Vultures Row: 私達が忘れている最少


It is interesting how the attention span of the American public is shorter than a pit bulls tail. Not two years ago this story would be the lead item for all news outlets and broadcast media would break into programming to inform us all of what is happening. Today however, we don’t have to fear that the wall to wall, play by play coverage of the Michael Jackson trail will be interrupted.

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Signs of Anthrax at Two Pentagon Mailrooms
Mar 14, 11:15 PM (ET)

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sensors at two military mail facilities in the Washington area detected signs of anthrax on two pieces of mail Monday, but Pentagon officials said the mail had already been irradiated, rendering any anthrax inert.

Officials weren't sure if this was an attack. Additional tests and other sensors at the two facilities, one of them at the Pentagon and the other nearby, found no presence of the bacteria, which can be used as a biological weapon. There were no initial reports of illness.

The Pentagon's mail delivery site, which is separate from the main Pentagon building, was evacuated and shut down Monday after sensors triggered an alarm around 10:30 a.m. EST, spokesman Glenn Flood said. It was expected to remain closed until at least Tuesday while the investigation continued.

Hours later, sensors at the second Defense Department mailroom were triggered. Firefighters in the nearby Bailey's Crossroads section of Fairfax County, Va., reported that a military mailroom had been shut down after a hazardous-material alert. No one was allowed to leave a high-rise complex that houses the facility until mid-evening Monday.

It seems to me that the general public is happy to ignore unpleasantness. We react to tragedy we open our hearts but then after a few weeks we slip back into our routines, we start thinking that who gets voted off next is important, and which celebrity is dating which. In the long run I do that that we will not be defeated, we have perserverance, it is just mindnumbingly maddening that some people just seem to forget that we are at war, that we have been targeted and that some people in the world want to use our freedoms to kill us, just because we are Americans.


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