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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

tibby2 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:14 AM
Hostess screwed up their business plan. They should have told the government that a Twinkie was wrapped in solar collection material that would infuse the the electrolyte in the center with energy that could be stored in the paste like chemicals. No one in government would have checked anything and they could have gotten billions in green energy handouts. They could have even dyed the filling green.
Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:37 PM
Twinkies as an alternative energy source. That would guarantee a bailout.
Tum Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:43 AM
That's how the paper companies are staying in business.
Totes Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:17 AM
Brilliant. And more to come.

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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