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Is the electoral college system fair or should a single vote represent more closely who will win a presidential election.


one person one vote


Electoral college


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Direct democracies don't work.


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Direct democracies don't work.

Prove it



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Last year (edited by scuba Last year)

Baked beans is a dish containing beans, sometimes baked but, despite the name, usually stewed, in a sauce.[1] Most commercially canned baked beans are made from haricot beans, also known as navy beans (a variety of Phaseolus vulgaris) in a sauce. In Ireland and the United Kingdom, a tomato sauce is most commonly used, and they are commonly eaten on toast or as part of a full English, Scottish, or Irish breakfast.

American Boston baked beans use a sauce prepared with molasses and salt pork, the popularity of which has led to the city's being nicknamed "Beantown".[2] Beans in a tomato and brown sugar, sugar, or corn syrup sauce are widely available throughout the US.

Canada's Quebec-style beans often use maple syrup. This style is also popular in states bordering Canada's eastern provinces.[citation needed]

Canned baked beans are used as a convenience food. They may be eaten hot or cold, straight from the can, as they are already fully cooked.[3]

The beans presently used to make baked beans are all native to South America and were introduced to Europe around 1528.[4] The dish is commonly described as having a savory-sweet flavor and a brownish- or reddish-tinted white bean once baked, stewed, canned or otherwise cooked. According to alternative traditions, sailors brought cassoulet from the south of France or northern France, and the Channel Islands, where bean stews were popular. Most probably, a number of regional bean recipes coalesced and cross-fertilised in North America and ultimately gave rise to the baked bean culinary tradition familiar today.[citation needed]

While many recipes today are stewed, traditionally beans were slow-baked in a ceramic or cast-iron beanpot. A tradition in Maine of "bean hole" cooking may have originated with the native Penobscot people and was later practiced in logging camps. A fire would be made in a stone-lined pit and allowed to burn down to hot coals, and then a pot with 11[5] pounds of seasoned beans would be placed in the ashes, covered over with dirt, and left to cook overnight or longer. These beans were a staple of Maine's logging camps, served at every meal.[6][7]

Canned beans, often containing pork, were among the first convenience foods, and it is in this form that they became exported and popularised by U.S. companies operating in the UK in the early 20th century. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration stated in 1996, "It has for years been recognized by consumers generally that the designation 'beans with pork,' or 'pork and beans' is the common or usual name for an article of commerce that contains very little pork."[8] The included pork is typically a piece of salt pork that adds fat to the dish.[citation needed]

Canned baked beans with small pork sausages are still available,[9] as are variants with other added ingredients such as chili.


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Should the Wyoming Rule be applied?

No.


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