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Police can get search warrants on the flimsiest of suspicion--even the word of an anonymous informant.
Certainly, during the dotcom/fiber-optic/telecom boom of the late 1990s, metals and paper industry executives looked on with a combination of bewilderment and jealousy as dollars were thrown headlong into high-tech companies vowing to provide staggering returns on investment based on the flimsiest of premises.
They began using as the flimsiest of pretexts for their attacks on religion both the First Amendment and the Fourteenth Amendment -- the latter having been passed after the Civil War, to guarantee that no state could "deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
Local council members who find the flimsiest excuse to meet in private or try to keep meeting agendas private.
Neeru Bajwa, a high--school drop out from Vancouver, who never felt accepted by her fellow Canadian students, packs her bags and heads for Bombay on the flimsiest promise of a screen test from a producer she has never met.
The next question dealt with that flimsiest of all Roundtable propositions--predictions.
This is the case, even if these fabrications are based on the flimsiest of evidence or even, in some cases, if evidence contradicts the fabrication.
Unfortunately this claim, like too many of the criticisms in McGowan's outdated tome, has only the flimsiest connections to reality.
Rumsfeld and Bush are preparing to go to war against Iraq on the flimsiest of evidence.
This tends to be nothing more than a metaphor with nothing more than the flimsiest supports (i.
Defense' is a thin cover for plans for militarization of space, and with good PR, even the flimsiest arguments will carry some weight among a frightened public.