Raw Milk Debate Has Maybe United Rural Conservatives, Urban Liberals

Wisconsin, America’s enchanted forest of cheeses, milks, and ice creams, is currently the home to one of the creamiest dairy debates in all the land about whether or not the governing powers that be should have the authority to punish dairy entrepreneurs for selling raw milk. If dairy consumers want to roll the dice… »5/12/13 4:00pm5/12/13 4:00pm


Surprise! Almost None of Your Household Chemicals Have Been Tested for Safety

The New York Times featured a fairly horrifying report on Saturday about the supposedly rigorous testing household chemicals have to undergo before they’re deemed safe for public consumption, revealing that the testing isn’t actually all that rigorous. Even as we dally on the Internet, our homes could be stocked full… »4/14/13 3:30pm4/14/13 3:30pm

Canada Screws Up Royally and Refuses to Let Transgender People Fly

Well, so much for our neighbors to the north being a paragon of politeness and acceptance. There's been a disturbing change made to Canadian airport security screening rules which means that now transgender people are not allowed to board airplanes in the country. That is obviously hugely problematic and insane for… »1/30/12 9:45pm1/30/12 9:45pm

Sarah Palin: If She's Not Ready To Debate, Can She Be Ready To Lead?

Last night's first-of-two part interview of Sarah Palin »9/25/08 1:00pm9/25/08 1:00pm by — not exactly known for her hard-boiled interview technique — proved a couple of things to me. First, was not a fluke. Second, there really is only one reason that that they already : That reason is that she sucks at speaking extemporaneously — Sarah, if…
The Swiss Animal Protection Agency has released a harrowing report that chronicles the Chinese fur t
The Swiss Animal Protection Agency has released a harrowing report »8/20/08 12:40pm8/20/08 12:40pm that chronicles the Chinese fur trade, which produces approximately 85 percent of the world's fur products and whose animal treatment is almost completely unregulated. Although the practices employed - beating animals with a metal or wooden stick or…