Activist provides political voice for animals
(November 29th, 2003)
Regarding "Activist provides political voice for animals" (feature, Nov. 29):Calling Bruce Friedrich "influential" is an understatement, but this is not a good thing. Friedrich's goal is to establish what People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals co-founder Ingrid Newkirk recently called "total animal liberation." This means no meat...
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Quote Of The Week
(November 28th, 2003)
A recent broadcast of the German television show "Panorama" included a lengthy feature about People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and its most recent anti-meat project, the universally condemned "Holocaust on Your Plate" campaign. Among other things, the show featured read more here »

Thanksgiving Killjoys
(November 27th, 2003)
With all the friends and family and football and food, it's easy to forget that for a growing number of activists, the traditional Thanksgiving dinner is a four-letter word. The calorie cops want you to think that serving pecan pie after all that turkey and stuffing constitutes a death...
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ActivistCash Profiles Pseudo-Intellectual Jeremy Rifkin
(November 26th, 2003)
Our newest profile of a radical activist group that wants to control your food and beverage choices is now available on the award-winning ActivistCash.com website. It exposes the Foundation on Economic Trends (FOET), a platform for anti-technology guru Jeremy Rifkin. Lacking scientific...
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Thanksgiving Obesity Liability Waiver Offered by Center for Consumer Freedom
(November 25th, 2003)
Enjoy a guilt-free Thanksgiving meal of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberries, and all the trimmings. If you're hosting a feast this year, consider offering your guests a waiver -- the Center for Consumer Freedom's Thanksgiving Guest Liability and Indemnification Agreement.During this season when food cops, public health activists, and...
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Tobacco Shark Predicts Future Of Food
(November 25th, 2003)
Regular readers know that John "Sue the Bastards" Banzhaf is leading the charge to haul food companies and restaurants into court to answer for their customers' love-handles. But Banzhaf is also one of the "masterminds" of litigation against the tobacco industry. Interviewed for an article...
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Thanksgiving Indemnification Agreement
(November 25th, 2003)
With the rise of frivolous lawsuits blaming obesity on restaurants and food companies, the Center for Consumer Freedom offers you a chance to be on the safe side this Thanksgiving. Our solution? A contract that will prevent your Turkey-Day guests from suing you.This document is designed to protect...
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Thanksgiving Guest Liability and Indemnification Agreement
(November 24th, 2003)
____________________ (hereinafter referred to as "Guest") has been given permission to eat at the table of _____________________ (hereinafter referred to as "Host").Guest acknowledges and understands that no warranty, either expressed or implied, is made by the Host as to the nutritional content of the meal. This...
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You could call me a fiend for the cocoa bean
(November 21st, 2003)
I enjoyed reading Jim Pfiffer make mincemeat out of Dr. Neal Barnard's silly food-addiction theories ("You could call me a fiend for the cocoa bean," Nov. 21), but it's important not to underestimate Barnard.Sure, he's a lunatic, but the guy also has a serious following among animal-rights activists (of...
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PCRM: At It Again
(November 21st, 2003)
Once again the press has been duped by those animal-rights nuts in lab coats, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). This time around they're criticizing high-protein diets -- armed with "complaints" from visitors to a PCRM website. Although the site has been up since...
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