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Sorta O/T No more twinkies? UPDATE

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 Say it isn't so, my husband would be so devastated not to have those Hostess treats on a regular basis, well that and the loads.

http://www.kwch.com/business/kwch-hostess-ceo-gives-striking-workers-thursday-deadline-20121114,0,2860295.story

 

UPDATE, the curfew passed and now Hostess is going into Federal court tomorrow to try to start liquidation of the entire company. Companies can start closing as early as Tuesday.

http://www.wcsh6.com/news/article/222134/314/Hostess-strike-continues-past-deadline?odyssey=tab|topnews|bc|large

by on Nov. 15, 2012 at 12:26 PM
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Canvas_says
by Silver Member on Nov. 16, 2012 at 6:39 AM

Wow, thanks for catching that somehow I copied the wrong link lol... I have fixed the link now that actually goes to the hostess story. 

Quoting NancSBRN:

Nice Try Steven died of smoke inhalation. Isn't the Inquisitr a Tabloid owned by Rupert Murdoc 


Lacey14
by Bronze Member on Nov. 16, 2012 at 7:59 AM
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And you are more worried about a possible insult to someone you don't know, from a country that doesn't like us, than about our people in this country losing their jobs.  What does that say about you???

Quoting Peanutx3:


Quoting Ednarooni160:


Quoting Peanutx3:

Yes we all knew she meant China.  Using the word "chink" is a dead give away.  If she really truly didn't think of it that way then maybe she should edit her post.

Quoting Ednarooni160:

You KNEW she meant as made in  CHINA.. GET over it!! 


You "knew" but but you put it out there like she was calling someone a chink.  NICE..   Kind of like the ugly definition of Bless Your Heart that some people have in the back of their minds....

She is the one that used the word to make it clear that she was talking about China.  She is the one who called people of a whole country a derogatory name.  But you both go on with  your bad selves.  I am walking away.


imamomzilla
by on Nov. 16, 2012 at 8:01 AM
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 That stinks. :-(

Bye bye jobs.

imamomzilla
by on Nov. 16, 2012 at 8:04 AM
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 LOL. Touche'

Quoting Lacey14:

And you are more worried about a possible insult to someone you don't know, from a country that doesn't like us, than about our people in this country losing their jobs.  What does that say about you???

Quoting Peanutx3:


Quoting Ednarooni160:

 

Quoting Peanutx3:

Yes we all knew she meant China.  Using the word "chink" is a dead give away.  If she really truly didn't think of it that way then maybe she should edit her post.

Quoting Ednarooni160:

You KNEW she meant as made in  CHINA.. GET over it!! 


You "knew" but but you put it out there like she was calling someone a chink.  NICE..   Kind of like the ugly definition of Bless Your Heart that some people have in the back of their minds....

She is the one that used the word to make it clear that she was talking about China.  She is the one who called people of a whole country a derogatory name.  But you both go on with  your bad selves.  I am walking away.


 

Basherte
by Member on Nov. 16, 2012 at 8:20 AM

That sucks. I never eat them. 


Aislinn
by Member on Nov. 16, 2012 at 8:25 AM


Quoting JustCJ:

Blasphemer! lol

Quoting Aislinn:


Quoting JustCJ:

Little debbie baby! They got more cream filling anyway!

Quoting Aislinn:

 I am going to be lost without Ho Ho's. That is what I go to when I lose weight and need to grow my (alleged) ass back! lol


 I actually hate the Little Debbie versions. I do not like the Yodels, either. Got to be the Ho Ho's. lol


 Well, it looks like I am going to be forced to come to your side. The Little Debbie side... lol

rocketracer
by Gold Member on Nov. 16, 2012 at 8:38 AM
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Say goodbye to your Twinkies.

North Texas-based Hostess Brands, Inc. has decided to go out of business and liquidate its assets after failing to win back striking workers.

The company posted a statement on a website set up specifically for people following the strike.

"We deeply regret the necessity of today's decision, but we do not have the financial resources to weather an extended nationwide strike," said Gregory F. Rayburn, chief executive officer. "Hostess Brands will move promptly to lay off most of its 18,500-member workforce and focus on selling its assets to the highest bidders."

About one-third of the company's workers are union members who are unhappy about the company's cutbacks during its bankruptcy reorganization.

But problems with several unions -- including the Bakery, Confectionery, and Tobacco workers and the Grain Millers International Union -- have prevented the company from moving forward.

Hostess said it will seek bankruptcy court permission to sell all of its assets. The company said bakery production has already shut down.

Some of the brands' products include Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho-Hos, Fruit Pies and Wonder Bread.

Stay with FOX 4 news and myfoxdfw.com for further information throughout the day.



Read more: http://www.myfoxdfw.com/story/20115859/hostess-going-out-of-business-nearly-18000-to-be-laid-off#ixzz2COP5msD7

Peanutx3
by Silver Member on Nov. 16, 2012 at 9:57 AM

Try again, see my first reply on the first page:

by  "Mandi" on Nov. 15, 2012 at 9:32 AM

They are disgusting.  I am more saddened for the workers who will lose their jobs.

Quoting Lacey14:

And you are more worried about a possible insult to someone you don't know, from a country that doesn't like us, than about our people in this country losing their jobs.  What does that say about you???

Quoting Peanutx3:


Quoting Ednarooni160:


Quoting Peanutx3:

Yes we all knew she meant China.  Using the word "chink" is a dead give away.  If she really truly didn't think of it that way then maybe she should edit her post.

Quoting Ednarooni160:

You KNEW she meant as made in  CHINA.. GET over it!! 


You "knew" but but you put it out there like she was calling someone a chink.  NICE..   Kind of like the ugly definition of Bless Your Heart that some people have in the back of their minds....

She is the one that used the word to make it clear that she was talking about China.  She is the one who called people of a whole country a derogatory name.  But you both go on with  your bad selves.  I am walking away.



imamomzilla
by on Nov. 16, 2012 at 10:06 AM
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 I'm sure by you saying they're "disgusting", it will boost their sales. *eye roll*

Stop making mountains out of molehills. Your obvious attempt to paint me as a bigot was a major fail considering how much you and your ilk hate on Christians. 

Move FORWARD! LOL

Quoting Peanutx3:

Try again, see my first reply on the first page:

by   "Mandi" on Nov. 15, 2012 at 9:32 AM

They are disgusting.  I am more saddened for the workers who will lose their jobs.

Quoting Lacey14:

And you are more worried about a possible insult to someone you don't know, from a country that doesn't like us, than about our people in this country losing their jobs.  What does that say about you???

Quoting Peanutx3:


Quoting Ednarooni160:

 

Quoting Peanutx3:

Yes we all knew she meant China.  Using the word "chink" is a dead give away.  If she really truly didn't think of it that way then maybe she should edit her post.

Quoting Ednarooni160:

You KNEW she meant as made in  CHINA.. GET over it!! 


You "knew" but but you put it out there like she was calling someone a chink.  NICE..   Kind of like the ugly definition of Bless Your Heart that some people have in the back of their minds....

She is the one that used the word to make it clear that she was talking about China.  She is the one who called people of a whole country a derogatory name.  But you both go on with  your bad selves.  I am walking away.



 

29again
by Gold Member on Nov. 16, 2012 at 10:09 AM
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I wonder what Nanny Bloomberg and his friends think now.  They won't be able to tax the dickens out of the people eating a Twinkie or a Ho-Ho now.  All that lost tax revenue, GONE, in the blink of an eye!

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