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Thursday, May 29, 2008

People-Powered Politics

Obama's candidacy is bringing out some really encouraging instincts in people. Check out this new site, OhBoyObama.com, where people can submit suggestions for Obama's policy positions and other people can rate them up or down.

Check out the one I just submitted:

Drive and Champion Respect for Athiests

I am a die-hard supporter of Barack Obama and feel that he will have a golden opportunity to ratchet back the rampant intertwining of politics and religion G.W. Bush has foisted upon us. I suggest that Obama take the opportunity to legitimize one of the largest minority groups in this country: Atheists. Recent surveys (e.g., see http://www.atheists.org/flash.line/atheist4.htm) show that Atheists make up more than 14% of the American public! It is time that our views, non-faith and non-belief are legitimized.