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polly7 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 02:35 AM
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19. Doctors treating the victims of it are saying it is different, much more
Edited on Tue Nov-29-11 02:43 AM by polly7
powerful. They have sent it to be examined to try to find better treatments for those it is used against. People saying it's dangerous just to handle ... breathing difficulties, etc. just removing it from the plastic bag. Companies mentioned are Federal Laboratories - less-lethal.com, Combined Tactical Systems ... I wish I had a transcript of this video.

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2011/11/28/131532/video-egyp...

Egypt's pro-democracy demonstrators say the CS gas being used to disperse them seems more powerful than that used by Cairo police during the popular uprising in February. At one of Tahrir Square's makeshift hospitals, patients show signs of asphyxiation and experience seizures. Dr Ahmad Sa'ad says he has never seen such symptoms caused by 'teargas'

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2011/nov/23/tahri...

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  -Egypt imports 21 tons of tear gas from the US, port staff refuses to kas125  Nov-29-11 12:53 AM   #0 
  - Omfg.  EFerrari   Nov-29-11 12:54 AM   #1 
  - I know. I can't even begin to put my disgust at this into words...  kas125   Nov-29-11 01:00 AM   #3 
  - +1000000 Horrifying. nt  woo me with science   Nov-29-11 02:41 AM   #20 
  - just Wow!  G_j   Nov-29-11 12:59 AM   #2 
  - K&R  midnight   Nov-29-11 01:00 AM   #4 
  - we need to find out what corporation  knowbody0   Nov-29-11 01:05 AM   #5 
  - I think they did find out who the manufacturer was. It was on Twitter  sabrina 1   Nov-29-11 01:07 AM   #7 
  - Well, at least we are still making something in this country.  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-29-11 08:42 AM   #26 
     - I was wondering last week, when there were reports of "different"  EFerrari   Nov-29-11 08:44 AM   #27 
     - We only make weapons. We are the death merchants. nt  valerief   Nov-29-11 06:53 PM   #53 
  - You got the cash  quakerboy   Nov-29-11 06:07 PM   #46 
  - Disgusting, the protesters were gathering the evidence  sabrina 1   Nov-29-11 01:05 AM   #6 
  - K&R, Obama has plenty of words of support for the people over the military...  AntiFascist   Nov-29-11 01:08 AM   #8 
  - I'm surely not going to hold my breath waiting for him to actually  kas125   Nov-29-11 01:12 AM   #9 
  - Egypt and US  Juneboarder   Nov-29-11 08:48 AM   #29 
  - I don't think he could stop a for-profit company from selling  gateley   Nov-29-11 12:48 PM   #36 
     - There are export licenses that can be denied. Try shipping a cutting edge microchip to China  Vincardog   Nov-29-11 06:31 PM   #49 
  - 21 tons...21 tons...21 fucking tons!  Prometheus Bound   Nov-29-11 01:21 AM   #10 
  - I want to know who the fucking shipper is. Badly.  EFerrari   Nov-29-11 01:28 AM   #13 
  - The pic shows: Combined Tactical System, Jamestown, PA  Prometheus Bound   Nov-29-11 01:44 AM   #16 
     - I read earlier in the week that the TG is made in PA  EFerrari   Nov-29-11 08:34 AM   #23 
     - Reading about CSI is chilling:  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-29-11 09:01 AM   #31 
     - Thermite  hootinholler   Nov-29-11 10:08 AM   #34 
        - It takes a lot of activation energy to  seeviewonder   Nov-29-11 07:26 PM   #57 
           - It just takes burning metal.  JoeyT   Nov-29-11 08:14 PM   #63 
              - Oh I didn't know they used the "ate"  seeviewonder   Nov-29-11 08:19 PM   #64 
     - Guess who owns CSI, the weapons maker?  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-29-11 10:02 AM   #33 
        - The Carlyle Group was associated with GHW Bush during the time  Remember Me   Nov-29-11 06:35 PM   #50 
  - 21 tons should be enough to keep gassing the Egyptians  Kaleko   Nov-29-11 01:29 AM   #14 
  - Mouthing support on one hand, while....  woo me with science   Nov-29-11 02:42 AM   #22 
  - 42,000 pounds....  Juneboarder   Nov-29-11 08:50 AM   #30 
  - that's... just in one week. 21 tons in one week.  inna   Nov-29-11 07:26 PM   #58 
  - Tear gas, pepper spray. The only difference: location.  blkmusclmachine   Nov-29-11 01:22 AM   #11 
  - Glad to see someone standing up against this kind of thing  canuckledragger   Nov-29-11 01:23 AM   #12 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   Nov-29-11 01:39 AM   #15 
  - K and effing R  Mojeoux   Nov-29-11 01:49 AM   #17 
  - We Still Make Tear Gas Here?  AndyTiedye   Nov-29-11 02:30 AM   #18 
  - Doctors treating the victims of it are saying it is different, much more  polly7   Nov-29-11 02:35 AM   #19 
  - Good god.  woo me with science   Nov-29-11 02:42 AM   #21 
  - Gee, did "Operation: Paperclip" bring IG Farben over, too?  WinkyDink   Nov-29-11 08:36 AM   #24 
  - K & R ... WTF???  backtoblue   Nov-29-11 08:40 AM   #25 
  - So, where would a company in Jamestown ship from?  EFerrari   Nov-29-11 08:47 AM   #28 
  - Excellent question  dreamnightwind   Nov-30-11 01:09 AM   #72 
  - American foreign policy in a nutshell. n/t  blindpig   Nov-29-11 09:29 AM   #32 
  - See how much we support Democracy!  progressoid   Nov-29-11 12:08 PM   #35 
  - "Bringing democracy" to countries one at a time. n/t  BadgerKid   Nov-29-11 02:20 PM   #37 
  - DId they need an export license to send this stuff out of the country?  Sanity Claws   Nov-29-11 03:41 PM   #38 
  - Jesus Fucking Christ  Blue Owl   Nov-29-11 03:45 PM   #39 
  - Greed  Aaria   Nov-29-11 07:00 PM   #54 
  - !!  Liberal_in_LA   Nov-29-11 03:48 PM   #40 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Nov-29-11 03:49 PM   #41 
  - So at the same time that the Prez is asking the authorities to chill out...  truebrit71   Nov-29-11 04:00 PM   #42 
  - But, we do have an embargo on medicine to Cuba.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-29-11 04:03 PM   #43 
  - American stupidity knows no bounds  Cali_Democrat   Nov-29-11 06:08 PM   #48 
  - Kick  woo me with science   Nov-29-11 04:56 PM   #44 
  - Ahh, can you smell it, the smell of freedom, USA's most important export.  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Nov-29-11 06:05 PM   #45 
  - what an evil way of making money and doing business  fascisthunter   Nov-29-11 06:08 PM   #47 
  - DUers scare me... so i don't post here a whole lot...  ghurley   Nov-29-11 06:42 PM   #51 
  - Don't worry. We don't eat much.  EFerrari   Nov-29-11 08:51 PM   #66 
  - Bravo, Egyptian port staff! nt  valerief   Nov-29-11 06:52 PM   #52 
  - US is the arms supplier of the world. How dare they interfere with our right to make $$$  McCamy Taylor   Nov-29-11 07:08 PM   #55 
  - But it's making jobs!  Enthusiast   Nov-29-11 07:19 PM   #56 
  - This is SO MUCH worse than backing Hussein's fight with Iran!!  benld74   Nov-29-11 07:45 PM   #59 
  - War profiteers...arms dealers....a lot of money to be made.  russspeakeasy   Nov-29-11 07:52 PM   #60 
  - K&R n/t  Betsy Ross   Nov-29-11 07:54 PM   #61 
  - State Department Approved Export of U.S.-Made Tear Gas to Egyptian Govt  slipslidingaway   Nov-29-11 08:09 PM   #62 
  - Hey, Obama's working hard on that export business.  izquierdista   Nov-29-11 08:47 PM   #65 
  - Is this being shipped by the U.S. Government  EC   Nov-29-11 09:04 PM   #67 
  - The Egyptians who refused the shipment are awesome!  ZombieHorde   Nov-29-11 09:22 PM   #68 
  - +10000  woo me with science   Nov-29-11 09:39 PM   #70 
  - Last week's gas? CS gas 2-chlorobenzalmalononitrile  peacetalksforall   Nov-29-11 09:35 PM   #69 
  - It makes total sense  hulka38   Nov-29-11 10:24 PM   #71 
  - k  inna   Dec-01-11 05:39 PM   #73 
 

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