Subway ‘Crisis’: Is Footlong Sub Really 11 Inches?: Subway, eat less! Seriously though, it is unfortunate that the news can’t devote as much attention to all the product/packaging downsizing that has gone into hiding the Obama inflation that is gutting our purchasing power.

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Martin January 18, 2013 at 7:37 am

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I noticed the stealth inflation via package shrink when I tried using recipes from old cookbooks. Where a recipe called for a 16-oz can of something, what I found in the stores were 14.5 oz cans.

Karmaa January 18, 2013 at 11:35 am

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Yep. I just figured out that the tuna cans at the grocery store are now 5.5 oz. Who ever looks at the weight of a can, or remembers what the last tuna cans they bought weighed? It’s the same size the can always was. But they added more water to make up the volume. Shameful.

Incidentally, for some reason Costco has packs of 7 ounce cans. Which end up being cheaper than the grocery store cans, and don’t mess up the recipe.

flashingscotsman January 20, 2013 at 8:31 am

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How could you possibly mess up a tuna recipe by adding more tuna? Ok, now I gotta go make a sammich.

Karmaa January 21, 2013 at 7:55 am

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No – the 5.5 oz. cans mess up the recipe. My daughter’s absolute favorite meal is tuna patties. The recipe is embarrassing, but they ARE fantastic, lol.

(1 can tuna, mostly drained, 1 box turkey/chicken stuffing mix, 1 can cream of mushroom soup, 1 egg, 1/4 cup of milk. Mix together, let sit at least 10 minutes, then shape in 3″ patties. Fry till golden brown on both sides in 1 tbs oil and 1 tbs butter.)

Anyway the smaller cans mean that the patties are more stuffing and less tuna. Still good, but no where near as delicious. I started doubling the recipe and adding 3 cans of tuna, but the bigger cans work nicely with just 2.

flashingscotsman January 21, 2013 at 11:12 am

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Hmmm, it’s almost lunchtime.

jcrowley1985 January 18, 2013 at 7:45 am

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Not so silent January 18, 2013 at 9:27 am

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And you will stop at nothing to prove that your a complete ass.

PsychoDad January 18, 2013 at 12:09 pm

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Shut up, Creepy Crawly

Kip Hooker January 19, 2013 at 7:03 am

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What do you mean us?

Not so silent January 19, 2013 at 10:49 am

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I think the delusional little welfare collector thinks he belongs here…I thought “us” meant more than one, unless he is talking about his lark scooter riding 300 pound mommy…

flashingscotsman January 20, 2013 at 8:34 am

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Honey Boo Boo’s mom is considering suing Crawley’s mom for copyright infringement.

CO2Insanity January 20, 2013 at 9:40 am

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Crawley needs a new game show called: Are You Smarter Than A Crowley? Everyone wins.

flashingscotsman January 21, 2013 at 11:14 am

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How PC of you.

Navyvet2 January 18, 2013 at 8:48 am

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What? The footlong is only 11 inches. I’m being cheated. The government should do something about that. Appoint a Measurement Czar, with a huge staff. Oh wait, I never buy the footlong, only a 6 inch, which is probably 5 1/2 inches.

jcrowley1985 January 18, 2013 at 8:51 am

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Not so silent January 18, 2013 at 9:27 am

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Do you realize the irony of actually posting here?

sifi January 18, 2013 at 10:34 am

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You do realize the irony of trying to describe what you think a “socialist” government is, right?

Kip Hooker January 19, 2013 at 7:04 am

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Ouch! That had to hurt.

flashingscotsman January 20, 2013 at 8:40 am

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It would have, Kip. If only he could have understood it.

PsychoDad January 18, 2013 at 12:10 pm

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Shuttup, Creepy Crawley.

Navyvet2 January 18, 2013 at 12:41 pm

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We are talking about Pres. Obama’s USSA not Premier Stalin’s USSR. Comrade O uses the term Czar and President rather than Nomenklatura and Premier as he most likely should. But okay, if I am to be correct regarding the DNC/CP-USSA hierarchy from now on, I will refer to Obama as Premier or Chairman and his myriad of do nothing “Czars” as the Nomenklatura. It is more accurate anyway.

danybhoy January 20, 2013 at 5:26 pm

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Actually crowley, the Russian people had sh!tty lives under the Czars, & things were no better after the revolution in 1917. The Russians have a very sad history, & whether it’s moronic royalty or marxist socialists, the people were subjugated. They paid a massive price in WW2, got little in return, & deserved better.

For the record, my family on my old man’s side split Odesa during this time. Owned a small buisiness, ran a taylor shop, then Bolsheviks shot up the place. I’ll also add that I had relitives that died in Dachau in Poland at the hands of the Nazis. So when I say I hate socialists, I really mean it. When I see what we call “czars” today, acting in the name of socialism, but called “progressives”, you can excuse me for for being pissed.

Karmaa January 18, 2013 at 11:39 am

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Size doesn’t matter. So they say.

ooddballz January 19, 2013 at 11:33 am

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Size doesn’t matter…… 3 words I am happy to say I have never heard directed at me.

danybhoy January 21, 2013 at 6:29 am

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That would make Nancy Pelosi & Barney Frank size queens.

CO2Insanity January 18, 2013 at 12:49 pm

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Perhaps their new theme song should be “Is that all there is”

danybhoy January 21, 2013 at 6:36 am

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Or “Gimme”, by Vincent Fernier…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hofCvfd2KrI

“Gimme”

I know all your desires
Your heart is so full of pain
Is there something I can provide
When you feel like life’s passed you by

I’m on your side
Gimme this gimme that (8x)

Please don’t ask me my name
Does it matter I’m just here for you
Trust me just let yourself go
And that’s all you need to know

I’m on your side
Sincerely
I’m your only friend
Yes I’m on your side
Sincerely

Don’t you wish you had it all
Don’t you deserve to have it all
Kneel down and tell me what you need

Fame and money all for you
I can make your every dream come true

Gimme this gimme that (8x)

Tell me whose more important than you
You’re the apple of my ancient eyes
How could the world be so cruel
I’ll make you my own precious jewel

I’m on your side
Sincerely
I’m the only one that cares
Yes I’m on your side
Sincerely

Don’t you wish you had it all
Don’t you deserve to have it all
Kneel down and tell me what you need

Fame and money all for you
I can make your every dream come true

There is one thing
I mean everything has a price
I really hate to repeat myself
But nothing’s free

Yes I’m on your side
Sincerely
I’m the only one that cares
Oh I’m on your side
Sincerely

Don’t you wish you had it all
Don’t you deserve to have it all
Kneel down and tell me what you need

Don’t you wish you had it all
Don’t you deserve to have it all
Don’t you wish you had it all
Don’t you deserve to have it all
Kneel down and tell me what you need

Fame and money all for you
I can make your every dream come true

Gimme this gimme that (10x)