Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Hairy Italian Sausages (aka hairy weiners)

I know what your all thinking, "Omg, that guy has turned his blog into a porn site!"

Yes, I know this may disappoint those who googled "hairy Weiners", that was not in fact my intention. This is all about an odd apparently Russian craze that I figured I had to do, Not just because some Ruskies said it was cool, but what kind of Pastafarian would I be if I didn't check out something created by our noodly master! Now, as a few blogs shared, the Russians developed this as a way to get kids to eat hotdogs and spaghetti. I'm not sure, but don't all kids basically eat hot dogs and spaghetti? Rarely do I ever meat a kid who doesn't eat hot dogs. Hell, Eating hot dogs and a box of mac n cheese is basically every kids upbringing (that is besides fast food and other tv dinners).

So I put it to the test. Since I don't really like hot dogs, I went with the next best thing. Italian Sausage, the spicy variety. I gathered up a bunch of spaghetti strands, broke them all in half, and began piercing the sausage through and through, using roughly 20 strands in total. The result? Basically some porcupine looking weiners.

Beautiful right?
Now, none of the websites I saw had instructions, much less instructions in English, so I figured what the hell. Just toss it in, and cook till the meat has temped, and the spaghetti is done.
So I cooked for probably 15-20 minutes boiling, and the meat, ohh ya, that was done. The spaghetti was why it was in there so long.

Pulled out *ya, I hope that gets a fun google tag* and TaDa! I had my own hairy italian sausages!

They came out a tad bit dry (the sausage) but overall was pretty good. I garnished with a vegetable Alfredo mix, and tada! Delicious!

So have yourself a taste of my hairy weiner. You can use hot dogs, or italian sausages.

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Red states vs blue states vs taxes

So we tend to get this common type of stereotype that Conservative red states don't like taxes, While blue states seem not to mind as much. Blue states want things that the taxes fund, red states are pissed that they have to pay taxes.

So lets break things down here a little bit.

And yes, all of the swing states voted blue *poor new Mexico, why did you have to shame us so*

Of the 32 states that gave more than they recieved, 31 voted Democrat this election. Thats 96%!!!
Of the

So does anyone see an odd characteristic here? Wait what! States that want to have programs that help people, PAY MORE THAN THEY RECEIVE!! And states that want less intervention basically suckle off of the other states?
Only 1 state that voted for McCain actually pays more than it receives in funding, and that is Texas, at a 94 cents to the dollar difference. REALLY!

And if you look at it, The blue states that do receive more than they pay, with the exception of Maine, tend to be in the south.

I Think before we raise taxes at all on a federal level, it would be more appropriate to evenly distribute the wealth fairly, so you get what you pay for. The conservatives largest argument is "WHY SHOULD I PAY FOR SOMEONE ELSE NOT TO WORK"
Well, Why the hell should all of the blue states have to pay for the red states?

It just completely baffles me. Doesn't it baffle you?
Thank God these conservative states know what they are talking about, and our crazy northern liberal Ideas are going to destroy our economy, kill the elderly, and cause young teens to get pregnant!

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