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Re: [TowerTalk] BPL

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] BPL
From: Bob Nielsen <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 14:53:35 -0700
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On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 04:40:36PM -0400, Tom Rauch wrote:
> > Wonder how much the BPL folks have contributed to their
> campaigns.
> >
> > 73, Jim KG0KP
> You can bet a significant amount. It's unfortunate the ARRL
> doesn't get the Hams together like the NRA does. Someday we
> will face the fact the FCC is a political tool now, and NOT
> the independent communications agency it was originally
> intended to be.
> Had we approached this as "you support, you lose 500,000
> votes" it would have been a different speech. Technical
> arguments never win against money, but a large block of lost
> votes will.

Both Bush and Kerry support BPL.  Hey, that's 500,000 votes for Nader!



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