This Foie Gras ‘Factory’ Might Make You Want to Be a Goose Serving foie gras is illegal in California. The loophole to the 2004 law, which went into effect last year, is that it outlaws the sale of fattened goose and duck liver; restaurants can give it away. But when a restaurant in San Jose recently offered a foie freebie, the chef received death threats.
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Report: 10 worst charities An analysis by the Center for Investigative Reporting and a newspaper identifies the charities that fattened solicitors' wallets.
June 13, 2013 - MSN
Mayor not interested in undoing secret pension fattener for ex-fire commissioner Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday showed no interest in undoing the secret deal that fattened the pension of former Chicago Fire Commissioner Ray Orozco, arguing that the controversy diverts attention from the more important issue: pension reform. “I’ve said this before when somebody tries to take one personality and say, `That’s the problem.’ The challenge in the fund for firefighters is not Ray ...
June 11, 2013 - Chicago Sun-Times
John McCain in The Miami Herald On the campaign trail in Minnesota, McCain said "an inexcusable lack of financial transparency allowed Wall Street firms to engage in reckless behavior that padded their profits and fattened executive bonuses when times were good."
Bruce Bochy in USA Today On the one hand, we see the sabbath of witches who have been fattened up with oranges and who pretend that they represent the whole of the nation, on the other hand we see the peaceful power of constructive forces that has gathered in this... Yuri Luzhkov http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yury_Luzhkov&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFXN7ZU8m7aIOjeyuM5fZJSsbsiFQ USA Today http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2004-11-27-ukraine_x.htm%3FPOE%3DNEWISVA&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGOTN50e6G6g8xG5sAB0hM-p9lUOw Nov 27, 2004
36584 47323 fattened You look at their numbers and you'd think we were in a softball league when it's over," Padres manager Bruce Bochy said. "They have some young guys who can swing the bat. We fattened up some averages, that's for sure."