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  • Jan 11, 2012
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    How HSUS Uses Social Media To Derail Ranchers

    A wolf in sheep’s clothing, the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) is PETA’s sophisticated, smooth, well-oiled, well-versed cousin....More
  • Dec 30, 2011
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    A Mini-Controversy Brews In Nebraska

    It began this month when Nebraska’s Attorney General Jon Bruning made a controversial grant. The $100,000 grant went to a group that is a strong advocate for agriculture and is called We Support Agriculture. This group was created by the Nebraska Farm Bureau (FB)....More
  • Dec 27, 2011
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    HSUS Sets Its Sights On The Beef Industry

    The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) has been a focus of mine for some time. While I strongly support animal welfare, I am opposed to animal rights and, more specifically, to groups such as HSUS that try to cloud the distinction between animal welfare and animal right....More
  • Dec 16, 2011
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    Confessions Of An Ideologue 1

    I’m on the mailing list for an email newsletter from a producer/food activist whose world view I largely detest because I feel it’s destructive to our industry and its long-term viability....More
  • Dec 12, 2011
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    HSUS Zealots Leave No Stone Unturned

    The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) is a busy organization -- lobbying to abolish animal agriculture and promote a vegan society. With its $130 million annual budget, they have the means to push forward influential campaigns, ugly lawsuits, slick ......More
  • Nov 1, 2011
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    What Some Consumers Are Saying About You

    I openly cringed when I checked my email yesterday morning to find a letter from a consumer who is also a regular reader of my blog. Most of the time, I write to beef producers and fellow agriculture enthusiasts, but I also know activists, ......More
  • Oct 26, 2011
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    Eric Schlosser Visits South Dakota

    South Dakota State University (SDSU) was the place to be Oct. 19, when investigative journalist and author Eric Schlosser spoke to a full house on campus. Schlosser is well known for his books, “Chew On This” and “Fast Food Nation,” as well as his ......More

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