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Petition wants Obama
to save Twinkies

Politico, by Byron Tau

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/16/2012 6:40:03 PM

A new White House petition wants President Obama to nationalize the "Twinkie industry," saving the popular junk food from possible extinction. "We the undersigned, hereby request Barack Obama to immediately Nationalize the Twinkie industry and prevent our nation from losing her sweet creamy center," a petition on the White House "We the People" website requests. (Snip) Hostess Brands Inc. — maker of the Twinkie, the Ding Dong and Wonder Bread — is preparing to shutter operations amid a labor strike and rising costs. Unionized workers rejected a major pay and benefit cut, sparking the latest strike.

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Is that King 0bama?? With insanity like this our nation is in far worse shape than I could ever imagine. You couldn´t make this up if you had to. I just caught the end of Rush today and wondered what he meant when he said Politico already had their headline ready: Obama Saves Twinkies

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WIBadger, 11/16/2012 6:47:40 PM     (No. 9019414)

Mooch would leave him if he did this.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MindMadeUp, 11/16/2012 6:48:02 PM     (No. 9019415)

"Twinkies" is a good name for Obama supporters.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 11/16/2012 6:49:05 PM     (No. 9019420)

It´s only fitting that the biggest Twink of all come forth to save the Twinkies.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bubby, 11/16/2012 6:53:13 PM     (No. 9019429)

If I´m not mistaken petition came from the White House to the White House! They want to do the same to Hostess that they did to GM. Use our money to buy the company then give it the unions. What a farce this country has become.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Fitzroy, 11/16/2012 7:02:03 PM     (No. 9019447)

What will Michelle say? Maybe she can change the recipe to make it sugar free, fat free, and be filled with spinach instead of cream. Then Obama can mandate that everybody buy one every day, and the Supreme Court will say it´s a tax.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Penney, 11/16/2012 7:02:13 PM     (No. 9019448)

Whatever, they are no doubt doing the dance of joy tonight at the 0bamas´ WH. -YIKES!!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: redmom, 11/16/2012 7:03:45 PM     (No. 9019450)

MO will never go for that. Although, Twinkies may be the favorite snack of the C-in-C (choomer in chief), so there may be hope after all. /s

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 11/16/2012 7:05:23 PM     (No. 9019453)

Limbaugh said the originator of the petition belonged to an Obama support group whose name was drowned out by a C-17 passing a bit too low. No, Rush didn´t say the name was drowned out, I did. It was going North so was perhaps taking exotic foodstuffs to Michelle Antoinette. The name could have been something like Citizens United but I really didn´t catch enough of it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/16/2012 7:14:08 PM     (No. 9019474)

Yeah, Bam Bam, save em! Get rid of the Union slugs, let them reorganize and emerge as a profitable company. Okay Bam Bam?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kanphil, 11/16/2012 7:22:40 PM     (No. 9019489)

Maybe Mooch can plant some Twinkie seeds in that miraculous garden of her. She seems to be able to grow everything else in there.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/16/2012 7:28:18 PM     (No. 9019500)

Unions, no longer satisfied with dictating their pay pkgs has evolved to demanding ownership of the companies they drive into bankruptcy... with taxpayers funding the profitless businesses.. aka, GM.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/16/2012 7:51:18 PM     (No. 9019537)

It´s a bird, it´s a plane, it´s superBam!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 11/16/2012 8:50:12 PM     (No. 9019595)

I thought he did that when he did away with DADT.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Hamrman, 11/16/2012 8:54:48 PM     (No. 9019605)

He bailed out GM but.not Twinkies...wow is he really starting a swing to the right...naw You know who weighed in...Twinkies actually cause obesity???

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Reply 15 - Posted by: reddfroge, 11/16/2012 8:56:39 PM     (No. 9019611)

btw-the ´website´ that is sponsoring this petition is an Obama WH sponsored site....really

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Balogreene, 11/16/2012 9:02:45 PM     (No. 9019616)

Let the Union lose. It´s good for the soul. Many years ago they did the same thing for Schlitz. Let them keep it up.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Muggins, 11/16/2012 9:29:44 PM     (No. 9019660)

There are better tasting pastries in this world and the death of mass produced bakery goods is a blessing.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 11/16/2012 10:10:05 PM     (No. 9019712)

Gee and I posted the nationalization bit without knowing this petition had been sent.
Actually Hostess should close down change their name and reconstruct in a non union state. There are 18 states who would welcome them.
There are 30 states with GOP governors and any who are still unionized should eliminate them.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: OhMy, 11/16/2012 10:13:55 PM     (No. 9019716)

As with the auto bailout this is really a union bailout. Pump enough public money in while screwing the present investors, give the company to the unions and claim victory. A month later announce that the company has paid the treasury back. This lie is sustained by the hack media and Obama it the hero. Michelle changes the twinkies into a health food which nobody eats. Each twinkie costs $100.oo but there is a public subsidy of $99.95 to purchase them. A totally phoney market is created for twinkies to funnel public money into the unions, the media hide this and Obama voters marvel at Obama´s genius for saving bankrupt companies.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bevann, 11/16/2012 10:25:17 PM     (No. 9019721)

I want a Twinkie option in my Obamacare...I´m way past needing birth control...so voting my hungry parts for Twinkies.



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Reply 21 - Posted by: Theeo, 11/16/2012 11:12:51 PM     (No. 9019755)

Our nation lost its creamy center with the graying of the White House.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: kono, 11/17/2012 12:01:42 AM     (No. 9019788)

Just say NO to the Venezuelization of the U.S.

Screw Communism, with extreme prejudice. Trust nothing they say; even something as innocuous-sounding as "I like Twinkies" can´t be taken at face value.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: EmilioCavaradosi, 11/17/2012 2:31:02 AM     (No. 9019904)

It could be done just like GM. Take over the company to save the workers´ jobs. But Twinkies aren´t healthy, so change the recipe. Make them multi-grain and fill them with unsweetened tofu. Then order massive amounts for MREs, government agency cafeterias,and school cafeterias—because no one else will buy them.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: xcenturion, 11/17/2012 3:12:47 AM     (No. 9019918)

What do gay men have to do with this? Oh, I´m sorry I thought they said Twinks!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Tillster, 11/17/2012 4:24:21 AM     (No. 9019946)

I´ve heard the petition was altered. By the way any one check Moocherilla´ s closet for her twinkie stash?.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/17/2012 5:31:00 AM     (No. 9019968)

I have no doubt that President DingDong will eat this one up.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 11/17/2012 10:37:46 AM     (No. 9020468)

" Yeah, administration! You hold ´em while we hit ´em. Your friends,the union. "

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/17/2012 2:03:46 PM     (No. 9020825)

ROFL! The Red Queen will hear nothing of it! There will be no obesity-inducing junk foods produced in the Land of the Free, if she has anything to say about it!

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