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post #1 of 5 Old Nov 16th, 2012, 12:48 pm Thread Starter
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Hostess goes bankrupt

Holy Twinkie, Batman - Hostess is filing for bankruptcy!

I realize there is nothing funny about 18k employees being laid off, but I wanted to comment on the loss of all their good (but not good-for-you) stuff. No more of our childhood favorites - Twinkies, Ho Ho's, and - my personal favorite - Ding Dongs/King Dongs/King Dons (different names, depending on where you live, I guess).

Hopefully another company will pick up these brands - and some of the employees.




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Re: Hostess goes bankrupt

Yes, a very sad day for the employees and us junk food junkies. However, they have filed bankruptcy in the past and warned the workers this might happen. Another case of the Union Management not thinking about their people and being too greedy. I'm sure a lawsuit will result from this from the Union.


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Re: Hostess goes bankrupt

If they do go under it will be a very unfortunate occurrence, and I do feel badly for the company and the employees.

That said, perhaps they can run off 100 years worth of product if going under is unavoidable.

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Re: Hostess goes bankrupt

Now come the politics!
but then again there is HOPE

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Re: Hostess goes bankrupt

Before I get a PM about this turning political.


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