US Congress: [tomato paste in] Pizza is a Vegetable

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  1. Recorderdude
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    Recorderdude Musician, Animator, Buffoon.

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    full story:

    http://www.huffingto..._b_1101433.html

    Good ol' Congress. Y'all never fail to defy sense.
     
  2. junkerde

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    US Congress: You are a Vegetable.
     
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  3. wolffangalchemist

    wolffangalchemist This is bat country!

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    this just makes what they'll rule on the new censorship bill worry me even more.
    also.....
    >Implying a Tomato is a vegetable
     
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  4. yuyuyup

    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Yeah, this is what big lobby money buys our slimeball leaders. Repubs and DINOS (democrats in name only) win again, sorry kids
     
  5. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    The previous law said a cup of tomato paste was considered a serving of vegetables (makes sense), but the new law says as little as two tablespoons of tomato paste are one serving, and therefore a slice of pizza counts as a serving of vegetables. For comparison, one cup equals sixteen (16) tablespoons. They've lowered the requirement eight times. If this goes on, a slice of lemon stirred into a gallon of pudding will be considered a serving of fruit.

    And again, big money runs the world.




    This is why you should occupy Wall Street.
     
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  6. Ericthegreat

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    Hey you guys kids deserve pizza at school one day out of the week instead of shit....
     
  7. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    Frozen pizza is worse than shit.
     
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  8. lostdwarf

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    I know this will offend but... *snip*
     
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  9. worlok375

    worlok375 GBAtemp's prince

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    No u
     
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  10. awssk8er

    awssk8er GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    No, we really do deserve that.

    I'm 6'1" and weigh 135 lbs... people need to lose weight.
     
  11. digipokemaster

    digipokemaster Innocent Uke

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    i agree with you and i am born in usa and i takke no offense to that statment i work at a hospital on the tray omg you wont believe how much is wasted and goes on a tray. arent hospitals suppose to help people watch what they eat beside checkups?
     
  12. Zetta_x

    Zetta_x The Insane Statistician

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    I'm 5'9 and weigh almost 160... I have almost no body fat all muscles. I'm not saying you need to work out more, I'm saying that being heavier does not imply you are fat.

    Besides, this has nothing to do with the topic FFS!!!! *BOOM*
     
  13. digipokemaster

    digipokemaster Innocent Uke

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    yes we do need lose weight i know i do and im working on it i weigh 253 lost 13lbs so far
     
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  14. Depravo

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    Yes, it's a baffling decision but let's not use it as an excuse to insult 312 million people.
     
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  15. Crimson Ghoul

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    hahahaha! I'm 5'8 and weigh 160. I used to weigh 140 then i got a job oh well.. we're fat. got no one to blame but ourselves
     
  16. prowler

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    I expect Jamie Oliver to be in America by next week.
     
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  17. emigre

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    Too late, he's already gone over the pond.
     
  18. Depravo

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    He already tried. And failed.

     
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  19. Foxi4

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    You're forgetting the idea behind this - economy.

    On the same basis the EU stated that snails are fish and carrots are fruit.

    It's not "being an idiot", it's attaching a classification that will allow cheaper import and export of given goods.
     
  20. Vulpes Abnocto

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    This is simultaneously hilarious, stupid, and horrifying.
    I'd like to classify my foot as some congressperson's ass.
     
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