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How Corporate Gunsel Rick Berman Bit One Watchdog Group

Actually, the headscratching staff has no idea how megabucks lobbyist Rick Berman – who sets up fog-machine front groups for the fast-food industry, the tobacco industry, the liquor industry, and any industry fighting minimum-wage increases – managed to hijack the … Continue reading

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WSJ Plays the Stooge for Anti-Union Gunsel Rick Berman

As the hardtsking staff has diligently noted lo these many years, Rick Berman is a hired gun American corporations use to fight labor unions, public-health advocates, and consumer, safety, animal welfare, and environmental groups, according to Citizens for Responsibility and … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Suckered by Corporate Gunsel Rick Berman

This op-ed by Michael Saltsman ran in the Weekend Wall Street Journal. Joe Biden and the $15 Question Vice President Joe Biden joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a media event in New York City on Thursday. They were … Continue reading

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Fast Food Industry’s Sneak Adtack on Plant-Based Meat

The hardtsking staff has noted on numerous occasions the antics of Rick Berman, corporate America’s go-to gunsel for subverting labor unions, public-health advocates, and consumer, safety, animal welfare, and environmental groups. (Helpful Rachel Maddow interview with Berman.) Here’s the first graf … Continue reading

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The Weekly Standard Pimps Out Its Cover and Writers – Again!

This is getting to be a habit, no? As the hardworking staff has repeatedly noted, The Weekly Standard has lately become a marketing chippy for its owner Philip Anschutz, who also owns Xanterra Parks & Resorts. As we wrote earlier: … Continue reading

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Correction: Union-Busting Front Group Didn’t Hijack Jackie Robinson’s Photo – Just His Image

As the hardtracking staff [at Sneak Adtack] noted yesterday, corporate gunsel Rick Berman’s stealth non-profit, Center for Union Facts, has been running this ad lately in the Weekly Standard. That raised a couple of questions for us, one of which … Continue reading

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Anti-Union Front Group Hijacks Jackie Robinson

The hardtracking staff’s kissin’ cousins at Campaign Outsider have written extensively about Rick Berman, the corporate gunsel who sets up stealth non-profit groups to front for the liquor, fast-food, tobacco, and restaurant industries. Oh, yes – and for any companies … Continue reading

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‘Dr. Evil’ Strikes Again

Washington lobbyist Rick Berman – a.k.a. Dr. Evil – is up to his usual tricks with a full-page ad in yesterday’s New York Times.     Campaign Outsider Potemkin Front Group Index™: 2  Two wit: Minimumwage.com, and The Employment Policies Institute. … Continue reading

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‘Dr. Evil’ of Politics Strikes Again on Minimum Wage

Corporate gunsel Rick Berman, memorably profiled as Dr. Evil on 60 Minutes in 2007, is front-and-center in the minimum wage battle now being, er, waged at the state and federal level. From Tuesday’s New York Times:     Fun fact to … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The NYT Anti-Union Teacher-Bashing Ad?

Well the Doc opened the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, This New York Times ad is so unfair! It’s the American Federation of Teachers’ fault that Latvia, Estonia, and Vietnam have really good school … Continue reading

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