Archive: Aug 2002

Win a real piece of elephant art!

Those of you who are planning to enter our “True Colors” art contest are about to get an added incentive to dust off your art supplies. After seeing…
Posted August 30, 2002 at 12:00 am

May I have the shovel, please….?

At a rally yesterday near the South African site of this year’s World Summit on Sustainable Development, anti-technology activist and self-described “goddess” Vandana Shiva was awarded this year’s “Bullsh*t…
Posted August 29, 2002 at 12:00 am

Scratching each other’s backs?

When People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) staged a grand unveiling of their now famous “sad elephant” statue in Washington this morning, they also unveiled something…
Posted August 29, 2002 at 12:00 am

Let’s Get This Party Started!

As those of you living near our nation’s capital are already painfully aware, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ tasteless entry in a Washington, DC arts promotion was…
Posted August 29, 2002 at 12:00 am

Java Jive

Acrylamide — that mysterious chemical substance formed by cooking carbohydrates like bread and potatoes — is back in the news again. Now it appears that in addition to French…
Posted August 28, 2002 at 12:00 am

“To Support Their Program Activities…”

As the Center for Consumer Freedom first made public in a February, 2002 Congressional hearing, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) made a $1,500 donation to the…
Posted August 28, 2002 at 12:00 am

Turning teachers into food cops

In a move that could have national implications, the board of the Los Angeles Unified School District has voted unanimously to ban the sale of soft drinks at all…
Posted August 28, 2002 at 12:00 am

A Precautionary Tale

We thought that maybe, just maybe there were still a few corners of the world untouched by the unscientific rantings of anti-biotech-food activists. We were wrong. It’s hardly news…
Posted August 27, 2002 at 12:00 am

Bulking up, one calorie at a time

Unless you’ve been unable to read a newspaper for the last few years, you already know that there’s a coordinated war being fought by nutritional busybodies in the United…
Posted August 26, 2002 at 12:00 am

Time to clear the dairy-air

Tasked with the unenviable but necessary task of counteracting anti-dairy propaganda from animal rights activists, medical researchers are beginning to repeat a worthwhile mantra: kids need milk, kids need…
Posted August 26, 2002 at 12:00 am