Fox News fact checks Sarah Palin’s ‘dollar conspiracy’ | Raw Story In an speech to a Minnesota anti-abortion crowd last week, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin seemed to see a conspiracy in a decision to put "In God We Trust" on the edge -- rather than the face -- of new presidential dollar coins. Who calls a shot like that? she inquired. Who makes a decision like that? Its a disturbing trend, she added. Turns out, the decision was made by former Republican President George W. Bush, and approved in 2005.