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Taking Down Twinkies

FairnessMan Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 9:53 PM
All real Americans should pray for the day all union "workers" and their Communist thug union bosses are thrown out on the street. This especially holds true for public "worker's" unions of teachers, cops and all public parasites.
a Concerned American Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 10:11 AM
Er . . .shouldn't that be "Mafia-Communist thug union bosses"? Because unions have long had ties to organized crime (think Jimmy Hoffa the elder when he ran the Teamsters) as well as being ideologically wedded to Communism.
FairnessMan Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 11:57 AM
I'll take the regular Mafia over the Obama Mafia any day. At least the regular Mafia has some code of ethics, even if it is perverted. The Obama Mafia never heard of a code of ethics.
Mike2065 Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 12:04 PM
Good point although I think it depends on the union!

The Teamsters are most notorious for Mafia connectons.

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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