PETA Spins A Strategy For Kids: ‘Bait & Tackle’
(November 30th, 2005)
It's hard to imagine a more cynical communications strategy than targeting small children behind their parents' backs, lying to them, and then misleading a national TV audience about it all. But that's just what People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has done in a pair...
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Obliterating Obesity Orthodoxy
(November 29th, 2005)
Last April when Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researchers released a study putting the number of overweight- and obesity-related deaths at 26,000 -- one-fifteenth the agency's original estimate of 400,000 -- some critics questioned the science. A few even hatched outlandish conspiracy theories that...
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Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Turkey and Tell PETA To Stuff It
(November 28th, 2005)
Those of us with any experience cooking Thanksgiving dinner already know how to avoid undercooked turkeys and overstuffed in-laws. We’ve earned our stripes stuffing, basting, roasting, carving -- and relegating a few unlucky guests to the kids’ table. But here’s a new hassle to add to this year’s list....
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Learn More About The Turkeys At Farm Sanctuary
(November 28th, 2005)
We hope you had a festive and relaxing Thanksgiving, with digestion undisturbed by bird-flu hysteria or nosy food police. But most of all, we hope you weren't distracted from your holiday feast by the gobblings of the animal-rights activists at Farm Sanctuary. Every year the group's...
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The PETA problem
(November 24th, 2005)
It's ironic that PETA is demanding an animal-cruelty prosecution of Smithfield Foods, since its own animal-killing employees are already facing the same charges less than 60 miles away. While PETA pressures the Isle of Wight commonwealth's attorney, two PETA workers face more than 40 animal-cruelty felonies in North Carolina....
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Animal rights deception
(November 24th, 2005)
When Neal Barnard promotes a diet entirely devoid of meat and dairy, it's a deceptive animal-rights ploy, not a public health service ("Skip the drugs and change diet to improve health, lose weight," Nov. 8). His group, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, has received $1.3 million from PETA....
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Turkey, stuffing, and liability wavier?
(November 24th, 2005)
With the current media hype about obesity and a rising tide of trial lawyers who see dollar signs where the rest of us see dinner, the thoughtful Thanksgiving host should consider asking guests to sign a liability indemnification agreement that prevents them from suing over extra holiday pounds. Think...
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PETA Targets Kids. Again.
(November 22nd, 2005)
"Everything we do is based at adults." So said People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) president Ingrid Newkirk on CNN in 2002. If that's the case, we're left asking: How does Newkirk explain "Freda Fish's" recent read more here »

Don’t Be A Turkey This Thanksgiving; Insist On The Obesity Liability Waiver
(November 21st, 2005)
Washington, DC – This Thanksgiving, the Center for Consumer Freedom wishes the nation a guilt-free turkey day filled with stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberries, and all the trimmings. But with a cornucopia of trial lawyers seeking to make obesity lawsuits their next cash cow, those hosting a holiday feast should...
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Doctor Clips Wings Of Bird-Flu Hysteria
(November 21st, 2005)
"There's no denying that the bird flu is very bad for birds," begins a recent column by New York Newsday's Ellis Henican. Over 150 million birds have been killed as a precaution, not because they actually had bird flu. But what does the bird flu mean to...
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