Thursday, April 28, 2005

In the beginning was the MS Word...

Suburban Guerrilla reports that Microsoft is paying $20,000 a month to Ralph Reed, the former head of the Christian Coalition and now a "public affairs consultant".

WASHINGTON -- Microsoft Corp. is paying social conservative Ralph Reed $20,000 a month as a consultant, triggering complaints that the well-connected Republican with close ties to the White House and to evangelist Pat Robertson may have persuaded the company to oppose gay rights legislation.


Microsoft spokesman Mark Murray said the company has hired Reed on several occasions to provide advice on "trade and competition issues." He said Reed's relationship as a consultant with the software company extends back "several years.

Can you even buy computer software these days without financing school prayer, teaching of creationism, coerced parenthood,...?

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