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So, the ACLU is suing the government over certain provisions of the Patriot Act -- only, because of provisions of the Patriot Act, they weren't allowed to tell anybody about the lawsuit. Feel safe yet?

In related creepy-Orwellian-vibe news, Loyalty Day still sounds like something out of a bad dystopian novel -- only it's actually happening, this Saturday. Whee.