The Washington Post recently reported on a situation in Australia whereby a seafood company was convicted of animal cruelty for preparing a lobster in an inhumane fashion. The piece quotes three—yes, three—people employed by HSUS-affiliated groups, and it got us … Continue reading
While People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) both continue to push their vegan agendas, most people reject the claim that animals—especially the lowliest, infestation-causing insects—are equivalent to people. And while … Continue reading

A Veganism Story that’s Wrong

(March 27th, 2013)
Vegans love to claim that their “movement” is growing by leaps and bounds. They say that this time, the “logic” of veganism—which may kill more animals than eating a diet of grass-finished beef—will break through and that finally Americans will … Continue reading
Since at least 1998, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has operated a pet “shelter” — more than the misnamed Humane Society of the United States can claim. Unfortunately the dogs and cats that are taken into PETA’s shelter are usually killed. … Continue reading
The Consumers Union of the United States — the group that does the household appliance comparison tests and publishes the results in Consumer Reports — might know something about refrigerators, but its record and most recent foray into the food inside leaves … Continue reading
We saw a story last week that brought us good cheer: Eating meat helped humanity develop the brains that powered us to the top of the world. According to a researcher from Complutense University in Madrid, the evidence from prehistoric archaeological … Continue reading
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps must be fat. His teammate Ryan Lochte? Morbidly obese. At least that’s what one might think if we took a slew of questionable studies as gospel. That’s because Phelps and Lochte eat 6,000 to 12,000 calories per day when training for the Olympics. You … Continue reading
We’ve made fun of “The Latest Study” for a decade, and today, the mockery rings truer than ever. The newest “latest study” may take the cake. A UCLA press release screams: “Sugar makes you stupid” — and in case that … Continue reading

Calling All Herbivores …

(May 7th, 2012)
The New York Times recently posed a challenge to meat eaters: Defend eating animals. In typical Times fashion, the odds were stacked firmly against the forces of common sense and bacon grease: The judges included the godfather of the animal … Continue reading
Patrick Moore, the co-founder of Greenpeace who later saw the light, continues to keep a watchful eye on his former comrades.  In yesterday’s Vancouver Sun, Moore argues that Greenpeace may be endangering forest conservation in Indonesia by trying to convince public and private entities that...