Just learned of a new site, Since Sliced Bread, that’s looking for “fresh, common-sense ideas” to perk the country up. The bestest will score $100,000.

This contest, sponsored by the Service Employees International Union, is already inspiring fantasies like, oh, universal health care and interstate rail systems. Crazy! (It also oughta prove the “it takes all kinds” theory, if the drinking shirt is any indication.)

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So go forth and idea-ify. And share the prize with me, will ya? I’m fresh out.

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