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Re: [OT] Re: Changes in formal naming for NetBSD porting effort(s)

On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 08:43:29AM -0600, Chad Walstrom wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 07:43:27PM -0800, Nunya wrote:
> > The US is pretty adamant about separation of church and state.
> Which is why the phrase "In God We Trust" is engraved or printed on all
> the US currency.  That's why the Pledge of Allegiance has the phrase,
> "Under God.."  Yeah, adamant.

The "under God" bit was added to the Pledge during the Eisenhower
administration as a token gesture against "godless communists".

Not sure about the currency, but we (the U.S.) didn't even *have*
federal currency until the 20th century.

Historical revisionism has never been more successfully practiced than
by Christians and capitalists in the United States during the 20th

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Debian GNU/Linux                   |     liberty.
branden@debian.org                 |     -- Wendell Phillips
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