To the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, We, at the Original Motto project wish to thank you for your recent usage of the motto “In God We Trust” in your State of the Union address and in your speech at the Nation Prayer Breakfast. Normally our organization would be opposed to any […]
Back in April, the legislature of Arkansas enacted Act 911, which mandates that, if funds are made available through donations, the motto “In God We Trust” be displayed in public schools. In response, American Atheists wrote a letter to all 262 school district superintendents in Arkansas threatening litigation if they complied with the law.
If you are reading this, odds are that you find the current national motto “In God We Trust” irksome at best. Here at The Original Motto Project, our focus tends to be on government agencies using the phrase, whether it be on civic buildings or on emergency vehicles. While we encourage local dissent to […]
Anyone that is active here at The Original Motto Project (TOMP) knows that the most obnoxious thorn in our sides is being blocked and deleted by government agencies (mostly Sheriff’s departments) on social media. Time after time, whenever someone comments to these agencies expressing their dissent to the addition of religious motto, the comments are […]
It appears that we’ve made a new friend here at The Original Motto Project. As some of you may recall, a few weeks ago I wrote about Hemphill County Sheriff James Pearson plastering the phrase “I am the good shepherd (John 10:11).” In that piece, I made the case that Sheriff Pearson is making a […]
“I got to admit, I was a little nervous,” laughs Jim Brown, “my wife was a little nervous for me, too.” When he found out that the Chief of Police in Nashville, Arkansas put In God We Trust decals on the department’s police cruisers, Jim decided he wasn’t going to take it lying down. “It’s […]