In case anyone has forgotten, there are still a lot of Jihadists out there that want to kill people. There was a report/video several weeks ago of Terrorists "graduating" from terrorist school and were being sent to Europe and the United States......I don't think it was for post doc study. Now we have 2 car bombs found in London ( during Wimbledon) and today a car bomb driven into the terminal in Glasgow Scotland . Not long ago during the debates for the upcoming Presidential elections candidate John Edwards said " the War on Terrorism was just a bumper sticker slogan"
yea-right. NEW YORK — Democratic White House hopeful John Edwards, in a major foreign policy speech Wednesday, minimized the Bush administration's War on Terror as nothing more than a "bumper sticker slogan" used to justify the war in Iraq and "bludgeon political opponents."
Power-line is now reporting "
Meanwhile, the Scotsman says the authorities are looking for a missing Iraqi:
Police say they are looking for an Iraqi who went on the run from a control order only 11 days before yesterday's failed bombing attempts. The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, is part of a six-strong cell linked to al-Qaeda in Iraq.
He went missing on 18 June in north-west England, and his whereabouts are unknown.
This will no doubt heighten the controversy over "absconders," terror suspects who are basically told by the authorities not to disappear, but who, unsurprisingly, often do so, much like illegal immigrants in the U.S. who are ticketed and told to show up for a hearing. Treating illegals this way is bad enough; treating terror suspects in such a cavalier manner is incomprehensible. Presumably the system will be tightened up following this near-miss.
Our polical process has morphed into a us-vs-them mentality where if your party of preference is out of power, then the other party can do nothing right and has to lose, no matter what. We as a country would have never won WWII with this mentality. There are those that want to do us, our children and our freedoms serious harm. They don't give a rats ass if you are Democrat, Republican, Green, Independent , Socialist, Communist or Libertarian. Christian, Jewish, Hindu or Atheist. Those that attacked us on 9-11 are the same that attacked us in Kenya, Tanzania, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the WTC the 1st time in 1995. They are in Bali, Philippines, Spain, Italy, France, London and even in Glasgow Scotland. I truely wish we could be united on this one subject.