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1. Aina Hunter, “Mercury in Fish? Baloney!The Village Voice, 17 Jan. 2006.
2. “Star rainmakers: The Hill’s lists of top lobbyists,” The Hill, 26 Mar. 2003.
3. Diane Lewis, “Hub radio stations to air anti-union ads,” The Boston Globe, 22 Feb. 2006: E3.
4. Anya Sostek, “Union, No?; Television Commercial Targeting Labor Leaders Raises Profile of Campaign that Has Unions Crying Foul ,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 8 June 2006: C1.
5. Ibid.
6. Charles Johnson, “Anti-union group bashes public workers in ads,” Helena Independent Record, 22 Aug. 2006.
7. Office of Attorney General Mike McGrath, State of Montana, “Ads Insult Motor Vehicle Division Employees,” Press Release, 22 Aug. 2006.
8. “Enough state-worker bashing,” Helena Independent Record, 24 Aug. 2006.
9. David Eggert, “Group runs anti-union advertising campaign in Michigan,” The Associated Press, 23 Aug. 2006.
10. Jeff Wright, “D.C. groups ads attack union benefits,” The Register-Guard, 22 Aug. 2006.
11. “Petition’s origins tied to at least nine states,” Omaha World Herald,27 Aug. 2006.
12. Wright.
13. “AG: Ads insult workers for state,” The Associated Press, 23 Aug. 2006.
14. Steven Greenhouse, “Employers Sharply Criticize Shift in Unionizing Method to Cards From Elections,” The New York Times, 11 Mar. 2006: A9; Anya Sostek, “Union: Yes or No?” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 4 Apr. 2006: A7; Articles posted by United Press International, Apr. 14-June 13 2006.
15. Center for Union Facts website, “About Us,” accessed 28 June 2006.
16. Center for Union Facts website, “About Us.”
17. Kris Maher, “Sign of a Possible Power Shift In Congress Have Unions Going All Out to Reach Voters,” The Wall Street Journal, 28 Aug. 2006: A2.
18. David Whitford, “Labor’s Lost Chance,” The Washington Post, 28 Sept. 1998.
19. Steven Greenhouse, “Group Starts Anti-Union Campaign,” The New York Times, 14 Feb. 2006: C1.
20. Steven Greenhouse, “Group Starts Anti-Union Campaign,” The New York Times, 14 Feb. 2006: C1.
21. Steven Greenhouse, “Group Starts Anti-Union Campaign,” The New York Times, 14 Feb. 2006: C1.
22. Center for Union Facts website, “About Us.”
23. Greenhouse, “Group Starts Anti-Union Campaign,” C1.
24. Caroline E. Mayer and Amy Joyce, “The Escalating Obesity Wars,” The Washington Post, 27 Apr. 2005: E1.
25. Jeffrey McCracken, “Bar owners mad at GM for supporting MADD: U.S. Campaign launched,” Knight Ridder Newspapers, 4 Mar. 2005.
26. Paul Barton, “Poultry firms side with lobbyist in PR battle with animal-welfare group,” Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 22 Sept. 2003; Melanie Warner, “Striking Back at the Food Police,” The New York Times, 12 June 2005: C1; Caroline E. Mayer and Amy Joyce, “The Escalating Obesity Wars,” The Washington Post, 27 Apr. 2005: E1.
27. “Documented Donations of $2,950,000 from Philip Morris to RickBerman/CCF,” Consumer Deception.
28. U.S. Senate Office of Public Records, U.S. Lobby Registration & Reporting Disclosure for Berman and Company.
29. Charles Bernstein, “The Zealot,” Chain Leader, Dec. 1999.
30. Kris Maher, “Sign of a Possible Power Shift In Congress Have Unions Going All Out to Reach Voters,” The Wall Street Journal, 28 Aug. 2006: A2.
31. Ibid.
32. Ibid.
33. Al Kamen, “Who Gets the Not-So-Coveted Rosemary?” The Washington Post, 13 Mar. 2006: A13.
34. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, “CREW Sues Dept. of Labor Over Anti-Union Lobbyist Richard Berman’s Communications,” Press Release, 25 Apr. 2006.
35. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, “CREW Forces Dept. of Labor to Release Anti-Union Docs and E-Mails,” Press Release, 22 June 2006.
36. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, “CREW Forces Dept. of Labor to Release Anti-Union Docs and E-Mails.”
37. Bernstein.
38. Richard Berman, “Food Cops Run Amok,” Food Arts Magazine, 1 June 1998.
39. Mark Matthews, “Lobbyists Hide Behind Non-Profit Fronts,” ABC 7 News/KGO, 3 May 2006.
40. Center for Union Facts website, accessed 29 June 2006>.
41. Richard Parker, “Independent Gingrich Probe Urged,” Albuquerque Journal, 8 Apr. 1995.
42. Bernstein
43. Jordan Kline, "Metro Food Fight," The American Prospect Online, 1 Sept. 2005.
44. Activistcash.com, website accessed 19 July 2006
45. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, “CREW Files IRS Complaint Against The Center for Consumer Freedom Alleging Violations of Tax Exempt Status,” Press Release, 16 Nov. 2004.
46. “Truth is elusive in soda battle,” San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Aug. 2003.
47. Jayne O’Donnell, “Got a nasty fight? Here’s your man,” USA Today, 31 July 2006. 
48. “Documented Donations of $2,950,000 from Philip Morris to RickBerman/CCF,” Consumer Deception.
49. Warner C1.
50. Louis Jacobson, “Tanks on the Roll,” National Journal, 8 July 1995.
51. Andrew Martin, “Flinging mud in nation’s food fight,” Chicago Tribune, 4 Aug. 2003.
52. U.S. Senate Office of Public Records, U.S. Lobby Registration & Reporting Disclosure for Berman and Company.
53. Richard Bayer, “Employment Trends in Turbulent Times,” The Five O’Clock Club, Jan. 2002.
54. U.S. Senate Office of Public Records, U.S. Lobby Registration & Reporting Disclosure for Berman and Company.
55. Richard Berman, “Food Cops Run Amok,” Food Arts Magazine, 1 June 1998.
56. Jordan Kline, "Metro Food Fight," The American Prospect Online, 1 Sept. 2005.
57. Center for Union Facts website, accessed 29 June 2006.
58. Center for Union Facts website, “State of the Unions,” accessed 28 June 2006.
59. National Institute for Labor Relations Research website, “Violence Event Data File,” accessed 12 July 2006. 
60. Getman, Julius.  Prepared testimony submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee on S. 230, the “Freedom From Union Violence Act of 1997,” Federal News Service, Sept. 3 1997.
61. Karin Chenoweth, “A Hidden Agenda: The National Right to Work Committee and Its Campaign to Undermine American Trade Unions,” League for Industrial Democracy, 1986.
62. Ibid.
63. Ibid.
64. Michael Gottesman, Prepared testimony submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee on S. 230, the “Freedom From Union Violence Act of 1997,” Federal News Service, 3 Sept. 1997.
65. Ibid.
66. Ibid.
67. Center for Union Facts website, “State of the Unions.”
68. John Lund, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Deborah Greenfield, and Catherine Fayette, “Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics: What the Center for Union Facts Doesn’t Want You to Know About Union Honesty and Integrity,” AFL-CIO, May 2006. 
69. Nathan Newman, “How Corporate Right Lies About Union Corruption,” Labor Blog, posted 14 Feb. 2006.
70. Center for Union Facts website, “State of the Unions.”
71. Eric Lekus, “DOL Records Show Presidents’ Pay At Large Unions Averaged $239,106 in 2004,” Daily Labor Report, BNA, Inc., 16 Feb. 2006: C1.
72. Ibid.
73. Mercer Human Resource Consulting, “The Wall Street Journal/Mercer Human Resource Consulting CEO Compensation Survey,” 2004.  Total direct compensation includes base salary, annual bonus, and the present value of long-term incentives.
74. Bara Vaida, “Pots of Gold,” National Journal, 11 Feb. 2006.
75. Ibid.
76. Center for Union Facts website, “State of the Unions.”
77. U.S. Census Bureau, “Section 7: Elections,” Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2005.
78. The Center for Responsive Politics, “The Big Picture 2004 Cycle, Business-Labor-Ideology Split in PAC, Soft & Individual Donations to Candidates and Parties,” 28 Mar. 2005.
79. Center for Union Facts website, “State of the Unions.”
80. Annual Report of the National Labor Relations Board, FY2004.
81. Peter D. Hart and Associates, Feb. 2005.
82. Chirag Mehta and Nik Theodore, Undermining the Right to Organize: Employer Behavior During Union Representation Campaigns, Center for Urban Economic Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Dec. 2005. Mehta, Chirag and Nik Theodore.
83. Ibid.
84. Eaton and Kriesky. 
85. James Brudney, "Neutrality Agreements and Card Check Recognition: Prospects for Changing Paradigms," 90 Iowa L. Rev. 819 (2005). 
86. Greenhouse, “Employers Sharply Criticize Shift in Unionizing Method to Cards From Elections,” A9.
87. Center for Union Facts website, “State of the Unions.”
88. Annual Reports of the National Labor Relations Board, FY2002-04. Note: one unfair labor practice charge can involve violations against multiple employees.
89. This figure was derived from the 1993-2003 NLRB Annual Reports, which indicate an average of 22,633 workers per year were ordered to receive backpay from their employers. The National Labor Relations Board orders backpay awards to workers who were illegally fired, demoted, laid off, suspended without pay, or denied work by their employers as a result of the workers’ union activity.
90. Annual Report of the National Labor Relations Board, FY2004.
91. Ibid.

 
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