New York, Madrid, now London. Oh BLOODY hell!
I hope no one I met just a month ago is among the victims.
The worst of this whole business is that we can expect yet more distrust of anyone who seems Arab, and yet more power and money for institutions who say they can stop this sort of thing if they'd only get more power and money.
"They that would give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin
The number of terrorist victims in the Arab countries is several orders of magnitude higher than in the Western world. Terrorism, despite appearances, is mostly about Arabs killing other Arabs.
Of course that doesn't help a bit when you die on what should have been a normal day.
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