Socialist plot, for sure. Eating saltines causes a blood sugar to spike which leads to insulin resistance (Syndrome X) and then to diabetes. One of the side effects of high blood sugar is lower cognitive functioning. So this is obviously a plot to make American's dumb enough to swallow socialist arguments hook, line and sinker.
True, true the glycemic load is 0 compared to something like peanut butter, but almond butter is much more expensive than peanut butter. So this is obviously an attempt to force the wealthy to subsidize the cost of almond butter, so that the not-so-wealthy can make good nutritional choices and cost will not be a barrier to good health.
So once again, it's a socialistic plan to steal from the haves and give to the have-nots.
No, it is orchestrated by the almond growing robber-barrons of California. They will sit in on all "cracker spread reform meetings" and draft legislation that requires everyone to switch to almond butter or be fined.
FACT : where I live, in AMISH COUNTRY, the Amish tend to buy the cheapest generic brand by the case, 5 to 10 cases a week..of course they also are seen at the grocery store dumpster and the dumpster picking through who knows what behind the pizza shop..
It is not a pleasant sight, but they do only bath 1 time a week, saturday night before church on sunday..
Ugghh...now Im off topic a bit, but isn't it nice NOT being AMISH!!
I'm not too sure I believe that. It's the bathing once a week thing. Cleanliness is next to Godliness is an article of faith among the Amish. Plus they tend to be pretty self-sufficient. Of course we only drove through Pennsylvania Dutch country, but we met a few Amish there and they didn't smell bad or anything and we didn't notice anyone dumpster diving.
Now neo-hippies, they do dumpster dive. Gotta love those freegans.
Food for thought...I like 'em, but only with Campbell's Tomato Soup. Since that soup is red, and since I was brainwashed since birth to slurp down that exact combo, it's more likely a Communist plot than Socialist.
Sorry, Ron, I know some readers don't grasp the difference between the two, but....
Im being very honest about the Amish.. They follow a different religion, do you know they do not pay taxes like the rest of us..I grew up amongst them for the past 30 some years..as a kid they were my next door neighbors and as an adult they are 4 landowners away..
Amish are not what people believe they are, by no means.. The biggest poy growers in the area here are amish Teenagers..
You would be surprised, If I must make a hub with photos, I will..if they dont know your taking their photo as they hop out of the dumpster, I do not see he harm in it
I think Ron and I are in agreement here. You should do a hub on it. Preferably with photos and video backing your claim.
The Society of Friends are Christian, but their beliefs are more akin to the Protestant flavors of Christianity than any other form. They don't pay taxes that's true because their beliefs forbid it. Come to think of it, that's not a bad idea. They don't pay Social Security and in return they have assured the feds that they will be responsible for taking care of their elderly. Seems like a much better system than sending gramps and grams to the nursing home.
A quick note of caution, B.C.: In the case of any photo showing a human who can be recognized via the photo, you need a model release from that human to cover yourself legally. Not that many Amish are all that likely to read Hubs, though, so....
Did you mean they grow a lot of "poy"...or pot?
And, as Ron was asking: Where DO these folks live? State/county whatever? I have to admit that I'm no expert on the Amish but that they don't even sound like any of the Hutterites or Mennonites I DO know...?
These are your Ohio Amish.. but what goes on behind their closed doors I know alot about.. the men are very cruel to their wives, animals, and children.. The teens are wild, 3 am every saturday you can sit on my porch and see a few buggies pass with them "partying" or passed out, the horses know the way home..horses are smart.. Im just going to have to make a hub on this I guess..
Sure, but it's cannibis sativa sativa, not cannibis sativa indica which is used for medicinal and recreational pot use.
C. Sativa Sativa is used in various industrial processes. The stuff grows fast too. 25 tonnes per hectare per year. C. Sativa Sativa only produces trace amounts of THC, small enough you couldn't smoke enough of it to get high, at least without killing yourself first.
sorry ghost, I meant "POT"..yes..they are completly different from the mennonite who are a clean, nice , god fearing people..the amish are cheap and unclean, they only clean up for church or to put on a tourist attraction by selling things along the road..
if you do not want to believe me, its fine, but there are documentary, real documentary films about this... and many people in Ohio to back me up..not the city folk, but the ones who live around the communities, all amish have different sects and not all sects are like this..but many in this area are.
You're making an awful lot of claims that go against what most people have experienced. It's only natural that we ask for proof. You've claimed documentaries have been made, great, give us some names of films so we can see for ourselves.
Saltines are an effort to diminish our individuality. All the holes are exactly the same size and are spaced the same distance apart. It's a subliminal message that we should be the same. It's provacative symbolism at its most dangerous.
Abee, Holle. "Hubpages forum." November 13, 2009 issue.
Making statements without proof is not stating facts, it's makinj statements. Nobody is calling you a liar, but we need more than just your word for it. None of us know you and we don't have any reason to take your word for anything.
Habee, damn if I didn't find some video of puppy mills. Still Amish mills account for about 12% of the total output of mills in the US. Where do the other 88% come from?
Hey, BC, I believe you. I'm not saying all Amish are bad - that would be absurd. But the ones I've seen in the puppy mill business are callous, greedy, and cruel. You can tell a lot about a society and an individual by how they treat their animals.
They have 12% of the mills in the US, but what percentage of the population do they make up?? That's a disproportionally large amount for that one group.
Okay, back to saltines. Have you guys ever had bowtie cookies made with saltines? A fellow teacher brought some to school one day. You wrap a half slice of bacon around the saltine, sprinkle brown sugar on top, and bake them. The cracker shrinks in the middle, making it look like a bowtie. They sound weird, but they're really tasty!
Speaking of plots, it's official "A high-fat, high-sugar diet does more than pump calories into your body. It also alters the composition of bacteria in your intestines, making it easier to gain weight and harder to lose it, research in mice suggests. And the changeover can happen in as little as 24 hours, according to a report Wednesday in the new journal Science Translational Medicine."
Reach for the Macca's and coke and you're a dead duck, or an obese one at least.
Saltines are definitely a socialist plot. Cheez-its are an integral part of the secret Right Wing Agenda. I'm afraid I can't support my assertions with MLA style reference notes because I'm part of the right wing conspiracy and did not have access to a proper ivy league education by the Elite. Therefore, I don't know what MLA stands for.
Disclaimer: This was a joke. Please do not make any inferences to my religion or political preferences. I am not, nor have ever been, Amish or anti-Amish, socialist, left or right wing. Nor do I belong to any conspiracy agenda, cracker company, distributor, or their affiliates or parent corporations.
BTW, my husband actually talks like that. He's from Charlotte, NC. Of course, he says "Chahlut." When we first started dating, I kept asking him where he was from just so I could hear him pronounce the word.
and just so you know, I am not anti- amish ..Im just speaking the truth that I have lived around for years, I have been to parts of pennsylvania, where a different sect of Amish live and they live a total differnt lifestyle than the ones in this part of Ohio do,not all amish sects are the same..I can tell people have no clue and do not realize that at all...Flip through a Wayne / Holmes county phone book, pick a random number starting with the 419 area coe, or 330 area code and simply ask them what their amish neighbors are like..I will have my facts backed up completly!
I wasn't really thinking joking about "God's gift.." made the remark religious; but now that you mention it, I kind of think Cheetos was another one of "God's gifts". Think the people in the religious forums will appreciate a thread about Cheetos?