On Ricin and Nationwide Fear Or Is Someone Trying To Terrorize the US Again?

You know about the Boston terror attack. There have also been terrorist incidents today – in which no one has been hurt – in California and Washington D.C. Specifically, CNN reports that an envelope containing the lethal poison Ricin was mailed to Capitol Hill. It was addressed to Republican Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi, but […]

Lingering mystery: Congressman calls for probe into 2001 anthrax attacks

More than seven years after the first bio-terror attack on the United States, Congress is considering creating a commission to probe the government’s response to the anthrax-laced letters that killed five people. Representative Rush Holt, a Democrat, has submitted a bill that would create a bipartisan commission to investigate the government’s handling of the 2001 […]

Anthrax spores don’t match dead researcher’s samples

Poisonous anthrax that killed five Americans in the weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks doesn’t match bacteria from a flask linked to Bruce Ivins, the researcher who committed suicide after being implicated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a scientist said. Spores used in the deadly mailings “share a chemical ‘fingerprint’ that is […]

911, Anthrax and a US laboratory

Remember the anthrax attacks days after the events of 911? Those envelopes with Anthrax spores so conveniently addressed to the democratic senators opposing attacks on Afghanistan and Iraq? Well it turned out that the anthrax spores could only have come from one US laboratory. Huh? Yep, from one the most secured save guarded military research […]