Archive: Nov 2006

Animal Rights High Priest Undermines His Acolytes

An unprecedented admission from its intellectual godfather is sending shock waves through the animal rights movement this week. In a documentary broadcast Monday night on British television,…
Posted November 30, 2006 at 12:00 am

Environmentalists Say: Let My People Go … Hungry

More appalling news from Africa: The anti-technology environmentalists (or, as one author calls them, eco-imperialists) at Friends of the Earth (FoE) held press conferences Monday in…
Posted November 29, 2006 at 12:00 am

The Economist Takes on NYC’s Trans Fat Follies

Like Thanksgiving leftovers, New York City’s proposed trans fat ban is getting less appealing every day. Only a few months ago, food scolds nationwide were billing the ban…
Posted November 28, 2006 at 12:00 am

Crashing The Christmas Party, PETA-Style

As the Christmas holiday season begins this week, the animal rights nuts at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) remind us all that their…
Posted November 27, 2006 at 12:00 am

Give Thanks, Not Lawsuits

In honor of Thanksgiving, a day of food and family, the Center for Consumer Freedom is offering our Thanksgiving Guest Liability and Indemnification Agreement. With trial lawyers like…
Posted November 22, 2006 at 12:00 am

Fast Food Nothin’

After all the advance propaganda, a slew of online marketing, organized promotions and ticket-buying incentives from the animal rights movement, and a glowing —…
Posted November 21, 2006 at 12:00 am

NYC Trans Fat Update

When he proposed a sweeping ban that would forbid restaurants in the city from offering foods which contain trans fats, New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden said…
Posted November 20, 2006 at 12:00 am

Quotes Of The Week

Echoing our observation from earlier in the week, Chicago Daily Herald columnist Mike Jackson is wondering aloud why the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible…
Posted November 17, 2006 at 12:00 am

Bird Flu Panic Re-ducks

Worried that you’ve already seen the last of “reckless fake-u-mentary ratings grabs” trying to milk avian influenza hype for fear and profit? Fear not! The BBC has helpfully stepped…
Posted November 16, 2006 at 12:00 am

Heart Doctors Take On NYC Trans Fat Ban

New York City is sliding ever closer to a full-out ban on using trans fat in restaurants, the sort of move we have decried in the pages of both…
Posted November 15, 2006 at 12:00 am