Must Read Post--Updated!
Michelle Malkin has a post on the effect
of the NY Times' revealing of the fact that the US was monitoring overseas phone calls to terrorist suspects in the US; the terrorists immediately went out and bought cheap cellphones. Fortunately, a suspicious clerk at Wal-Mart notified the police.
This is the most important thing you will read today. See also our buddy Reliapundit's
post on this matter. Let's see, the Times published their story on December 15, and the terrorist group in Midland made their attempted purchase on December 18; what a coincidence.
Update: See also this article from a local reporter
.However [FBI Agent] Vanderland said Thursday after the ABC report aired that assertions of a connection between a terror cell and the men who attempted to purchase cell phones from a Midland Wal-Mart were invalid.
"There is no known link or demonstrated link or any other kind of link at this point between the people here and any terror cell," he said.