In the six-person race to fill Anthony Burfoot’s Ward 3 seat on the City Council, the candidate with the most to lose may be Mayor Paul Fraim. … After years of solid control of council actions, Fraim’s coalition today is “somewhat fragile,” said former Ocean View Councilman W. Randy Wright.
This immense and insidious concern, really more of a holding company than a pork producer per se, profits and countenances more low-grade, abusive, odious pork production than anyone in American history. It’s their gestation crates and factory farms that inspire the outrage of animal activists with hidden camcorders, and the nightmare visions of artists like Sue Coe and the outrage of animal rights advocates like Jonathan Safran Foer. The acquisition of this evil empire by the largest meat producer in China earlier this month, for $4.7 billion in blood money, has created an axis of abuse that makes even ardent meatists like me quiver.