Thursday, March 06, 2008

Explosion at Times Square Military Office

"...An explosive device caused minor damage to an empty military recruiting station in Times Square early Thursday, shaking guests in hotel rooms high above.

Police blocked off the area to investigate the explosion, which occurred at about 3:45 a.m., shattering the station's glass entryway. No one was injured.

"If it is something that's directed toward American troops than it's something that's taken very seriously and is pretty unfortunate," said Army Capt. Charlie Jaquillard, who is the commander of Army recruiting in Manhattan.

He said no one was inside the station, where the Marines, Air Force and Navy also recruit..." (source)

This is what Berkeley has given the rest of the nation --a precedent that it's okay to target those that protect us. As if calling them 'baby killers' and spitting wasn't enough, not they are being actively targeted? I'd hate to be the next person that tells me they "support the troops, BUT..."

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