Ever heard someone promote eating grass-fed beef because it’s natural? It’s true, isn’t it? Uh. Sorta. The way we kill them certainly isn’t. But here’s my question: Are they eating dairy products or drinking cows’ milk? If proponents of eating … Continue reading →
E6 Cattle Co. in Hart, Texas, where workers bashed the heads of calves with pickaxes by direction of owner. After Hauff met with prosecutors, charges were filed against six workers, the foreman, and the owner.
Our case challenges the state’s ag gag law. It’s a clear violation of our rights and makes whistleblowers and watchdogs “criminals” merely for documenting cruelty to animals and using the evidence to expose the abusers. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of myself and the following: ALDF, PETA, the political journal CounterPunch, journalists Will Potter and Jesse Fruhwirth, and professor James McWilliams.
We all rely on undercover investigations in our professional work. In our own way, each of us exposes egregious cruelty to animals and, of course, food safety violations. Continue reading →
Gallup’s Standard of Living Index is at the low for this year. Last time we recorded this data was when we were being frightened by the spin using the “fiscal cliff” terminology — as if we weren’t spending BILLIONS blowing … Continue reading →
Her name is Patience (if this is indeed her). She’s held prisoner at Dickerson Park Zoo. She just accidentally crushed a jailer of hers. He’d been living off of her and others’ captivity, sources state, for over 30 years.
Who ever gets to see Mr. Gallup? Who takes George’s picture? And posts it “all up on they page?” I do (though, I did not snap this candid of Horace, admittedly): George Horace Gallup, founder of the Gallup polls. Photo credit: Wikipedia.
As the government shutdown continues, the GOP’s favorable rating is now 28%, the lowest Gallup has measured for either party in its trend since 1992. The Democratic Party’s favorability of 43% is down slightly from last month.
“W” Photo credit: arimoore.
OK, somebody be liking you but they be smokin’ the Bill Clinton and inhaling or they be snortin’ the George W. and … yeah, sortin’ the George W. Continue reading →
The other night I dreamt repeatedly (or ongoing – in various states of consciousness) about Anne Frank and her family. I know why she was on my mind. I have been thinking about her and what it must have been … Continue reading →