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Taking Down Twinkies

Corbett_ Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 11:56 PM
Henry -- the GOP may be devoid of ideas (with the exception of Dr. Paul) but the Democrats are full of WRONG ideas. The Democrat's ideas have been discredited for ages, but they still cling to them. The answer is to build a party that is neither Democrat nor Republican. A party of ideas and ideals. A party that realizes that the best prescription for the future is to be found in the ideas of the founders -- individual liberty, limited government, sound money and peace.

Twinkies selling for hundreds of dollars on eBay. Union membership dropping steadily over the last decade.

Sound unrelated? They shouldn’t. The fate of the popular sponge cake was in the hands of the unionized men and women who work for Hostess Brands.

Or perhaps I should say “worked” -- past tense. Because a union-backed strike has killed what the Great Depression couldn’t. Hostess announced recently that they are suspending operations and will be laying off more than 18,000 employees. (Both sides had subsequently agreed to a mediation, but a judge ordered the bankruptcy to proceed.)

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