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.

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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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