This worst of all possible worlds. All ends in dust in This worst of all possible worlds. This comparison clearly indicates that Wilbur should at least receive credit as co-lyricist. And since we're on the subject, I think Wilbur's original lyrics were better!
Education[ edit ] Born in Portsmouth, Virginiato Navy ophthalmologist Ralph Reed and mother Marcy Read, young Ralph moved often as a child, but spent the majority of his childhood in Miami, Florida.
He attended the University of Georgia where he earned an A. After failing to properly cite an article in his role as editor of the college newspaper, Reed was discharged from his duties for plagiarism.
He is also an alumnus of the Leadership Institute in Arlington, Virginia,   an organization that teaches conservative Americans how to influence public policy through activism and leadership. Early days as political activist[ edit ] Reed spent much of his college career as a political activist, taking six years to earn his undergraduate degree.
He started with the University of Georgia College Republicanssteadily rising to state and then national leadership. Thesis on gambling was later profiled in Gang of Five by Nina Eastonalong with Grover Norquist and other young activists who got their start in that s era.
Religious experience[ edit ] Reed has said that, in Septemberhe had a religious experience while at Bullfeathersan upscale pub in Capitol Hill that was popular with staffers and, to a lesser extent, members of the House of Representatives.
Regarding the experience, Reed said "the Holy Spirit simply demanded me to come to Jesus ". He walked outside the pub to a phone booththumbed through the yellow pages under "Churches," and found the Evangelical Assembly of God Church in Camp SpringsMaryland.
SFA established chapters on college campuses up and down the East Coast and held conferences. Among other issues, SFA supported Helms' bid for re-election and organized abortion clinic protests. Reed was temporarily arrested during an abortion protest at the Fleming Center Abortion Clinic in Raleigh but was not charged with any crime.
Robertson, his son, Gordon P. RobertsonDick Weinold, a Robertson activist from Texasand Billy McCormacka pastor from ShreveportLouisianawere the original four directors of the organization. McCormack also held the title of "vice president" and had been his state director of "Americans for Robertson" in After Republicans lost in the elections many thought Reed would not be long for the Coalition, and would soon depart seeking new challenges.
The Coalition organized former Robertson supporters and other religious conservatives to oppose political liberalism. Eschewing confrontational tactics of street protest learned in college, Reed attempted to project a "softer" public face for Christian conservatism, self-described as " guerrilla ", putting "enemies" in " body bags " before they even realized he had struck.
They were credited with mobilizing Christian conservatives in support of Republican candidates in the Congressional elections. Ralph Reed of the Christian Coalition.
In addition to planning campaign strategy, Reed himself appeared in advertisements, identifying himself as the former head of the Christian Coalition and vouching for Skandalakis' conservative credentials and personal integrity. In the primary, Skandalakis placed first among the five Republican candidates, but did not receive a majority of the vote and was forced into a run-off with second-place finisher State Senator Clint Day.
Reed planned a series of advertisements which included charges that Day had "desecrated Indian graves" on a plot of land owned by a Day family foundation. The Skandalakis campaign held a conference at which tribal leaders, wearing headdress and other ceremonial clothing, attacked Day as a "vandal" and " grave robber.
However, Skandalakis went on to lose the general election. Century Strategies co-founder[ edit ] While running the Skandalakis campaign inReed co-founded Century Strategies with political strategist Tim Phillips. Reed helped Alabama Governor Fob James win renomination in a bitterly contested Republican primary, only to become the first Republican in over a decade to lose the Alabama governor's election.
Immediately after the election, Reed shifted gears to corporate work. Bush's defeat of McCain in that primary came at a key moment and ended McCain's early momentum from an upset victory in the New Hampshire primary. Reed apologized for the "appearance of conflict" but continued to accept the money until earlywhen Microsoft terminated Reed in the midst of the Indian gaming scandal.
Some conservatives have criticized Reed's choice of clients and suggested that he has inappropriately profited from his credentials as a conservative Christian leader.
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