Archive: Nov 2002

Our Week In Review

If you’ve been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom’s Daily Headlines this week… You’ve seen how an illegitimate electoral victory in Florida could spell doom for modern…
Posted November 29, 2002 at 12:00 am

Spitting out the fast food lawsuit

“If you are an obese, diabetic child in New York who loves McDonald’s,” writes the Battle Creek Enquirer, “you may have hit the jackpot — but we hope not.”…
Posted November 27, 2002 at 12:00 am

Activists in need of some gene-splicing

On Monday a band of luddites hailing from activist groups like the Organic Consumers Association and the Institute for Social Ecology (aka “Northeast RAGE”) declared…
Posted November 27, 2002 at 12:00 am

Animal Rights Roundup

It’s that time of year again, when feel-good news stories about turkey adoptions and supposedly “compassionate” animal activists clog the nation’s airwaves. The propaganda will likely get deep…
Posted November 27, 2002 at 12:00 am

And now, a bit of common sense

The Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter weighs in this month on Acrylamide, that pesky substance, supposedly carcinogenic, that apparently forms when sweet or starchy foods are…
Posted November 26, 2002 at 12:00 am

Hypocrite Society of the United States

Americans are hearing a variety of anti-turkey messages this Thanksgiving, mostly from in-your-face animal rights groups like PETA and Farm Sanctuary. These radical activists make no bones about…
Posted November 26, 2002 at 12:00 am

Playing the blame game

Today’s New York Times features an interview with Dr. Barry Schlenker, a University of Florida psychology professor. The Times describes Schlenker’s area of expertise as the study of…
Posted November 26, 2002 at 12:00 am

Free-range nuttiness

Some activist feathers were decidedly ruffled last week by a new British study claming that “organic” and “free range” chickens are nearly twice as likely to carry potentially…
Posted November 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

Pork: The Other Activist Target

The Florida Chamber of Commerce announced recently that it would push for new rules making it tougher to amend the state constitution. Small wonder, considering that Florida’s…
Posted November 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

French Vandal Trades In Protest Garb For Prison Stripes

When French anti-globalism activist Jose Bove destroyed a field of genetically improved rice in 1999, he probably never thought it would come to this. But on Tuesday,…
Posted November 21, 2002 at 12:00 am