Here's the latest from the Detroit News
Two alleged terrorism cases involving men of Middle Eastern descent and bulk purchases of cell phones were in tatters Monday, and Arab-American leaders said the arrested men were victims of racial profiling.
The FBI and Michigan State Police said Monday there is no evidence linking three Texas men arrested in Caro, Mich., to terrorism or a plot to blow up the Mackinac Bridge.
I'm not going to slam profiling, and there are needs for it in some cases. That said, there's a big step between profiling and detaining. These three bought a lot of pre-paid cell phones and said then planned on reselling them in Texas. They were caught with 1000 cell phones and pictures of the Mackinac Bridge.
For some reason, I had a gut feeling about this case being "the boy who cried wolf." I was going to wait before posting something on this partly for this reason.
In this country, we are innocent until we are proven guilty. That tends to be forgotten by some