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Old November 15th, 2012, 12:20 PM   #21
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They were probably going under anyway, this isn't the first time they've gone bankrupt.
They were. They told the unions "This is what we need to do to stay open and if you strike we're all done."

Union went on strike.

All done.
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Old November 15th, 2012, 12:27 PM   #22
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"It's not fair". Welcome to the free market, it's fair, but I bet they won't like it.
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Old November 15th, 2012, 01:04 PM   #23
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I'm shocked that in AMERICA a company that makes junk food is struggling. Have you seen most 'Mericans . . . including myself
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Old November 15th, 2012, 01:11 PM   #24
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Old November 15th, 2012, 01:59 PM   #25
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They were. They told the unions "This is what we need to do to stay open and if you strike we're all done."

Union went on strike.

All done.

All true, I'm sure.
That said......in '97 that was what we heard at my employer.......we didn't strike and ..............in 2000 they closed the plant.


It's a crap shoot................."It's THEIR company, they'll do what they want."
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Old November 15th, 2012, 02:03 PM   #26
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Old November 15th, 2012, 02:05 PM   #27
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Old November 15th, 2012, 02:06 PM   #28
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I'm gonna miss there pies. I'm guessing they were a bit overpaid.

I also wonder how little debbie made money before they recently increased most of there prices by ~ 50%?
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Old November 15th, 2012, 04:22 PM   #29
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As I union member, I gotta say most union workers I know are living in a dream land when it comes to the economy and how it effects us. The amount of support the democrat party gets from the unions prove that.
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Old November 15th, 2012, 04:29 PM   #30
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Talahasee is gonna be pissed.
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Old November 15th, 2012, 04:48 PM   #31
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Old November 15th, 2012, 04:57 PM   #32
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Old November 15th, 2012, 06:06 PM   #33
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I have no sympathy for people who cause their own issues. If that guy is the spokesperson for the brain trust standing there, then it's pretty sad..
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Old November 15th, 2012, 06:12 PM   #34
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These are the same kind of people that think just because John Schnatter (Papa John's pizza) lives in a castle, he should absorb a 14 cent per pizza average cost for Obamacare....
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Old November 15th, 2012, 06:25 PM   #35
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I have no sympathy for people who cause their own issues. If that guy is the spokesperson for the brain trust standing there, then it's pretty sad..
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I have no sympathy for unskilled labor. While they were busy screwing around and having a good time, I was busy developing a marketable skill.
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Old November 15th, 2012, 06:39 PM   #36
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Old November 16th, 2012, 10:00 AM   #37
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Here's how I look at it. If the union rats think there is so much money to be had, why didn't they approach Hostess about buying the plants? The could knock on doors looking for investment capital, run the company as they see fit (workers' utopia), and feel the joy of having personal assets at risk in a business venture. Nothing makes a person feel important like taking a shit at 3:00 am and feverishly worrying how they are going to get the money to pay bills.

Then again, this is the new America. People don't view this type of stuff as an opportunity anymore, instead, they will look to the guberment to solve their problems.
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