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Archive: Jul 2008 (Page 2)

  • Landrieu Finally Answers The Question

    Posted on Jul 24, 2008 by Louisianians for Employee Freedom

    [youtube][/youtube] After weeks of avoiding questions regarding her role in co-sponsoring “The Employee Free Choice Act”, Sen. Mary Landrieu finally answered the question: “Do you support a worker’s right to a secret ballot election when unionizing the workplace?” Her answer: she’s for a “fair process”. One might wonder of Sen. Landrieu’s definition of a “fair […]

  • Radio Show Host Calls Employee Free Choice Act “Travesty”

    Posted on Jul 23, 2008 by Oregonians for Employee Freedom

    Recently, the issue of the Employee Free Choice Act was raised on the Lars Larson show heard statewide on 15 stations and in over 30 communities here in Oregon. While Lars was out that day, guest host Rob Kremer was more than up to the task of calling out Jeff Merkley on his support of […]

  • Sen. Orrin Hatch on the Employee Free Choice Act

    Posted on by J. Justin Wilson

    [youtube][/youtube]  Senator Orrin Hatch and Home Depot founder Bernie Marcus discussed the impact of EFCA on CNBC. Here is how blogger Nick Osinki described it: On CNBC this morning, they were interviewing the founders of Home Depot and they put it very bluntly. To paraphrase, they explained that this bill, if passed, would mean that […]

  • Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad…Except if You’re Al Franken

    Posted on Jul 22, 2008 by Minnesotans for Employee Freedom

    [youtube][/youtube]In Minnesota, we now know that two out of three candidates for the United States Senate oppose EFCA.  Dean Barkley, the Independence Party candidate, joins Republican Norm Coleman in opposing this misguided legislation. Barkley gives a refreshingly clear and straightforward answer about the issue.

  • EFCA proponets are getting desperate

    Posted on by Tracie Gibler

    Proponents of the deceptively-named Employee Free Choice Act have finally realized their position is indefensible and are trying a different approach. Rather than engage workers with thoughtful issue-oriented analysis, they are feeding the self-proclaimed “Obama Girl” rote talking points in this clip: [youtube][/youtube] I think I’ll see if I can get Paris Hilton on the […]

  • “You will never ask Carol Shea-Porter a Question”

    Posted on Jul 21, 2008 by Granite Staters for Employee Freedom

    This report comes from a volunteer for Granite Staters for Employee Freedom: Crazy story – today I attended the Rochester NHDP office opening. I stood there quietly with my video camera off and in my pocket, and didn’t say a word throughout the entire event. When things wrapped up, I took out my camera and […]

  • Al Franken and Other EFCA Supporters Must Have the Same Union Talking Points

    Posted on by Minnesotans for Employee Freedom

    [youtube][/youtube] It’s clear from our most recent encounter with Al Franken that he, like Ashwin Madia and Elwyn Tinklenberg, has received the same union-provided talking points on how to handle the issue.  Their answers, even their body language, is just eerily similar.  1.     When asked about your support for taking away the private ballot, suggest […]