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Author: arrete Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 740366  
Subject: Twinkies aren't dead yet. Date: 11/19/2012 4:48 PM
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>> Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union will go into mediation to try and resolve their differences, meaning the company won't go out of business just yet. The news came Monday after Hostess moved to liquidate and sell off its assets in bankruptcy court citing a crippling strike last week.
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The judge noted that the bakery union went on strike after rejecting the company's latest contract offer, even though it never filed an objection to it.

"Many people, myself included, have serious questions as to the logic behind this strike," said Judge Robert Drain, <<
http://www.wtop.com/628/3125884/Judge-orders-Hostess-to-medi...

What a jokester the judge is - talking about unions and logic in the same sentence.

arrete
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Subject: Re: Twinkies aren't dead yet. Date: 11/19/2012 5:23 PM
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The preservatives must have saved them..

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Subject: Re: Twinkies aren't dead yet. Date: 11/19/2012 5:27 PM
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What a jokester the judge is - talking about unions and logic in the same sentence.

arrete


Oh boy. The speculators that went out and bought up cart loads of Twinkies have to be POed. <g>

Mike

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Author: arrete Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 656022 of 740366
Subject: Re: Twinkies aren't dead yet. Date: 11/19/2012 5:38 PM
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Oh boy. The speculators that went out and bought up cart loads of Twinkies have to be POed. <g>
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DH tried to get some today at the grocery store. I told him there wouldn't be any, and there weren't. The man hasn't eaten a Twinkie in 40 years.

arrete - I never liked Twinkes. Ho-hoes are different matter.

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Author: ResNullius Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 656025 of 740366
Subject: Re: Twinkies aren't dead yet. Date: 11/19/2012 6:34 PM
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I think the judge is just trying to give the union a face-saving way to go accept the prior offer from the company. We shall see, though. It reminds me of Eastern Airlines.

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Author: arrete Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 656039 of 740366
Subject: Re: Twinkies aren't dead yet. Date: 11/19/2012 8:39 PM
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I think the judge is just trying to give the union a face-saving way to go accept the prior offer from the company.
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I must say, a union that "facilitates" the losing of 18,000 members definitely has problems, and probably isn't going to do well going "forward".

arrete

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