Congress: Pizza is a Vegetable

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  1. Randy

    Randy !ǝɯ ʇɐ ʞooן

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    http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politic...s-how-budget-cuts-can-make-pizza-a-vegetable/

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  2. Pooluke41

    Pooluke41 H. Maddas

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    My Friend was telling me about this,

    What next Devries is an Instrument?
     
  3. Mexi

    Mexi SS.org Regular

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    hahaha only in America
     
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    AySay Banned

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    You guys are seriously so fucked. I feel bad for Americans. It won't be long before lobbyists are "convincing" your corrupt congress on the health benefits of meth...
     
  5. Adam Of Angels

    Adam Of Angels The GAS Man

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    Since white flour builds up and congests the digestive track over time, inhibiting the absorption of many nutrients, pizza is sort of neutral if you're going to count it's merits of health. As a rule, though, you shouldn't even consider this point to begin with.
     
  6. Demiurge

    Demiurge Intrepid Jackass

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    There really is no help for someone who can be convinced that pizza is a healthy food to start with. Hey, I love pizza, but I'm not going to rationalize it with crap like, "teh tomato sauce is a serving of vegetables!!!11!1!"
     
  7. The Reverend

    The Reverend GHETTO KING OF SWAG

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    This is ridiculous. I understand the superficial reasoning of wanting to cut back on spending, but it's very clear that this wasn't motivated by an urge to pull back on the Fed's spending habits.
     
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    Mmmmmmm vegetables.
     
  9. Atomshipped

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    At least they recognize that fact that kids definitely don't eat fruit/vegetables that come with meals at schools.
     
  10. rectifryer

    rectifryer Banned

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    Pizza for vegetables? DOORS!
     
  11. vampiregenocide

    vampiregenocide A Chap Called Ross

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    I swear America has become a parody of itself. I used to laugh when people make jokes about stereotypical America, but now I don't because the real thing is just so hilarious but equally frightening that there's no competition. This is why The Onion catches me off guard; half the shit it jokes about could actually happen in America.

    The rest of the world laughs nervously. :lol:
     
  12. Waelstrum

    Waelstrum All Fourths Advocate

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    I've been telling people for a while now that since chocolate is made from a cocoa been it's a legume, 'justifying' eating chocolate instead of breakfast.

    Also, cocaine is made from a plant, so it's a vegetable, and counts towards your 5 a day.
     
  13. synrgy

    synrgy Ya ya ya I am Lorde

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    I'm gonna need a bigger face.

    And palm.
     
  14. BucketheadRules

    BucketheadRules Fuzz pedal hoarder

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    FOR FUCK'S SAKE, TOMATOES ARE A FRUIT, NOT A VEGETABLE.

    Can't believe this is the thing that bothers me most about this article, it beggars belief how stupid some of the fuckwits in charge of schools that country are. If any of you have seen Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution on TV, where he's trying to improve food in LA schools against a tide of resistance from penny-pinching, idiotic politicians, that is exactly what I'm reminded of here.
     
  15. Mr. Big Noodles

    Mr. Big Noodles Theory God

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    My sister, who holds a Master's degree, thought I was talking bullshit when I said that squash, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, corn (Maize to the rest of the world. Is there a such thing as popmaize?), and pumpkins are fruit. Politicians have so severely distorted our perception of food. Whatever, when the Chinese invade and line up all the fat people in front of a ditch, I'll be living in the woods and practicing crop rotation until all the assholes in the world go extinct. :lol:
     
  16. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Dread-I Master

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    And drugs are bad...

    Mmkay...?

    :scratch:
     
  17. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Dread-I Master

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    What?
     
  18. vampiregenocide

    vampiregenocide A Chap Called Ross

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    You know what, in all the madness of this thing I completely forgot that. :lol: The principle alone of considering pizza a vegetable seemed mad to me, forgot that the main ingredient isn't even a vegetable. :
     
  19. chevymeister

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    Peppers, corn and cucumber I thought were vegetables. Odd lol.
     
  20. AK DRAGON

    AK DRAGON Guitar Popcicle

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    The only vegetables are those dumb asses in Congress.
    There is NO brain activity there!

    Can we get them classified as vegetables?
     

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