While the United States Congress is on recess, and the Patriot Act unextended and set to expire at the end of the year, the Brits uncover the latest terrorist plot in the UK. From The Sun:
A SUSPECTED terrorist plot to stage a Christmas murder blitz in Britain was smashed yesterday by police and MI5.
A 28-year-old Asian man was snared as he allegedly tried to buy a rocket launcher near the M25 South Mimms services.
It is feared he planned to blast a holiday flight at a major UK airport.
The British-born Muslim was kept under surveillance for weeks by Met chief Sir Ian Blair’s anti-terror cops and MI5 agents.