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spoke to the conference in language that was simple, direct, and free of platitudes. “I see the possibility of unions,” he warned. The thought
“chilled” him. He asked everyone in the audience to give more money to the industry’s key lobbying groups. “And [Senator] Kennedy’s
pushing hard on a $7.25 minimum wage,” he continued. “That’ll be fun, won’t it? I love the idea of that. I sure do — strike me dead!” As the
crowd laughed and roared and applauded Brinker’s call to arms against unions and the government, the talk about teamwork fell into the
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to my office,” he turning up the radio, playing some mellow rhythm and blues. Kabong was born in Nigeria and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He studies
electrical engineering at a local college...
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