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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 03:12 PM
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Christian Coalition liar Ralph Reed caught in another lie

E-mails undermine Reed claim


By JIM GALLOWAY
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published on: 03/04/06

Ralph Reed has said he didn't know it until last year, but emails suggest he was informed that eLot a firm then in the online lottery business was behind his effort to fend off a ban against internet gambling in 2000.

The e-mails passed between Reed and Jack Abramoff, the now disgraced Washington lobbyist. Abramoff was lobbying for eLot Inc. of Connecticut, parent company of eLottery Inc., against a bill in Congress that would have banned most online betting. ELottery opposed the bill because it wanted to help states sell tickets online.

Reed, a lifelong opponent of gambling, said last year that he did not know in 2000 he was actually working on behalf of eLottery.

But e-mails obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution show Reed was offered the name of the company at the beginning of his involvement in the campaign, in May 2000. The e-mails emerged as dozens of federal investigators have increased their focus on events surrounding the defeat of the Internet gaming ban.

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IsItJustMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 03:25 PM
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1. Ralph Reed. That's one religious right hypocrite that I luv to hate.
Edited on Sat Mar-04-06 03:29 PM by IsItJustMe
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