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Alfredo Garcia emails: During the 2003-2004 election cycle, the National Republican Congressional Committee paid telemarketing firm Infocision over $40 million dollars to raise money for the NRCC. This is how Infocision earned that money: they spent millions on lists of small business owners and then called them to tell them that they had been nominated for the "Ronald Reagan Republican Gold Medal Award" becasue of their support for the Republcian Party. Then they were hit up for a contribution to the NRCC. These suckers fell for it and were actually naive enough to send out the NRCC's canned press release. ...

Why isn't this deceptive advertising? These people were promised tis "award" becasue they were members of an elite segment of the business community. In fact, all you have to do to win the Ronald Reagan Republican Gold Medal Awards is be on Infocision's call list and pony up some money to the NRCC. If a charity did this, the IRS would investigate. If a for-profit business did this, the FTC would be knocking on their door. The NRCC does it and . . . nothing happens.

Google "Ronald Reagan Republican Gold Medal Award" and you'll find dozens more press releases/stories in local papers ....

Best results come if you put quote marks around the phrase.