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September 06, 2007

Italians Don't Understand Economics

They're boycotting pasta as protest against sharply rising food prices.

Just to reiterate: ALL food prices are up in Italy. OK. Now read the excerpt.

The strike-organisers are prepared for serious withdrawal symptoms. Emergency stands offering free bread and milk will be set up in all major Italian cities for those in need of carbohydrates, Telegraph.co.uk said.

That's so....I...God, just can't even respond to how stupid that is. It's emotionally painful to think about.

Could Italian protest organizers be even more vacuous and retarded than ours?

What's bread made out of? What do dairy cows eat?
The room, spinning....I feel....weak....

The pasta-makers said the reason for the 30 per cent price rise was a shortage of wheat because farmers were switching to produce crops for the biofuel industry.

Ah.
Excuse me. Time to go try out that ritual self-mutilation thing the kids are all raving about these days. 'Cutting,' is it? Most excellent.
I have to go 'cutting' now.


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