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  • Top Democrat Admits Obama Is 'Working Hand-In-Hand With ISIS'!

    11/10/2015 8:50:55 PM PST · by Strategy · 39 replies
    In this very fascinating interview with U.S. House of Representatives Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat representing Hawaii, she admits something that many conservatives have suspected for a long time. Watch below (starting at the 1:45 mark) Tulsi Gabbard is a top Democrat in the Democratic National Committee but she is one of the few honest Democrats who has actually criticized Obama on his foreign policy failures. But, it must be noted that she says he's essentially working hand in hand with Islamist extremists, but she's not saying that he's actually directly working with them. She admits that his foreign policy is...
  • Congresswoman Calls US Effort To Oust Assad "Illegal," Accuses CIA Of Backing Terroists

    10/31/2015 3:44:34 PM PDT · by amorphous · 75 replies
    Zero Hege ^ | 31 Oct 2015 | Tyler
    One point we’ve been particularly keen on driving home since the beginning of Russian airstrikes in Syria is that The Kremlin’s move to step in on behalf of Bashar al-Assad along with Vladimir Putin’s open “invitation” to Washington with regard to joining forces in the fight against terrorism effectively let the cat out of the proverbial bag. That is, it simply wasn’t possible for the US to explain why the Pentagon refused to partner with the Russians without admitting that i) the government views Assad, Russia, and Iran as a greater threat than ISIS, and ii) Washington and its regional...
  • DNC vice chair disinvited from Democratic debate

    10/13/2015 7:58:35 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 12, 2015 | Jessica Chasmar
    Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said the committee disinvited her from the first Democratic presidential debate after she publicly called for more face-offs. Ms. Gabbard said her staff received the message last Tuesday from the chief of staff to Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the DNC chairwoman, a day after she appeared on MSNBC demanding more than the current six sanctioned debates, The New York Times reported.
  • 'Knives are out': Hawaii Dem faces backlash for taking on Obama over 'Islamist' extremism

    02/28/2015 4:46:49 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    FOX News ^ | February 28, 2015 | By Malia Zimmerman
    She was Hawaii's golden girl after winning a seat in Congress with support from top liberal groups, but now that Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has been critical of President Obama, her political reputation in the bluest of blue states is taking a hit. That isnt stopping the twice-deployed 33-year-old Army veteran from continuing to challenge the president, her home state's favorite son, over his refusal to identify terror groups like the Islamic State as driven by "radical Islam. Every soldier knows this simple fact: If you don't know your enemy, you will not be able to defeat him, Gabbard told...
  • The War on ISIS: Tulsi Gabbard, Semantics and the Real Conflict

    02/23/2015 9:40:45 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 6 replies
    Civil Beat ^ | Feb. 20 , 2015 | the Civil Beat Editorial Board
    By attacking President Obama over word choice, Hawaii's congressional representative is losing sight of what really matters. The unseemly and very public semantics battle that U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has been waging this year against President Barack Obama had largely been one-sided. Gabbard, a second-term Democrat, has become a relentless critic over the past month of the presidents restrained characterization of terrorists from the self-proclaimed Islamic State (or ISIS or ISIL). And her criticisms have come through some surprising channels: The bright-red Right, where this sort of thinking has long been a staple for Fox News, talk radio and the...
  • Dem lawmaker: Islamic radicals at 'war' with US (visa waivers for terrorists?)

    01/17/2015 6:24:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/16/15 | Kristina Wong
    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, said Friday that Islamic extremists were at war with the United States, and urged the Obama administration to adopt the same view. "I'm upset that the president and the White not actually saying this is a war that the Islamic extremists are posing against the United States and against the West," she said during an appearance on CNNs The Situation Room Friday. In the same interview, Gabbard referred to the threat posed by this radical Islamic extremist agenda." The White House has tried to avoid using the...
  • [Rand] Paul Hosts Secret Anti-War Meeting

    09/10/2013 6:04:52 AM PDT · by markomalley · 56 replies
    National Review ^ | 9/10/2013
    In a secret meeting on Tuesday morning, Senator Rand Paul (R., Ky.) hosted a bipartisan group of senators and House members in the Capitols basement. According to several participants, the lawmakers plotted ways to stop the use of U.S. military force in Syria. Since the diplomatic situation is fluid, there was no final consensus on how best to combat the administration, but potential legislative maneuvers, press appearances, and letters were discussed. Several undecided members asked questions. Aides say Paul planned the gathering over a week ago, and the list of attendees grew by the day. He is pleased, especially, by...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 June 2013

    06/23/2013 6:08:49 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 156 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 23 June 2013 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows June 23th, 2013 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Mike Lee, R-Utah; Gabriel Gomez, Republican nominee for Senate in Massachusetts.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sens. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Reps. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., and Mike Rogers, R-Mich.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.THIS WEEK (ABC): Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency; Reps. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; Mike Kelly, R-Pa.; and Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky.,...
  • Your Vegetarian Hot Dog May Contain Meat ... and Human DNA

    10/26/2015 9:08:31 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 40 replies ^ | October 23, 2015 | Molly Shea
    Think youre making the healthy choice by picking a vegetarian hot dog? Check the brand youre buying: A new report found that 10 percent of the vegetarian hot dogs tested contained meat, including chicken in a vegetarian breakfast sausage and pork in a vegetarian hot dog. But thats not all. Clear Food, a company that genetically tests food products, looked at 345 hot dog samples from 75 brands, including meat-based and meat-free franks. Of those 345 hot dogs, 14.4 percent had some sort of issue, be it a labeling inaccuracy or hygiene problem. Some dogs were labeled pork-free important...
  • Arbys responds to low-level vegetarian outrage with cheeky help line instead of caving

    07/14/2015 9:27:47 AM PDT · by wildwoodla · 86 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 7/13/15 | Mary Catherine Ham
    Arby's Flaunts Meaty Goodness With 'Vegetarian Support Hotline Arbys poking a tiny bit of fun at a small group of overreacting vegetarians is what coexistence looks like. We can handle We Have the Meats, America.
  • Einstein vs Bergson, Science vs Philosophy and the Meaning of Time

    06/28/2015 3:47:07 AM PDT · by lbryce · 34 replies ^ | June 24, 2015 | Joe Gelonsi
    When Henri met Albert the stars didnt quite align; nor did their clocks. Jimena Canales, historian of science, tells Joe Gelonesi about her discovery of an explosive 20th century debate that changed our view of time and destroyed a reputation.Physicists and philosophers have a curious relationship. They both need each other for the cosmic dance, but one partner sometimes refuses to join in. Star physicist Stephen Hawking even declared the end of philosophy in 2011. In some ways the pronouncement was to be expected; physics triumphalism dictates that at some point philosophy will exhaust itself and be unable to solve...
  • What your smartphone says about your waistline Nicholas Wells

    06/25/2015 5:08:42 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 28 replies
    CNBC ^ | June 25, 2015 | Nicholas Wells
    If you're sipping your lunch, you probably have an iPhone. If you're enjoying pizza from Little Caesars, you're probably on Android. Consumer choices have always been about picking this or that, and the current either/or decision is between smartphone operating systems. Your choice when it comes to operating systems says a lot about you, including what you like to eat, according to data provided to CNBC by NPD Group's Checkout Tracking. IPhone users were much more likely to go for a liquid lunch, with soup and smoothies taking the top spots for iOS choices. Soup had an iPhone-to-Android index of...
  • Teeth found near Tel Aviv point to a new prehistoric human species

    06/21/2015 10:29:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    Ynet News ^ | June 20, 2015 | Dudi Goldman
    Researchers found four teeth in the Qesem Cave near Rosh Ha'ayin (not far from Tel Aviv), and they were astonished at test results that conclude the fossils to be some 400,000-years-old. The significance of this is that it's possible that the origin of prehistoric man is in Israel, and not in East Africa. And an additional surprise is that prehistoric man was mainly vegetarian and not carnivorous. The cave is 10 meters deep and its surface area is approximately 300 square meters. Researchers have been sifting through it for some 15 years to discover remains from prehistoric times. The ancient...
  • Doctors remove 420 kidney stones 'caused by excessive tofu' from patient in China

    06/09/2015 11:00:21 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 76 replies ^ | 10:48AM BST 09 Jun 2015 | By Charlotte Middlehurst, Shanghai
    The operation to remove hundreds of tiny stones took doctors around two hours Doctors in China have removed 420 kidney stones from a man's body, blaming an excessive amount of tofu in his daily diet. Mr He from Zhejiang Province in eastern China, checked into the Dongyang People's Hospital complaining of intense pain in his abdomen last month. A CT scan revealed that his left kidney was packed full of stones, most of them tiny. Doctors operated on Friday in an agonising procedure that lasted about two hours. Mr He said he had a history of suffering from kidney stones....
  • Musician Moby Attacks Racist, Xenophobic, Ignorant, Armed Republicans

    05/03/2015 12:32:11 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 130 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2015-05-03 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Electronic music pioneer Moby (real name Richard Melville Hall) went on quite the Twitter tirade on Saturday, railing against racist, xenophobic, ignorant Republicans who support war and hate immigrants. The musician, who has campaigned for and written open letters to President Obama, began his rant in standard fashion, calling Republicans loathsome and linking to a Los Angeles Times article about NASA funding:
  • Second Public School in the U.S. Goes Vegetarian (Peck Slip School, Manhattan NY)

    02/17/2015 7:11:09 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Ecorazzi ^ | February 12, 2015 | Natalia Lima
    Following the footsteps of a public elementary school in Flushing, Queens, another public school in New York City has decided to go vegetarian. The Peck Slip School in lower Manhattan announced Monday that it will only be serving students plant-based meals due to its benefits not only for the kids but the planet as well, becoming the second non-charter public school in the U.S. to do so. [] The implementation of the vegetarian menu was done with the help of the Coalition for Healthy School Food, a non profit dedicated to getting whole foods into schools across the New York...
  • Jack FM turkey 'cook or save' vote slammed by Brian May [Queen guitarist]

    12/14/2014 8:59:23 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 21 replies
    BBC ^ | December 11, 2014 | unattributed
    A radio station that asked listeners to vote on whether two turkeys should be killed has been criticised by animal lovers - including Queen guitarist Dr Brian May. And the RSPCA has urged Jack FM to rethink the online vote on whether the turkeys should be cooked or kept alive. The RSPCA said it opposed any practice with the "potential to cause animals pain... in the name of entertainment". Currently, 62% of people have voted to save the turkeys, named Sage and Onion. The Oxfordshire station said if listeners voted to kill the pair in the "cook it or keep...
  • Vegans and Vegetarians Celebrate Tofurky's 20th Thanksgiving: Senator Cory Booker Talks Tofu

    11/27/2014 5:34:23 AM PST · by sergeantdave · 21 replies
    As Thanksgiving Day approaches, vegans and vegetarians have just one request. Please dont call it Turkey Day. Instead, hungry eaters on plant-based diets are advocating the consumption of fake bird options, such as Tofurky.
  • 'I rebelled by turning vegetarian - then dad went vegan!' Chelsea Clinton talks to Stella McCartney

    10/14/2014 1:22:36 PM PDT · by maggief · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 14, 2014 | OLIVIA FLEMING
    Chelsea Clinton and Stella McCartney have admitted they wanted to grow up completely 'different' from their famous parents. In a discussion published in the latest issue of Harper's Bazaar, the duo open up about trying to rebel against everything that interested their parents. 'I worked in the private sector for years and tried very hard to care about things that were different from what my parents cared about,' admitted 35-year-old Chelsea. 'It's kind of sad to say that that my major act of rebellion... was to declare that I was a vegetarian,' she added, before Stella, 43, pointed out that...
  • Veganism "Can Cause Serious Harm" Say Swiss Authorities

    09/19/2014 9:39:11 PM PDT · by This Just In · 127 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 19 Sep 2014, 3:00 AM PDT | Oliver Lane
    As the popularity of alternative-lifestyle choice veganism increases across Europe, officials in Switzerland have expressed concerns about the health implications for children who have the unusual diet forced on them by idealistic parents. In the statement, Swiss officials said: Vegan food is not recommended for young children. It can cause serious harm. The lack of vitamin B12, which is seriously deficient in Vegan diets is the main cause of the interjection by federal health officials, who have warned denying children access to animal-derived food at an early age can cause health problems.
  • Vegetarian Water - For The Truly Ethical

    06/21/2014 2:32:12 PM PDT · by JimSEA · 51 replies
    Science 2.0 ^ | Jun 20 2014 | Hank Campbell
    Did you know that when you drink water, you are not really being vegetarian? I didn't either. It turns out that when you drink water, it could have microbes and other small stuff - well, I knew that part. What I did not know is that viruses and bacteria and such were considered animals to vegetarians. So even if you purify water by boiling it and killing the germs, you are still drinking dead animals. What to do for truly ethical water drinkers? Now you have the solution, the Prestige Lifestraw. I guess this is real - it's hard to...
  • Vegetarians Are People Too! Helpline Launched to SAVE Those Living Sad Meat-Free Lives

    05/20/2014 12:52:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    Daily Star ^ | 20th May 2014 | Sophie Alexander
    A TEAM of jokers at a popular barbeque restaurant have launched a helpline to directly coincide and conflict with National Vegetarian Week.Veggie week was launched yesterday in the vain attempt of encouraging carnivores to put down the steak and pick up the salad. The Vegetarian Society says non-meaty food is "fun, tasty and seriously varied" and are trying to boost the popularity of the often demeaned tofu-eater. Bosses at Red's True Barbecue restaurant based in Leeds and Manchester decided to launch a rival "meat eating" campaign to stop people "going veggie". The firm has even set up a...
  • Doctors Petition White House to Bar Obama, Biden from Eating Junk Food in Public

    04/23/2014 12:05:18 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 37 replies
    pcrm ^ | May 8.2012 | No Attribution
    Doctors Petition White House to Bar Obama, Biden from Eating Junk Food in Public Photos of President Eating Hot Dogs, Burgers Send Unhealthy Message Amid Obesity Crisis WASHINGTONA physicians nonprofit wants President Barack Obama to stop chowing down on hot dogs in front of news cameras. In a petition being filed on May 10, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine asks the White House to issue an executive order banning staged photo opportunities that show the president, the first family, the vice president, and members of the presidents cabinet eating unhealthy foodsincluding processed meatsthat can cause cancer and obesity.
  • Meat and cheese may be as bad as smoking

    03/06/2014 10:17:38 AM PST · by EveningStar · 92 replies
    USC ^ | March 4, 2014 | Suzanne Wu
    That chicken wing you're eating could be as deadly as a cigarette. In a new study that tracked a large sample of adults for nearly two decades, researchers have found that eating a diet rich in animal proteins during middle age makes you four times more likely to die of cancer than someone with a low-protein diet -- a mortality risk factor comparable to smoking. "There's a misconception that because we all eat, understanding nutrition is simple. But the question is not whether a certain diet allows you to do well for three days, but can it help you survive...
  • Stop Eating Meat and Cheese

    04/02/2014 11:59:15 AM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 109 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 04-01-2014 | Fredrik Hedenus
    <p>To avoid dangerous climate change and limit global warming to below 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit above the level of preindustrial times a target endorsed by the international community and the United States global greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced by 80 to 90 percent by the second half of this century. But even eliminating all carbon dioxide emissions from the energy and transportation sectors may not be enough to reach that target because greenhouse gases from food and agriculture, mainly nitrous oxide from agricultural soils and methane from livestock, will be too large.</p>
  • Vegetarians are Evil

    04/01/2014 10:32:59 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 18 replies ^ |
    Found this website that is interesting: Vegetarians are Evil; Vegan & Vegetarian Killers The following is a list of vegetarians who were also killers: Pol Pot, Vegan despot and mass murderer Out of a population of approximately 8 million, Pol Pot's regime exterminated one quarter, or almost 2 million people. Charles Manson - Vegan Animal Rights Activist Manson was an environmentalist and animal rights activist concerned about damage to the environment and pollution. Volkert van der Graaf, vegan killer Volkert was also a member of a group called the "Furious Potatoes" (De Ziedende Bintjes), a group that carries out illegal,...
  • New evidence Hitler was a homosexual

    03/24/2014 7:25:31 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 75 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | March 24, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    In an article which may be found here, Paul Bedard writes: Newly discovered notes from a U.S. Army interview of former Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler doctors reveal that the madman had homosexual tendencies, did not sleep in girlfriend Eva Braun's bedroom, and was doped up with multiple drugs including female hormones. Written in erratic shorthand, Army interrogator Herman Merl, a Vienna-born medical technician enlisted to interview Hitler's doctors, Karl Brandt and Theodor Morell, scribbled "Homosex" in his notebook where he sized up the mass murderer's sexuality. He then wrote: "Eva Braun = separate rooms" before adding "female hormone - injection...
  • Philosopher Who Gave the New Atheists Their Theoretical Foundations Became Convinced that God Exists

    01/24/2014 7:51:27 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 30 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 29 December 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    British professor Antony Flew wrote over thirty philosophical works which established the foundations for atheism for half a century. His 1950 paper "Theology and Falsification" was the most reprinted philosophical publication of the 20th century. In December 2004 Flew announced in a symposium and subsequent video that he had completely changed his view and now, based on scientific evidence, believed that God exists. In 2007 he wrote the book There Is a God (Amazon USA) (Amazon UK) , subtitled How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind. This is the man without whose ideas the various Richard Dawkins,...
  • Jogger Found Unconscious in a Park Dies, but Not Before Being Identified

    01/10/2014 6:03:59 AM PST · by Innovative · 20 replies
    NY Times ^ | Jan 9, 2014 | Vivian Yee
    For a few days, it seemed that the strange tale of the unidentified jogger who had lain unconscious in a Brooklyn hospital for a week after collapsing in Prospect Park on New Years Eve would end happily. When his half brother identified him this week as Rynn Berry, it was too late; he was taken off life support on Thursday. When emergency responders took Mr. Berry, carrying keys and an asthma inhaler but no identification, to the hospital at 1 p.m. on Dec. 31, he had already gone into cardiac arrest and he soon lost brain function.
  • Must Christians Be Vegetarians?

    10/25/2013 3:09:26 PM PDT · by NYer · 90 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | October 25, 2013 | Austin Ruse
    Is there a religious obligation not to eat meat? Is there an obligation of faithful Catholics to become vegetarians or even vegans? Quite astonishingly, Professor Charles Camosy of Fordham University says yes in his new book For Love of Animals: Christian Ethics, Consistent Action.Genesis, according to Camosy, makes it clear that God intended only for us to eat green and grain because that is what He gave mankind to eat. God did not say we could eat the animals. Camosy argues that recent popes, when they have called for the care of creation, implicitly endorse this view. He also cites...
  • The Best Countries in the World for Vegetarians

    09/23/2013 12:20:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 43 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Monday 23 September 2013 | Jane Hughes
    So now that we've established or at least Peta has that Glasgow is the most vegetarian/vegan-friendly place in the UK the next question is, which the best country for vegetarians and vegans? In many countries, eating meat is part of the national identity. Think of Australian barbecues, American cowboys and South American cattle ranchers. There was controversy earlier this year when President Obama hosted a dinner for 12 Republican senators, and one of them ordered a vegetarian meal. The identity of the culprit was protected, for fear that exposure could mean losing their seat. TV host Bill Maher...
  • Vegetarian credits Sausage McMuffins for helping carry triplets to full term

    09/02/2013 7:32:52 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 49 replies
    A British woman credits in vitro fertilization (IVF) -- aided by daily breakfasts of sausage McMuffins to help carry her triplets to full term -- after failing for 10 years to get pregnant the old-fashioned way. Vegetarian Laura Dixon, 34, and husband Tim, 34, of Essex, tried three times with IVF to have a family, but was unsuccessful twice; the first attempt was abandoned and the second try ending in a heartbreaking miscarriage after eight weeks, reports. Laura was in her third round of IVF when she conceived and decided to boost her odds of carrying to full term...
  • (Creepy Looking Alien Face Hugger) Algae Suit Generates Food to Feed Your Constant Hunger

    08/15/2013 8:00:42 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
    DVICE ^ | Monday, August 12, 2013 | Colin Druce-McFadden
    Algae suit generates food to feed your constant hunger When we think of futuristic fashion, our minds often lean toward the minimalist designs of Star Trek or Tron. But maybe what we wear in the future will have more to do with what we eat than what we want to look like. That's the premise behind the algaculture symbiosis suit designed by Michael Burton and Michiko Nitta. The symbiosis suit is designed to make food for you as you go about your daily routine. A number of tubes, placed in front of your mouth, harness the CO2 you breathe and...
  • Washington State - Angler Fishing for Perch and Bluegill Nabs Vegetarian Piranha

    08/07/2013 7:06:19 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 34 replies
    Q13 ^ | August 7, 2013 | Judy Oehling
    Angler nabs vegetarian piranha SEATTLE Angler John Denton was surprised to catch what he believes to be a pacu, a relative of the piranha at Lake Ki over the weekend. According to The Everett Herald, Denton was fishing for perch and bluegill on Sunday when he cast his line into the lake near his home and came up with the unusual catch. One of his neighbors identified the fish as a pacu, a native South American freshwater fish that are related to the piranha. Bang, there it was, Denton told the Herald. Its a pretty big fish, a big...
  • School 244 in Flushing, Queens, becomes first public school in nation to serve only vegetarian meals

    05/01/2013 2:10:49 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 40 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Tuesday, April 30, 2013 | Corinne Lestch and Ben Chapman
    NEW YORKA New York City public elementary school has adopted an all-vegetarian menu, serving kids tofu wraps and veggie chili. Public School 244 is the first public school in the city to go all-veggie. The animal-welfare group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says it might be the first all-veggie public elementary school in the nation. Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott says he's proud of the "trailblazing" school. He ate the new food with children on Tuesday.
  • From Pets To Plates: Why More People Are Eating Guinea Pigs

    04/21/2013 3:30:01 PM PDT · by grundle · 91 replies
    NPR ^ | April 2, 2013 | Alastair Bland
    Matt Miller, an Idaho-based science writer with The Nature Conservancy, says rodents and other small livestock represent a low-impact meat alternative to carbon-costly beef. Miller, who is writing a book about the ecological benefits of eating unconventional meats, visited Colombia several years ago. At the time, he says, conservation groups were expressing concern about local ranchers clearing forest to provide pasture for their cattle activity that was causing erosion and water pollution. "They were encouraging people to switch from cattle to guinea pigs," Miller says. "Guinea pigs don't require the land that cattle do. They can be kept in...
  • Eden Foods CEOs bad week continues (Liberals continue attack on Eden Organics CEO for suing in oppo

    04/18/2013 11:14:55 PM PDT · by oneprolifewoman · 6 replies
    Theres so much malevolence in your approach to this, I really dont see a lot of value in talking to you, Irin, said Michael Potter, the CEO of Eden Foods, back on the phone on Wednesday. Over the last week, Id reported that his organic food company (marketed to the crunchy, liberal set) was suing to avoid having to cover contraception in employee health plans as well as his subsequent phone call to me in which he doubled down by saying he didnt actually care about birth control, because hes a man, but is suing because Obamas in your...
  • St. Marys College of Maryland to Implement Meatless Mondays Pilot Program [vegetarian tyranny]

    03/30/2013 7:23:07 PM PDT · by WhattheDickens? · 21 replies
    St. Mary's College newspaper ^ | Feb. 1, 2013 | Press Release #13-015
    The resolution to implement Meatless Mondays was unanimously passed by the St. Marys College SGA in early December after months of inter-campus debate. According to the resolution, the concept of Meatless Mondays upholds the colleges mission to be environmentally sustainable by decreasing its dependence on factory farming. The eight-week long trial program will cease the serving of meat, with the exception of deli meats, in the Great Room (the colleges main dining hall) on Mondays. Meat options will continue to be available at other campus eateries, including the Grab-n-Go and the Upper Deck.
  • Eating meat 'will make you lie, steal and commit sex crimes': Vegetarian advice for 11-year-olds

    11/19/2012 7:18:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/18/2012 | Paul Milligan
    The pros and cons of a diet including meat may be the subject of debate for nutritionists, but one Indian school textbook has made its position very clear eating meat will make you lie, steal and commit sex crimes. The unusual moral guidance appeared in a school book for 11-year-olds, supposedly offering education on issues from health and hygiene to sex education and exercise, Indian news channel NDTV reported. On a page about non-vegetarians, the book said that they easily cheat, tell lies, they forget promises, they are dishonest and tell bad words, steal, fight and turn to violence...
  • 'Meatless Mondays': LA urges residents to turn vegetarian one day a week

    11/11/2012 4:39:33 AM PST · by Pinkbell · 66 replies
    NBC News ^ | November 10, 2012 | Melissa Pamer
    Los Angeles is hoping to persuade people to become vegetarian at least one day per week. Under a resolution unanimously approved by the city council this week, all future Mondays in the City of Angels have been declared "Meatless Mondays." It's part of an international campaign to cut down on meat consumption for health and environmental reasons. Both the spiritual home of the hamburger and a haven for the health-obsessed, Los Angeles became the largest city in the nation to support the Meatless Monday campaign. The nonprofit initiative, started in 2003, is associated with Johns Hopkins University's public health...
  • City might require food carts to offer vegetarian items (Madistan)

    10/31/2012 3:51:44 PM PDT · by bigbob · 35 replies
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | 10-31-12 | DEAN MOSIMAN |
    In Madison, people dining at food carts don't have to eat their veggies, but in the future, they could get the choice. The city's Vending Oversight Committee, as part of its annual review of food carts, on Wednesday will discuss whether carts must offer vegetarian menu items.
  • 'Green Mile' actor Michael Clarke Duncan dead at 54

    09/03/2012 8:59:05 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 30 replies
    <p>Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in "The Green Mile" and such other box office hits as "Armageddon," "Planet of the Apes" and "Kung Fu Panda," is dead at age 54.</p>
  • Ellen DeGeneres launching vegan pet food brand?

    12/15/2011 2:12:47 PM PST · by Winstons Julia · 66 replies · 1+ views
    Mother Nature Network ^ | 12/15/11 | Michael D'Estries
    "The couple also are developing a line of vegan pet foods after discovering a void in the market for people looking to feed their dogs and cats vegan vittles," said the Chicago Sun-Times.
  • PETA puts its stamp on holidays with veggie celebs

    11/28/2011 9:56:56 AM PST · by LesDowrey · 11 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | November 28 2011 | Bill Hutchinson
    The 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time will appear on a series of postage stamps and the folks at PETA are hoping its a good way to lick animal abuse. In time for the holiday-card rush, the stamps featuring such meatless celebs as Paul McCartney, Ellen DeGeneres, and Morrissey will be released Tuesday. These are very influential people, and not everyone knows that these folks are vegetarian, said Lisa Lange, vice president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. The stamps will also feature hip-hop impresario Russell Simmons, actors Woody Harrelson and Natalie Portman, and singers Chrissie Hynde,...
  • (Commie Vegans!) Where Turkey Is The Guest, Not The Entree

    11/24/2011 11:25:27 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies
    NPR ^ | 11/23/11 | Emma Jacobs
    Where Turkey Is The Guest, Not The Entree (Isabella Colbdorf feeds salad to a turkey at this year's Feeding of the Turkeys ceremony in Watkins Glen, in upstate New York, on Nov. 20, 2011.) Most people think of turkeys as the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal. But at one farm, the turkeys are the guests. At the 26th annual Feeding of the Turkeys ceremony in Watkins Glen, in upstate New York, a line of turkeys come walking out the door of the barn. They stroll towards long low tables set up on the lawn, with scarlet tablecloths and seasonal squash...
  • Veggie-Friendly Weirdo Rap

    11/16/2011 10:45:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    New York magazine ^ | Nov 6, 2011 | Amos Barshad
    ASAP Rocky and the goofball new school of New York hip-hop.Last week, Harlem-bred ASAP Rocky, 23, who recently signed a record deal with the Sony-RCA subsidiary Polo Grounds worth a reported $3 million, released his mix tape LiveLoveASAP. Hes part of a small but influential roster of New York City hip-hop artists who are pushing boundaries, not only in terms of what they wear and eat but also what influences they let in their music. Since the mid-nineties, a certain strain of hood-glam rap has been perfected in New York: Guys like DJ Premier constructed unflinching beats that made you...
  • USDA Secretary: We Must Create Appropriate Transition for What Americans Eat

    09/20/2011 5:28:49 PM PDT · by bushwon · 139 replies · 1+ views
    CNS News ^ | 9/20/11 | Penny Starr
    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told members of the National Restaurant Association on Monday that Americans need to adjust their tastes so that they like the kind of food the government believes they should eatand we have to make sure that what we do is create the appropriate transition.
  • Green Nazis: Adolf Hitler (Exhibit Two)

    07/11/2011 4:10:20 PM PDT · by AustralianConservative · 11 replies
    . Weekend Libertarian ^ | 11 July, 2011 | B.P. Terpstra
    Consider two spheres of concern that dominate vast swaths of our culture today: health and food, writes Jonah Goldberg in his politically-incorrect bestseller, Liberal Fascism. The Nazis took food very, very seriously. Hitler claimed to be a dedicated vegetarian. Indeed, he could talk for hours about the advantages of a meatless diet and the imperative to eat whole grains. You could say Hitler was a real Nazi in the kitchen. He even told off a close vegetarian for bringing his impure concoctions to meetings. Robert Proctor, for example, writes how an annoyed Hitler informed Rudolph Hess: I have an excellent...

    06/27/2011 11:53:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    ManoftheHouse ^ | Josh Katzowitz
    Anthony Bourdain stalked around the stage, sipping every once in a while from his beer bottle and describing why he couldnt respect the vegetarian lifestyle. Hey, he said, I dont care what you do in the privacy of your own home. But when you travel the world, its not right--in fact, its an insult!--to forgo eating the delicacies of the country youre visiting. If youre in Spain, he said, you eat ham. If youre in Argentina, you eat beef. If youre in Vietnam, you eat, um, the local cuisine. His opinion is pretty much what you'd expect from a guy...
  • Keep your holiday guests calm. Show them a picture of the turkey

    11/23/2010 6:30:17 PM PST · by paudio · 6 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 11/23/10
    According to a new study, meat doesnt just give us strength or the occasional bit of indigestion, it actually makes us less aggressive.