Ed Driscoll


THE SMOKING BEANS: In addition the cache of nuclear parts discovered yesterday, MSNBC also reported:

U.S. troops also discovered about 300 sacks of castor beans, which are used to make the deadly biological agent ricin, hidden in a warehouse in the town of al-Aziziyah, 50 miles southeast of Baghdad, the capital. The castor beans were inaccurately labeled as fertilizer.

U.S. search teams have also been led to a site near Nasiriyah, a key Euphrates River crossing 200 miles south of Baghdad, where Iraqi informants said Scud missiles were buried.

Uh–inaccurately labeled? Wouldn’t deceptively labeled be more accurate?

In any case, As Byron York writes, the