Pay Your Doctor In Chickens

Pay Your Doctor In Chickens

Sue Lowden, a senate candidate in Nevada, says if you want to combat health care costs you should consider bartering with your doctor. In an appearance on a local political talk show yesterday, she clarified her proposal: [More]

IHOP Prefers To Debate Veganism Instead Of Substituting Sausage For Eggs

IHOP Prefers To Debate Veganism Instead Of Substituting Sausage For Eggs

If you’re a vegetarian and you’d rather have eggs instead of sausage — do not attempt this at IHOP. You will have to debate the manager. [More]

How Would You Feel About A New National Gas Tax?

How Would You Feel About A New National Gas Tax?

Don’t worry, there’s not one in the pipeline just yet, but Flexo at Consumerism Commentary asks whether now—with fuel prices relatively low again, at least compared to the recent past—is a good time to consider one.

Is Local Food Safer Than Industrial Food?

Is Local Food Safer Than Industrial Food?

So food from green markets and community supported agriculture is cleaner and healthier than that grocery store schmaltz, right? Not so fast, says E.coli litigation king Bill Marler, who recently wrote that convincing local food producers to keep their food clean will be one of the top ten food safety challenges of the year.

Why Net Neutrality Is Good

Just because Verizon gave it link love, you didn’t think we would let that post, “Why Net Neutrality Is Bad,” get away with standing there unopposed, now did you? — BEN POPKEN