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  • Lefty Sirota: “We Are Incinerating the Planet…Because Too Many of Us Like to Eat Cheeseburgers”

    05/06/2013 12:26:07 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 62 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 4, 2013 | Dan Gainor
    How do you top making national news for bigotry? Trying getting people to “Give Up (Eating) Hamburgers to Stop Climate Change.” For loony lefty syndicated columnist David Sirota, it’s all just another day at the office. Sirota made national news for his bizarre and bigoted hope that the Boston bomber would turn out to be “a white American.” Fresh off that fiasco, Sirota has turned his sights to changing the climate by changing America’s diet. According to Sirota’s May 2 column, “the fastest way to reduce climate change” simply “requires us all to eat fewer animal products.” In case that...
  • Five key senators abandon online piracy bills amid Web protests

    01/18/2012 3:08:55 PM PST · by abb · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 18, 2012 | Brendan Sasso and Gautham Nagesh
    Congressional support for controversial online piracy legislation eroded dramatically on Wednesday in the face of an unprecedented online protest supported by tech titans such as Google, Wikipedia and Facebook. Several key senators withdrew their support from the Senate's Protect IP Act (PIPA), including Tea Party favorite Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), an elected member of his party's leadership. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), who leads the Senate GOP's campaign team, said the legislation should be put on hold, while Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), a sponsor and the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, retreated from the...
  • New 'safety plan' would control what you eat

    05/03/2010 11:01:50 AM PDT · by Windflier · 110 replies · 2,335+ views
    WorldNet ^ | May 01, 2010 | Bob Unruh
    Critics say a bill pending in the U.S. Senate would do for Americans' food supply what "Obamacare" is doing to the nation's supply of health-care resources. And it's generating a surge of alarm among small-farm operators and natural food advocates. "S. 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010, may be the most dangerous bill in the history of the U.S.," writes Steve Green on the Food Freedom blog. "It is to our food what the bailout was to our economy, only we can live without money." The plan is sponsored by U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. ... ...Shiv Chopra,...
  • I can has cheezburger ... and pathos?

    02/12/2009 8:48:52 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 107 replies · 5,748+ views
    salon ^ | Jay Dixit
    The lolcats, the Internet's most famous felines, may be hilarious. But in their yearning, I see nothing less than the tragedy of the human condition.