People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) runs an animal shelter out of its Virginia headquarters, but the poor dogs and cats that end up there probably would rather go just about anywhere else. According to records on file … Continue reading

If Chipotle Only Had a Brain…

(September 12th, 2013)
The Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle has a new cartoon video out to coincide with the launch of an iPhone game. The video, titled “Scarecrow,” paints modern food production as a dark place run by evil beings. This isn’t new for … Continue reading
America’s favorite meat and poultry dishes have come under sustained attack recently from vegan activists claiming they are cruel. But that view isn’t supported by the evidence or sound philosophy, and we’ve been fighting to get the truth out in … Continue reading
Our HumaneWatch project is releasing a new video in its campaign to curb misinformation about individual maternity pens used in pork — yes, that means bacon — production that have come under attack by the Humane Society of the United States. While HSUS would have you think that maternity pens are “inhumane, the … Continue reading
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) — last seen killing nearly 90 percent of the dogs and cats in its care last year — likes to trot out celebrities who have supposedly given up meat, dairy, and eggs … Continue reading
The phrase “moving the goalposts” refers to someone constantly changing the rules in the middle of the game. Imagine if a father tells his son he’ll give him $20 to mow the lawn, and after the son complies, he’s told … Continue reading
The news in Washington over the past week or so has been dominated by news that the Internal Revenue Service’s tax-exempt entities division improperly targeted conservative-leaning organizations for extra scrutiny. And while the national press asks who knew what and … Continue reading
We — and others, including the Food and Drug Administration — have hit daytime television medical commentator Mehmet Oz hard for abandoning the medical science that made his name for anti-scientific and fact-challenged scares about food and promises of miracle … Continue reading
While Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) President and CEO Wayne Pacelle cavorts with Hollywood celebrities, local shelters desperately try to help homeless pets find homes from dilapidated buildings with leaky roofs. That’s the message of a Fox Nashville … 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