A form letter
(December 27th, 2006)
When animal-rights activists resort to letter-writing campaigns to make their points, they don't deserve to be taken seriously. Sheldon Latchiver's Dec. 8 letter, "The meat/dairy threat," was a great example.Latchiver's letter also ran in at least 15 other newspapers this month, and in each case a different activist "signed"...
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Animal-ag critics lack credibility with their boilerplate letters
(December 25th, 2006)
When animal rights activists resort to phony letter-writing campaigns to promote meatless eating, they don't deserve to be taken seriously.Tanner Tyler's Dec. 11 letter, "Animal agriculture gobbles up Earth's resources," was a great example.The exact same letter Tyler submitted, word for word, also ran in at least 30 other...
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The Most (POM) Wonderful Time of the Year?
(December 22nd, 2006)
Since September, animal rights extremists including People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the terrorism-minded Animal Liberation Front have been campaigning against POM Wonderful -- a popular pomegranate juice company based in Los Angeles. Their gripe: POM commissions medical research using rats...
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Meat, Please
(December 21st, 2006)
When animal-rights activists resort to phony letter-writing campaigns to promote meatless eating, they don't deserve to be taken seriously. Mike Potter's December 14th letter, "No Meat, Please," was a great example.The exact same letter Potter submitted was also published in at least 35 other U.S. newspapers this month. In each...
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Veggie letter part of national campaign
(December 21st, 2006)
When animal rights activists resort to phony letter-writing campaigns to promote meatless eating, they don't deserve to be taken seriously. Matthew Warden's Dec. 7 letter, "Go vegetarian," was a great example.The exact same letter Warden submitted, word for word, also ran in at least 30 other U.S. newspapers that...
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Infected Lettuce? Blowhard Activists? Zap’em Both
(December 21st, 2006)
Food fascists coast to coast have been quick to place the blame for this year's E.coli outbreaks on their usual public punching bags -- the federal government, "big business," and modern agriculture. Obscured in the finger-pointing frenzy is the fact that the real culprit is in the...
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Use your own words
(December 20th, 2006)
When animal rights activists resort to phony letter-writing campaigns to promote meatless eating, they don't deserve to be taken seriously.Ronald Hemmit's Dec. letter, "Help save the planet," was a great example.The exact same letter Hemmit submitted, word for word, also ran in at least 30 other U.S. newspapers this...
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Quote Of The Week
(December 20th, 2006)
At the behest of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), pop star "Pink" is weighing in against Australian sheep farmers who trim their animals' skin (in an operation called "mulesing") to protect them from painful insect infestations. But Pink, best known for her...
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Trans Fat Spiral Widens
(December 20th, 2006)
The bandwagon's getting more crowded every day. We told you last week that the New York City trans fat ban has been spreading like a grease wildfire, and the flames keep rising. The Palm Springs Desert Sun reports that California Assemblywoman Bonnie Garcia has...
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Activist should use his own words
(December 19th, 2006)
When animal rights activists resort to phony letter-writing campaigns to get their point across, they don't deserve to be taken seriously. Lewis Riley's Dec. 7 letter, "Be earth-friendly, eat less meat," was a great example.Riley's letter also ran in at least 15 other U.S. newspapers this month, and in...
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