Thursday, July 07, 2005

My heart is truly saddened

I still cannot believe the savagery that exists in the heart of many men and women. It is sickening.

Blasts rock London, Blair breaks off G8 meeting

LONDON (Reuters) - Four blasts ripped through London at rush hour early on Thursday, killing people, wounding 150 seriously and disrupting a meeting of Group of Eight leaders in Scotland in attacks Prime Minister Tony Blair called "barbaric."

Witnesses saw the top ripped off a double-decker bus near Russell Square close to King's Cross train terminal, and packed subway trains were hit in three more apparently coordinated blasts.

A previously unknown group, "Secret Group of al Qaeda's Jihad in Europe," claimed responsibility for the attacks.

The response to these acts should not be retreat. To retreat shows fear which is what they want. They want us to cower, to tremble in their presence and to submit to their "authority." I am glad that we have President Bush and Prime Minister Blair who have the courage not to blink in the face of these insurgents, freedom fighters, revolutionaries terrorists.

I pray for the families of those killed and those injured in today's attacks.