Better And Better

If you don't draw yours, I won't draw mine. A police officer, working in the small town that he lives in, focusing on family and shooting and coffee, and occasionally putting some people in jail.

Friday, March 28, 2008

If elected, I promise... appoint a House Select Committee to investigate why, while seasoning my egg sandwich to go, it takes 5 pepper packets just to result in what appears to be the leavings of a constipated fly, while a single salt packet yields enough NaCl to cure a freshly-killed moose.

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At Friday, March 28, 2008 7:21:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

You've got my vote.

At Friday, March 28, 2008 8:08:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What, you are opposed to the free market solution?

At Friday, March 28, 2008 11:08:00 AM, Blogger Rabbit said...

Obviously they also supply Whataburger with these fine prepackaged products, too.

I'm at a ratio of 8 to 1, although I rarely use more than 1/3 of the 1.

I'll let them know if I run across any moose, though.


At Friday, March 28, 2008 11:47:00 AM, Blogger BobG said...

Salt is cheaper, and people use it more than pepper. There's no accounting for tastes. Personally, I carry around a small bottle of Tabasco in a pocket of my vest if I think I am going to be eating out anywhere.

At Friday, March 28, 2008 1:08:00 PM, Blogger closed said...

Salt is cheap. Pepper isn't.

At Saturday, March 29, 2008 4:39:00 AM, Blogger KD5NRH said...

I see quality ground black pepper for $11.09/lb retail, so the .7g normal serving size costs 1.7 cents retail, or about 0.2 cents if you're buying by the ton. A teaspoon would be a bit over 2g, or 4.8 cents retail. That's some big money you're demanding they throw in with your overpriced low-grade food.

Of course, the tiny packets also result in a lot of packaging waste since you're going to get your gram or so anyway, even though that means you're tearing open a ridiculous number of packets to get it.

At Saturday, March 29, 2008 4:58:00 AM, Blogger Matt G said...

That's it-- you're all getting congressianal supeonas.

At Saturday, March 29, 2008 11:37:00 AM, Blogger closed said...

kd5nrh: Over billions of servings ... a fraction of a cent is big money.

At Sunday, March 30, 2008 2:48:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

While you're at it, figure out the conspiracy behind the inability to open a ketchup packet while wearing a uniform without wearing it. Same goes for mustard and coffee. You've got my vote. Actually, I like your issues much better than the current crop of presidential hopefuls...I'm writing you in.

At Sunday, March 30, 2008 7:32:00 AM, Blogger Matt G said...

Roger that, Kvegas. I've a friend with Columbus, OH PD. They wear white uniform shirts and white peaked caps (my friend calls them "sinister ice cream men"). I could never eat or drink anything but bottled water in that outfit.


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