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Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., seated next to Vice Chair Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., holds up a loaf of bread on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, during the Joint Economic Committee's hearing on rising food prices.
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Stop your whining and make your choice . . . this fine loaf of bread or a gallon of gas !
Congress up to their usual tricks: "I said, Let Them Eat Bread."
I was running late today because I bought bread instead of gas this morning and had to walk to work!
"I'll trade you this loaf of bread for a gallon of gas."
"Bread and water for everyone!"
I'm getting convinced we should cut out those earmarks simply because of this
What carbs? I don't see any carbs. Carbs are the enemy according to the South Beach Diet. Kill the carbs
Can we spread a little truth on a slice... It is the cost of the fuel to get this loaf to the market that is the real bologna.
"This will soon be more valuable than currency. Enjoy your raise."
this is an example of what americans used to be able to buy just 8 years ago, just wait until they find out what the price of water will become
I don't know. Someone said something about a "Joint" committee so I brought munchies!
I don't know. Someone said someting about a "Joint" committee so I brought munchies!
Ever "wonder" about the economy?
What if we impose a "bread tax holiday" to let consumers save a PENNY per POUND?
Let's just give Doctor Atkins the Medal of honor Posthumously.
Being a "bread-winner "in America use to be easy!
Now you need enough dough just to buy the bread....
Hey Baby! Vote my way and I'll share this with you!
So Schumer got the bread, but Spitzer got nutella
"The Jonathan Swift Meat Packing Co. has a Modest Proposal."
"Do I hear $3.00?"
I have 1 loaf here to trade for a gallon of gas. Anyone?
"Alright Maloney, we're down by 6 and it's the fourth quarter, GO LONG!"
Old Bridge, NJ
If we can just figure out a way to make this bread turn into fuel!
Mrs. Maloney, I don't care what you do about rice ,but don't put the squeeze on my Pepperidge Farms light style soft wheat bread.
Jolene, St. Joseph, MI
"Listen, to proof that the people in the White House are a bunch of loafers we are gonna need more than this!"
...And don't even get me started on what's happened to size of bagels lately. I mean in my day you could get one the size of your head for dime, but today you'll be lucky to find one half that size for less then two dollars. ....Unless of course you want the creme cheese too... Ha! That they tell me will be extra now. Well let me tell you when I was a kid creme cheese was a given, and it was dispensed from a large crock delivered fresh by the dairy that same morning. ...Yep....Yep....We had no need for those ridiculous little packets of creme cheese that you can barely open unless you use your teeth.....And what are those anyway. I mean were they originally intended for astronauts or something....?
....Oh, sorry Mr Chairman, is my time up?
So who's the wise guy? I ASKED FOR KOSHER!
But I wanted the Wonder Kids Bread!
Who took my jar of Goober out of the fridge?
I respectfully ask my esteemed colleague from the state of South Carolina to "GO LONG!!!"
Well you could go to the White House for a hot-dog, or just stay here with me for some PB&J.
"If we cut the weight by 50%...We can lower the price by 20%"
We all heard congress is passing out the bread to 130 million American households in May.
Isn't the stimulus package suppose to be given in the form of a check?
Schumer: I hate to sound preachy, but as example for us, Christ divided five loaves of bread and two fish and fed five thousand. So just imagine the miracles an individual can perform with a little bit more bread in their pockets. C’mon have a half…I mean, a heart.
"OK, I brought this loaf of bread. I was wondering if I could get my esteemed colleague and Vice Chair, to make me a sandwich. Bake me a pie if you could too, sweetie."