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That evil union that killed the Twinkie

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/10/hostess-pensions-diverted_n_2271868.html

Had to keep paying the management parachutes and lawyers fees, how else could we have kept these poor little rich folk out there creating jobs?

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Many things put them on a death bed. Increased competition, poor managment, poor marketing, failure to evolve, etc...

The Union killed a struggling patient, of that there is little doubt.

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hey cite your sources forum poster davidson deac

ah fug who am i kidding you just repeat republican talking points and if you actually cited rushbo you'd be laughed out of this thread so i'm not counting on it

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Unions already took cuts, no raises for years and years, and the money they saved the company that was supposed to go back into it never made it there, but please DD go on

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Unions already took cuts, no raises for years and years, and the money they saved the company that was supposed to go back into it never made it there, but please DD go on

All that may be true (although since its Huffington, I have my doubts), but it doesn't take away from the fact that the bakers union made a stupid decision. If someone eats the wrong foods, drinks to much, doesn't exercise and is in generally in poor health, then a doctor makes a stupid decision that causes that person to die, the doctor is still guilty regardless of all the bad decisions the patient made.

Did the article mention that the those things happened under the previous CEO, the current CEO was getting 1 dollar a month in salary? I guess they could go after some of the previous CEO's for the money that was lost, and they might actually get enough back to fund operations for a couple of extra days.

For all the populist rhetoric about CEO pay, the truth is that CEO and indeed executive pay in general makes up such a small percentage of the bottom line for a large company, that its not really even worth discussing. I do agree that CEO pay should be based on the company's performance, with no golden parachute. But its a decision that the company's board of directors should make, or the shareholders, not something that should be mandated by law.

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If someone eats the wrong foods, drinks to much, doesn't exercise and is in generally in poor health, then a doctor makes a stupid decision that causes that person to die, the doctor is still guilty regardless of all the bad decisions the patient made.

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Sorry, I forgot this is a thread about business, you folks on the left are more suited for humor and music, and don't really understand business. I will try to keep that in mind in the future.

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Yes the unions are the doctors supposed to fix the CEO patient and they got stuck with the hot potato so I guess it's the union's fault.

Oh and I suck at humor but that just means my business acumen makes up for it. Like ugly people with good personalities.

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