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    Anthrax

    This is some crazy scary S&%T to know one of ours was messing with us and this.

    Documents: Ivins had custody of purified anthrax
    Wednesday, August 6, 2008 2:33 PM EDT
    The Associated Press
    By LARA JAKES JORDAN and MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writers


    WASHINGTON (AP) Army scientist Bruce Ivins had custody of highly purified anthrax spores that had "certain genetic mutations identical" to the poison that killed five and rattled the nation in 2001, according to documents unsealed Wednesday in the government's investigation.

    Also, Ivins was unable to give investigators "an adequate explanation for his late laboratory work hours around the time of" the attacks, and he apparently sought to mislead investigators on the case, according to an affidavit filed by one government investigator.

    The scientist committed suicide last week as investigators were preparing to charge him with murder in the 2001 attacks. The documents were released as the FBI held a private briefing for families of the victims of the episode, and officials said the agency was preparing to close the case.

    The events in Washington unfolded as a memorial service was held for Ivins at Fort Detrick, the secret government installation in Frederick, Md., where he worked. Reporters were barred.

    The documents disclose that authorities searched Ivins' home on Nov. 2, 2007, taking 22 swabs of vacuum filters and radiators and seizing dozens of items. Among them were video cassettes, family photos, information about guns and a copy of "The Plague" by Albert Camus.

    They also reported seizing three cardboard boxes labeled "Paul Kemp ... attorney client privilege."

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    Somebody Please, what the hell is that smell?

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    I just read that 80 of Ted Turners Bison died from natural anthrax in Montanna
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    Quote Originally Posted by narcodog View Post
    I just read that 80 of Ted Turners Bison died from natural anthrax in Montanna
    What the hell is natual anthrax?
    Somebody Please, what the hell is that smell?

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    Anthrax is a naturally occuring infectious disease that is common in animals. We humans improve it or weaponize it. Humans can catch the natural anthrax by coming in contact with an infected animal , it's manure or soil contaminated by either with anthrax spores. It usually enters a human by cuts , by mouth or by breathing it.
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    Anthrax...aka "wool-sorter's disease"....aka the Sixth plague in Exodus.

    Bacillus anthracis bacteria spores are soil-borne and because of their long lifetime, they are still present globally and at animal burial sites of anthrax-killed animals for many decades; spores have been known to have
    re-infected animals over 70 years after burial sites of anthrax-infected animals were disturbed.
    Ask any farmer about anthrax.
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    Does anyone else find it interesting that a specialist in bio-weapons would choose Tylenol as the method of exit?

    I'm sure everyone here has handled a "tylenol" overdose by some teenager at some point. If successful, they die days or even weeks later from liver failure.

    Seems an odd choice by such an expert, what?
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    Does anyone else find it interesting that a specialist in bio-weapons would choose Tylenol as the method of exit?

    I'm sure everyone here has handled a "tylenol" overdose by some teenager at some point. If successful, they die days or even weeks later from liver failure.

    Seems an odd choice by such an expert, what?
    Someone else wanted to kill him and make it look like a suicide but wanted the death to be slow and painful?

    Either that or he didn't really wanted to die, but just wanted the attention.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    Does anyone else find it interesting that a specialist in bio-weapons would choose Tylenol as the method of exit?

    I'm sure everyone here has handled a "tylenol" overdose by some teenager at some point. If successful, they die days or even weeks later from liver failure.

    Seems an odd choice by such an expert, what?
    Yeah Mac something is stinky. He just conviently commits suicide. Now there is evidence out the ying yang to arrest him. Can you say Lee Harvey Oswald a.k.a. Patsy.
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