- A fine and right-on

- A fine and right-on Ken Layne rant: “I am tired of the pro-war/anti-war arguments. This is a war, and we are in it. This is a war declared by bin Laden, on the teevee for everyone to see. The fires are still burning in Manhattan. Going to the mailbox has turned into a nightmare…. It is time to deal with how this war is being fought.” Give this man a T-shirt!

- Iraq is sabre-rattling. Rumsfeld rattles his sabre back. But Britain’s Straw keeps his sabre at his side.

- A well-read reader points out this link from anthrax to Iraq: the chemical additive bentonite, which only Iraq uses. Told ya. (Thanks, Clyde.)

- I’m already getting spam offering me anthrax-zappers. All that and a bigger package, too.

- America’s economy contracts anthrax.

- Arthur C. Clarke suggests compulsory psychiatric tests to find the terrorists. Trumps the national ID card.