Archive: Feb 2006

BMI Report Cards: The ‘F’ Is For ‘Futility’

While some revelers are out celebrating Mardi Gras, a few Maryland legislators are conspiring to make it a Non-Fat Tuesday. The General Assembly in Annapolis is considering legislation that would…
Posted February 28, 2006 at 12:00 am

Scaremongering: Don’t Take The Bait

While we get plenty of mail from fans of Consumer Freedom, not everything deposited in our mailbag smells so sweet. Reader Blake dropped us a line on FishScam.com earlier…
Posted February 27, 2006 at 12:00 am

Warning: Food Scares May Be Hazardous To Your Health

“Last week’s reports that low-fat diets may not reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer have left Americans more confused than ever about what to eat,” begins a Tuesday…
Posted February 24, 2006 at 12:00 am

Arrested

Yesterday in Tucson, federal agents arrested animal-rights militant Rodney Coronado on charges that during an August 2003 “revolution summer” event in San Diego, he taught…
Posted February 23, 2006 at 12:00 am

Wacky Animal-Rights Tricks, Investor’s Edition

While they put most of their stock in shameless media stunts and protestors clad only in self-righteousness, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals keeps a little in the…
Posted February 22, 2006 at 12:00 am

More Good News From The Fish Wars

The science world is buzzing with the latest news from the Seychelles, a group of over 100 islands in the Indian Ocean whose inhabitants eat fish. Lots…
Posted February 21, 2006 at 12:00 am

Food Cop Lawsuits: ‘Illusions That Waste Good Intentions’

The timer on the food cops’ latest legal bomb is about to reach zero. For everyone’s sake, let’s hope it’s a dud. The Center for Science in the Public…
Posted February 20, 2006 at 12:00 am

558 Out Of 559 Cardiologists Agree: Tiny Surveys Are Useless

The animal-rights activists dressed as mainstream nutritionists who run the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) have made the announcement that — oddly enough — the mainstream…
Posted February 17, 2006 at 12:00 am

PETA: Elephants Better Off Dead Than Fed

The animal-killing wingnuts at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have committed themselves to replacing the real circus (the kind with elephants and clowns) with…
Posted February 16, 2006 at 12:00 am

Rock Icon Endorses PETA, Violence

Stop us if you think you’ve heard this one before, but another friend of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has gone on the record advocating violence…
Posted February 15, 2006 at 12:00 am