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#46    Mantis914

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 04:39 PM

View Post-Mr_Fess-, on 18 November 2012 - 12:46 AM, said:

Dude you speak of everything unions have done in the past tense and you're correct. Things is they've done what they set out to do and all the good stuff they got implemented has been set into law. Mostly these days they are fat and corrupt and are just another source of filtering money out of paychecks. Union leaders are no less susceptible to corruption and greed than CEOs and politicians. Unions are famous for unrealistic pensions with the always looming uncertainty of layoffs during employment. Yea, to be a union employee can be great financially with slim chances of getting fired but I'll digress and add that most of my gripe with unions is towards the public sector.
Also, as a libertarian don't you find the ties to communism, socialism and Marxism within union leadership disturbing? And as a self employed individual, do you employees? If so, do you think your company can thrive if your guys decided it was time to form a union? Could you keep up with the rules and demands and wages? By keep up I mostly mean competitively. I have several employees and union interference would force my prices up and the company would tank leaving everyone screwed.


Unless we hearken back to the 1800's I see no reason why we'd want anything but anything we want. That's not a bad thing. That's just a flourishing modern society. And those people fighting over chicken nuggets... They aren't your average people who just like McDonald's. They are just freaking idiots. They're just incidences and not the norm of a "fast food society".
But I like you Mantis and don't wanna fight. We agree on too much. If you've got a gripe with junk food then carry on. I eat what I want when I want with no deciding factors other than does it taste good and being in the mood for it and I've been the same weight for 17 years since I was in high school and have general good health except for my teeth have been going to shlt during the last couple of years but I think that's genetic and I'm gonna resolve that with dental implants in the coming years.

I totally agree and if you saw where I worked at, it looks like fast food row with just about every store there.  I try to choose wisely but for the sake of time, I can't always do that.  I'm not exactly the picture of prime health myself but I'm trying to get back to some degree of normal with exercise and better eating.  Yeah, I know what you mean about genetic/hereditary ailments, little did I know I have 4 uncles and my grandfather just recently passed away from diabetes and now, I have it...

Nah, there's no fight here, you're right, we both agree on too much and there's quite a bit of opposition out on this website...


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Posted 19 November 2012 - 06:47 AM

Personally,I'm going to miss Wonder bread .
Here's some interesting news. God forbid Conagra buys it .

http://www.alaskadis...ack-may-survive

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 06:13 PM

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 12:17 AM

This event marks  the end of civilization as we know it.  Surely the end is nigh . . .

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 04:04 AM

View PostBiffSplitkins, on 19 November 2012 - 06:13 PM, said:

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This event marks the end of civilization as we know it. Surely the end is nigh . . .

You guys are cracking me up!

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:07 AM

View PostHasina, on 16 November 2012 - 03:25 PM, said:

Time to start stocking up...
I have 50 boxes of Ding Dongs,50 boxes of Twinkies,but could not find sno balls,What a life to live without Ding Dongs,NNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!


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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:09 AM

View PostRyu, on 16 November 2012 - 04:11 PM, said:

I remember when twinkies were actually good, a nice, dry, lite angelfood cake and a actual creamy filling.
Now they're sticky and gunky, filled with something that is little more than sweetened wallpaper paste.
LMAO


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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:11 AM

What the heck are moms to put in their kids' lunches? Fruit?
*shudders*

I don't Obama I blame the First Lady for this!

Edited by QuiteContrary, 20 November 2012 - 05:12 AM.


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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:20 AM

View PostHilander, on 16 November 2012 - 05:58 PM, said:

I loved Twinkies, Ding Dongs and whole wheat wonder bread.  I ate the bread far more than the sack cakes.  We could see twinkes and the other products again if another company buys the rights to it.

I don't think it was all the Unions fault.  I think both parties can share in the blame.
It was the Bakers Union who were to greedy for their own good and ruined it for everybody else,I hope the bakers union buns in H.E.double toothpicks.I hope they eat the nasty Bimbo company's poor quallity snacks and get the runs.Bimbo messed up Mrs Bairds Breads,those people had a good product and screwed the product with inferier ingredients,like the Yeast was replaced with 3rd rate yeast,Mrs Bairds used to use yeast from Budwieser which is the best in the world,Bimbo doesnt even care what it is serving the general public,they are only in it for the money nothing else,just like that greedy Bakers Union,I can Honestly say I Hate them Both with a pashion.


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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:36 AM

good those things tasted like crap.

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 07:22 AM

One of my friends used to do vile things to Twinkies....

Anyhoooo....
Pabst blue ribbon wants to buy it .
My mum worked for them . I have all sorts of Pabst glasses and serving trays in the basement ,from the 60s.

. http://www.huffingto...ref=mostpopular

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 12:51 PM

View PostSimbi Laveau, on 20 November 2012 - 07:22 AM, said:

Pabst blue ribbon wants to buy it .
My mum worked for them . I have all sorts of Pabst glasses and serving trays in the basement ,from the 60s.
. http://www.huffingto...ref=mostpopular

Will the catch phrase be "Twinkie Me... A.S.A.P.?"  ;)

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:07 AM

View PostThe Unseen, on 20 November 2012 - 05:20 AM, said:

It was the Bakers Union who were to greedy for their own good and ruined it for everybody else,I hope the bakers union buns in H.E.double toothpicks.I hope they eat the nasty Bimbo company's poor quallity snacks and get the runs.Bimbo messed up Mrs Bairds Breads,those people had a good product and screwed the product with inferier ingredients,like the Yeast was replaced with 3rd rate yeast,Mrs Bairds used to use yeast from Budwieser which is the best in the world,Bimbo doesnt even care what it is serving the general public,they are only in it for the money nothing else,just like that greedy Bakers Union,I can Honestly say I Hate them Both with a pashion.

Right, the greedy bakers union that didn't want to take an 8% paycut, along with a 32% benefit cut, all the while the CEO took a 300% raise, also giving 9 execs raises ranging from 60-100%. ( while filing their 2nd bankruptcy)

Also, during that time amassing huge debt from private equity funds.

And you want to blame the WORKERS??

It's completely amazing to me that people are this ignorant to the facts.

I'm sure you are somehow blaming '3rd rate yeast' on the union as well...

The Bakers Union has no intention to run their business into the ground, how would that serve them at all?  They'd lose their Union dues.  The CEO however, has NOTHING to lose.  He gets paid either way.  Check out how they want to make sure they execs still get their bonuses.  These people raid companies, steal from the Pension fund (which they also did in this case) and then move onto the next company, where they are welcomed with open arms.

STOP BLAMING THE PEOPLE THAT MADE LESS THAN 20 BUCKS AN HOUR!!!

Edited by supervike, 21 November 2012 - 12:11 AM.


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Posted 21 November 2012 - 02:51 AM

View Postsupervike, on 21 November 2012 - 12:07 AM, said:



Right, the greedy bakers union that didn't want to take an 8% paycut, along with a 32% benefit cut, all the while the CEO took a 300% raise, also giving 9 execs raises ranging from 60-100%. ( while filing their 2nd bankruptcy)

Also, during that time amassing huge debt from private equity funds.

And you want to blame the WORKERS??

It's completely amazing to me that people are this ignorant to the facts.

I'm sure you are somehow blaming '3rd rate yeast' on the union as well...

The Bakers Union has no intention to run their business into the ground, how would that serve them at all?  They'd lose their Union dues.  The CEO however, has NOTHING to lose.  He gets paid either way.  Check out how they want to make sure they execs still get their bonuses.  These people raid companies, steal from the Pension fund (which they also did in this case) and then move onto the next company, where they are welcomed with open arms.

STOP BLAMING THE PEOPLE THAT MADE LESS THAN 20 BUCKS AN HOUR!!!
It's not the workers. It's their representatives. How can you blame a union employee. It's always a good deal for them. Besides, you know the bakers union big shots are just as slimy. All jobs come with somebody at the top so that's never going to change and the governments always going to be there to take something from your paycheck too and then you have the unions who are just another paycheck filter where the guys at the top are always going to be in a position to be set for life should the union collapse just like the nothing to lose CEOs. Really though its not the workers fault their representatives are so good at riling and making big fat promises at somebody else's expense who happen to care so much about the cause that the only thing they ask for is millions of dollars to lobby to the democrat party and several hundred thousand dollar salaries with incredibly generous pensions who work out of multimillion dollar headquarters. And you can't inject the even greater deals the CEOs have because the CEOs own the company and the unions don't. Plus all the money the unions make is paid for by the CEOs who could be using all those millions for employee benefits, salaries and expansion hence more job opportunities. So with all the fair worker laws already on the books it seems that unions have already set out what they intended to do and now are just another filter your paycheck must go through or another group of power hungry people who make big promises just in exchange for your hard earned money.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 05:44 AM

This is just going to make it THAT much harder for Woody Haraldson to find a twinky after the Zombie Apocolypse.

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