Horrifying Videos Emerge of Reported Chemical Weapon Attacks in Syria

Taylor Berman · 04/25/13 08:59PM

On Thursday, United States officials said the Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad has likely used chemical weapons to attack Syrian citizens. In a letter sent to Congressional leaders, the White House said intelligence agencies believe, with “varying degrees of confidence,” that Assad used the chemical weapon sarin “on a small scale.” The Obama administration said more conclusive evidence was needed before the U.S. took any action, a caution, which, considering our recent history in Iraq, is a good thing.

Someone Threw a Chemical Bomb at Occupy Maine Protesters

Seth Abramovitch · 10/25/11 02:10AM

While drum circles imperil the future of Occupy Wall Street, the protesters of Occupy Maine (yes, that's a thing, and please, people, no "The 99% cahn't get theyah from heeah" jokes) have been contending with a far more serious threat: Someone tossed a homemade chemical bomb at the Portland encampment.