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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

ajb3 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:47 PM
Anyone think of the possibility that killing the Twinkie was Dem party payback? Twinkies were responsible for the murders of two San Francisco Democrats some decades back, and they've finally succeeded in giving it the death penalty. Just a thought . . . ... OK, an extremely twisted one :) :) :) :)
Birdman III Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 3:32 PM
Ah yes, the "Twinkie Defense". Honest judge it wasn't my fault.
Jon Russo Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:55 PM

Labor Unions have officially killed off the Twinkie. The company that makes the yummy treat announced today they will start to downsize operations (a.k.a. fire people) as a result of a long battle with union workers.

Hostess Brands Inc., the bankrupt maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, said it had sought court permission to go out of business after failing to get wage and benefit cuts from thousands of its striking bakery workers.

Hostess said a national strike by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union that began last...

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