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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

Jon Russo Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:16 PM
It's nobody's business what I eat.
Cuban Peete Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:43 PM
Well, technically, it is the food companies' business, literally, to provide all the food products that we consume. What you probably mean is that it's not a proper function of the coercive power of the state to mandate what you are allowed to eat. You must learn to read my comments with a lighthearted attitude lest you jump to the wrong conclusions. Freedom is easier when one accepts one's true master.

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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