Saturday, August 24, 2019

Rock Stars’ Activism Could Be Put to Better Use

Bob Geldof’s Live 8 concerts scheduled for July 2 will spotlight the problem of global poverty ahead of the July 6-8 G8 summit...

Global Warming Heats Up in Senate

Global warming is a hot issue in Congress right now, but not just because of pressure from the usual suspects in the radical...

Enviros, Homeland Security Threaten Drinking Water Safety

Chlorinated drinking water is generally regarded as one of the most important advances in public health. Yet the lifesaving practice of chlorination has...

Greens Are the Real Energy Problem

It goes without saying that the global economy depends on the availability of affordable energy. Many place their hopes for abundant energy supplies...

PETA or Medical Research?

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals launched a campaign last week against a drug testing company for alleged violations of animal welfare...

World’s First Global Thermometer

As the Northern Hemisphere enters the summer season and natural global warming occurs, it’s a good time to consider the concept of global...

PETA Gets to Your Kids

Radical animal-rights activists may be the last people you’d think would be planning school lessons for your children. Well, think again. Through its...

Obesity Hysteria Survives Despite Official Debunking

Obesity hysteria recently collapsed under its own weight. But the public health establishment, media and politicians are doing their best to revive it. Researchers...

Time to End the Breast Implant Circus

Two weeks ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration convened an expert advisory panel to review and make recommendations on two silicone breast...

California’s Bogus Baby Bottle Scare

The California State Assembly is about to consider legislation intended to frighten parents about the safety of baby bottles, teethers, pacifiers and other plastic...

Vaccine Disease Protections Outweigh Side Effects

It’s quite unusual for me to write follow-up columns, but I had such an overwhelming response to my recent column (“Vaccination-Autism Link Unproven”, Friday,...

Vaccine Disease Protections Outweigh Side Effects

It’s quite unusual for me to write follow-up columns, but I had such an overwhelming response to my recent column regarding the disputed link...

Global Warming Tax

Duke Energy, a leading U.S. electricity and gas utility, announced this week its support for a global warming tax — essentially a consumption tax...

Vaccination-Autism Link Unproven

Radio shock jock Don Imus is on a rampage about the vaccine preservative thimerosal allegedly causing autism. A closer look at the facts, however,...