Vegetables Have Changed, It Seems

November 17, 2011

A couple of teaspoons of tomato paste — which is about as far from a raw tomato as a byproduct can be and still have ‘tomato’ in the name — and kids are supposed to be satisfying a veggie serving? Come on.”
Washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/CityDesk does not support new legislation in Congress that would allow public schools to count tomato paste on pizza as a vegetable.

Tell them that this bill stifles free speech, despite what it says in the bill, because while it protects the intellectual property of gigantic corporations, it will have an undeniable chilling effect on the vast majority of regular Internet users, and, as said in the video, … will actually make the Internet less safe on a structural level.”
TheMarySue.com encourages readers to contact their congressional representatives about the Stop Internet Piracy Act, which would make it a felony with a potential five-year sentence to stream a copyrighted work.

A big congratulations goes out to Mr. Nagbe for the tremendous honor. Perhaps for an encore, he could try to score more than two goals for the Timbers next season. Yeah, that would be nice.”
SportressOfBlogitude.com enjoyed the Portland Timbers’ Darlington Nagbe’s goal that won the MLS Goal of the Year award.

I would be impressed if the kid had quality apps and a slick website. Instead, he has 12-year-old-quality apps and a 12-year-old-quality website.”
A commenter at HuffingtonPost.com doesn’t care for Thomas Suarez, who is gaining popularity after his Oct. 22 speech at a ‘Technology, Entertainment, Design’ conference in Manhattan Beach, Calif., on topics such as tech integration in education.

Bill [Maher] can take care of himself, mind you, and we think he is a brilliant mind, but we give kudos to Elisabeth [Hasselbeck] for saying how she feels. She obviously had some built-up anger about his ‘joke’ that she just needed to let fly.”
PerezHilton.com was glad to see Hasselbeck, a co-host of “The View,” challenge Maher, host of HBO’s “Real Time,” when he appeared on her show Tuesday after he routinely criticized her in public.

Clinton Yates is a D.C. native and an online columnist. When he's not covering the city, pop culture or listening to music, he watches sports. A lot of them.
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