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February 2006

Labels shmabels

Some silly ole states and silly ole towns are trying to make life unbearable difficult for the patriotic industrial food processors of America. When will these silly ole cancer-hating fuddy duddies realize that labeling food with warnings about poisonous ingredients is so 20th century. This is the future, my friends: time to close your eyes […]

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Onward Christian Accountants!

The Pentagon, ever watchful for wasteful spending and corrupt accounting practices, has decided to pay Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg Brownose & Root pretty much everything it (KBR) wants. North Pole newsflash: New for Christmas 2006 — Santa to give coal to nice children, toys to naughty children.

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Congratulations to Kelly, Chelsea Green’s superstar sales & marketing manager, who is ALSO a superstar cook. How do we know? She won the grand prize in Pacific Foods’ recent recipe contest. Not too shabby.

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A couple o funny cartoons

Derf on the cartoon controversy. Slowpoke on the Olympics. Dwayne Booth on the state of the Democratic party. (For which we at Chelsea Green humbly offer this book.)

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An invitation from TX Gov. Rick Perry

Diane Wilson‘s friends at Pesticide Action Network, on behalf of Honorable Governor Rick Perry, cordially requested contact the governor with your opinion regarding whether or not Texas should be the toxic waste armpit of America.

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Doctors Heal Thyselves

Okay, so they didn’t heal anybody, but at least they gave a booster shot to a moral system that’s being abused and broken.

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Old MacDonald Had a Factory

Everywhere it is introduced, factory farming creates ecological and public health disasters, from new animal and human diseases to air and water pollution to the loss of livestock genetic resources. Factory farms crowd hundreds of thousands of animals together with little natural light or fresh air, creating a ripe environment for breeding disease. Waste from […]

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Strategic failures

The folks over at the Institute for Policy Studies generally have a keen view of things. Like for instance how the seeming failures of Bush’s policies often are actually exactly what the administration is after.

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Energy security

Okay, so without doubt Bush’s energy policies have been ultra mega double-suck, but don’t forget that our decades-long failure to act has been going on for, well, decades. Still, the new hubub over energy since Bush began his new tactic of admitting to the existence of a problem means this is the time to get […]

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Let them eat the taxman

April 15 looms larger every day. Federal taxes get most of the press, but the tax bite is downright rabid in many states. A new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities lists those states that impose income taxes even on families below the official poverty line. In 16 states, even a single […]

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