By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The ding dongs at Big Labor who refused to make concessions when Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Drake's Cakes and Wonder Bread, faced imminent bankruptcy, now find themselves frozen out of the newly constituted company.
Emerging from a near-death experience with bankruptcy, Twinkies could be back on the shelves just in time for summer.
Is there a more iconic American snack than the Twinkie?
Twinkies, Ho Hos and Wonder Bread are up for sale now that a bankruptcy judge cleared the way for Hostess Brands Inc. to fire its 18,500 workers and wind down its operations.
Hostess Brands Inc. lived to die another day.
The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos and Wonder Bread agreed Monday to last-minute mediation talks in the labor dispute that has driven the company to the brink of shutting its doors.