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For most people, April 22 is just another day on the calendar, perhaps another day closer to a summer vacation. For environmental activists, April 22 is Earth Day—an excuse to peddle various initiatives allegedly designed to help Mother Nature, many of which … Continue reading
If insanity is defined as doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different result, we may need to open a clinic for anti-milk activists such as the puritanical Center for Science in the Public Interest. For years, these self-anointed do-gooders have bemoaned chocolate milk and have tried to get … Continue reading
Once again, mainstream newspapers are quoting quacks on the so-called “dangers” of Bisphenol-A (aka BPA), a key ingredient in making plastic strong and canned foods safe. The latest high-profile crusader is Dr. Lawrence Rosen, adviser to the Deirdre Imus Environmental … Continue reading
The radical animal liberation group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) claims horse-drawn carriage rides are an “outdated practice” that cause “cruelty” to horses, and it is active in an initiative to ban horse carriages in New York City. Those complaints are rich … Continue reading

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Activists and meddling lawmakers have toyed with the idea of taxing certain foods and ingredients to curb obesity. Twinkie Tax inventor Kelly Brownell advocates “slapping high-fat, low-nutrition food with a substantial government ‘sin’ tax.” According to him, certain foods are … Continue reading
1. The Humane Society of the United States scams Americans out of millions of dollars through manipulative and deceptive advertising. An analysis of HSUS’s TV fundraising appeals that ran between January 2009 and September 2011 determined that more than 85 … Continue reading
Sign the Petition to End PETA’s Status as an Animal Shelter Shockingly, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is classified by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a legal animal shelter despite killing 93.8 percent of the dogs and cats … Continue reading