FBI ricin case collapses

Posted in Ricin Kooks at 9:47 am by George Smith

In case you needed any more proof the war on terror has screwed up in this country beyond all recognition, this just in from the AP: From the wire: OXFORD, Miss. Marshals Service: Suspect in ricin letters case has been released from jail in Miss. A kook, but not the ricin kook, apparently. In […]


Ricin rent-seeking

Posted in Bioterrorism, Ricin Kooks, Shoeshine at 12:51 pm by George Smith

Updated, just in: A kook, but not the ricin kook: OXFORD, Miss. Marshals Service: Suspect in ricin letters case has been released from jail in Miss. Rent-seeking behavior is the abandonment of providing a good product or service to customers (or one of even slightly minor social benefit) for the sole pursuit of wealth […]


Rotten peanuts

Posted in Bioterrorism, Predator State at 10:03 am by George Smith

The wheels of justice grind slowly. The Bush administration spent a great deal of time in office building up homeland security defenses against mostly-imagined threats in biological and chemical terrorism. On the domestic side it did all it could to destroy food safety by getting rid of regulators. The years of the Bush presidency could […]


Roscoe’s last ride (continued)

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Extremism at 8:15 am by George Smith

Roscoe Bartlett, and others, in the trailer of a straight to Internet movie about the end of US civilization. Cult of Electromagnetic Pulse Crazy eminence grise Roscoe Bartlett is approaching an election which the odds-makers say will end his political career. From local news in Maryland: Incumbent Republican Roscoe Bartlett, who’s held the seat since […]


What we became

Posted in Bioterrorism, Bombing Paupers, Culture of Lickspittle, War On Terror at 8:36 am by George Smith

On 9/11, it would also be good to remember what the catastrophe brought on. Share it. Lethal trivia: One week after, we were treated to anthraxer Bruce Ivins from the heart of the US biodefense industry. That’s him in the video and the white label pressing of his home-made country 45. Just think about that […]


The President’s ‘Doomsday Cyberattack … Unrealistic’

Posted in Culture of Lickspittle, Cyberterrorism at 9:08 am by George Smith

From SecurityNewsDaily, on Friday: The president’s opinion piece, placed on an editorial page usually hostile to his administration, was aimed at Senate Republicans who had opposed an earlier version of the bill on the grounds that it would create a new regulatory bureaucracy … Meeting stiff opposition from conservatives, the bill in its original form […]


Cat out of bag — watch out for fleas

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Cyberterrorism at 7:38 am by George Smith

Told it was unclear how much the Iranians knew about the code, and offered evidence that it was still causing havoc, Mr. Obama decided that the [Stuxnet] cyberattacks should proceed. In the following weeks, the Natanz plant was hit by a newer version of the computer worm, and then another after that. From the New […]


Always nice to be noticed

Posted in Bombing Paupers, Culture of Lickspittle, Rock 'n' Roll at 9:49 am by George Smith

Another great Dick Destiny Occupy rockabilly/blues jam, “The National Anthem” youtu.be/4qcRuxq0YCQ — OccupyMusicians.com (@weoccupymusic) May 29, 2012 The National Anthem merits sharing. Period. It’s concise, accurate, funny and has a snappy rhythm track. It includes Lindsay Lohan, anthraxer Bruce Ivins’ rare vanity country single only to be had here and Professor Schnitzel. (“I’m a nudist!” […]


The ‘made in a high school lab’ meme

Posted in Bioterrorism, Culture of Lickspittle at 3:40 pm by George Smith

Laurie Garrett, a Pulitzer winner for news articles on an Ebola virus outbreak, did a question and answer with herself concerning the scientific publication (or censorship) of experimental genetic alteration to bird flu virus, on a a New York Times blog recently It’s here. It spawns a ridiculous quote, a cliched and shopworn idea that’s […]


Graham-Talent sock puppet team for bioterror defense returns

Posted in Bioterrorism, Imminent Catastrophe at 9:24 am by George Smith

From the wire: The United States remains largely unprepared for a large-scale bioterrorism attack or deadly disease outbreak, according to the WMD Terrorism Research Center. The finding are in a report card released Wednesday, which gave the country 15 failing grades in categories ranging from detection to medical countermeasures. The report card gave 15 F’s,15 […]

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