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Happy Turkey Day from the Center for Consumer Freedom

Thanksgiving is almost here, and if you're anything like us at the Center for Consumer Freedom you can already taste the turkey. This year, remember to give thanks – not just for your friends and…
Posted November 24, 2010 at 12:00 am

Dietary Guidelines Report: The Good and the Bad

Yesterday a government panel of scientists advising the Dietary Guidelines Committee released its final report for 2010. The federal government’s official Dietary Guidelines are revisited every five years in…
Posted June 16, 2010 at 12:00 am

The Latest Updates to Activist Cash

ActivistCash.com is a hub for providing in-depth research about hundreds of people and groups, from Greenpeace to the Center for Science in the Public Interest to the…
Posted January 1, 2010 at 12:00 am

UPDATE: Facebook Nudges Milk Off Its ‘Naughty’ List

Somehow, we knew it would end well. After MSNBC expressed interest in our press release today and the the Associated Press placed an inquiry, the social networking company…
Posted December 11, 2009 at 12:00 am

Who Screams for Ice Cream? Not Facebook.

We were left speechless upon learning this week that Facebook is lactose-intolerant. The popular social media website has an official policy banning the promotion of dairy products. We’re not making…
Posted December 11, 2009 at 12:00 am

Why the Center for Responsible Lending’s “Poll” on Eliminating Financial Choices Is Irrelevant

Earlier this month, a lobbying group called the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) released a survey they said showed that most Americans support capping interest rates on short-term loans. Data…
Posted April 28, 2009 at 12:00 am

‘Responsible Lenders’ Fail at Basic Math

The Center for “Responsible” Lending have a new study that proves only one thing: in pursuit of their anti-credit crusade, CRL won’t hesitate to manipulate data or accuse their competitors…
Posted April 3, 2009 at 12:00 am

Have You Heard The One About The ‘Responsible Lenders’?

At the Center for Consumer Freedom, we follow activist groups in all shapes and sizes — nutrition zealots, seafood scaremongers, save-the-cows prima donnas, and more. Their pet issues may vary,…
Posted January 8, 2009 at 12:00 am

Oregon Learns that Limiting Consumer Freedom Hurts

Straight on the heels of newly approved regulations that effectively ban payday lending services in Ohio, a study released today from Dartmouth College demonstrates that a 2007 cap…
Posted November 12, 2008 at 12:00 am

Financial Freedom Departs Buckeye State

As Americans went to the polls to vote for their next President, activists in various localities pushed their personal agendas through ballot initiatives. Big Government was handed another (nanny) state…
Posted November 5, 2008 at 12:00 am