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Paul Kahan on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Paul Kahan, executive chef for Avec, Big Star, Blackbird and the Publican, stopped by The Interview Show to discuss his career, restaurants and more.

Republicans Top Earmark Spending List

Politico | JAKE SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The top earmarkers in both the House and Senate are Republicans, even after the GOP has spent much of the past year making fiscal restraint and runawa...

Members of Congress Have Violated Their Oath of Office

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

All members of Congress take an oath that includes these words: "I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter." Most -- maybe all -- have violated that pledge.

Bacon vs. Sex: 43% Of Canadians Prefer The Pork

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

According to a survey conducted by Maple Leaf Foods Inc., when presented with the options of bacon and sex, 43% of Canadians say they'd opt for the ba...

CBS Investigates Threat of Animal Ag's Antibiotic Abuse

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

CBS Evening News with Katie Couric took a revealing look at the dangerous U.S. agribusiness practice of feeding antibiotics to billions of farm animals virtually every day of their lives.

Eating Dogs Is No Worse Than Eating Pigs: NYT Op-Ed

The New York Times | ROGER COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There is a rational, and for some people a spiritual, case for being a vegetarian: Killing animals is wrong. However I cannot see a rational argument ...

Pork Viagra Alternative, Says Argentine Leader Cristina Fernandez

Yahoo! News | Thu Jan 28, 12:45 Pm ET | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Argentina's president recommended pork as an alternative to Viagra, saying she spent a satisfying weekend with her husband after eating barbecued pork...

Cristina Fernandez, Argentinian President, Says Pork Is Better For Sex Life Than Viagra

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez has told a gathering at her Presidential Palace that pork is even better than Viagra for spicing things up in...

Spending Bill Has $4 Billion In Pork

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just weeks before returning to their districts for Christmas, Congress is poised to give the gift of pork - roughly $4 billion of it. More than 5,000...

A Sandwich Shop Ups Its Game

Ed Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Levine

It was only a matter of time before 'wichcraft, Tom Colicchio's very solid sandwich bar in the Flatiron, started serving dinner.

Support Our Troops: The Senate Porkers' Approach

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

In 30 years on Capitol Hill, I never saw Congress mangle the defense budget as badly as this year. Despite that, I see signs that we might be on the cusp of a change for the better.

Rabia Sarwar Tried To Slit Husband Sheikh Naseem's Throat For Making Her Eat Pork, Wear Short Skirts

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A devout Muslim woman told police she slashed her husband's neck with a kitchen knife as he slept because he forced her to eat pork, ...

What Can Danish Hogs Teach Us About Antibiotics?

Laura Rogers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Rogers

Denmark's ban on the routine use of antibiotics on food animal farms is a success. The United States has an effective model to draw upon when it comes to protecting public health.

Guess What's In The Picture [Foodlike Substance]

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

Is it strawberry ice cream? Pre-processed plastic foam? Is it possible that it's chicken? For the squeamish among us, avoid this all too enlightening exploration of enigma edibles.

The Constructive Effects of Public Exposure

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

After the practice was publicly identified in recent debates, the Congressional Armed Services Committees seem to have reduced one of their own more obnoxious, anti-defense, pro-pork activities.

Congressional Porkers Up to Their Usual Tricks

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

I have taken a quick look at the brand, spanking new 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations Conference Report - the bill with the final say on how much money will be dealt to the Pentagon.

Big Pork at the Government Trough -- Again

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The public no longer wants a combination of financial bailouts and government deregulation. But Congress and the U.S.D.A. never seem to have gotten the memo when it comes to Big Agribusiness, especially the pork industry.

Defense Pork Ladled Out To Defense Subcommittees' Campaign Contributors

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earmark watchdog Taxpayers for Common Sense is barking: The 18 members of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense will bring home 60 percent...

Arthur Delaney

Few Earmarks For Bridge Repairs After Minnesota Collapse

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amid the national hand-wringing after the Minnesota bridge collapse of 2007, members of Congress earmarked 10 times more money for new transportation ...

The Pentagon Kluge That Refuses to Die

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

After a long fight, Gates and President Obama ultimately prevailed this summer in ending further F-22 production. Game over. Right? Anyone who thinks so doesn't appreciate the staying power of Congress' porkers.

Perfect Pulled Pork

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meathead

This process, which can take 8-12 hours or more, is the quintessence of smoke cooking. Lazy, slow, easy, fragrant.

Pork Industry Bailout Request Full of Fat

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Our government actually bails out the pork industry when it overproduces and buys up volumes of surplus pork, typically by dumping these surplus commodities into our nation's schools and food programs.

Senate/Assembly Pork: Who's Getting the Choicest Cuts?

Times Union | Times Union | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Under Democratic control of the Senate, upstate lost nearly $26 million in member items, the discretionary grants doled out by legislators commonly ca...

Behind the Scenes with a Real Iron Chef

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meathead

Competitive barbecue may be the fastest growing sport in the nation. Many of the cooks are part of a band of roving gypsies who drive for days to go for gold and glory.

Pig Roasts: The Latest NYC Restaurant Trend

Ed Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Levine

Beef and chicken, so has been. Pork is in.