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Big-Agriculture and the Encroaching Industry-wide Gag Order

Legislation, in terms of industry regulations, is usually passed to protect American consumers: consumers of food, medicine, gasoline, and drugs. And yet of late, there have been some challenging bills introduced, and voted on, that clearly protect the rights of corporations, and give short shrift to consumer concerns or protections. 1,543 more words

Anti-meat Labeling

Just a Rant (Inspired by Michael Pollan's Food Rules)

This past Friday, my husband and I headed east to drop Alli off in New York for her junior year of college. My husband drove our well packed SUV towing the camper (for a “Hey, were empty-nesters again!” vacation), while Alli drove “her” car. 670 more words


Literary Fiction Book Review

Locus Amoenus by Victoria N. Alexander centers upon the bucolic county seat of Amenia in upstate New York where Gertrude and her son Hamlet make their home after the horror of 9/11 deprived them of husband and father respectively. 504 more words

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Locus Amoenus reviewed on Luxury Reading

Reviewed by Cal Cleary

Victoria N. Alexander seems to dislike a lot of things. She seems to dislike the obese, who are either willfully ignorant or weak and corrupt. 610 more words

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VN Alexander Interviewed by Susan Lindauer on the Covert Report

I was honored today to be interviewed by Susan Lindauer, a  peace advocate and courageous whistle-blower who holds the distinction of being the second person wrongfully arrested and jailed for treason under the Patriot Act in 2001. 11 more words

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