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Hostess shutdown hits
Mass. workers in stomach

Boston Herald, by Ira Kantor

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/16/2012 2:58:00 PM

Hostess Brands Inc., whose sweet treat roster includes Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Ho’s, filed a motion today in bankruptcy court seeking permission to shut down its business and sell its assets, including its iconic brands and facilities. The company, based in Irving, Texas, is moving “promptly” to lay off most of its 18,500-member workforce, which includes nearly 300 workers at 13 Hostess facilities in Massachusetts, and has suspended bakery operations at all its plants, said company CEO Gregory F. Rayburn. The company’s board of directors authorized the wind down of Hostess Brands after one of its largest unions,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Judith, 11/16/2012 3:01:31 PM     (No. 9018977)

It´s what the citizens voted for.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: coldborezero, 11/16/2012 3:04:31 PM     (No. 9018988)

18,500 jobs lost. Unions and Obama voters. Keep your job with a pay cut or drive your company out of business and join the unemployment rolls. Genius.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JediJerry, 11/16/2012 3:06:55 PM     (No. 9018996)

Greddy capitalists bakers were just making people fat anyway. If they would have stayed in business Obamacare would have put a cap and trade regulation on Twinkis and Ho-Ho´s, then only people like Michael Moore who could afford to buy other peoples rations of the yummie treats could have all they want with no limits. PLus he won´t need O-care because he can afford to go to doctors in Mexico and Cuba rather than wait in long lines at an O-clinic with the rest of the poor people in the country.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JonR, 11/16/2012 3:07:19 PM     (No. 9018997)

When you lie down with dogs (unions), you get up with fleas (no jobs)! Very good union workers! I hope your unemployment benefits are enough to keep your homes! Fools!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: DaBigGuy, 11/16/2012 3:08:42 PM     (No. 9018999)

Hostess is dead, White House congenital lying is alive.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fire_mission, 11/16/2012 3:10:47 PM     (No. 9019002)

Who knew we were at a Twinkie Cliff.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Cav160, 11/16/2012 3:11:05 PM     (No. 9019003)

Ironic isn´t it, since this POS has been re-elected unemployed benefits go back to 29 weeks in January 2013! Poetic justice for obamabots!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 11/16/2012 3:11:39 PM     (No. 9019005)

Now if the Department of Education and the Department of Commerce

could similarly...SHUT DOWN.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: horacer, 11/16/2012 3:12:19 PM     (No. 9019007)

Old union joke - A union member would rather be out of a great job than work at a good job. It´s not a joke anymore. I feel bad for all who lost their job. My first hostess treat was a snowball. I fell in love at first bite.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bpl40, 11/16/2012 3:12:49 PM     (No. 9019009)

You asked for it, you got it Toyota! Well.. in this case Twinky.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 11/16/2012 3:13:55 PM     (No. 9019011)

Discovered in the ration pantries of 1960s-era fallout shelters, these tasty morsels have often been found to be still edible. So there is still time to run down to your local Pak and Sak and buy up a lifetime´s supply. I know Micheal Moore will be.

just kidding.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 11/16/2012 3:14:10 PM     (No. 9019013)

Hope. Change.

/sarcasm off

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ret.TxLeo, 11/16/2012 3:16:38 PM     (No. 9019018)

5,000 refused to work with the company and it cost the other 13,500 their jobs. Just think the Liar in Chief is refusing to work with the House..refusing to cut the real fluff..refusing to cut spending for the few for the better of the many...anybody else see the irony?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 11/16/2012 3:17:58 PM     (No. 9019021)

I got a feeling we´re going to see a lot more of this kind of thing.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 11/16/2012 3:18:52 PM     (No. 9019023)

I went out an bought a box for Thanksgiving. I grew up with twinkies but not sure my kids did. So that will be our TG treat. At least I will know they enjoyed the same childhood delight I knew. Welcome to the age of the soviet revolution inAmerica. From a land of plenty to hoarding distant memories.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/16/2012 3:21:55 PM     (No. 9019031)

Elizabeth Warren will start a pemican factory..jobs..very little wampum to start.s/

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Reply 17 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/16/2012 3:32:00 PM     (No. 9019055)

Expect lots of ´´disability´´ claims, which means they´ll never be counted as unemployed.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: stonepony, 11/16/2012 3:32:50 PM     (No. 9019059)

In today´s new America no job is better than any job.... the goverment will keep paying those who do not work....

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Reply 19 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/16/2012 3:33:21 PM     (No. 9019061)

This is what you get when you vote for democrats.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: NYBruin, 11/16/2012 3:35:00 PM     (No. 9019063)

The Hostess brand is too valauable to waste away. Look for an investor (like - gasp - Bain Capital) to buy the assets in bankruptcy and resume productioon within a few months.





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Reply 21 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 11/16/2012 3:36:52 PM     (No. 9019067)

Actually, I see the unemployed unionist sponging off the Amerikan people, now.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 11/16/2012 3:37:53 PM     (No. 9019070)

Not to worry, as another poster said, they have a shelf life of many years. I never liked the dern things. My Sis and I made better concoctions with our own made up recipes.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Susannah, 11/16/2012 3:38:31 PM     (No. 9019071)

The sad thing is, these people weren´t union members; they were workers in the retail outlet stores.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/16/2012 3:40:20 PM     (No. 9019076)

Just one tip of the proverbial iceberg.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: janjan, 11/16/2012 3:43:02 PM     (No. 9019085)

There is going to be an avalanche of layoffs coming. This is only the beginning.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: killerbee, 11/16/2012 3:43:35 PM     (No. 9019089)

Merry Christmas, workers! Love, your union

I already see people blaming Hostess for the shut-down. As if anyone wants to go bankrupt and shut down their whole business. This isn´t a threat. Congrats, Obama electorate.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 11/16/2012 3:44:34 PM     (No. 9019092)

Rush said, at the end of his program today, that the WH has a petition up on its "we the people" site asking that Obama nationalize the Hostess Company. Kid you not.

Haven´t been to the site, but it apparently gives the impression that "the people" want Obama to "save twinkies".

Rush said (somewhat sarcastically) that he wouldn´t be surprised if Obama bailed out the Hostess company, and turned it over to the unions.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: The Advocate, 11/16/2012 3:55:42 PM     (No. 9019113)

This is part of Obama plan to destroy small business and nationalize the name brands like Hostess and turn them over to his union thugs.
If hostess is nationalized aka bailed out -it will go the way of gm.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: provide, 11/16/2012 4:08:29 PM     (No. 9019140)

Little Debby stock skyrockets.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/16/2012 4:15:39 PM     (No. 9019156)

#23 Sad? You must be misinformed. They walked out on strike. The company warned them. They did not come back to work. Hostess is done negotiating.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: grambo, 11/16/2012 4:23:15 PM     (No. 9019170)

John Galt, call your office.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Susannah, 11/16/2012 4:27:09 PM     (No. 9019177)

#30, no, I´m not misinformed. Those facilities in Mass. that shut down were non-unionized retail outlet stores. The company informed the retail outlets that they´d close (along with everything else)if the union wouldn´t agree to a new contract. The union refused, and the non-unionized workers all lost their jobs. So, yes, I do feel sorry for them. They weren´t union, and they didn´t ask for this.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 11/16/2012 4:33:34 PM     (No. 9019186)

#27, that was my first thought when I heard the news, every company that fails will be "saved" by the government and turned over to the unions.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: L.A. Guy, 11/16/2012 4:34:46 PM     (No. 9019192)

The "Detroit-ing" of America.

Nothing funny about this except

when Hostess is bought out and moves the Jobs to a Right-to-work State, eliminating Socialist Union thugs...

Granted, this MUST be done before Obama sics the DOJ on the Company like he did with GM and force a Union controlled Equity majority on the company, which will bankrupt them all over again.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 11/16/2012 4:36:28 PM     (No. 9019196)

I would wager that most of those in Mass. that lost their jobs voted for Ø . Massachusetts is famous for voting for liberals. That school system must be something else.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 11/16/2012 4:52:51 PM     (No. 9019218)

Unfortunate for everyone involved, including, I fear, the American taxpayer. But it is a lesson for those willing and able to be instructed. This is the kind of thing that is necessary to get the attention and penetrate the skulls of a substantial number of citizens, most if not all of whom are Obama supporters. Of course one painful collision with reality will not be sufficient to get the point across to most. A single instance can be explained away, blamed on someone else, or rationalized somehow to preserve the underlying fantasy structure. There will have to be many more such rude awakenings before a sufficient number of American sleepwalkers finally awake and realize that yes, Virginia, there really is something called reality. This means, among other things, that one cannot always have everything one wants and to which one feels entitled. It means that the relationship between reality and fairness, while it exists at some level, is by no means linear or 1:1.

It is impossible for the economy to recover under a tax and spend, soak the rich, regulation-crazed administration. Advanced degrees in economics are not needed to grasp this. They may even be a handicap for many.

And of course Obama´s confusion about international relations means that the latter will continue to deteriorate, violence will escalate, and wars will break out.

It is a hard, painful, costly way for American voters to learn, but there are no social promotions and no cheating in this course. If you don´t learn the lessons you just keep repeating the course.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 11/16/2012 4:53:18 PM     (No. 9019219)

Maybe they can apply for jobs at General Motors. Better yet, they can get jobs in the Green Energy field. Now *those* jobs will last!

/s

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Reply 38 - Posted by: loyalreader, 11/16/2012 5:03:14 PM     (No. 9019240)

Obama told them they didn´t build it anyway and Obama and his minions for darn sure shut it down.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: xcenturion, 11/16/2012 5:04:52 PM     (No. 9019242)

Ah poor blue state union worker. I feel so bad for you!

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Reply 40 - Posted by: ArthurDent, 11/16/2012 5:17:01 PM     (No. 9019264)

According to Treacher at Daily Caller, via some other site, all the principals of the company were dim bigwigs. Heh!


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Reply 41 - Posted by: Daylily, 11/16/2012 5:18:07 PM     (No. 9019267)

Obama told us just before his 2009 inauguration that he wanted to fundamentally change our country, and he´s well on his way. We may see many more bankruptcy filings by companies. I believe this person living in our WH wants to take our country down so he can rebuild it and reign as dictator in chief.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: mutant geezer, 11/16/2012 5:21:33 PM     (No. 9019274)

If the workers at the plants were smart (alas, there´s the fly in the ointment), they would get together with their union and make an offer to buy the company. The union has tons of money and Hostess is going to be sold to somebody so it might as well be them. I´m sure Obama would guarantee the loan.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: The Advocate, 11/16/2012 5:27:30 PM     (No. 9019277)

Re 42
A union buyout with taxpayer guarantees would delay the final destruction of the company and cost taxpayers money.
Any union buyout will be chick fil a´d aka not buying government twinkles.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 11/16/2012 5:32:25 PM     (No. 9019285)

I think they called it a "mandate".
When you lie down with dogs, you sleep with the fleas.
Bon Appetit

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Reply 45 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/16/2012 5:34:08 PM     (No. 9019289)

What would Archie Bunker say?

And am I the only one affected by these delayed ads that are coming on in sequence? I would rather have the popups.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: strike3, 11/16/2012 5:42:47 PM     (No. 9019304)

Nobody wins here. The union just lost the dues of 18,500 workers. The workers lost their jobs. The government just lost 18,500 taxpayers. The rest of us will be asked to support them with less money. John Galt is looking smarter every day and it´s only just begun.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/16/2012 5:44:02 PM     (No. 9019305)

Merita Bread just layed off hundreds of employees.

How´s that union working for you ? Or are they using you to keep themselves in business ?

The strike should be against unions instead of employers.


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Reply 48 - Posted by: athina, 11/16/2012 6:14:31 PM     (No. 9019354)

My son just told me there´s a #hostessshrugged on twitter.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: Grace Veritas, 11/16/2012 6:17:40 PM     (No. 9019364)

Rand thought it would be oil and steel and rail. Who could have known it would be Twinkies?

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Reply 50 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/16/2012 6:36:43 PM     (No. 9019392)

I see this as part of the resistance, albeit a natural part. The motivations for being in business in this country are all but gone. If a company hits even the slightest obstacle, it makes sense to shut down and live off your savings. We´ll start seeing much more of this, I suspect.


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Reply 51 - Posted by: bob913, 11/16/2012 6:37:49 PM     (No. 9019395)

Take a 8% pay cut for a year then going up 3% for 2 years then 1% in the 3rd year. Cut in pension 2%.

You said no to a company in bankruptcy!!
Now you all have a 100% pay cut and probably lose your pension.

The union boss still has his job as he has other suckers paying his salary.

#20 is right. I think Bain would do good to buy the brand. None of the workers would be re-hired as they are too stupid.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: nevernaught, 11/16/2012 6:47:39 PM     (No. 9019413)

Stuff like this has consequences beyond just Hostess Brands. 18,500 jobs lost is just a start. All those other companies that furnish Hostess with ingredients and other supplies will be adversely affected by loss of revenue.

That Twinkie in the White House may have Just lost the Twinkie vote. Do Wookies eat those things?

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Reply 53 - Posted by: ArthurDent, 11/16/2012 7:03:27 PM     (No. 9019449)

Sorry, my earlier post was incorrect, here is the article about Hostess EVIL CORPORATE OWNERS. Heh!




http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-11-16/hostess-liquidation-curious-cast-characters-twinkie-tumbles

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Reply 54 - Posted by: WIBadger, 11/16/2012 7:12:57 PM     (No. 9019472)

Own it....!

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Reply 55 - Posted by: Evocatus, 11/16/2012 7:45:38 PM     (No. 9019528)

Print the names and addresses of all the Union Local leaders and the National Management of the Union, you know, so the unemployed can thank them PERSONALLY, if ya´ know whut I mean, bada bing.



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Reply 56 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/16/2012 8:04:10 PM     (No. 9019555)

This is the new tactic. Union workers have been told that Obama will pull a GM & give the company to the union. They really do not think the company is closing.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: Aindyin, 11/16/2012 8:54:58 PM     (No. 9019606)

al-Qaeda still alive, Hostess dead way to go Obama union thugs

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Reply 58 - Posted by: ZaMan, 11/21/2012 5:03:25 PM     (No. 9028192)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden asked Americans Saturday to confront lawmakers who oppose raising the federal minimum wage. “Ask your representatives who oppose raising the federal minimum wage—why do they oppose it?” Mr. Biden said in the White House weekly address. “There’s no reason in the world why an American working 40 hours a week has to live in poverty.” President Obama is waging an election-year push with congressional Democrats to boost the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour. Many Republican lawmakers oppose the action, pointing to a study that the move would eliminate about 500,000 jobs

Is George Orwell Working in
the White House?
American Thinker, by Jim Yardley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/30/2014 11:26:56 AM     Post Reply
You have to wonder sometimes if one of the multitude of “special advisors” to Barack Obama has a George Orwell fetish. All of us have read hundreds of blog articles and thousands of comments made in passing by co-workers, family, friends and the occasional total stranger that allude to the Obama administration and it’s resemblance to George Orwell’s seminal work, 1984. There have even been references to Orwell’s 1984 in columns published in the normally slavishly supportive main stream media, which are always easy to identify since the White House normally describes them as “hit pieces.” Orwellian descriptions of totalitarianism



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Bob Kerrey Calls Obama a Delusional
Liar; Renders Himself MSM Nonperson

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Newsbusters, by P.J. Gladnick    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/30/2014 6:22:08 AM     Post Reply
Imagine if a former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. senator had called a current Republican president a delusional liar whose programs are wasteful. Would the mainstream media not be all over the story? Such a person would be interviewed at length by Wolf Blitzer on CNN as well as made the rounds of the morning talk shows and the Sunday news programs as well. The media buzz would be red hot on this topic for days extending into weeks. Well, there is such a person but because he is a Democrat saying these things about President Obama, we can expect

Can Rick Perry Get A Second
Chance With GOP Voters In 2016

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Daily Beast, by Myra Adams    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/29/2014 6:04:15 AM     Post Reply
After a disastrous presidential campaign in 2012, can Texas Governor Rick Perry mount a credible bid for the White House in 2016? Texas Governor Rick Perry is currently on a media tour touting the theme that America is a great place for second chances, specifically second chances for Texas governors with national ambitions. Perry is trying to erase the memory of his disastrous 2012 GOP presidential campaign which included “brain-farts” and “oops” debate moments with his folksy, charming, and uniquely American manner. Curious about Perry’s comeback strategy, I asked Texan and GOP presidential media guru, Mark McKinnon and he said,

Startling Rift on Supreme Court
Springs From Error by Kagan
On Text of Obamacare Law

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New York Sun, by Betsy McCaughey    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 3/29/2014 12:55:11 PM     Post Reply
A startling rift appeared Tuesday on the Supreme Court as the three female Justices came out swinging like Brunnhildes — women warriors — for what they erroneously labeled an “entitlement” to employer-provided contraceptives and morning-after pills. The Justices were hearing oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a case hyped by the Democratic Party as a test for women’s rights. Justices Kagan, Ginsberg, and Sotomayor sprang on Hobby Lobby’s attorney , interrupting his every sentence and pummeling him with questions taken right out of the Democratic Party’s “war on women” playbook. That playbook was laid out in a

Influential Republicans working to draft
Jeb Bush into 2016 presidential race

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Washington Post, by Philip Rucker & Robert Costa    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 3/29/2014 4:46:51 PM     Post Reply
Las Vegas - Many of the Republican Party’s most powerful insiders and financiers have begun a behind-the-scenes campaign to draft former Florida governor Jeb Bush into the 2016 presidential race, courting him and his intimates and starting talks on fundraising strategy. Concerned that the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal has damaged New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s political standing and alarmed by the steady rise of Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.), prominent donors, conservative leaders and longtime operatives say they consider Bush the GOP’s brightest hope to win back the White House.

Lighten up on the first lady
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Washington Post, by Kathleen Parker    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/29/2014 2:21:53 PM     Post Reply
The past couple of weeks have marked a turning point in American ugliness as the mob has turned its full fury on first lady Michelle Obama. From criticism of her trip to China to a recent “tell-all” by former White House assistant press secretary Reid Cherlin in the New Republic about Obama’s allegedly tyrannical behavior, the gloves have been removed. As described, she was a perfectionist — super-attentive to detail and laser-focused on advance planning. And this is bad because? Worse, according to a former (anonymous) staffer, there was no barometer for meeting Obama’s high standards. “The first lady having

No meat at ‘Noah’ party
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New York Post, by Richard Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 3/29/2014 7:13:57 AM     Post Reply
Where’s the beef? That’s what the carnivores were wondering as they arrived at the Boathouse in Central Park for the “Noah” party. The buffet tables were loaded with various forms of edible vegetable matter, but there was no meat, fish or cheese — because director Darren Aronofsky is vegan, as was the hero of his biblical epic, as played by Russell Crowe. To underscore the point in the movie, which also stars Emma Watson and Jennifer Connelly, villain Tubal-cain (Ray Winstone) eagerly bites the head off an unidentified reptile and devours it raw. Meat = evil. Got it. As hungry Boathouse guests bellied

Influential Republicans
working to draft Jeb Bush
into 2016 presidential race

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Washington Post, by Philip Rucker and Robert Costa    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 3/29/2014 11:42:28 PM     Post Reply
Many of the Republican Party’s most powerful insiders and financiers have begun a behind-the-scenes campaign to draft former Florida governor Jeb Bush into the 2016 presidential race, courting him and his intimates and starting talks on fundraising strategy. Concerned that the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal has damaged New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s political standing and alarmed by the steady rise of Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.), prominent donors, conservative leaders and longtime operatives say they consider Bush the GOP’s brightest hope to win back the White House.

Student, 20, sues for $40MILLION
after being hauled from her car at
gunpoint and arrested for buying beer
underage when she only bought WATER

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Daily Mail [UK], by Peter Rugg    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 3/29/2014 1:17:21 PM     Post Reply
A University of Virginia student arrested by Alcoholic Beverage Control agents who wrongly believed she´d illegally bought beer when in fact she only had bottled water is seeking $40 million in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. Elizabeth K. Daly, 21, alleges malicious prosecution, six counts of assault and battery and failure to appropriately train ABC agents in the suit which names the state and seven agents involved in her arrest. (Snip) Daly claimed she attempted to flee from the agents because neither were in uniform, one pulled a gun, and the other tried to smash her car window with a flashlight. ´My

Did Justice Kagan embarrass herself
during the Hobby Lobby oral arguments?

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American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 3/30/2014 9:41:50 AM     Post Reply
If Betsey McCaughey is correct (and I bet she is, because she has not only read the entire ObamaCare bill, she has written a book about it), Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan publicly humiliated herself during the oral arguments on the Hobby Lobby case, revealing that she either did not read the law, or failed to comprehend it if she did so. Writing in the New York Sun, McCaughey lays out what is wrong with the Justice’s declaration about Obamacare: she asserted that the statute itself mandates provision of birth control. Not one word in the Affordable Care Act guarantees health plans will cover birth control products.

6 Big Unanswered Questions
About Obamacare

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Reason Magazine, by Peter Suderman    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/29/2014 12:24:14 PM     Post Reply
Obamacare supporters are taking a bit of a victory lap today after yesterday’s administration announcement that six million people have signed up for private plans under the law, equaling the revised projection put out by the Congressional Budget Office after the botched launch of the exchanges last October. It’s a weak cause for celebration, given that success, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, was originally "at least" seven million people getting covered under the law by the end of March. And as an Obamacare factoid, the six million sign-ups figure just doesn’t tell us all that much

Obama ´sucked less than Romney´: Former
Sen. Bob Kerrey, a DEMOCRAT, uncorks a
Nebraska-sized tornado on the president,
slamming him for health care lies and*

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 3/30/2014 11:50:49 AM     Post Reply
Former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey thinks President Barack Obama, a fellow Democrat, was re-elected in 2012 because he ´sucked less´ than former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. The Nebraskan straight-talker told MailOnline in an exclusive interview that Obama isn´t up to the job of bringing liberals and conservatives to the table to rescue America´s slowly choking entitlement programs. And Obama, he said Wednesday in his Manhattan office, knew full well he was lying when he promised that the Affordable Care Act would allow Americans to keep insurance plans they liked. ´He had to know he was misleading the audience,´ Kerrey said

´Vast Majority´ of Romney Donors
Want Jeb Bush Run in 2016

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Tony Lee    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/30/2014 8:32:22 PM     Post Reply
A "vast majority" of Mitt Romney donors, establishment pooh-bahs, and an anti-conservative consultant who is the epitome of permanent political class want former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to run for president in 2016. Bush was in Las Vegas this week meeting with Sheldon Adelson, and, according to the Post, "many if not most of 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s major donors are reaching out to Bush and his confidants with phone calls, e-mails and invitations to meet." One bundler even said that a "vast majority” of "Romney’s top 100 donors would back Bush." The Post also noted that in the meantime "Bush’s


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