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The closer we get to the finish line, the harder the journey will become. It is always darkest before the dawn. Paradoxically, those who have lived their lives desiring to only be of service to others still encounter resistance to the accomplishment of that goal by the self centered.
There will always be those who step over dollars to save dimes. There will always be those screaming ME, ME, ME that physically stand in the way of actually achieving what they are screaming for...
Everything is circular. That is the secret. Good/bad, Right/wrong, love/hate...
18 U. S. C. §229, which forbids knowing possession or use, for nonpeaceful purposes, of a chemical that “can cause death, temporary incapacitation or permanent harm to humans,” §§229(a); 229F(1); (7); (8), and which is part of a federal Act implementing a chemical weapons treaty ratified by the United States.
Was this a test-case of sorts, to test the viability of charging citizens with what amounts to terrorism for generic criminal acts? Were they trying to make it an act of international terrorism to use common household chemicals for anything other than their "intended" purpose? Were they trying to establish a precedent that would make a potential terrorist of every American who keeps a bottle of bleach and ammonia under the kitchen sink? Sounds a little far-fetched maybe, a bit of a stretch? Maybe about as much as charging this woman under Federal an international chemical weapons laws in the first place.