Sunday, July 10, 2005

The World Cries With Us, But For Different Reasons

I'm noticing a trend.

Everytime something like this happens, I happen to be up, sleepless in the wee hours of the night.

CNN once again.
At first I thought, its another diorama of "what could have been's" (much like what I felt during 9/11).

It was, actually.

London Terror Bombings Kill 37, Wound 700
By ROBERT BARR, Associated Press Writer

LONDON - Terror struck in the heart of London on Thursday as explosions ripped through three subway trains and blasted the roof off a crowded red double-decker bus. At least 37 people were killed and more than 700 wounded in the deadliest attack on the city since the blitz in World War II.

British Prime Minister Tony Blair blamed Islamic extremists and said the bombings were designed to coincide with the opening in Scotland of a G-8 summit of the world's most powerful leaders. Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said the bombings — which came the day after London won the bid to host the 2012 Olympics — have the "hallmarks of an al-Qaida-related attack."..

the rest of the article, here

Prayers.

Sometimes, I just want to have a button much like on the TV remote, to shut off the garrish reality of the events:
-Malacanang debacle
-G-8 terror preemption.

Can't we just confine ourselves to little flights of fancy? Saving the fishies from the frying pan seems a whole lot saner than what is happening elsewhere. I think we need to put our Chin-chins on.

[Music Book of the Moment: Seasons of Mists - The Sandman Chronicles]
[Mood: rhetorically cryin' ]

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