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[casi] Smallpox

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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

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?


Roger Stroope
Treat others not as you wish to, but as they wish to be...
Austin College, Sherman Texas

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