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Letters to the Editor

Matter of faith?

February 24, 2009

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To the editor:

So, the Kansas House has sufficient faith in the believers of Kansas to appropriate $10,000 of scarce state resources to fund the production of license plates declaring “In God We Trust.” They are betting that these plates will eventually turn a profit. Perhaps they should hedge their bet by also producing plates bearing the motto, “Trust But Verify.”

James Cooley,
Lawrence

Comments

Jason Bailey 5 years, 1 month ago

@Jonas: Actually, Latin is no longer germane to where we are as a country. It should read, "fuera de muchos, uno".

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supernik 5 years, 1 month ago

I just want a license plate that doesn’t have a brown hairy thing on it or a plain flower! give me something bright and cheerful and I will buy it, not religious quotes, anyone who is going to buy that just for the quote probably already has a fish and a sticker of some sort already on their car, how about a coexist one? Or equality? Something like that.

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bearded_gnome 5 years, 1 month ago

Jonas, nobody, and I mean nobody, wants some darned foreign language on their license plate.

"in God we trust, can God trust us?"

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BorderRat 5 years, 1 month ago

If "Jesus Saves" do you think he's getting a better return than the rest of us?

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parrotuya 5 years, 1 month ago

Nothing another round of tax cuts won't cure!

More tax cuts for license plates!

More tax cuts for the faithful!

How about: "In the Flying Spaghetti Monster We Trust!" Still need a tax cut to make it work.

More and bigger tax cuts, please!

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jonas_opines 5 years, 1 month ago

We should change the motto back to E Pluribus Unum

Certainly much more positive.

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madmike 5 years, 1 month ago

I want a tag that the NSA guys like to use..."In God we Trust, all others, we monitor!

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SettingTheRecordStraight 5 years, 1 month ago

If "In God We Trust" weren't our National Motto, the LTE writer would have something to gripe about.

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Chris Ogle 5 years, 1 month ago

In God We Trust, all others pay cash

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75x55 5 years, 1 month ago

Or, if we're going to go with Ronaldus Maximus quotes - how about (in the spirit of all things Lawrence) -

"...there must be a pony in here somewhere!"

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