Trial Bar Hopes For Legally Modified Payday
(January 31st, 2012)
Genetically modified (GM) food may have the potential to feed an ever-growing world population, but it just can’t catch a break from activist scaremongering. Combine misinformed propaganda with trial lawyers who want to diversify their income out of the ambulance-chasing business, and food … Continue reading
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Soda Taxes Are Ineffective, Outdated
(January 30th, 2012)
As expected, the new year brought a new push from do-gooder public health activists intent on taxing soft drinks. In Oregon, advocates proposed a ballot initiative to place a penny-per-ounce wholesale tax on sugary soft drinks. A Portland physician modeled the measure after a 2009 proposal by Kelly “Twinkie … Continue reading
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9 Things You Didn’t Know About HSUS
(January 27th, 2012)
A few years back, we released a handout called “7 Things You Didn’t Know About HSUS” as part of our effort to expose the true nature of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Most people do not know that HSUS doesn’t operate … Continue reading
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Is This CSPI’s Idea of a Cookie Drive?
(January 26th, 2012)

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If CSPI Ran the Cookie Drive
(January 26th, 2012)
Even symbols of Americana like Girl Scout cookies aren’t immune from the food police, so we wondered what the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) and other scolds might do to them next. Sound crazy? CSPI originally defended … Continue reading
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Wealthy Conspiracy Theory Peddler Attacks Family Farm
(January 24th, 2012)
It’s been a few years since America’s pork producers suffered a sustained deluge of failed lawsuits from Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance, but that doesn’t mean that the group hasn’t been busy making life difficult for the families that … Continue reading
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The Tax-Code Diet
(January 23rd, 2012)
Activists and meddling lawmakers have toyed with the idea of taxing certain foods and ingredients to curb obesity. Twinkie Tax inventor Kelly Brownell advocates “slapping high-fat, low-nutrition food with a substantial government ‘sin’ tax.” According to him, certain foods are … Continue reading
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9 Things You Didn’t Know About HSUS
(January 23rd, 2012)
1. The Humane Society of the United States scams Americans out of millions of dollars through manipulative and deceptive advertising. An analysis of HSUS’s TV fundraising appeals that ran between January 2009 and September 2011 determined that more than 85 … Continue reading
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It’s Time to Put Down PETA
(January 23rd, 2012)
Sign the Petition to End PETA’s Status as an Animal Shelter Shockingly, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is classified by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a legal animal shelter despite killing 93.8 percent of the dogs and cats … Continue reading
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Junk Food in Schools Not the Culprit
(January 20th, 2012)
If sprinkles-hating MeMe Roth was the national education czar, then schools across the country would be purged of everything from birthday cupcakes (replaced by birthday salads) to Halloween candy to Valentine’s Day candy-grams. But hey, aren’t all those sugary treats making kids … Continue reading
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