial_volume=”100″ disable_keyboard=”0″]8oxGb_KLNTY[/wpdevart_youtube] Mayor Guccione and members of the Board of Aldermen: Thank you for hosting an open forum, however contentious, on the national motto on Wednesday, February 28.In the calm after the storm, with the necessary leisure for […]

In God We Trust: the abuse of reality

In 1964 Henry Morgenthau, the founder of realist international relations theory, advised that we should not be deceived by the glaring discrepancy between America’s professed values and the actual historical record. Morgenthau claimed that the professed ideals of America—liberty, justice, freedom, and self-determination—constituted reality, whereas the record of America’s imperialist, colonialist, white supremacist history merely […]

Wentzville Missouri Press Release

Contact: Robert Ray The Original Motto Project Phone 201-596-4378 Epluribusunum@originalmotto.us PO Box 1956 Mount Vernon WA 98273 The Original Motto Project Press Release Citizens propose a different Motto for Wentzville City Council Wentzville MO, February 14, 2018:  A representative of the Original Motto project and citizens from around Wentzville Missouri will be at the February […]