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(Washington Post)   Infant child of ABC employee gets anthrax   ( divider line
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1037 clicks; posted to Main » on 15 Oct 2001 at 10:06 PM (16 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2001-10-15 10:13:19 PM  
Poor little kid. I hadn't heard anything about an attack at ABC, though.
2001-10-15 10:15:24 PM  
P.S.A. If you work for any media outlet, QUIT.
2001-10-15 10:19:04 PM  
P.S.A. If you work for any international terrorist organization, commit hara-kiri.
2001-10-15 10:21:23 PM  
shiat - I'm so way tired of this Anthrax stuff!
2001-10-15 10:24:54 PM  
WTF who would anthrax a baby!?

leave it to the taliban and there EXTREME muslim followers.....

(please note that EXTREME is in caps for a reason)
2001-10-15 10:29:02 PM  
leave it to the taliban to screw up the muslim religion...

It's hard to impersonate Selma Hyak in test form.
2001-10-15 10:29:26 PM  
it's even harder in text form.
2001-10-15 10:44:35 PM  
I absolutely despise kids, so good!

Yeha yeah, I am a mean and horrible person and will rot in hell.
2001-10-15 10:50:35 PM  
This should be
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I have a 17mo old and I can remember very well what he was like at 7mo. There should be no reason why such a happy, innocent being should ever have to suffer at the hands of these wretched individuals.
2001-10-15 10:54:55 PM  
Bad baby! Put that anthrax down!

This is really turning out to be a sick and twisted world.

Thanks to ALL the religous extremists from around the globe for pretty much farking up the planet with your hatred and intolerance.
I hope that I get a chance to choke you with whatever symbol of religion you choose.
Be it a cross, a crescent, a robe, a goat, or whatever,
as life slowly dies around the planet from what has been set in motion,
I swear that with my dying breath I will have the satisfaction of seeing you die first.
2001-10-15 11:12:47 PM  
You have to wonder if when Osama hears that he's responsible for giving a little baby anthrax - does he feel bad about it or is he actually proud of himself.
2001-10-15 11:23:02 PM  
Definitely not a good thing.I'm not a big fan of children(currently),but I certainly don't wish harm and misfortune on them either,especially when they are not even a full year old.Extremist sickos.

Hello_Cthulhu:Say "No Rover!" and it'll all stop...
2001-10-15 11:25:08 PM  
If I were a conspiracy writer I would have a field day with all this stuff. let's get the creative juices flowing --

1.) this could be a plot by our own government to justify their completed destruction of Afghanistan and it's people.

2.) this could be a plot by some stir-fried hicks to get their jollies off (hey, it's happened before albeit not on this scale).

3.) God is very pissed off at you people for not killing enough in his honor.

4.) The Taliban is a diversion - Pakistan is really behind it.

Got your mind off all the media corporations fighting against one another for ratings and rumor control, didn't it? For the less sensible, I should note that like most conspiracy theories the previous were for sick, pathetic, shock entertainment. Wouldn't want my local gestopo to kick in my door and beat me senseless for commiting "conspiracy" in the "land of the free".

Man I'm on a roll.... I would have never said this prior to the attacks, but the governemnt really has to censor this farking media piss fight. We have NBC shiatting on the plate of competitors because they want that extra million in ad revenue. God forbid, you know, broadcasting the truth.

BTW, so this rant has something to do with Anthrax I submit the following:

Taking Cipro when you do not have the disease is a bad idea. especially when you take it in large doses (like half the country that is too stupid to think without the idiot box telling them how to). Ya see, we develope an immunity to the antibiotic, which would render it useless against the real deal should you contract it. it's mass hysteria like this that made the diseases of the past so powerful today - they mutate and evolve to become resistant to the drug. right now we are just becoming resistant to the treatment. bad idea when most people agree a big ass bomb of anthrax is going to go off in the future. guess the people that live will be the smart ones (that elminates alabama and most of texas so all is not lost). oh, and don't be surprised if you wake up and you don't have the disease. you most likely will never contract it, and we will most likely never have the disease get so wide spread that an "Omega Man" type situation is encountered (2.5 hours of zany adventures concluded by dying in a fountain!). Love how people support Bush's decision to attack a country, but ignore all his other suggestions that you should go on with your lives. Fear is not a way of life - these people have existed for many, many years. only reason we live in fear now, is because the media can make money off it. i pity the person that thought an attack on American soil wasn't possible anymore. and to think I thought education was more or less mandatory....
2001-10-15 11:27:54 PM  
Poor kid. They are saying on the news that it is very hard on a child. Size of lungs, can handle the antibiotics, the body isn't as strong as an adult, etc.

It is time to end it.
2001-10-15 11:29:56 PM  
Oh, and I take the Texas thing back. It's Dallas I have a problem with.
2001-10-15 11:30:57 PM  
I never take antibiotics,I leave it all up to the Earth Wicca!
2001-10-15 11:33:19 PM  
Attaking adults I can understand. There are no innocent adults. But attacking babies . . .

I'd say it is time to find whoever is responsible (and it is probably NOT number one devil Osama) and apply some wonderfully inventive Pakastani punishment.
2001-10-15 11:42:28 PM  
Huzzah! $10 says this turns into a religious debate now. Let me point out before some fundie says it, Wiccans are not Gothic Satanists like Televangelists would have you believe. Hell, the whole Gothic Satanism thing was a hoax by the Churches.

Now, on topic - I don't think it was meant to harm the child. I also doubt it was bin Laden or his followers. Probably someone on our own side doing crap like this for their own enjoyment. It has happend before, people. Of course, if they kill a supporter of Laden, he is a hero (reference to an article further down the Fark page, maybe I should say "beat to a pulp for having free will".... oh well). It's kind of funny that the governemnt didn't know the attacks would happen (or say they didn't... in 30 years we will be teaching the kids in school both sides of the story - like p. harbor (that the government knew but did nothing to get involved with a war) but that's another discussion unto itself), but knew bioterrorism would happen. Or played it up so much that some impressionable prick launced the anthrax (with a little aid, since I suspect it isn't cheap getting some nice anthrax in large amounts)on the people.

Bah, I'm rambaling.
2001-10-15 11:46:09 PM  
Of course, after confirmed reports of people being arrested for stealing the wallets and personal possesions off the bodies after the attack at the WTC buildings I have pretty much been convinced capitalism to this generation is taking advantage of anything at anytime without messy morals or personal preferences interfering. Would explain a lot of the shiat I see going on. Maybe I shouldn't say capitalism, since they aren't really selling anything at the highest value the majority will allow. Perhaps scavenger bastards would be better.
2001-10-15 11:57:22 PM  
*weeps quietly*

~ Pinky ~
2001-10-16 12:03:01 AM  
There is an answer to all the madness. It is called

Listen to the truth.

~ Pinky ~
2001-10-16 12:08:28 AM  
Heh, considering the pro-choice crap, why are we THIS upset over it? Especially since we have people who say infanticide is okay because "babies aren't real people."

Sorry, had to vent. Note the sarcasm.
2001-10-16 12:17:33 AM  
Obviously the target wasn't the baby because somebody brought the baby to the network newsroom but this is some sad shiat.

You can't really blame the parents though because the baby was there before all the Anthrax news stories started hitting.

Stupid shiat. When will this be over?
2001-10-16 12:20:41 AM  
Lady, great. I'll troll a bit too.


okay, stand back.
2001-10-16 12:24:41 AM  
Good point Lalalala: Don't forget Gore who in 1996 held a commission hearing advising a $300 million upgrade of airport security systems. He was lobbied into oblivion by the airlines and the ACLU.

Go Figure.

~ Pinky ~
2001-10-16 12:44:49 AM  
Gore. Ah well. Can't do anything about it now.

2001-10-16 02:27:59 AM  
Hope I didn't offend any Wiccans.I follow the Christian god myself(although just barely,I believe in him and try to live life in a nice-ish way,but thats it,no church,no bible thumping,no conflict seeking and no righteous condemnation).
I like to think of God as less of a big scary man in the clouds and more as a little brother...
2001-10-16 02:28:25 AM  
Did I say that?Oops,the secret's out...
2001-10-16 02:48:19 AM  

From a view of a former Wiccan and a current taoist pagan, I would say no offense taken.

New Testament Christians are ok with me.

~ Pinky ~
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