Forgive me if you’ve seen this story already, but I missed it when it ran a week ago. When I saw the headline just now I assumed it was a parody. Now they want to pay you for buying a refrigerator. “These rebates will help families make the transition to more efficient appliances, making purchases that will directly stimulate the economy,” Energy Secretary Steven Chu said. Oh. (Thanks to F.S.)2:57 pm on August 31, 2009 Email Thomas E. Woods Jr.