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Reality check regarding Hostess bankruptcy

http://www.forbes.com

Hostess has been sold at least three times since the 1980s, racking up debt and shedding profitable assets along the way with each successive merger. The company filed for bankruptcy in 2004, and again in 2011. Little thought was given to the line of products, which, frankly, began to seem a bit dated in the age of the gourmet cupcake.

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Hostess Blames Union For Bankruptcy After Tripling CEO’s Pay

http://thinkprogress.org

headlines have been quick to blame unions for the downfall of the company there’s actually more to the story: While the company was filing for bankruptcy, for the second time, earlier this year, it actually tripled its CEO’s pay, and increased other executives’ compensation by as much as 80 percent.

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Sandy and Government Abuse

http://www.nv-nc.com

Sandy's aftermath demonstrates (again) how the use of force helps no one. If the storm demonstrates anything, it's how government force is not the correct response to any situation; especially natural disasters.

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Police Unions Sicking Private Eyes, Cops On those Who Oppose Them

http://reason.com

Councilman Jim Righeimer of Costa Mesa was targeted for harassment by private eye employed by Police Union lawyers. The private dick called police claiming Jim Righeimer was drunk when he was not. The cops then went to his house and made him do a sobriety test after he had been home for some time.

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Teamsters’ Hoffa Made $300,000 in 2010

http://www.cnsnews.com

Hoffa made headlines on Labor Day with comments calling union members part of President Obama’s electoral “army” who will “beat the Tea Party and give this country back to workers and America.”
“Let’s take these sons-of-bitches out,” Hoffa said during comments ahead of Obama’s appearance at a rally in Detriot, urging union members to vote out conservative politicians in 2012.

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Reason.tv Producer Jim Epstein's Arrest

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Reason.tv's Producer Jim Epstein's Arrest on June 22, 2011.

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Are Teachers Required to Join Teacher Unions?

http://712educators.about.com

Many people are under the impression that public unions are mandatory, which is simply not true.

Question: Are Teachers Required to Join Teacher Unions?
Teacher unions were created as a way to combine the voices of teachers so that they could better bargain with school districts and protect their own interests.

Answer: Many new teachers wonder if they will be required to join a union when they get their first teaching job. The short answer to this question is "no." By law, a teacher's union cannot force teachers to join

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Wisconsin Senate to vote on anti-union bill

http://news.yahoo.com

Wisconsin's peaceful protest against Senate anit-Union Bill thousands turn out, yet Bill looks like it will pass

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