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Subject: Re: No more Twinkies! Date: 11/16/2012 8:24 PM
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I would like to point out, however, that there are numerous cases where businesses (and municipalities) cannot survive while paying the wages and benefits which unions demand. In this case, the workers will have to settle for unemployment insurance rather than the wages they demanded.

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In this economy I can't see any responsible union leader telling his people to strike. Cream filled sponge cake bars are hardly a patentable product. The last time I went looking for a Twinkie in our supermarket I had search through several (locally made) genuine imitations that looked the same except for the name on the package.

Here's the WSJ take on the strike:
http://blogs.wsj.com/corporate-intelligence/2012/11/16/the-e...
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