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BS: Obit: The Twinkie...

Bobert 16 Nov 12 - 08:47 AM
GUEST,olddude 16 Nov 12 - 09:23 AM
Becca72 16 Nov 12 - 09:26 AM
GUEST,olddude 16 Nov 12 - 09:28 AM
Bobert 16 Nov 12 - 09:28 AM
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Will Fly 16 Nov 12 - 09:36 AM
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Charley Noble 16 Nov 12 - 10:45 AM
pdq 16 Nov 12 - 10:47 AM
Bill D 16 Nov 12 - 11:01 AM
Bee-dubya-ell 16 Nov 12 - 11:21 AM
GUEST,Stim 16 Nov 12 - 11:24 AM
GUEST,999 16 Nov 12 - 11:26 AM
kendall 16 Nov 12 - 11:29 AM
wysiwyg 16 Nov 12 - 11:29 AM
GUEST,Stim 16 Nov 12 - 12:07 PM
gnu 16 Nov 12 - 12:26 PM
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Subject: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Bobert
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 08:47 AM

Looks as if Hostess is going belly-up and with it...

...the Twinkie...

Sniff...

Okay, I haven't actually eaten one in 50 years but, hey, what next??? The penny??? Mickey Mouse???

B;~(


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,olddude
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 09:23 AM

Awwwww sheee-ittttt      are you saying there is no more of those magnificent little yellow bastards ... OH the humanity .. is nothing sacred nothing

what we going to do when we smoke up ... eat tofu ... awwww Sheee-it


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Becca72
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 09:26 AM

What will we eat when the Zombies take over???

(bonus points to anyone who gets the reference)


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,olddude
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 09:28 AM

correct just like the movie ... dang Bobster ... ya gotta bring some good news


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Bobert
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 09:28 AM

Well, that's the word on the street, Ol'ster... Oh, and in the WaPo, too...

Apparently, Mr. Hostess is pissed at the election results and don't want to pay his workers much more than minimum wage so he's gonna punish all the kids out there who are still in their Twinkie stage of life...

B~


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,olddude
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 09:32 AM

can't remember the name Becca but Bill Murray was in it and Woody Harrison


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Will Fly
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 09:36 AM

Is this the end of science in American schools...?

The Twinkies Project


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Becca72
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 10:11 AM

You are correct, Dude... :-) Zombieland. Funny as hell.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Charley Noble
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 10:45 AM

Where is Captain Cupcake when he is needed?

One marketing slogan that was used was "You get a big delight in every bite." In the early 90's, a commercial featuring a shark aired. The commercial begins with a shark swimming through the ocean until something near the surface catches his attention. He thinks a Hostess CupCake is at the surface. As he swims closer, the CupCake turns out to be a woman sitting in a inner tube. The shark bumps the lady into the air, then says, "Hey! Where's the cream filling?" as the woman falls into the ocean.

What an ad team! No wonder this cupcake had such a great appeal!

Charley Noble


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: pdq
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 10:47 AM

Brands In the United States...

    * Baker's Inn
    * Beefsteak
    * Blue Ribbon
    * Bread du Jour
    * Butternut Breads
    * Colombo
    * Cotton's
    * Di Carlo
    * Drake's
    * Dolly Madison
    * Dutch Hearth
    * Eddy's
    * Good Hearth
    * Holsom
    * Home Pride
    * Hostess
    * J.J. Nissen
    * Merita
    * Millbrook
    * Mrs. Cubbison's
    * Nature's Pride
    * Parisian
    * Standish Farms
    * Sweetheart
    * Toscana
    * Wonder Bread


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Bill D
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 11:01 AM

A couple years ago, someone ate a 10 year old Twinkie... some such age. They couldn't tell the difference.

So go out and but all you can.... you cann sell 'em on EBay at a profit in a few years.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 11:21 AM

I'm sure Li'l Debbie and Tastycakes are more than willing to expand to fill the partial vacuum Hostess's demise leaves in the junk food universe.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,Stim
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 11:24 AM

Hostess Cupcakes, Snowballs and Twinkies--the Unholy Three junk foods of
our youth, gone! Even worse, Wonder Bread, pure white, full of air, and empty of nutrients, which has become the central metaphor for American Culture, will be gone as well!

Why does this good news seem so much like bad news?


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,999
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 11:26 AM

Archie Bunker would have been really sad.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: kendall
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 11:29 AM

I wouldn't eat this kind of trash on a bet.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: wysiwyg
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 11:29 AM

Relax. Walmart has a cheep knockoff.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,Stim
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 12:07 PM

Bobert, being Bobert, didn't post a link, so here's the sad story:
WSJ Article

Incidentally, no one blames it on the re-election of Obama. Even the Fox News site(which I didn't post) didn't. The company had been in reconstructive bankruptcy, and had been negotiating wage cuts under the supervision of a Federal Judge. The teamsters union signed a contract, but the baker's union decided that it was all just a big act and called their bluff by calling a strike. Only thing was...they weren't bluffing.

The reason they were in bankruptcy in the first place is that most of their products were junk foods, and a lot of people have come around to Kendall's point of view.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: gnu
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 12:26 PM

The Good Trash


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: John on the Sunset Coast
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 12:45 PM

Pretty much lost in the mostly glib posts is that 18,000 workers are going to lose jobs soon, if not already. The Baker's Union, about a third of Hostess workers, would rather they--and all the rest of their co-workers--have no job, rather than work with the company to keep it going.

Sei Gesundt! (Sarcasm there.)


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: pdq
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 12:59 PM

The 18,00 people who will soon enjoy unemployment benefits are just the direct employees of Hostess.

Many thousands in jobs with companies who supply Hostess are in jeopardy.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,saulgoldie
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 01:17 PM

OK, OK, I *gotta* tell this Twinkie vignette.

Here's the setup.

So, on NPR (of course), when Hostess was in the initial stages of going under, they reported on a 50-year (yes, that is five-Oh)old Twinkie that had been discovered during someone's residential move. And the resident had eaten it and said that it was as fresh as the day it was born.

Step two. In the weeks prior, there had been a report about a civil suit involving Mountain Dew, and a mouse having been found in it. The MD executive at the trial insisted that "it couldn't have happened, because the MD would have dissolved the mouse." to the sound of HUGE guffaws! (Actually, it would have turned the mouse into a gelatinous state.)

Step three. (Do you see where this is going?) OK, so on "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me" one of the news items they were talking about was the Hostess thing. And one of the panel asked (oooh, this is GOOD!), he asked, "So if you put a Twinkie in Mountain Dew, would it dissolve?"

Oh no, he di-en't! Oh yes, he DID! SNAP!!

Saul


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: John on the Sunset Coast
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 01:30 PM

I laughed so hard at that that I'm almost grinning. Maybe that's why I hardly listen to NPR...except for Click and Clack.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Bill D
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 02:10 PM

I'm not sure how long it would take any carbonated drink to dissolve a mouse.... but back when soda came in returnable bottles, and customers brought them back to the store, where they were sent to the bottlers to be washed & refilled....

*I*... me.... myself... was at the returns counter one day (1956) when a customer brought in a 6-pack of Pepsi with a 12 oz. Pepsi bottle...unopened... with a mouse in the bottom! (automatic washers didn't remove large objects) We gave her a new one and, I suppose, sent the evidence back to Pepsi. I shoulda kept it and watched.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 02:54 PM

As might be expected for a disaster of this magnituce, the The World Emergency Response Program (TWERP) has come forth with assistance:

Ho Ho no! With fate of Twinkies uncertain, try this recipe

Make the iconic cakes at home with a copy-cat version that's just as sweet

TODAY recipes updated 11/16/2012 9:11:05 AM ET

Friday, Hostess brands announced it would shut down the company after a strike crippled its operations.

Though the fate of its products — from Ho Hos to Ding-Dongs to Wonder Bread — is uncertain, you can calm your Twinkie panic with this home-spun recipe. Todd Wilbur has been cloning some of America's favorite name-brand foods for more than 20 years and here, he recreates the iconic yellow cakes.

Recipe: Twinkies

Todd Wilbur

Ingredients

        Non-stick spray
        4 egg whites
        One 16-ounce box golden pound cake mix
        2/3 cup water
        Filling
        2 teaspoons very hot water
        1/4 teaspoon salt
        2 cups marshmallow creme (one 7-ounce jar)
        1/2 cup shortening
        1/3 cup powdered sugar
        1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation

You will need a spice bottle, approximately the size of a Twinkie, ten 12 x 14 -inch pieces of aluminum foil, a cake decorator or pastry bag, and a chopstick.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Fold each piece of aluminum foil in half twice. Wrap the folded foil around the spice bottle to create a mold. Leave the top of the mold open for pouring in the batter. Make 10 of these molds and arrange them on a cookie sheet or in a shallow pan. Grease the inside of each mold with a light coating of non-stick spray.

Disregard the directions on the box of cake mix. Instead, beat the egg whites until stiff. In a separate bowl combine cake mix with water and beat until thoroughly blended (about 2 minutes). Fold egg whites into the cake batter and slowly combine until completely mixed.
Pour the batter into the molds, filling each one about 3/4 of an inch. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until the cake is golden brown and a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean.

For the filling, combine salt with the hot water in a small bowl and stir until salt is dissolved. Let this mixture cool.

Combine the marshmallow creme, shortening, powdered sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl and mix well with an electric mixer on high speed until fluffy.

Add the salt solution to the filling mixture and combine.

When the cakes are done and cooled, use a skewer or chopstick to make three holes in the bottom of each one. Move the stick around inside of each cake to create space for the filling.

Using a cake decorator or pastry bag, inject each cake with filling through all three holes.

Serving Size

Serves 10


John


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: kendall
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 03:03 PM

I hear the upper bosses already took millions in bonuses knowing the company was kaput.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,Chongo Chimp
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 03:22 PM

Damn! I've always enjoyed throwin' them things off the roofs of tall buildings and watchin' 'em go "splat" down below. I guess I'm gonna have to stock up while they are still on the shelves.

- Chongo

p.s. I meant the Twinkies, not the overpaid corporate bosses who took the big bonuses.

Say....waiiiit...just a minute here! Hmmm....


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Bobert
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 04:56 PM

I'm waiting for someone to claim they found a mouse in their Twinkie...

Any takers out there???

B;~)


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: gnu
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 05:14 PM

May a mousse?


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: gnu
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 05:14 PM

Maybe a mousse?


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 08:04 PM

A mousse? How obtousse!


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Little Hawk
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 08:34 PM

Therrres bin tae many mousses in mah housse! Ah should hae fed them Hostess Twinkies. They'd aww be daed frae sugar overdose if ah'd thocht tae dae that.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Amergin
Date: 16 Nov 12 - 09:48 PM

Everyone's talking today about the death of the twinkie...and I say good riddance! If it weren't for the twinkies insidiously whispering in Dan White's ear, he never would have murdered George Moscone and Harvey Milk. Those evil bastard Twinkies have alot to answer for! I hope they rot in hell! They are murderers! They are the Charles Mansons of the junk food world!


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: MarkS
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 12:36 AM

Don't forget the Fruit Pies, Ho-Hos, and Zingers too. Nothing is sacred.

But I heard on the radio today the comment that after a nuclear war, the only things left would be, "Cockroaches, people from Pittsburgh, and Twinkies!" These things have a half life longer than U235.

Don't blame me - I was just listning to a funny show!

Asked Grandma today if she wanted to stock up so she could continue making Twinkie pie. "No" she answered, they do not taste the same since they changed the formula. She was talking about the 70s!

But they were the perfect food group. Where else in one bite could you get all three importnt food groups, carbohydrates, sugar, and preservatives!

Mark


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,Dharmabum
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 07:34 AM

Oh,isn't this just great!!!
First they leagalise pot,then they stop making Twinkies !

Oh,the humanity !


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Charley Noble
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 09:09 AM

I don't think this bankruptcy rises to the threshold of a Federal bail-out. So where does that leave us?

How about Bain Capital purchasing the submerged assets of the company, with a leveraged buy-out, selling off what it can to Karjackistan Investments, and pocketing the change?

Charley Noble


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,olddude
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 09:30 AM

Amergin

No No wrong, had those guys eaten them, none of that would have occurred. The problem is they bought them but never ate em .. peace would have been the result ...


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,Stim
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 11:47 AM

On many issues, I am as big a bleeding heart as Bobert, but in situations like this one, I stand with John on the Sunset Coast and PDQ.

Even though they made lot of really junk food, and a made some bad business decisions, this company supported a lot of people, and not just the 18,000, don't forget the thousands of retired and pensioners. The Baker's Union demands strangled this business at a point when it was in dire trouble, but was still trying to keep going--

The company was in chapter 11 for from 2004 t0 2009, then filed again this last January-it got so bad that, as required by law, notice that a massive layoff could occur were sent out in May. Anybody with any sense knew that the applecart could tip over at any minute.

Kendall is right, about the "bonuses", but only sort of: the CEO, a man named Driscoll, resigned in March. He was given a million dollar plus compensation package, and at the same time, the other top execs were given 80% raises--however, the Teamsters objected, and the execs salaries were cut by the Chief Restructuring officer to $1 a year. (Driscoll probably won't receive much of anything, because now there is nothing to pay him with.) So in the closing days, rather than carrying off huge bonuses, these guys are working for air.

All those junk foods won't go away, they are tangible assets that will be sold off(the funds are estimated, in WSJ anyway, to barely offset the costs of breaking up the old company) and they will be made and sold by companies that don't have to carry huge pension/benefits legacy packages that unions negotiated in a more generous economy.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 11:50 AM

Darn, last night's remarks vanished. . .

Locally I'm sure Little Debbie and Mrs. Baird will step in the fill the void of snack cakes left behind by Hostess. And they cost less. I am sorry about the lost jobs - it looks like playing chicken with a company on the brink didn't work this time.

SRS


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: saulgoldie
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 12:07 PM

Thought Id pick up some Twinkies either for when they legalize pot here, or for investment value. But dangitall if the shelf weren't already empty! Feckless!

Saul


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: saulgoldie
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 01:37 PM

"Feck!"


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: olddude
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 02:17 PM

I still got some yesterday .. I ate em, now I see they really are selling on ebay ... always a day late and a dollar short

dang


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: pdq
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 02:28 PM

Buy up all the Twinkies left at your local store using Food Stamps.

Sell 'em on eBay for $100 per package.

Use the money to buy dope.

It's the American Way!


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: EBarnacle
Date: 17 Nov 12 - 05:51 PM

Here's a more complete explanation from the Daily Kos:


Daily Kos Labor / By Laura Clawson

Bye to Twinkies and Workers Rights? Hostess Blames Striking Workers As it Liquidates, Romney-Style

Company had already planned to close plants even if the workers accepted the cuts and stayed at work.

November 16, 2012 |   

Is it bye bye for Twinkies, or will they just no longer be union made?

Photo Credit: shutterstock.com

Get your Twinkies and your Wonder Bread now, because what you see in stores is the last of them. (At least until the brands are sold at auction and revived.) Hostess Brands has announced that it will liquidate, blaming a strike by workers in one of its unions as they rejected a contract that called for them to make major concessions on wages and benefits. The workers had taken concessions to help the company survive a previous bankruptcy, and this time around when the call for cuts came, members of the Teamsters narrowly accepted them while members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers, and Grain Millers union overwhelmingly said no and went on strike. According to the company , it's all the workers' fault:

"We deeply regret the necessity of today's decision, but we do not have the financial resources to weather an extended nationwide strike," said CEO Gregory Rayburn in a statement.

Of course, Hostess management had already claimed that the strike would be responsible for the closings of specific plants—when it had already planned to close plants even if the workers accepted the cuts and stayed at work. BCTGM President Frank Hurt says the workers understood who they were dealing with:

Our members know that the plans all along of the Wall Street investors currently in control of this company did not include the operation of Hostess Brands any longer than it takes to sell the company in whole—or in part—in a way that will maximize the profits of these vulture capitalists regardless of the impact on the workforce.

Workers were being asked to accept cuts, but top executives had gotten massive raises as Hostess was about to enter bankruptcy. Investments in the company's future that had been promised as part of restructuring after the previous bankruptcy were never made. And as for the management, put in place by the private equity companies that now own Hostess, Hurt says:

Unfortunately however, for the past eight years management of the company has been in the hands of Wall Street incestors,"restructuring experts", third-tier managers from other non-baking food companies and currently a "liquidation specialist". Six CEO's in eight years, none of whom with any bread and cake baking industry experience, was the prescription for failure.

This is a Mitt Romney-style deal. Throughout the campaign, we read about Romney's past deals that went very much like what's happening to Hostess. Now we're watching it in real time—and seeing how when workers fight back, they're targeted for blame.


Laura Clawson is the Labor editor at Daily Kos Labor, and a contributing editor at Daily Kos.


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 18 Nov 12 - 11:59 AM

In Canada, the rights to HOSTESS were leased or sold to Canadian companies. George Weston has rights to Wonderbread and Saputo has rights to many Hostess brands.

Saputo says it doesn't intend to make of sell twinkies (Hooray!).
Weston companies probably will continue to make and sell Wonderbread.

Wonderbread was a favorite with kids in my hometown. Bits of fresh Wonderbread were rolled easily into spitballs. With a 'soda' straw (large and small diameters) and a supply of spitballs, we would pelt the unwary. We would find seats in a back row and loose our missiles at those in front. The Saturday kids matinee at the movies was a favorite shooting gallery (until we were detected and thrown out).


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 18 Nov 12 - 01:10 PM

I saw donuts and ding dongs on the shelf yesterday in my local grocery store. I just looked on eBay - only one ding dong box offered and no bids. Clearly it is the iconic twinkie that is getting all of the attention.

SRS


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: olddude
Date: 18 Nov 12 - 03:05 PM

Gone Gone ... sniff sniff .. no more ... tears


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,olddude
Date: 18 Nov 12 - 04:51 PM

HA CNN JUST SAID A MEXICAN COMPANY IS TRYING TO BUY OUT HOSTESS TO CONTINUE TO MAKE TWINKIES !!!! VIVA LA MEXICO I SAY

HA


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Jeri
Date: 18 Nov 12 - 04:58 PM

I just had a brief mind-flash of a Mexican spiced chocolate Twinkie. Chocolate creme filling flavored with cinnamon and a little chile. I might actually buy one!


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: GUEST,olddude
Date: 18 Nov 12 - 06:10 PM

We can only hope Jeri, I will be in line for that one also


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: EBarnacle
Date: 18 Nov 12 - 07:44 PM

Here nare 14 reasons that Twinkies will be missed.

http://now.msn.com/twinkie-uses-photo-gallery?ocid=xnetr1-4


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: Mrrzy
Date: 18 Nov 12 - 10:24 PM

I'm actually going to have to eat one of each of these before they disappear - just not all at once, I guess!


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Subject: RE: BS: Obit: The Twinkie...
From: wysiwyg
Date: 05 Feb 13 - 01:52 PM

Mmmmm... found the open box of knockoff Twinkies.... special energy treat!

They are ALMOST good for you slathered in Greek (nonfat) yogurt! :~)

~S~


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