James Cromwell’s disgraceful self promotion

When an actor gets older, acting gigs seem to be harder to come by. However, even after actors throw in the towel the hunger for the limelight can still continue. Such is the case with actor James Cromwell (of L.A. Confidential fame) who was arrested recently at SeaWorld in San Diego. According to the Los…

Speak Up or Give Up: A Defense of Animal Testing

Dr. Cindy Buckmaster of the Baylor, Texas College of Medicine delivered a speech late last year titled: Speak up or give up! The lecture is a clarion call for medical scientists to speak out and defend the use of animals in their experiments. During her speech she correctly points out not only the evil that…

Why Melania Capitan died

There have been some doubts raised as to the reasons for Spanish hunter Melania Capitan’s untimely and tragic demise. Some readers have expressed doubts that she could easily commit suicide after two years of harassment and intimidation at the hands of animal rights groups. Aside from the obvious example of animal rights activists harassing and…

Climate Politics as Manichean Paranoia

The decision by US President Donald Trump to remove the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change was met with both scorn and cheers. Such is climate politics in the United States in the 21st century. This talk delivered by Roger Pielke Jr focuses on climate politics as Manichean paranoia — a term used…

Lucy Lawless joins Greenpeace’s green jihad

NewsHub reports Lucy Clueless … er … Lawless, of Xena and Battlestar Galactica fame, has decided to join Greenpeace in their campaign to protest oil exploration and drilling conducted by the Norwegian company Statoil in the Barents Sea off the coasts of Norway and Russia. Lawless sees it as her duty to try to put…

UK Cuadrilla fracking protests turn violent

Anti-fracking protesters at the Cuadrilla drilling site near Blackpoole, Lancashire are violently clashing with police and using other means to disrupt the energy firm employee’s work. According to the Sky News, More than 150 protesters have been arrested for a variety of crimes such as assault or possession of a deadly weapon. Not surprisingly, protesters…