Want to know what the mainstream media and the Obama administration doesn’t consider news? Well read the following news report and ask yourself if you’ve heard this story or if it is just being kept quiet.

Federal agents arrested a suspicious traveler with an altered Saudi Arabian passport at Detroit Metro Airport over the weekend after discovering a pressure cooker in his luggage.

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According to a criminal complaint filed today in U.S. District Court, the passenger, Hussain Al Khawahir arrived at Detroit Metro on Friday from Saudi Arabia via Amersterdam. He had a visa and a Saudi Arabian passport, and told officers in the baggage control area that he would be visiting his nephew at the University of Toledo.

Two customs officers interviewed the Khawahir and noticed a page had been removed from his passport, the complaint said. Khawahir said he didn’t know how the page was removed from the passport, and stated that the passport was locked in a box that only he, his wife and three minor children have access to in his home.

Customs officials examined Khawahir’s luggage and found a pressure cooker inside. When questioned about it, he said that he brought the pressure cooker for his nephew because pressure cookers are not sold in Saudi Arabia. Then Khawahir changed his story and admitted his nephew had purchased a pressure cooker in America before, but it “was cheap” and broke after the first use.

Then just as Khawahir began to spill the beans, you guessed it, out came the Miranda rights.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforcement officer read him his rights and one minute later, Khawahir invoked his right to remain silent.

Kawahir is in federal court in Detroit this afternoon, making his initial appearance on charges that he knowingly used an altered Saudi Arabian passport and made a materially false statement to a CBP officer about the pressure cooker in his possession, all to gain entry into the United States.

Really, he’s being charged with lying about a pressure cooker, not that perhaps he was planning a terrorist attack? Does the news media keep this information from us because it makes the government look like the idiots they are. Who carries a pressure cooker in their luggage? Seriously. Worldwide shipping is actually pretty darn good – so there could only be one reason given recent news. Duh.


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