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A Short History of Bio-Chemical Weapons

By ZOLTAN GROSSMAN in Counterpunch 400s B.C.: Spartan Greeks use sulfur fumes against enemy soldiers. 256 A.D.: Sasanian Persian Empire may have used toxic smoke against Roman soldiers in a tunnel in modern-day Syria. 1346:...

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Cliteracy

The most radical assertion Sanjay Gupta, MD, made in his recent CNN report on medical marijuana...

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Three Fables by Aesop

• An Old Man with a load of firewood on his back trudged along the road. He had come far and had a long way to go. Suddenly overcome by tiredness, he put down his load and sighed aloud for death. Suddenly, Death was there beside...

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