Archive: Apr 2006

Chicagoans Force-Fed Animal Rights Nonsense

Ducking the opportunity to stand up to animal-rights extremists, the Chicago City Council voted on Wednesday to outlaw the sale of the delicacy foie gras. The…
Posted April 28, 2006 at 12:00 am

The Latest Reason Not to Worry About Mercury

Despite their snazzy Internet campaigns, well-publicized investigations, and scary language (“Tuna Roulette!”, “The Mercury Menace!”), green-group activists can’t change the simple fact that the mercury levels in the…
Posted April 27, 2006 at 12:00 am

Passing The Buck

If you can never say no to your kids’ food requests, why not have the government do it for you? We’ve already seen the same thing threatened in court,…
Posted April 25, 2006 at 12:00 am

PETA Celeb Eats Fish: ‘Nobody’s Perfect’

In the past few weeks we’ve shared stories about the various celebrities promoted by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) who don’t actually toe their radical animal-rights line…
Posted April 24, 2006 at 12:00 am

A Bird Flu In The Hand…

Today The Washington Post published a panic-stricken editorial on American hospitals’ inability to handle all the victims of an entirely hypothetical flu outbreak. The predictions of a drastic…
Posted April 21, 2006 at 12:00 am

Quote Of The Week

“What’s next – a pork chop on top? I’m always amazed – they can always go one step further than I can imagine.“ So lamented Center for…
Posted April 20, 2006 at 12:00 am

Eating: Now With Reduced Joy

Investigators recently discovered another victim of food police brutality: happiness. A survey released by the Pew Research Center today found that the percentage of Americans who truly enjoy…
Posted April 19, 2006 at 12:00 am

Public Radio Clash Of The Tuna Titans

National Public Radio’s “Science Friday” tackled the mercury-in-fish issue last week with a debate pitting hard science against environmental journalism. The University of Rochester’s…
Posted April 18, 2006 at 12:00 am

PETA Earns Its Thirty Pieces Of Silver

While hundreds of millions of families prepared to celebrate Easter this weekend, the fanatics at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) took advantage of the occasion to…
Posted April 17, 2006 at 12:00 am

Colorado Ratifies Good Sense And Good Science

With veto pen in hand, Colorado Governor Bill Owens nixed a bill that would have dictated to the state’s schools exactly what their vending machines could…
Posted April 14, 2006 at 12:00 am