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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

JasonCharleston Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:25 AM
Hey John, You really have those bankers and oil companies on the run now. They are drowning in huge sums of money because of your policies. Dodd Frank. Too big to fail just got bigger and destroy all the small banks. Green Movement. Now Oil companies can produce something for $0.40 and sell it for $5. Also, the movement got rid of all their competition. Insurance companies are hurting...oh wait the opposite has happened. John, We don't call you an useful idiot. Your leaders call you a useful idiot. It's got to suck knowing you are being completely used by the very same people you claim to hate.

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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