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2012-11-22 Economy
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Posted by Pappy 2012-11-22 10:19|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [300 views ]  Top

#1 Today's ChiTrib had a cartoon with the money shot being "It's Only A Twinkie." Typical lib gloss-over of the people looking at a more uncertain future (Granted that some may be deserving)....
Posted by Uncle Phester 2012-11-22 11:32||   2012-11-22 11:32|| Front Page Top

#2 We've seen this before.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-11-22 12:18||   2012-11-22 12:18|| Front Page Top

#3 What to do with those 18,000 unemployed Irish bakers ?

Well....they're a restless, troubled lot. We could offer them cash and whiskey for a 90 day enlistment. Form them into regiments led by politicians, and march on "right to work" states.....
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-22 13:10||   2012-11-22 13:10|| Front Page Top

#4 The saddest thing is only 6000 of the 18000 are in the striking union. They took 2 other employees out with each of them.
Look for the union label.
Posted by Capsu78 2012-11-22 14:00||   2012-11-22 14:00|| Front Page Top

#5 Support business also took a hit. Many more than the 18500 figure will lose on this. I still say retirements are probably underfunded. I know 200 out of the fortune five hundred are underfunded.
Training offered but for what industry?. Who is hiring?.
Posted by Dale 2012-11-22 17:27||   2012-11-22 17:27|| Front Page Top

#6 The saddest thing is only 6000 of the 18000 are in the striking union. They took 2 other employees out with each of them.

Twelve thousand Irishman and no fights? Oh god! What would have Jogn Ford thought of them.
Posted by JFM 2012-11-22 18:21||   2012-11-22 18:21|| Front Page Top

#7 What's the problem? 100 weeks unemployment, Obamaphone, EBT, SSDI, laissez les bon temps rollez!
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2012-11-22 19:57||   2012-11-22 19:57|| Front Page Top

#8 Its official - never mind the hoopla about 2015, its Civil War in Amerikka in 2014.

And thus Virginia, we learn once again why any advice + warnings from our long-dead or pre-dead ancestors should never be ignored or downplayed -GOD LOVES THE TWINKIE!
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-11-22 22:13||   2012-11-22 22:13|| Front Page Top

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