Surprise! It's August and Another Plot Is Foiled
Bush has called it a direct threat to the US. Chertoff has suggested that it's an Al Qaeda operation, though there isn't any evidence as yet of a connection to Bu$hCo's favorite bogeyman. I call it The August Surprise and, don't get me wrong, nobody is more pleased than I that our vigilant authorities are out rounding up the terrorists, but I'm still betting that this is just one in a series--like the "June Surprise" and the "July Surprise"--count on a September surprise, and then...for October...the biggie!
I've got an idea about that, but I'm not saying right now. Tell you next month.
It is all pretty convenient for George and Tony.
1) sketchy details (at best)
2) my instincts
What happened to the "Miami 7" "terrists"? That was laughable. And the tunnel you linked as well - please. If they were legitimate plots, they'd have been in the news for more than 2 days, don't you think?
This one will probably turn out to more of the same. I agree: October's gonna have to be BIG to scare the public into voting for the rethugs.
The right's only remaining talking point seems to be Democrats are the party of soft on terrorism. That's the new mantra. Watch for a medley of it on Daily Show, is my guess.
Is JK Rowlings doing their scriptwriting?
And the Shrub..be calm but be afraid..wtf is that crap?
Helen, not so sure it's bogus. I've no doubt there was a plot, but I read on the BBC that no bombs had been made yet. And so we come to Dusty's comment about the DRAMA. The UK authorities are restricting everything. US officials are only allowing baby formula and breast milk?! Come on--a little over the top. Unless this isn't the only threat they're worried about.
I swear I'm going to do another post today on this about the response.
I want to do one ( called FLY NAKED) but Blogger is ill...
so poor Brits are having to travel with a Clear Zip Lock Bag....
and no deoderant, no shampoo, no toothpaste...
( I call it Going Greyhound...)
hmm, I wonder if you can wear a Pine Tree Airfreshner around you neck?
( think that would be allowed?)
I don't know what to think- but I know that I am
more than skeptical at this point...
and yeah, I am sure the Repugs will try to Fear Us into
voting for THEM...
Also, why don't they just ban people from planes and be done with it?
Denis, think I've got a better solution, follow the link above.
“If we just pick up like Ned Lamont wants us to do, get out by a date certain, it will be taken as a tremendous victory by the same people who wanted to blow up these planes in this plot hatched in England,” Mr. Lieberman said at a campaign event at lunchtime in Waterbury, Conn. “It will strengthen them and they will strike again.”
Looks like Karl Rove really is running his campaign ... You say Bojinka, I say BOHICA!
JuBlue, I think it was expressed most concisely on ST:TNG..."Ugly bags of mostly water."
Sumo... Fishy, yes. Like a certain Seattle market that I love. Bu$hCo's gotta keep us scared. So, as I said, I'm expecting a September surprise.