Quote of the Week
(March 31st, 2003)
The mass media seems to be catching on to the unscientific proclamations of the misnamed Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Pittsburgh Post-Gazette food writer Nancy Anderson noted last Thursday that "in true CSPI fashion," the group's Nutrition Action Healthletter "makes sweeping damnations of brand-name foods."...
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Our Week In Review
(March 28th, 2003)
If you've been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom's Daily Headlines this week...

You've seen how the idea of banning soda in schools is finally facing scientific scrutiny, and how the animal-rights movement thinks that human breast milk is "vegan."

You know...
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Quote of the Week
(March 27th, 2003)
As far as we know, Linda Greenlaw is the only American woman to captain her own swordfishing boat. In the noted book The Perfect Storm, author Sebastian Junger describes her as "one of the best captains, period, on the entire East Coast."So when we...
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More Pfabulous Pfiesteria Pfun
(March 27th, 2003)
Yesterday a University of North Carolina marine biologist presented a rare bit of common sense related to Pfiesteria piscicida . That's the pesky microorganism that environmental groups like Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Waterkeeper Alliance have long blamed for massive fish kills and harm to human health....
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Take That, Counselor!
(March 27th, 2003)
To the hundreds of news articles that have been written about the pending fast-food lawsuit in New York, we add this tidbit. Don Gorske is a 49-year-old Wisconsin man who eats two Big Macs every day and drinks little else besides Coca-Cola. The Guinness Book of...
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Welcome to the Activist War College
(March 27th, 2003)
Rarely are environmental and animal-rights groups accused of possessing any military expertise. But that hasn't stopped United Poultry Concerns (UPC), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), and the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) from berating the military on how to train and protect U.S....
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‘Hyperbole’: noun – See ‘Kennedy’
(March 26th, 2003)
Any time an environmental activist leader ends his comments by claiming, "That's not an exaggeration," you can be sure what you just heard was more style than substance. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. used these words in an interview with a Canadian journalist last month. Here's what he said:...
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Brits Uncover SHAC ‘How To’ Mayhem Manual
(March 26th, 2003)
It's called "This is your chance to drive them out," and it has Great Britain talking. The secret document, which is part of the violent SHAC animal-rights campaign, was exposed in a parliamentary debate last week.This frightening how-to manual on intimidation and fear tactics is, presumably,...
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How Much Dietary Fiber Is In Your Barbeque?
(March 25th, 2003)
Maine and New York have been considering legislation that would mandate nutrition labeling on menus and menu boards. And now a bill introduced by a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives would go even further.All Texas restaurants with three or more in-state...
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America’s Other War
(March 25th, 2003)
While the brave men and women of our armed forces struggle eight time zones away against a tyrant who thinks he can terrorize his fellow human beings with impunity, the extreme environmental and animal rights movements in our own hemisphere have been waging their own war...
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