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Union: 'Bain-style' killing of Twinkie (Romney's fault)
Politico ^ | Nov. 16, 2012 | KEVIN CIRILLI

Posted on 11/16/2012 10:35:11 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY

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To: Free ThinkerNY

That’s how communists talk. And some people still say that communism is dead.


51 posted on 11/16/2012 11:12:28 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: r0tten
" ... but then Michelle would make him sleep on the couch for the rest of his term."

Seriously, Barry wouldn't mind that.

52 posted on 11/16/2012 11:13:08 AM PST by StormEye
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To: Eagle of Liberty

This is hilarious. During his first term, Obama blamed Bush. Now during his second, he’s going to blame Romney.


53 posted on 11/16/2012 11:15:21 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That’s rich. Trumka blaming Romney when it was the union that brought the company down.


54 posted on 11/16/2012 11:16:20 AM PST by Sunshine Sister
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55 posted on 11/16/2012 11:18:04 AM PST by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Just one giant problem with their argument: Tim Collins, who runs Ripplewood Holdings, who grasped majority control of the company when it emerged from its first bankruptcy in 2009, is a HUGE Demonrat financier. He and his appointed board are the ones who made this decision. It wasn’t an evil Republican!

Yes, there are one or two Demonrats who understand basic accounting. Heck, even the Teamsters hired an independent accountant to review the books and came back saying “we better take the deal or there will be nothing to have”. Unfortunately, they couldn’t persuade the BTC to see it the same way. 5000 striking baker killed 18,500 jobs - and the ripple effects on suppliers could be ENORMOUS and affect upward of 50k.


56 posted on 11/16/2012 11:20:23 AM PST by RobertClark (Inside every "older" person is a younger person wondering what the hell happened?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"You're doing a helluva job, Mikey. Plan on being my next Secretary of Labor!"


57 posted on 11/16/2012 11:20:30 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: Riflema

Perfect Riflema, another failed Democrat investment.


58 posted on 11/16/2012 11:20:30 AM PST by gotribe
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To: ScottinVA

Correction: “You’re doing a helluva job, Dickie....”


59 posted on 11/16/2012 11:21:54 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Organized labor is dead. No one has told the leadership yet but it’s reality. “Lunch bucket” “hardhat” blue collar whites are the least significant part of the Democratic coalition. The Dems keep stringing them along in order to get their campaign cash but labor gets little in return. If they had any power, the ballot initiative in Michigan wouldn’t have failed. The reality is that the Democratic party is the party of youths and minorities.


60 posted on 11/16/2012 11:25:10 AM PST by paglia444
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Must read all the way to the second to last paragraph for the first mention of the strike which “actually” lead to the the declaration of bankruptcy, as promised, BTW.


61 posted on 11/16/2012 11:27:38 AM PST by j_tull
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To: morphing libertarian
For the next four year, no union will ever be at fault, no tax will be harmful to the economy, and Obama will not make a mistake.

And as is in this case it is the Union’s rank and file that will suffer.

Sure no one ever wants to do the same work for less money than they have been accustom to but it is better than being on the street looking for a job at a time when jobs are particularly hard to find.

62 posted on 11/16/2012 11:27:47 AM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Darksheare
“consistently poor management drove Hostess into the ground”
Well Richard Trumka, you finally got it right. The one consistent management decision that will drive any and every company into the ground is allowing a union into your company.
63 posted on 11/16/2012 11:28:14 AM PST by RavenLooneyToon (Tail gunner Joe was right.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Richard Trumka:

Ernst Rohm:


64 posted on 11/16/2012 11:31:22 AM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: no one in particular; Darksheare

Would I have been pushing it to caption that photo:

“Trumka is Obama’s cream-filled Twinkie”?


65 posted on 11/16/2012 11:38:00 AM PST by null and void (America - Abducted by Aliens...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“And here comes the Hostess twist: because Tim Collins of Ripplewood, was a prominent Democrat, a position which allowed him to get involved in the first bankruptcy process in the first place, due to his proximity with the Teamsters’ long-term heartthrob Dick Gephardt (whose consulting group just happens to also be an equity owner of Hostess)” http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-11-16/hostess-liquidation-curious-cast-characters-twinkie-tumbles


66 posted on 11/16/2012 11:50:38 AM PST by Rusty0604
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

He looks like he is really going to miss all those Twinkies.


67 posted on 11/16/2012 11:54:24 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You can’t make money if you’re not selling anything. Especially so in the case of a bankrupt company. The owners don’t gain.


68 posted on 11/16/2012 11:55:48 AM PST by sbMKE
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Sorry, Little Dick (in all senses), this was a killing perpetrated by the union, pure and simple.


69 posted on 11/16/2012 12:01:43 PM PST by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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To: null and void

Could be a position Obama favors with Reggie Love.....


70 posted on 11/16/2012 12:07:27 PM PST by 100American (Knowledge is knowing how, Wisdom is knowing when)
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To: null and void

Could be a position Obama favors with Reggie Love.....


71 posted on 11/16/2012 12:10:08 PM PST by 100American (Knowledge is knowing how, Wisdom is knowing when)
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To: sanjuanbob
Most people are on to this BS now.

I see no evidence of that.

72 posted on 11/16/2012 12:12:10 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Nobody, but nobody is seeing that the inevitable outcome of this is that the union will buy out the company, Michelle will take over as CEO with a $850K annual salary, “Twinkies” will henceforth be filled with creamed broccoli, and they will be renamed “Barackolees”. The name “Twinkies” will be retained by the current owners, but the last one off the production line will be bronzed and sold on ebay for $336,400. Plus shipping.

You heard it here first.


73 posted on 11/16/2012 12:54:32 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ain’t life great?

A classic case of the union parasites killing the host.

I hope the each and every one of those union thugs enjoy the life of the unemployed and also enjoy having lots of friends come to visit and call them (bill collectors and repo agents).

What a wonderful Christmas present for these stupid, stupid people.

You cannot feel any remorse for anyone so stupid as to kill their source of income and then whine about it.


74 posted on 11/16/2012 12:58:58 PM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka drew the comparison in a public statement Friday.

no it is because of Your GREED, you MARXIST THUG. you don't care about your workers, only the $$$ you get!!

75 posted on 11/16/2012 1:28:09 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Union Thug Trumpka can say anything he wants, Organized Labor is responsible for 18,500 unemployed workers.

F 'em

76 posted on 11/16/2012 1:45:54 PM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: null and void

Purple Lips and Sweetie, a ‘luv’ story.


77 posted on 11/16/2012 2:24:48 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I see an Alinsky type statement; if you are offended by my “BS” wording, I apologize...maybe you even agree with Trumpka.
I see no evidence to the contrary.


78 posted on 11/16/2012 6:51:41 PM PST by sanjuanbob
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To: sanjuanbob

I was not dissing you. I just think that you are attributing more intelligence to the 51% than they possess. Most of them are still fooled.


79 posted on 11/16/2012 7:00:33 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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