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    Re: Twilight for Twinkies? Hostess Workers Strike as Company Struggles

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    Will Twinkies now be made in China? That would cross some kind of line I think.
    I am predicting a Government bail out, similar to GM and than they will turn the company over to the Union. Obama did say he wants to do to the rest of the Country what he did for GM.
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    Re: Twilight for Twinkies? Hostess Workers Strike as Company Struggles

    I see we still have Ding Dongs.

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    Just more amo for us anti union folk. Not that I needed more, lol.
    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Reports indicate that everyone knew he was hauling a bunch of guns up there. But, since you brought it up, there's something which should be illegal: guns that breakdown.

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    Re: Twilight for Twinkies? Hostess Workers Strike as Company Struggles

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    The Local CBS news (Channel 12, Cincinnati) just reported the Queensgate (just slightly west of Down town cincinnati) Hostess factory is now PERMANENTLY CLOSED.

    sorry silly unionistas your jobs just went down the toilet

    Lol..funny HOSTESS SUCKED and went out of business GOOD...so miraculously you somehow think americans are going to demand less snack cakes...nope sorry...someone else will SELL MORE snack cakes and hire more....

    I worked for Benjamin Moore Paint company when I came home from overseas for a short period of time...so I didnt have to collect unemployment. right next to the ben moore factory was a Sherwin Williams factory....Sherwin Williams was unionized Ben Moore was not....Sherwin williams employees made 50cts more an hour...this is when the minimum wage was 1.60 per hour and ben moore was paying 3.25 an hour..FIFTY CENTS MORE WAS HUGE...plus sherwin williams had far better pension and health benes....
    Guess who is still around and thriving and one of the top 10 paint companies in the world....UNIONIZED SHERWIN WILLIAMS..

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    Re: Twilight for Twinkies? Hostess Workers Strike as Company Struggles

    Quote Originally Posted by lpast View Post
    Lol..funny HOSTESS SUCKED and went out of business GOOD...so miraculously you somehow think americans are going to demand less snack cakes...nope sorry...someone else will SELL MORE snack cakes and hire more....

    I worked for Benjamin Moore Paint company when I came home from overseas for a short period of time...so I didnt have to collect unemployment. right next to the ben moore factory was a Sherwin Williams factory....Sherwin Williams was unionized Ben Moore was not....Sherwin williams employees made 50cts more an hour...this is when the minimum wage was 1.60 per hour and ben moore was paying 3.25 an hour..FIFTY CENTS MORE WAS HUGE...plus sherwin williams had far better pension and health benes....
    Guess who is still around and thriving and one of the top 10 paint companies in the world....UNIONIZED SHERWIN WILLIAMS..
    Benjamin Moore paints are among the highest quality paints in the country today. Benjamin Moore Interior Paint Ranks Highest in JD Power Study

    It's owned by Berkshire Hathaway.
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    Re: Twilight for Twinkies? Hostess Workers Strike as Company Struggles

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Benjamin Moore paints are among the highest quality paints in the country today. Benjamin Moore Interior Paint Ranks Highest in JD Power Study

    It's owned by Berkshire Hathaway.
    But they are not in the top 10 and I have to go check they may very well be unionized by now...

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    Re: Twilight for Twinkies? Hostess Workers Strike as Company Struggles

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    I predict that riotous mayhem will ensue if Americans no longer have access to Twinkies. We may even have a nuclear holocaust.
    I think it's a sign that the Zombie Apocalypse is imminent.
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    Re: Twilight for Twinkies? Hostess Workers Strike as Company Struggles

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    Re: Twilight for Twinkies? Hostess Workers Strike as Company Struggles

    Quote Originally Posted by GmH View Post
    I am predicting a Government bail out, similar to GM and than they will turn the company over to the Union. Obama did say he wants to do to the rest of the Country what he did for GM.
    But he already won reelection and doesn't need union thugs anymore... So under the bus they go.

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    Re: Twilight for Twinkies? Hostess Workers Strike as Company Struggles

    Quote Originally Posted by lpast View Post
    Lol..funny HOSTESS SUCKED and went out of business GOOD...so miraculously you somehow think americans are going to demand less snack cakes...nope sorry...someone else will SELL MORE snack cakes and hire more....
    Funny. I said the same thing about the auto bail out. Not true then, but true now? Explain.
    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Reports indicate that everyone knew he was hauling a bunch of guns up there. But, since you brought it up, there's something which should be illegal: guns that breakdown.

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