Well, here is the proof. With a Saudi national that fibbed on his visa application no less. Heâ€™s a free man. A genuine "Patriot Act Survivor". Enjoying First Amendment rights and protection not afforded to his fellow countrymen (and definitely women) back home. What was that annoying line of Yakov Smirnoffâ€™s? â€œWhat a Country!â€?
To the Patriot Act paranoiacs. A plea. Can we now begin to tone down the hysteria? Just a bit anyway?
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"There was a lack of hard evidence," said juror John Steger. "There was no clear-cut evidence that said he was a terrorist, so it was all on inference."