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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

KYoung43 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:51 AM
The difference between Progressives and Conservatives: I, a Conservative, walk by the Hostess display and do not buy anything because I know there are healthier alternatives. Progressives don't think ANYONE should be eating Hostess products, so they ban them. OR they force the company out of business so NO ONE can buy them. They've done this with lightbulbs, laundry soap, toilet paper, toilets (low flow toilets result in more clogged pipes. Plumbers are happy), gasoline (in CA), and want to control our driving in future. CONTROL is the byword of the Progressive. Listen to Obama for a glimpse of the future under HIS rule.

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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