Thanks again to LWTC247 - this time for reminding me that today is the anniversary of the Piazza Fontana bombing in Milan in 1969
And if you don't know much about the Piazza Fontana Bombing, Operation Gladio, The Strategy of Tension and P2 that's not a surprise. This stuff doesn't get much coverage in the English media because this sort of thing only happens to foreigners in foreign lands
In fact, so confident is the State Broadcasting Company that people understand that this sort of thing could never happen in Britain, and won't see any parallels or make any connections, it is happy to post up reasonably candid pieces about this kind of explosively covert behaviour when it happens in other countries...
"Over 4,000 arrests were made in the aftermath of the bombings and one of the suspects, Guiseppe Pinelli, died after falling out of the fourth floor window of the police station where he was being held.
The bombing marked the start of a series of attacks known as "the strategy of tension" between 1969 and 1974 by the right wing group, Ordine Nuovo.
Their aim was to prevent the country falling into the hands of the left -wing by duping the public into believing the bombings were part of a communist insurgency
... One of the original suspects, Pietro Valpreda, was eventually tried alongside two neo-Fascists and numerous other secret service agents in 1974, but all the accused were acquitted in 1985 following numerous trials and appeals."
and thanks also to LWTC247 for taking the opportunity to link to a brief post I made about another forgotten anniversary, this time the Bologna Station bombing, I made barely a month after 7/7.
What I continue to find truly, truly depressing is that, over two years after 7/7, this pissy little, relatively low traffic blog, originally created to share photos and the occasional knob gag, frequently figures high-up in simple Google websearches for information and photographs from 7/7 and 21/7
I've lost count of the number of times I've tried to do some basic research on 7/7 and 21/7 only to find Google returning my blog as a source
For fuck's sake
So much for the rest of the British blogging 'commentariat' - the useless, blinkered, dissonant, parochial fucks
(Ok, Lord Patel is a worthy exception and shares my passion for senior policemen trying to pass off tupperware and toothbrushes as WMDs in press conferences ...and there are a few others but not many)
All I can say is that we're just so damned lucky that this false flag terror business never takes place in Anglo Saxon countries and only happens to wops, wogs, fuzzy wuzzies and daigos - and, anyway, they sort of deserve it for being a bit foreign don't they