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Anthrax

Food Safety and Terrorism

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

Welcome to the wacky, dysfunctional world of the "war on terrorism" -- American division -- post 9/11 -- where inaction on food safety could threaten both the economy and our security.

Chatting With Joe Jackson And Earl Klugh, Plus Mick Harvey's "The Ballad Of Jay Givens" Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Joe Jackson, performing is the best part of the "madness" that he's involved in. It's better than being in the studio or anything else.

Anthrax Threat Turns Out To Be Poop

Lake Forest, CA Patch | Sarah De Crescenzo | Email the Author | 1:14pm | Posted 08.18.2011 | Los Angeles

A potentially deadly investigation turned revolting Saturday when a bomb squad team tracked down a man threatening to use anthrax and instead found a ...

Anthrax Attacks: Report On Bruce Ivins Faults Army In 2001 Mailings

latimes.com | David Willman, Special to the Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Army scientist believed responsible for the 2001 anthrax letter attacks that killed five people and crippled mail delivery in parts of the country...

Anthrax Report Casts Doubt On FBI Science

Washington Post | Jerry Markon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A panel of prominent scientists is casting new doubt on scientific evidence that was a key part of the FBI's case against Bruce E. Ivins, the deceased...

The Eisenbergs' Wall of Fame

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

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If Deficits Don't Matter, Does Contract Abuse?

Scott Lilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Lilly

It is remarkable how many people claim to be sincerely interested in reducing the federal budget deficit but have seemingly have no interest in taking on these kinds of abuse in contracting.

Con Games: Be Very Afraid, America

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Before 9/11 Commissioner Richard Ben-Veniste talked about the "menu of horrible possibilities" at the Aspen Security Forum, I had already met the guy in the stained suit running for President since he was 12 years old.

Managing Risks in Public Policy: Impact vs. Probability?

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Walking barefoot through airport security makes little sense if our ports are unprotected. Let's gather the courage to redirect our resources to risks that are high probability and high impact.

Setting the Bar Too High For Al Qaeda

Jeremy White | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy White

While the vast majority of the Bush administration's security policies produced nothing more than a frightened U.S. population, its scare tactics might have actually cut Al Qaeda off at the knees.

Fall Out Boy Split: Are They Done For Good?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Since Fall Out Boy announced that they were taking 2010 off last summer, rumors have floated about whether the bad is done for good. This week, Fall O...

Anthrax In heroin kills eight in Europe: report

Reuters | Kate Kelland | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) -- Eight people have died of anthrax infection from using suspected contaminated heroin, European health authorities said on Saturday...

I Must Have Anthrax, The Internet Says So

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

It is okay to research and gather information when various symptoms present themselves, but avoid self-diagnosis. Leave diagnosis up to your primary care physician or medical specialist.

Biolabs Multiplying Like Rabbits: A Clear and Present Danger

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

The dangers posed by biolabs often fly under the radar, but that may be changing. The public would do well to question the knee-jerk "security at all costs" policy of the federal government.

Something You Should Know About Profits, Vaccines and Tort Reform

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

More research needs to be done on the companies supplying the vaccines for the troops. They and their well-connected investors are subsidized by the government, which supplies troops for human testing.

A Level-4 Biolab Grows in Boston: Pathogens Welcome

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

We are in the grips of a military-industrial complex for whom projects such as the Boston Biolab are as much meat and potatoes as any multi-billion dollar weapon system, no matter how dubious the need.

Zimbabwe's Poor Healthcare System Causing Humanitarian Crisis

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
NYCity News Service

The collapse of Zimbabwe's health system has created a humanitarian crisis where people are already suffering from a crippling hyperinflation and severe food, fuel and currency shortages.

10 Lessons from Anvil!, the Greatest Heavy Metal Band You've Never Heard Of

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

Who would have thought the feel good movie of the year stars fifty-year old heavy metal has-beens?

I Don't Care About AIG's Bonuses

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

Where is all the furor over the $12 billion sent over to Iraq as pallets of cash, which then simply disappeared into that trillion dollar rat hole without accounting or explanation?

How Obama Can Further U.S.-Iran Relations

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

President Barack Obama, who says he wants to open serious talks with Iran and establish better relations will have his work cut out for him. His first step is to read Iran's modern history.

How To Fell the News Media

Libby Mitchell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Libby Mitchell

There is a secret weapon that could be utilized to bring down every news organization in the world. Brilliant in simplicity, relatively easy to make, ...

Tom Daschle: Friend to Many Autism Families

David Kirby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Kirby

Senator Daschle is not anti-vaccine, but his record shows his willingness to question -- and even oppose -- vaccine makers and big pharmaceutical interests when it comes to protecting the rights of American medical consumers.

10 Chase Banks Hit With Letter Threats, Some With White Powder

Reuters | Keith Coffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DENVER, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Ten branches of Chase (JPM.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) bank in Colorado and Oklahoma received threatening lett...

Jason Linkins

Wall Street/Iraq War Mashup

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Surprisingly little separates what's happening to the financial market and what happened during the run-up to the Iraq War, many years ago. Both are ...

Friday Night's Debate: How Obama Can Deliver the KO

Matt Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Littman

I believe foreign policy is McCain's weak spot, one that has not been exploited, but one that I believe Obama will pounce on on Friday night.