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Tony Auth

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  1. Fairportfan2

    Fairportfan2 said, almost 4 years ago

    Bingo.

  2. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, almost 4 years ago

    MMMM, good eats. I like the food on that table. Add some potatos, tomatos, onions, parsnips, turnips, and rutabagas. Dont forget beans and rice. A little garlic would be nice. As for the rhubarb, mix it with strawberries and make pie.

    How about my uncles pasta sauce:

    Uncle Bills famous (infamous?) pasta sauce:

    2 med/lg tomatoes 1 med/lg red onion 1 sweet red bell pepper 1 oz apple cider vinegar some no-salt Italian seasoning (optional) mushrooms 4 or 5 oz Asiago cheese (no other cheese will do)

    Start water boiling for pasta but dont add salt. Add pasta when boiling. Meanwhile, slice the onion in half at its “equator” and slice off the ends, slice the pepper in half from “pole to pole” after removing stem and seedy core. Place them on a plate and cook in microwave oven for 10 to 11 min (longer if you have an older weaker mw oven). Dice the tomatoes and place in blender with the cooked onion and pepper, asiago cheese (and optional mushrooms if you want). Add 1 oz apple cider vinegar and Italian seasoning. Blend to desired consistency. You may have to add liquid or water depending on your blender and/or the tomatoes used. If you use canned mushrooms you can use the liquid from that too. Makes enough sauce for 16 oz (dry uncooked weight) of pasta. I recommend pasta that can be eaten with a table spoon such as fiore, mini farfalle, radiatore, rotini, small or med shells or elbow macaroni. Enjoy.

    You may want to cook the onion and pepper differently than in the microwave oven. That’s up to you but they must be cooked. Same with the mushrooms.

  3. C. A. Brobst

    C. A. Brobst GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    They put everything on the table that the rich love the rest of us to have shoved down our mouths except taxes for the rich, which they hate. Return the top rate to 90%.

  4. Simon_Jester

    Simon_Jester said, almost 4 years ago

    Uhhh boy, this is gonna be a lousy day. I log onto gocomics and the FIRST two cartoons I click feature brussels sprouts as part of their central theme . ( The other was Andy Capp )

  5. jack75287

    jack75287 said, almost 4 years ago

    True nothing new but true.

  6. pavlov

    pavlov said, almost 4 years ago

    Try a little dieting, Simple recipes like removing our troops from Korea, Japan, Okinawa, all of Europe. Thats a pretty good start and a little quid pro quo tariff tart for dessert.

  7. believecommonsense

    believecommonsense said, almost 4 years ago

    This is going to be painful, but it is necessary. As debt service increases, it puts us into downward spiral.

    I cannot understand why the Commission is recommending reducing tax rates on higher income folks, though. It makes no sense. If you’re recommending Soc. Security retirees do without COLAs , or receive reduced COLAs, you have to realize those people will sink a little each year. Why would you ask, then, that those making $500,000/yr pay LESS?

    They also ignored redefining capital gains so it no longer includes non-investment Wall St. gambling like hedge funds. That’s nuts. The fact that they would consider eliminating mortgage deductions (which should be on the table for discussion) but not tax hedge funds as income is incomprehensible.

    The commission’s recommendations seem to include some giveaways for the higher incomes, Wall St. and big corporations. It’s an inexplicable decision.

  8. Gregory Coyne

    Gregory Coyne GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Looks like a good compromise - all parties are equally unhappy. We should all take a little bite of the bullet - rather than trying to make the other guy chew on the whole thing.

    btw: Like my sprouts coated with a little olive oil and sea salt and roasted in the oven until dark brown & crispy on the outside.

  9. Justice22

    Justice22 said, almost 4 years ago

    I just wish it were that easy. I love those foods too.

    Get rid of all the Bush tax cuts in honor of our veterans instead of passing the debt on and denying obligation.

    WE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE NATIONAL DEBT!

  10. SaltWaterCroc

    SaltWaterCroc said, almost 4 years ago

    It is so simple - cut social services for 99%, and cut taxes for the top 1%. Keep the military at half the overall budget, and let the rest of country go down the tubes. What’s not to like? Living in a banana republic has never been easier.

  11. BrianCrook

    BrianCrook said, almost 4 years ago

    Brobst, I agree with you, although we could discuss the number.

    Pavlov, I agree with you, except about the tariffs.

    Sense, I agree with you. The commission seems to want its members’ taxes reduced.

    Justice, I agree that we need to let Bush-Dick’s tax giveaway expire for the wealthy Americans. That will help decrease the debt.

  12. raycity

    raycity said, almost 4 years ago

    The party is over time to pay the band.

  13. believecommonsense

    believecommonsense said, almost 4 years ago

    where I disagree with pearlstein is he calls the body of suggestions fair. To leave hedge fund income alone, and pretend (lie) that it is investment income, therefore, subject to capital gains tax is incomprehensible. I notice that he does not mention the lowering of max tax rates, therefore I don’t know what his reasoning is for thinking it a good idea.

  14. believecommonsense

    believecommonsense said, almost 4 years ago

    another view:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/12/opinion/12krugman.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=a212

  15. NeoconMan

    NeoconMan said, almost 4 years ago

    With a little common sense and sacrifice, I’m sure we can put these problems on the backs of the poor as we always do.

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