Archive: Aug 2008

Quote of the Week

As the anti-meat fringe slowly merges with the environmental movement, it’s always refreshing to find a dose of reality among the grand promises of green-living devotees who swear –…
Posted August 28, 2008 at 12:00 am

Oscar Mayer Gets Swift-Boated. Are We Listening?

The animal rights crazies at the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) are at it again, blanketing America with a TV ad re-branding hot dogs as the…
Posted August 27, 2008 at 12:00 am

PETA’s Newest Finger Lickin’ Phony

Here’s a thinker: You’re Sophie Monk, an Australian starlet who posed naked in a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals “vegetarian” ad 10 months ago, telling…
Posted August 26, 2008 at 12:00 am

Warning Labels Everywhere, And Not One Makes Sense

If you live in California, you’ve seen them everywhere: those warning labels announcing that something you’re about to touch, eat, smell, or breathe near could give you cancer or adversely…
Posted August 25, 2008 at 12:00 am

More Milk. Fewer Cows. What’s The Problem?

Environmental activists have been congratulating themselves left and right over the news of Monsanto’s decision to sell off its production-boosting synthetic dairy hormone (recombinant bovine somatotropin, or rBST).
Posted August 22, 2008 at 12:00 am

Appeal To Lewis Black: PETA Is The Root Of All Evil

Every so often, an entertainment gem comes along that makes us truly glad we have TiVo. Last night, the Comedy Central network aired a new episode of comedian Lewis…
Posted August 21, 2008 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Day

Food cops want to control our diet. And redefining food as a health threat is the easiest way to do that. Taking this to heart, nanny-minded groups like the Center…
Posted August 20, 2008 at 12:00 am

David vs. Goliath

Battle lines have been drawn in the war against obesity. And stakes for consumers and businesses alike are rising to legendary heights as the two competing sides — fatness vs.
Posted August 19, 2008 at 12:00 am

Violence For Animals? It’s Only Natural.

 A host of experts from all walks of life have weighed in about the recent animal-rights firebombing of a Santa Cruz, California biomedical researcher’s home (with his children inside).
Posted August 18, 2008 at 12:00 am

Michael vs. Michael (Fitness vs. Food)

France, Japan, Britain, Australia: this list catalogs countries with athletes participating in the Summer Olympics. But it also represents governments with officials who are increasingly viewing individual diets as…
Posted August 14, 2008 at 12:00 am