Archive | May, 2009

Don't Like the Message? Disparage the Messenger

Don’t Like the Message? Disparage the Messenger

In classic activist manner, the radical anti-meat terrorists at HSUS and their pro-vegan minions have waged war on investigative reporters and their interviewed guests in a story critical of HSUS’s fundraising tactics. As I mentioned earlier today, WSB-TV in Atlanta aired a tremendous piece of investigative journalism on HSUS’ deceptive fundraising scheme. Claiming to be […]

Farmers Encourage Conversation on Animals

Farmers Encourage Conversation on Animals

Loyal readers will know that I spend a great deal of my time and attention on the issue of animal agriculture. As the backbone of our state’s food production industry and the economic engine driving corn and soybean production, livestock farmers are critically important to our state’s long-term fiscal and social health. Farmers are special […]

This Week's Column: The Facts on H1N1

This Week’s Column: The Facts on H1N1

Last week I shared my concerns about the manufactured nature of this “public health crisis.” I’ve been continually frustrated this week by mainstream media outlets continuing to refer to the disease as “swine flu,” particularly given the utter disconnect between the disease and the production of pork.     Certainly farmers share the concerns of […]

A Big Old "Sustainable" Food Debate

A Big Old “Sustainable” Food Debate

I’ve done it again. I’ve allowed myself to get pulled into a debate with a group of organic and “sustainable” food activists. I get pretty passionate when one group of food marketers chooses to promote their product by denigrating and disparaging the rest of us who do things in a mainstream fashion. Visit the originating […]