As if you were not already persuaded . . . This Man Ate Expired Food For a Year and did not himself expire. (Thanks, Barry.)
. . . 84 percent of consumers at least occasionally throw out food because it is close to or past its package date, and over one third (37 percent) say they always or usually do so. That food waste in landfills generates carbon dioxide and methane, a greenhouse gas 28 to 36 times more effective at trapping heat in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide. And you are not just wasting calories and money. You are wasting all the resources that went into growing, packaging and transporting that food. . . .
Here is a terrible story of how the Justice Department has been corrupted to encourage obstruction of justice. (Thanks, Glenn.)
And here is a wonderful story. Not political in any way. Just human. And canine. With a surprise ending. (Thanks, Peter.)
Quote of the Day
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.~Abraham Lincoln
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