Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by jonwilly, May 5, 2005.
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CNN is reporting an explosion outside of Brit Consulate in New York. No casulties.
Don't lose your passport this weekend if you're travelling there.....
Radio 4 news at 1630.
Looks like dummy grenades filled with black powder and then initiated by a hand lit fuze. On that hightech basis it will be about 5 minutes until the 'highly trained' operative is being inspected on a thousand CCTV tapes!
There are many other things in the building as well as the British Consulate (which occupies two upper floors), including a firm which sells the Israeli government its bulldozers!
He who desires peace, prepare for war?
That's a suitable signature for one who flys the horse of Solomon the wise!
It comes from "Epitoma Rei Militaris," by Vegetius. The original Latin is: "Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum" and was later adopted as their moto by the Roman legions.
Seems a fair enough in these 'interesting times' of more to do and fewer with which to do it, especially for someone with a pegasus. Afterall, look what happened to the Roman Empire when they cut back on their defence spending...
You've got a lot of brass, snake boy!
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