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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] Apparently after the "Homeland Security Corporate Giveaway" has, by law, limited pharmaceutical company's liability for anything that their wares might inflict upon folks, we are going to administer 500,000 doses of smallpox vaccine to US service people. I can only imagine that this is a multimillion dollar payday for some US based pharmaceutical company, but is perhaps somewhat dangerous for the recipients. So, is there any credible intelligence that suggests that this is anything other than corporate welfare for the manufacturer? And if we do have credible information that this may be important for "our" protection, (this is like a burglar wearing a bullet proof vest while breaking into your home) isn't it interesting that the government of the USA is more interested in protecting the military, and far less interested in protecting the citizenry? Priorities.... Roger Stroope Treat others not as you wish to, but as they wish to be... Austin College, Sherman Texas _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk