Archive for December, 2011

“Real Food Costs Too Much” Myth: Egg & Beef & Kraut Tostada

Saturday, December 31, 2011 13:08 3 Comments

In a continuing series, I will keep posting these items about the real costs of real food, throughout 2012, to build a portfolio that will serve to combat the myths spread by folks who pull food cost information from their hind end in order to justify their own poor eating habits, as well as the habits of [...]

This was posted under category: "Real Food Costs Too Much" Myth

New Article: Do Black Friday Shoppers Care About Starving Children?

Saturday, December 31, 2011 11:34 4 Comments

Here is my latest article that is published on for the New Year weekend: “Do Black Friday Shoppers Care About Starving Children?” ————————————————————— I can’t help but pay attention to all of the sound bites and visual propaganda that are passed ’round the Internet without a thought, especially on Facebook. The latest “visual” that [...]

This was posted under category: The State

Safety Obsessions & Being Offended

Friday, December 30, 2011 7:00 1 Comment

Comedian Steve Hughes, an Australian, on American and Brit Safety Nazis, and the culture of victimology. Thanks to Nikoley for the tip.

This was posted under category: political correctness, Safety Nazis

Ron Paul’s Views on Israel Ruins Family Christmas

Thursday, December 29, 2011 22:00 7 Comments

I believe this is not a joke?

This was posted under category: Ron Paul

The US Government’s War on Raw Cheese

Monday, December 26, 2011 19:57 4 Comments

St. Louis Today has published an article about a renowned cheese master, Max McCalman, who – surprise, surprise – is an evangelist for raw (real) cheese. Here is a quote from the article [bold emphasis mine]. “I feel very passionate about them, and I’ve studied them extensively,” McCalman says. “Raw-milk cheese has a great food-safety [...]

This was posted under category: Food Freedom

The Next Click It or Ticket?

Monday, December 26, 2011 14:29 8 Comments

There was a time when we thought that one could be safe while shopping at Safeway. Americans, in their ceaseless search of “safety,” thanks to government propaganda and policy, and safety nazi fear mongering from the media and the masses, have come up with yet another way to spend money they don’t have on safety they [...]

This was posted under category: Safety Nazis

Holiday Fermented Pork Sauerkraut

Monday, December 26, 2011 9:47 3 Comments

I try to eat fermented foods at least once or twice a week to facilitate the restoration of beneficial bacteria and a healthy gut. Like fat and organ meats, this is one of those stellar foods that most folks are lacking in their diet. Since I have not yet found the time to ferment my own [...]

This was posted under category: Food & Nutrition

Happy Penguin

Monday, December 26, 2011 8:30 1 Comment

If… This little guy just found out that Ron Paul won in Iowa. The Romney and Gingrich backers aren’t so elated.

This was posted under category: Just Stuff

iPads bring Down Planes?

Sunday, December 25, 2011 18:04 4 Comments

This article in the New York Times addresses a very simple question with the truth. The Federal Aviation Administration has its reasons for preventing passengers from reading from their Kindles and iPads during takeoff and landing. But they just don’t add up. …When EMT Labs put an Amazon Kindle through a number of tests, the company consistently [...]

This was posted under category: Safety Nazis

Ron Paul on the Yellow Brick Road

Sunday, December 25, 2011 17:38 3 Comments

Here is a story that was recently posted on Yahoo: “Ron Paul is a Dangerous Tin Man Who has No Heart.” The article is so boring that it wouldn’t be worth mentioning, except for this one quote: As quoted by Real Clear Politics, Ron Paul believes that “all foreign aid is worthless.“ And…am I missing [...]

This was posted under category: Foreign Policy, Ron Paul