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Atheists rejoin billboard battle in Colorado

An atheists group in Boulder, seeking to stir conversation and encourage Coloradans to support strong safeguards against mixing Church doctrine and public policy, has launched a provocative billboard campaign that takes a cutting, Bill Maher-style approach to the question of faith. "God is an imaginary friend. Choose reality, it will be better for all of us," will read signs in Denver and off I25 in Colorado Springs.

Wanted: Politician with populist power

President Obama's popularity numbers have soared and dipped but they haven't helped him sell his message and Americans continue to reel from the nation's economic woes. One of the strategies political leaders adopt to improve their standing and stir up wind for their sails is to hitch themselves to a rising populist star. Obama is now certainly casting his eyes across the political landscape but many of today’s best-known Democratic Party populists come with baggage. Who are the top five likely choices Obama will seek to promote in the coming months?

Atheist ads decried in Denver are officially rejected in Des Moines

An atheist street billboard campaign that sparked cultural controversy in Colorado last fall has drawn sanction from public officials in Iowa. “Don’t believe in...
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