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Apparently it’s impossible to underestimate the Republican capacity for sheer balls-to-the-wall epic crazy. I refer, of course, to Nevada Senate hopeful Sue Lowden and her suggestion that people in need of health care could resort to bartering, say, chickens with their local physicians. Because the Internet abhors a vacuum even more than nature, an enterprising soul has come up with a converter that will help you calculate the number of chickens you’ll need for bypass surgery, or a tonsilectomy.

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