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Breakfast Scramble (Thursday)

DavidL's Breakfast Scramble
Thugocrats, from James Taranto, Wall Street Journal [1]:

The rhetoric around Wisconsin’s government labor dispute is getting more violent. NHJournal.com reports that Rep. Michael Capuano, a Massachusetts Democrat, said this yesterday at a Boston “solidarity” rally: “I’m proud to be here with people who understand that it’s more than just sending an email to get you going. Every once and awhile you need to get out on the streets and get a little bloody when necessary.”

With a street thug from Chicago as Commander-in-Chief, I guess threats of physical violence is to be expected.

The feckless Mrs. Clinton on the murder of four Americans by Somalian pirates, from Los Angeles Times [2]

“This deplorable act by the pirates that stalk vessels in the waters off of Somalia firmly underscores the need for the international community to act more decisively together,” she said. “We’ve got to have a more effective approach to maintaining security on the seas, in the ocean lanes that are so essential to commerce and travel.”

more, Max Boot, Commentary [3]:

Any time you hear a diplomat or leader talking about getting the “international community to act more decisively together,” you can tell she’s not interested in doing anything serious.

Do what Thomas Jefferson did, send in the Marines.

Rochester in the news, outside of Rochester, a plate is off what you eat and garbage is the food you throw away.  Not in Rochester, from 13WHAM [4]:

Rochester, N.Y. – Local favorite Nick Tahou’s will be featured on the Food Network again, because its garbage plate hit the spot for a celebrity chef.

Food Network cameras filmed video and interviews at West Main Street restaurant in Rochester Wednesday.

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Celebrity pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini, who is based in New York City, ranked the white hot garbage plate on his list of best things

The phrase Garbage Plate is trademarked by Nick Tahou’s.   As  such, they are the only restaurant with them on the menu.  However imitations abound, with like sound names.  While these restaurant can not offer a garbage plate, they will serve one when ordered   Or just call it a plate.