X-Message-Number: 20474
From: "Mark Plus" <>
Subject: Trends in legalized extortion
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 21:35:46 -0800

Attorneys in California have figured out how to "shake down" legitimate auto 
repair businesses:


and manicure salons, many of which are run by Vietnamese immigrants:


Meanwhile, attorneys in New York are going after McDonald's (= Jackpot!) for 
allegedly making youngsters obese, from their own voluntary behavior. Even 
without going to court, McDonald's will have to pay extortion money to make 
the suit go away:


Once attorneys figure out that cryonics organizations are sitting on many 
millions of dollars, and exist in a still-undefined legal area, they are 
going to find ways to sue them for confiscatory amounts of contrived 

Mark Plus

It's not "religious" or "science fictional" if you can do it.

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