Huh, this is an odd little footnote: Deepak Chopra (not THAT Deepak Chopra), Chairman and CEO of OSI Systems—they make those the Rapiscan backscatter imaging devices now used at many TSA checkpoints—was one of a number of executives who accompanied President Obama on that recent trip to India. Here's OSI's press release. They have their own political action committee. (thanks, Joel Johnson!)
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