It's been more than 90 days since the sequestor started back
on March 1 and though some programs received last minute funding, others—like
disaster prediction—remain ill-funded, putting thousands at risk from tornadoes,
hurricanes and floods.
Rather than…Read More
Did it really need to go this far?
Food safety inspections came perilously close to the
chopping block due to the sequestration, the automatic cuts to the federal
This begs the question: Why would American's food safety
even face reductions…Read More
The sequester: A series of Federal budget cuts that went
into effect in March 2013 in an effort to balance the federal deficit.
The good news: an effort to control excessive federal spending
with taxpayer dollars.
The bad news: Congress is targeting…Read More
In 2011, the USDA's wildlife killing agency, "Wildlife
Services," snuffed out 365 wolves. At least, that's what they reported.
We say reported,
because we learned that in some cases the agents shoot first, and then identify the endangered species they kill…Read More
The USDA's unsuitably-named, wildlife-killing agency, "Wildlife
Services", eradicated nearly 1,600 black and turkey vultures in 2011. Why?
According to the USDA's website (http://www.aphis.usda.gov/wildlife_damage/vultures/index.shtml),
vultures are…Read More