Father’s Day this year, two heavyset men were loitering near a Sikh temple in British Columbia. Then the president of the temple, a Canadian citizen and an activist named Hardeep Singh Nijjar, stepped out and climbed into his pickup truck to drive home for dinner with his family.
The two waiting men, wearing masks, fired through Nijjar’s window about a dozen times. Temple members bravely ran after the gunmen, who escaped in a getaway car driven by a third man.
[NOTE: “Impossible “ burgers are now quite possible. But after a few tries, they’re not quite palatable enough to divert me from the occasional Mickey Dee’s. It appears that most other consumers feel much the same; after the novelty wore off, plant-based “meat” sales
Yet a change just has to come: for all sorts of environmental and ethical reasons, which I don’t dispute, industrial meat has gotta go. Every time I crunch a crispy rasher of bacon I say that, and rephrase St. Augustine’s famous prayer, “Lord, give me a bacon substitute — but not yet.” Continue reading Lab-Grown Bacon? I’m Interested, But Cautious→
Okay — I can believe Santos didn’t perform “45 minutes ago.” But on his way to Congress, it was one long costume performance, and a total drag. I can’t wait to see his version of the Orange Jump Suit Perp Walk Two-Step. (Now, how do you say that in Portugese?)