Waving someone else’s big stick.. for a change..

With reports of a paramilitary attack on a police station in Keady, County Armagh – the not-online report claimed local residents also heard an explosion and the two police officers staffing the station did not leave the station, but instead phoned local residents for information – and an 18 year-old shot in the leg in west Belfast, and an ongoing security alert following an explosive device found near Rosslea, County Fermanagh [deep breath – Ed], it might seem a strange time for Peter Hain to declare that the NIO have estimated the financial cost of attacks by Republican splinter groups to exceed £25million… but, sometimes, the level of threat from micro-organisations might just be utilised to promote another agenda.. just saying..