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City might require food carts to offer vegetarian items (Madistan)
Wisconsin State Journal ^ | 10-31-12 | DEAN MOSIMAN |

Posted on 10/31/2012 3:51:44 PM PDT by bigbob

In Madison, people dining at food carts don't have to eat their veggies, but in the future, they could get the choice.

The city's Vending Oversight Committee, as part of its annual review of food carts, on Wednesday will discuss whether carts must offer vegetarian menu items.

(Excerpt) Read more at host.madison.com ...


TOPICS: Food
KEYWORDS: fascism; foodcarts; madison; moochelle; nannystate; progressivism; vegetarian
Exhibit A - All you need to know about progressives in one article.

Note the word "must". Do as we say, or else!

There is too much here to even single out for comment, every sentence is a joke (or a bad punchline). It's just a typical example of how the Smart People (minor bureaucrats who support Tammy Baldwin and pee in the corners of the occupied Capitol) think.

After all, it's not like the food cart vendors do so to make money or anything - they must have a public employee to tell them what's "good for business".

1 posted on 10/31/2012 3:51:54 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

Fricken NANNY STATE!!!


2 posted on 10/31/2012 3:54:18 PM PDT by wesagain (The God (Elohim) of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: bigbob
OK, stock apples and bananas. That's vegetarian. Problem solved.

Really, if there was a significant market for vegetarians, the carts would stock veggie food.

3 posted on 10/31/2012 3:55:14 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (political correctness is communist thought control, disguised as good manners)
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To: bigbob

Madison needs to be lanced, like an infected, suppurating boil.


4 posted on 10/31/2012 3:55:33 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: bigbob

I feel sorry for the idiot ordering a tofu burger or tofu dog that has been sitting in the “hot dog water” or grill for three months before it is finally sold...

Just Saiyan!


5 posted on 10/31/2012 3:58:25 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: bigbob

Hotdog stands have catsup or ketchup and pickles.


6 posted on 10/31/2012 3:58:33 PM PDT by ThomasThomas
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To: bigbob

They ignore the free market, if people want the tofu hot dogs they will start carrying them, duh...

Dumbass “good intentions leading to hell” Leftists...


7 posted on 10/31/2012 3:59:32 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: bigbob
Why is that when you have a large university you also get a large number of liberals? Worse yet, why do people think it is a good idea to fund large universities with tax dollars? Public funding is the only way liberal ideas survive to be taught over again after the ideas have been proven to fail. I believe that is the definition of crazy.
8 posted on 10/31/2012 4:00:47 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (In a previous life I was ...)
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To: bigbob

And vegan vendors, restaurants, and stores must stock red meat, right?

Yea, I didn’t think so.


9 posted on 10/31/2012 4:05:55 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: bigbob

If there was that big of a demand for it you would think a couple of vendors would sell vegan only and make a killing.


10 posted on 10/31/2012 4:06:12 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: bigbob
Atlas Puked... feh
11 posted on 10/31/2012 4:06:24 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
Madison needs to be lanced, like an infected, suppurating boil.

Nuke it from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.

12 posted on 10/31/2012 4:07:38 PM PDT by Bob
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To: bigbob

As I just posted on another thread on an entirely different topic......

To quote the inimitable Ron White: “You can’t fix stupid.”


13 posted on 10/31/2012 4:10:02 PM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: bigbob

Get some of the picked-over, past-its-prime, on-sale produce from the local supermarket and stock that on your carnivore food cart - at steep prices. :-)

I know only one vegan, and it’s clear she just wants to be a “special-needs” eater. She gets to make a big to-do about where to eat and what to order. A self-centered little person she is.


14 posted on 10/31/2012 4:10:50 PM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: PapaBear3625

“Really, if there was a significant market for vegetarians, the carts would stock veggie food.”

BINGO! The thing that these chuckleheads never seem to get is, if there was a demand for it, some entrepreneur would step up to meet that need because there would be an opportunity to make money.

The worst part about this proposal is, the profit margins for some of these folks isn’t that fat to begin with. To be forced to buy food products that aren’t likely to sell well means an increase in operating costs and reduced net revenues could well sink a number of smaller vendors.


15 posted on 10/31/2012 4:14:05 PM PDT by DemforBush (100% Ex-Democrat.)
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To: bigbob
The suggestion came from a city food cart reviewer who is a vegetarian, street vending coordinator Warren Hansen said.

"I always tell new applicants to include at lease one vegetarian item because there's a demand for it," Hansen said. "It's just good business."

If there really was a demand for the crap, the vendors would see that for themselves and offer the items. They wouldn't need some "City Food Cart Reviewer" (whatever the heck that is) to tell them.

If it's such "good business", wouldn't the vendors themselves already be aware of it?

16 posted on 10/31/2012 4:15:26 PM PDT by Bob
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To: ConservativeInPA
Worse yet, why do people think it is a good idea to fund large universities with tax dollars?

Fortunately I have the opportunity to vote for a well known tea partier for a seat on the University of Michigan board of regents. Rob Steele is the guy who got into the race late and forced John Dingell to spend tons of money he shouldn't have had to spend. Steele says he will work to end the waste of taxpayer dollars on frivolous and pure partisan programs at U of M.

Just last week they had this event at U of M and had the audacity to call it a "non Partisan" event.

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17 posted on 10/31/2012 4:15:50 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: bigbob
Next step: force McDonalds to sell pizza and KFC to sell hamburgers, so people don't have to travel far (and have to waste expensive gasoline) to get the food they want. Make everyone stock anything that anyone might want.

-PJ

18 posted on 10/31/2012 4:17:35 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: bigbob

Entrepreneur’s stay the hell away from Wisconsin. You may have a great money-making idea for a new kind of widget that will make you millions. But beware, Wisconsin has a widget oversight committee. You will have to buy your widget parts locally and your widgets will have to be packaged in biodegradable containers. And you cannot sell your widgets unless you also offer midgets and digits. I hear that Texas is widget friendly state so you might consider locating there.


19 posted on 10/31/2012 4:17:40 PM PDT by ImNotLying (Politicians and diapers should be changed often and for the same reason!)
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To: Bob

Just like smoking bans in bars. If there was a demand for it, someone would make a killing. Instead all Michigan bars lost business.


20 posted on 10/31/2012 4:18:21 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

That is good to hear, but Ann Arbor is still a whore. (Just kidding)


21 posted on 10/31/2012 4:24:48 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (In a previous life I was ...)
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To: bigbob; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Michelle Obamathink strikes Madison food carts.

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


22 posted on 10/31/2012 4:25:31 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: ConservativeInPA

I giggle every time I think about the fact that Ann Arbor has concealed and open carry whether they like it or not. LOL


23 posted on 10/31/2012 4:26:47 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

You gotta love that.


24 posted on 10/31/2012 4:30:52 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (In a previous life I was ...)
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To: bigbob

I noticed that one of the carts sells vegetarian food. Will that cart have to start selling meat products to meet “consumer demand?”


25 posted on 10/31/2012 4:34:09 PM PDT by PrincessB (Drill Baby Drill.)
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To: PapaBear3625

No NO!
I’d just offer them some lousy rice cakes, or better yet a weinerless Hot Dog!

Mmmm Mmmm... ketchup AND mustard on a bun!


26 posted on 10/31/2012 4:42:20 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: ThomasThomas

Amen Brother!


27 posted on 10/31/2012 4:44:37 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: bigbob
Satisfied Knuckleheads?


28 posted on 10/31/2012 4:46:48 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: bigbob

French Fries!


29 posted on 10/31/2012 4:58:10 PM PDT by Rio (Tempis Fugit.)
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To: DemforBush
The worst part about this proposal is, the profit margins for some of these folks isn’t that fat to begin with. To be forced to buy food products that aren’t likely to sell well means an increase in operating costs and reduced net revenues could well sink a number of smaller vendors.

Which might be the real objective. This might be a false-flag operation by the neighborhood restaurants to get rid of competition from the carts.

When I was working in the city, besides the hot dog carts we had a felafel cart too.

30 posted on 10/31/2012 5:04:23 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (political correctness is communist thought control, disguised as good manners)
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To: bigbob

To be “fair,” the city should force vegetarian restaurants to sell a few meat items.

That’ll fix em!


31 posted on 10/31/2012 5:11:59 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: bigbob

The Government can make sure everyone gets the same nutritious food.

Confiscate ALL grains,fruits meats, nuts. Blend them and press them into little cakes or crackers. Make it illegal to eat anything other than a government issued food cracker.

This way everyone gets the same nutrition

You can see where I am going.


32 posted on 10/31/2012 5:23:19 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

It's PEOPLE!!!!!!!










ML/LTOS
(El Kabong)

33 posted on 10/31/2012 6:20:23 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: PapaBear3625

“OK, stock apples and bananas. That’s vegetarian.”

That would be fruititarian wouldn’t it. Very appropriate at that.


34 posted on 10/31/2012 9:36:33 PM PDT by Holly_P
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To: PapaBear3625

The sad part is, there are vegan food carts there already, or at least there were last I checked.


35 posted on 10/31/2012 9:53:54 PM PDT by Ellendra (http://www.ustrendy.com/ellendra-nauriel/portfolio/18423/concealed-couture/)
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To: bigbob

Stupid. Market based works best.
I work in a restaurant, but never take my kids there- allergies and food offered don’t fit.. I’ve suggested to the owner to include a few things, he said its not cost effective, and I should enjoy going elsewhere. I’d prefer to spend my money where I work, but would never want to FORCE him to carry things.

Similar to smoking ban- he hates having smokers in his bar, but would rather have the choice than a govt mandate.


36 posted on 11/01/2012 10:04:24 AM PDT by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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