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"Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world" - Henry Kissinger

and yet...

"Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences" – Robert Louis Stevenson

Latest excuse for the delay in Chilcott - allow me to translate

In response to an FT article by Jim Pickard on 29th October 2015, entitled 'David Cameron disappointed at further delay to Chilcott report'

“I entirely understand that a checking process is necessary and is normal procedure in inquiries which have considered a large volume of sensitive material to ensure that the government meets its obligations under Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights and for the protection of National Security,”“The very considerable size of our report — more than two million words in total — means that it will take some weeks to prepare for printing and publication . . . "

Almost. Try this:

You must try to ignore that a negotiation process is necessary and is normal procedure in inquiries which have a large number of sensitive egos involved, to ensure that the system meets its obligations under the 'politicians and bankers don't go down' pact. The very considerable consequences of the deception involved - more than four thousand deaths and thirty thousand injuries - means that it will take some time for the lawyers of the decision makers involved to ensure that none of their clients get a ticket to the Hague.

Hands off the BBC!

Since when did recession get in the way of war?