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teryang Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-20-04 10:45 PM
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5. "Suspected" of being a terrorist?
This is a pretty low threshold for stripping a citizen of his civil rights.

Suspicion doesn't even meet a probable cause threshold. I guess pre-trial detention and the draconian Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure aren't a secure enough legal system to punish spies and saboteurs.

That's the funny thing about the chimp dictatorship, all of our previous laws and all the expertise of numerous generations of American legal scholars isn't up to their standards. Just what are their standards? Some unconstitutionally vague standard called the "war on terror" which allegedly necessitates making citizens the target of a military apparatus.
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