Archives: Op-Eds

By Richard Berman Outlet: Washington Times Some animal rights groups kill more animals than they save Environment maven Al Gore selling his cable network to fossil-fuel-funded al Jazeera. Leonardo DiCaprio traveling thousands of miles on fuel-gobbling yachts and private jets … Continue reading
By Will Coggin Outlet: Lehigh Valley Live Based on the commercials of shivering, misty-eyed animals, you’d think life couldn’t get worse for shelter animals. But a new and little-known fact shows it’s actually getting better: Euthanasia rates have hit an … Continue reading
By Richard Berman Outlet: Washington Times “People are animals, too,” goes the refrain from animal rights activists trying to morally equate people and animals. “Animals are people, too,” is what their lawyers now argue. A new HBO documentary shines a … Continue reading
By Will Coggin Newspaper: The Detroit News If you’ve ever tried to put your pet on a diet, you know what’s in store: A lot of meows or barks, a lot of buttering up, and a lot of those pleading … Continue reading
By Richard Berman Media Outlet: Forbes Chipotle’s stock has fallen 45% in the past few months following several E. coli outbreaks linked to the company. But a quieter E. coli incident at Costco shows how things could have been different. … Continue reading

Feel-good marketing tastes sour

(November 19th, 2015)
By Will Coggin Newspaper: USA Today  The recent E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill locations in Oregon and Washington State — the chain’s third incident related to foodborne illness this year — should serve as a wake-up call … Continue reading
By: Will Coggin News Outlet: The Oklahoman  Two of Oklahoma City’s newest residents, Asian elephants Bamboo and Chai, arrived safely recently at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden and will join five other members of their critically endangered species. Despite … Continue reading

Barbecue over baloney

(May 27th, 2015)
By: Will Coggin Outlet: The Town Talk Memorial Day marked the unofficial start of summer, and with it millions of Americans dusted off their grills for a weekend of marinade, meat, and cookouts. Unfortunately, a few uninvited guests are trying … Continue reading

HSUS’s legal shenanigans

(May 26th, 2015)
By: Rick Berman Outlet: Pork Network Do one-third of Americans really believe that animals should have the same rights as people? In a new Gallup public opinion poll, 32 percent of respondents said that “animals deserve the exact same rights … Continue reading

Chipotle’s A-pork-alypse

(May 18th, 2015)
By: Will Coggin Outlet: Customers at 600 Chipotle locations in 20 states recently learned that the company has a new definition of pulled pork: Not available here. According to the chain, one of its pork suppliers failed to meet … Continue reading