Government Can't Decide What To Call 'Soy Milk'

US | Thomas Phippen
Milking a cow by hand (Photo: Shutterstock/Ronaldo Almeida)

Calling it a ‘soy beverage’ might confuse the public

Animal Rights Legislators Push Window Dressing Laws Instead Of Tackling Real Dangers

Opinion | Patti Strand
Dog pictured in front of a chain link fence. 1stGallery/Shutterstock.

Lawmakers draft bills based on the outdated belief that there is a dog overpopulation issue.

Trump's EPA Won't Ban A Pesticide Obama Really Wanted Banished

Energy | Andrew Follett
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 4: Plaque outside the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in downtown Washington, DC on May 4, 2015. (Credit: Mark Van Scyoc/Shutterstock)

‘A welcome decision grounded in evidence and science’

Federal Cyanide Trap Meant For Coyotes Kills Family Dog, Injures Boy

US | Eric Lieberman
Automatic garden sprinklers are somewhat similar to cyanide devices.[Shutterstock - Fahkamram]

‘It’s a miracle the child wasn’t seriously injured or even killed’

California Schools Cut Meat, Cheese From Lunches To Fight Global Warming

Energy | Andrew Follett
Child and teacher screaming at the megaphone (Shutterstock/alphaspirit)

From pepperoni pizza to vegan stir fry tofu

Obama Agriculture Secretary's Hasty Departure Raises Ethics Issues

Politics | Ethan Barton
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack speaks after meeting EU Agriculture Commissioner Ciolos in Brussels

‘The abrupt timing of Vilsack’s departure raises questions about potential conflicts of interest’

USDA: Children Are Literally Cheaper By The Dozen

US | Thomas Phippen
Big families spend less per child, USDA says. (Photo: Shutterstock/Konstantin Chagin)

‘…significant economies of scale, with regards to children’

Millionaires, Drug Dealers And Senators Caught Using Food Stamps Illegally This Year

US | Thomas Phippen
Food Stamp Program

‘…used food stamps program as an ATM’

Trump Considers Democrat Sen. Heitkamp For Cabinet, But She May Not Accept

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Heitkamp speaks with reporters after the weekly party caucus luncheons at the U.S. Capitol in Washington REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘She’s not going anywhere’

EXCLUSIVE: EPA Won't Come Close To Meeting Federal Ethanol Law

Energy | Andrew Follett
A worker pumps gasoline blended with 10% ethanol at the UPI Energy gas station in Chatham, Ontario, April 11, 2008. (REUTERS/Mark Blinch)

‘The EPA is setting targets then not meeting them’

A Century After Prohibition, The Government Is FUNDING Moonshine

US | Thomas Phippen
Whiskey on the rocks (Photo: Filosofff/Shutterstock)

Almost $3 million in grants went to alcohol producers this year

Gov't Admits Ethanol Mandates Are Expensive And Failing

Energy | Andrew Follett
A worker pumps gasoline blended with 10% ethanol at the UPI Energy gas station in Chatham, Ontario, April 11, 2008. (REUTERS/Mark Blinch)

‘Not nearly enough of this fuel to meet the program’s targets’

Here's How Ethanol COSTS Farmers At Least $57 BILLION

Energy | Andrew Follett
Chicken are pictured at a poultry factory in Lapa city, Parana state, Brazil, May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer - RTX2FFRQ

Ethanol mandates destroyed at least 12 chicken companies

US Gov't Buying Enough Cheddar For 67 MILLION Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

US | Thomas Phippen
Grilled Cheese (Credit: Olga Miltsova/Shutterstock)

That’s a lot of government cheddar

Federal Agencies Waste Tons Of Money On Unused Gov't Property, GAO Report Shows

US | Eric Lieberman
[Shutterstock - Marco Barone - 255838813]

More than 7,000 ‘excess or underutilized’ pieces of property in 2015

Obama Admin. Opens The Internet To Food Stamp Purchases

Politics | Caroline May
Protesters hold replicas of food stamps (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘Online purchasing shows great promise to improve access to healthy food’

Americans Don't Benefit From "Safety Nets" For Farmers

Opinion | Caroline Kitchens

In practice, agricultural safety nets work like a rigged lottery system in which taxpayers always lose.

US Government Buys $20 Million Of Cheese

US | Thomas Phippen

Imagine 11 MILLION POUNDS of cheese

Gov't Study Finds Michelle Obama's School Lunches Are Making Kids Fat

Education | Andrew Follett
Michelle Obama eats Getty Images/Jewel Samad

‘The longer children were in the programs, the higher their risk of being overweight’

Average American Is 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago

US | Andrew Follett
Women suffer from obesity with big hamburger in hand. Junk food concept on a gray background (Shutterstock/staras)

‘Another notice of that sad fact’