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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Big-League Lobbying Effort Is behind Scanners

“The companies with multimillion-dollar contracts to supply American airports with body-scanning machines more than doubled their spending on lobbying in the past five years and hired several high-profile former government officials to advance their causes in Washington, government records show.” (USA Today)

Security pays … handsomely.

FEE Timely Classic
“Business–Government Collusion” by Eric-Charles Banfield