Violent group
(April 30th, 2006)
Nick Cooney's claim of concern for "small family farms" and his feigned ignorance about animal-rights terrorism are both laughable .

Cooney's organization, the oddly named Hugs for Puppies, is the Philadelphia chapter of SHAC -- short for Stop...
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Chicagoans Force-Fed Animal Rights Nonsense
(April 28th, 2006)
Ducking the opportunity to stand up to animal-rights extremists, the Chicago City Council voted on Wednesday to outlaw the sale of the delicacy foie gras. The New York Daily News reported that its own city's council had nothing but mockery for the decision (" read more here »

The Latest Reason Not to Worry About Mercury
(April 27th, 2006)
Despite their snazzy Internet campaigns, well-publicized investigations, and scary language ("Tuna Roulette!", "The Mercury Menace!"), green-group activists can't change the simple fact that the mercury levels in the fish we typically eat pose zero health risk to consumers. But there's more to the story. read more here »

Today’s Ambulance Chasers
(April 26th, 2006)

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Passing The Buck
(April 25th, 2006)
If you can never say no to your kids' food requests, why not have the government do it for you? We've already seen the same thing threatened in court, and now an op-ed in Newsday begs for the same release from parental responsibility.Contributor Claudia Gryvatz Copquin...
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PETA Celeb Eats Fish: ‘Nobody’s Perfect’
(April 24th, 2006)
In the past few weeks we've shared stories about the various celebrities promoted by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) who don't actually toe their radical animal-rights line -- including Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon ("Everything's better with bacon!"), rap group Little Brother ("Meat ain't murder,...
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Holy Cows
(April 22nd, 2006)
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has been widely criticized for its campaign comparing Nazi Holocaust victims to farm animals, its blind insistence that Jesus was a vegetarian, and it callous attempts to cheapen the symbols and rituals of Roman Catholicism. But a new report from the...
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A Bird Flu In The Hand…
(April 21st, 2006)
Today The Washington Post published a panic-stricken editorial on American hospitals' inability to handle all the victims of an entirely hypothetical flu outbreak. The predictions of a drastic shortage of hospital beds were calculated using models based on the 1918 flu pandemic, a comparison which makes about...
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Quote Of The Week
(April 20th, 2006)
"What's next - a pork chop on top? I'm always amazed - they can always go one step further than I can imagine."So lamented Center for Science in the Public Interest senior nutritionist/food scold Jayne Hurley in response to a new Hardee's burger which features...
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Eating: Now With Reduced Joy
(April 19th, 2006)
Investigators recently discovered another victim of food police brutality: happiness. A survey released by the Pew Research Center today found that the percentage of Americans who truly enjoy eating has dropped considerably since 1989, from 48 percent then to 39 percent today. That may not seem like...
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