Creed figures that since as much as $1.2 billion will be lost in productivity due to workers whod rather watch college basketball than punch a time card, the government should simply make the day the tournament begins a national holiday called Hoops Holiday.
Obviously, its too late for that to happen this year, but Taco Bell is posting a petition at www.tacobell.com and Creed is lobbying Federal Reserve Chairman Bernard Bernanke to use his influence on Congress to make the starting day of March Madness, a national holiday next year.
Creed is also putting his companys money where his mouth is by offering to give away free orders of Taco Bells new 99-cent Zesty Nachos to every American if the proposed holiday becomes a reality.
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