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Tue Oct 2, 2018, 01:02 PM

Packages delivered to Pentagon mail facility test positive for ricin, reports say

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Mail addressed to the Pentagon have initially tested positive for the deadly chemical ricin, according to reports.

Two defense officials told CNN that the mail was delivered to the Pentagonís mail facility, but it did not enter the Pentagon itself. The mail facility is a separate building.

The FBI is leading the investigation, the Examiner reported.

There are no reports of anyone falling ill because of the suspected substance, the Examiner reported.

Read more: https://www.ajc.com/news/national/packages-delivered-pentagon-mail-facility-test-positive-for-ricin-reports-say/8voXcwAU5D0LZgchN2V10L/

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Reply Packages delivered to Pentagon mail facility test positive for ricin, reports say (Original post)
Recursion Oct 2018 OP
Freethinker65 Oct 2018 #1
Renew Deal Oct 2018 #2
Recursion Oct 2018 #4
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jberryhill Oct 2018 #5
Fullduplexxx Oct 2018 #3
SoCalNative Oct 2018 #7
watoos Oct 2018 #6
Recursion Oct 2018 #8
hobby10113 Oct 2018 #9

Response to Recursion (Original post)

Tue Oct 2, 2018, 01:03 PM

1. Not good at all. Hope it is a false positive,

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Tue Oct 2, 2018, 01:03 PM

2. What kind of person has access to Ricin?

How easy is it to obtain?

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Response to Renew Deal (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 2, 2018, 01:06 PM

4. Anybody with acccess to castor beans (nt)

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Response to Renew Deal (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 2, 2018, 01:11 PM

5. .

 


http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-blum-ricin-20140608-story.html

How did Ricin become the poison of choice for incompetent schemers?

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Tue Oct 2, 2018, 01:05 PM

3. Well now that lil kim and trump are in love pootie is feeling a little hurt

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Response to Fullduplexxx (Reply #3)

Tue Oct 2, 2018, 01:30 PM

7. Pootie-poot doesn't bother with such pedestrian poisons

it's pollonium or nothin'

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Tue Oct 2, 2018, 01:29 PM

6. Is this a brush fire

 

that will lead up to the Reichstag fire?

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Response to watoos (Reply #6)

Tue Oct 2, 2018, 01:45 PM

8. Important not to be hasty: there are natural substances that lead to a postive test for ricin

But, yeah, it's definitely a worry

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Response to watoos (Reply #6)

Tue Oct 2, 2018, 01:59 PM

9. It's 2002 all over again

I hope Iím paranoid but did the shrub administration raise the alert level in October of 2002 to scare the voters to keep the house and turn the senate?

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