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Submitted by David Sternlight (United States), Sep 2, 2005 at 14:42

What to do about special interest group shakedowns?

First, voices like yours, with maximum publicity. Such voices need to be relatively immune from such blackmail to be able to act.

Second, countervailing special interest groups.

Third, public education.

Fourth, loud and annoying voices at stockholders' meetings objecting to craven capitulation to such shakedowns. Anyone may buy a share of stock and speak at such meetings in most cases.

David Sternlight
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Daniel Pipes replies:

#2 is the key but has not materialized.

#4 could be an effective method, but it too requires some organization.

DP

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