The poisons handbook & one more young and stupid churl

Posted in Bioterrorism, Culture of Lickspittle, Ricin Kooks at 9:14 am by George Smith

Someone else who thought his smartphone gave him a technological edge. Michael Piggin, an English teen who used his smartphone to download the old Mujahideen Poisons Handbook, a bowdlerized copy of Maxwell Hutchkinson’s The Poisoner’s Handbook, has had England’s heavy artillery called out and arrayed against him in court. A Porton Down chemist was called […]


Reviewed: American Anarchist & Control Room

Posted in Crazy Weapons, Culture of Lickspittle at 3:26 pm by George Smith

Control Room, now streaming on Hulu, takes viewers back to 2004 and the rise of al Jazeera as the Arab world’s first top rank Western-style news organization covering Iraqi Freedom. Relevant 13 years later, the original is from 2004 because Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and a couple other American toady nations have […]


Debris from the war on terror years

Posted in Bioterrorism, Culture of Lickspittle, Ricin Kooks at 10:34 am by George Smith

Early in the week I received an e-mail query about the old Mujahideen Poisons Handbook. Many readers will remember it as a .pdf pamphlet that figured prominently the US government’s and media’s received wisdoms passed out on al Qaeda and its capabilities with regards to weapons of mass destruction. A historian was asking where to […]