By: Rick Berman Newspaper: The Des Moines Register In America, we all know the customer is king. But what if that customer not only wants to be king, but emperor, too? Imagine you have a customer who badmouths your business … Continue reading

Don’t mistake HSUS

(April 7th, 2013)
By: Rick Berman Newspaper: Lexington Herald Leader The complaints from the Humane Society of the United States (not affiliated with any Kentucky humane societies) about the state Board of Agriculture’s standards on animal care have no credibility (“Agriculture board approves livestock … Continue reading

Are We All Vegans Now?

(April 5th, 2013)
Claiming that vegetarianism is just about to break through, this time is a classic animal liberationist tactic to peer-pressure omnivores into giving up their milk, bacon, and eggs. We covered a story last week that said all the cool pre-tweens … Continue reading
In a Friday filing, United States District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan found that Feld Entertainment — the parent company of the Ringling Brothers circus — was entitled to attorneys’ fees in a longstanding litigation by a series of animal rights … Continue reading
The sordid tale of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) doggy-and-kitty-killing ways has made a big splash across the pond, and a reporter with the Sunday edition of The Guardian sat down with the group’s president, Ingrid Newkirk, … Continue reading
Our objections to the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) report attacking restaurants for their kids’ meal offerings received wide coverage. The Los Angeles Times and CNN.com both reported our criticism of CSPI’s “blame game,” as did numerous local … Continue reading
Vegans love to claim that their “movement” is growing by leaps and bounds. They say that this time, the “logic” of veganism—which may kill more animals than eating a diet of grass-finished beef—will break through and that finally Americans will … Continue reading
For all the talk People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) offers on “ethical treatment,” the group does seem to kill a lot of pets in its animal shelter — over 1600 last year, for a kill rate just … Continue reading
The 90 percent doctor-free animal liberation group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is trying to capitalize on the minor stir it created with a study that claimed that supermarket chicken was contaminated with poo. Despite widespread criticism from responsible … Continue reading
By: J. Justin Wilson Newspaper: Reno Gazette Journal We all know Nevada’s economy is struggling: The state’s unemployment rate has remained high at 9.8 percent. With sales and property tax receipts down from the heyday before the recession when tourism was … Continue reading