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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

Crossed the Rubicon Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:37 AM
And so it begins. We won't see a formal secession of states....we'll see a subtle migration of people to areas of the country where they feel welcomed and among like-minded neighbors. How that ultimately effects the electoral college remains to be seen. But I wish you all the best, Mary anne24. Life is too short to be faced with such daily unhappiness. Do what's best for you and your family. Here's to you finding happiness in a place that welcomes your intelligence and honesty.

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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