The US announces its intentions to use nuclear weapons in retaliatory and pre-emptive attacks where WMDs are concerned. Scuds are on their way to Yemen. The glorious missile defence system has fluffed another test. And the piece of news that worries me the most? Tucked away in a BBC report about Total Information Awareness [thanks Mike], a comment by Frank Gaffney-
|He says that it would only take one more terrorist attack and public support is assured.
“At that point there will not only be a willingness to submit to those sorts of infringement but a demand that they be infringed upon in the hope of trying to protect us.
“If there were no war on terror, this is not something that we would want to do.”
Somebody somewhere is planning that attack, and they may just be in the pay of the US government.