Recent News from ConsumerFreedom.com and HumaneWatch.org
Executive Staff Fundraising & MoneyThe Humane Society of the United States is a wasteful charity, spending more than half of its donors’ money on fundraising-related expenses last year, according to its tax return. It also appears that HSUS spent a pretty penny on a months-long, multi-city book tour for its CEO—whose book doesn’t even appear to have sold well […]
Zoos & AquariumsAny good con relies on wooing the conned. It also relies on the sin of omission. Wayne Pacelle gave a speech yesterday at the annual meeting of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The “we can work together” fluff he said was not of note, nor was the introductory 20-minute rambling defense of HSUS […]
Financial Documents Fundraising & MoneyWith the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) attempting to exploit Hurricane Harvey to fill its coffers, it’s a good time to take a look at its newest tax return to see how the group uses donor money. Spoiler alert: Poorly. Last year HSUS spent a whopping $70 million on fundraising-related expenses—over half of […]
Animal RightsThere are few certainties in life. Death and taxes head the list, but near the top is the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) using hypocritical rhetoric to obnoxiously push its radical vegan agenda. Focusing on the Newark, NJ, area … Continue reading
Organic Activists Radical ActivismWith summer around the corner, people are gearing up for “sun’s out, guns out.” And right on schedule, Environmental Working Group activists are here to remind the public that their group has a lower IQ than the average meathead at … Continue reading
Animal RightsBusiness owners across the country are making their opinions known when it comes to the faltering review website TripAdvisor.com. A survey that we commissioned for our website www.BadTripAdvisors.com has found that small businesses are giving TripAdvisor a 1-star review. An … Continue reading
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