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Big Business Apoplectic Over Free Choice Act

Jeremy Sprinkle
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Here's Bernie Marcus, founder of Home Depot, before the November 2008 election on what should happen to retailers who were not mobilizing politically against political candidates who support the Employee Free Choice Act:

"If a retailer has not gotten involved with this, if he has not spent money on this election, if he has not sent money to Norm Coleman and these other guys," Mr. Marcus said, apparently referring to Republican senators facing tough re-election fights, then those retailers "should be shot; should be thrown out of their @#$%! jobs."

: Who's the biggest Chicken Little?

Vote for the most extreme rhetoric used by Big Business against the Employee Free Choice Act.

"A mortal threat to American freedom." Newt Gingrich

...The fight against Employee Free Choice will be "a firestorm bordering on Armageddon." Randel Johnson, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

"The demise of a civilization." Bernie Marcus

"The road to poverty” that would “quickly put our American way of life at risk.” Gary Shapiro, Consumer Electronics Association

"Calamitous.” Mitt Romney

"The anti-free choice, pro slavery bill.” Mike Ozanian, Forbes

"A Gestapo tactic.” John Rutledge, Fox News

"One of the two fundamental threats to society." (The other is "radical Islam.") Sheldon Adelson, casino billionaire