Archive: Dec 2002

2002: The Year of Activist Lunacy

2003 arrives in just a few hours, so today we thought we’d take a look back at 2002 to remember the most astonishing, aggressive, and newsworthy activities of social activists…
Posted December 31, 2002 at 12:00 am

Bogus ‘physicians,’ Bogus Lawsuit

On Christmas Eve, the president of Tyson Foods received a friendly letter from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), urging the poultry producer to — surprise! — start…
Posted December 30, 2002 at 12:00 am

Over-Hyping Obesity

NewsMax writer and National Anxiety Center founder Alan Caruba writes that the “obesity epidemic” ranks as the single most dubious news story of 2002. We couldn’t…
Posted December 30, 2002 at 12:00 am

Our Week In Review

If you’ve been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom’s Daily Headlines this week… You’ve seen how not even the Minnesota state bureaucracy can stomach paying more…
Posted December 27, 2002 at 12:00 am

Smarter Than the Fast-Food Lawyers

Marilyn Vos Savant’s weekly column in Parade magazine is read by millions. She has an IQ of 228, which the Guinness Book of World…
Posted December 26, 2002 at 12:00 am

Enjoy the Holidays!

The team of elves and reindeer who write and produce the Center for Consumer Freedom’s daily headlines will be taking tomorrow off, in observance of the Christmas holiday. On behalf…
Posted December 24, 2002 at 12:00 am

Whatever Happened To Self Control?

As the public continues to chew on (and, largely, spit out) the idea of holding restaurants legally responsible for their patrons’ dietary choices, the Columbia Missourian asked its…
Posted December 23, 2002 at 12:00 am

Organic Food Poisons State Budgets

The Associated Press reported recently that the Minnesota Department of Health is refusing to pay for organic food through the federal Women Infants and Children program it administers.
Posted December 23, 2002 at 12:00 am

Our Week In Review

If you’ve been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom’s Daily Headlines this week… You’ve read that Chrissie Hynde, the lead singer of The Pretenders, suggested assassinating corporate leaders,…
Posted December 20, 2002 at 12:00 am

SPECIAL REPORT: Legitimizing the Lunatics

The Center for Consumer Freedom has learned that the California State University at Fresno will host an event in 2003 dedicated to the topic of “Revolutionary Environmentalism.” The…
Posted December 20, 2002 at 12:00 am