pork http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12622/all en Yale Eco-Podcast Urges: Eat More Bugs! http://mrc.org/articles/yale-eco-podcast-urges-eat-more-bugs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Climate Connections criticizes meat, claims insects are more environmentally friendly so people should ‘get past the gag reflex.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Cricket. It’s what’s for dinner.</p><p dir="ltr">At least that’s what lefty environmentalists are pushing as a substitute for meat like beef, pork or chicken. All for the sake of the environment. Yum.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/yale-eco-podcast-urges-eat-more-bugs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment Media animal agriculture beef bugs chicken Climate Change daniella martin eating insects eating meat Environmentalism environmentally friendly Girl meets bug Global Warming green insect kookie environmentalism pork save the planet Yale climate connections Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:39:55 +0000 julia.seymour 48481 at http://mrc.org Hurricane Sandy Relief: Networks Attack GOP, But Mention Pork Only 1.5% of the Time http://mrc.org/articles/hurricane-sandy-relief-networks-attack-gop-mention-pork-only-15-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> After disaster, ABC, CBS, NBC scarcely mention billions of wasteful spending in relief package. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Striking the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy tragically devastated communities causing an estimated $50 billion in damages. By the end of January 2013, a relief bill was passed for Sandy aid, after an earlier bill was rejected because of wasteful spending.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/hurricane-sandy-relief-networks-attack-gop-mention-pork-only-15-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Media Politics cbs Chris Christie GOP government spending Government Waste Hurricane Sandy michael bloomberg ABC natural disaster NBC new jersey New York politics pork President Obama sandy aid sandy relief storm damage superstorm sandy Tue, 29 Oct 2013 13:39:10 +0000 julia.seymour 44818 at http://mrc.org Rapid Rail Is Really Just Political Pork http://mrc.org/obama/rapid-rail-really-just-political-pork <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Little boys love to play with trains. It doesn’t stop, even when they grow up and move to <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Washington</st1:place></st1:state>. Now the Democrats and Barack Obama are playing with trains and $8 billion of our money to build themselves a nationwide train set just like the Europeans.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/obama/rapid-rail-really-just-political-pork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> obama pork Rapidrail Wed, 03 Feb 2010 18:30:56 +0000 admin 29942 at http://mrc.org Dear WTOP: Earmark Ban Won't Stop Pet Projects http://mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-wtop-earmark-ban-wont-stop-pet-projects <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >News Editor, WTOP Radio</p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Washington</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">DC</st1:state></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >Dear Sir or Madam:</p> <br /> <p >You report Jan. 25 that "President Barack Obama's ban on earmarks in the $825 billion economic stimulus bill doesn't mean interest groups, lobbyists and lawmakers won't be able to funnel money to pet projects. They're just working around it."</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-wtop-earmark-ban-wont-stop-pet-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business BarackObama earmarkban Earmarks Lobbyists pork RussRoberts specialinterests StimulusPackage WTOP Mon, 26 Jan 2009 19:03:11 +0000 admin 30073 at http://mrc.org Dear Globe: Spending Santas Will Stay Jolly http://mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-globe-spending-santas-will-stay-jolly <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, The <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Boston</st1:city></st1:place> Globe</p> <br /> <p >Dear Editor:</p> <br /> <p >Dan Wasserman's <a href="http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/dan_wasserman_cartoonist/" />cartoon today</a> depicts countless gloomy Santa Clauses queued up before a "Unemployment Benefits" office.  2008 will indeed be a sad year for shopping-mall Santas, but other Santas are quite jolly.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-globe-spending-santas-will-stay-jolly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business Christmas congress government pork Santa Spending Fri, 21 Nov 2008 16:14:59 +0000 admin 30019 at http://mrc.org 'Early Show' Scares Viewers about Packaged Meat http://mrc.org/articles/early-show-scares-viewers-about-packaged-meat <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     When was the last time you saw two-year-old meat in your grocer’s fridge?      </p> <br /> <p >     CBS “Early Show” correspondent Chip Reid used hamburger meat dated Nov. 26, 2005, to suggest consumers could be hoodwinked by meat packagers that use carbon monoxide in what is known as <a href="http://www.cattlenetwork.com/content.asp?contentid=173476" />modified atmosphere packaging (MAP-CO)</a>.</p> <br /> <p >     “This meat is almost two years old, and it’s still red,” Reid said on the November 13 show.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/early-show-scares-viewers-about-packaged-meat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government beef chicken Giant grocery hamburger Meat pork Safeway store Tyson Tue, 13 Nov 2007 21:54:42 +0000 admin 25241 at http://mrc.org