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Originally posted by Kidfinger
Ill give you thier generalization of the matter.
But thats not an abuse of the patriot act is it?
if there is no law, then there is no crime and they are justified in doing practically anything.
Originally posted by dh
The tale of the Tipton 3, released last year after pressure from high profile lawyers, and with reluctance from the UK Government, is instructive
"After months of questioning in coercive conditions, Mr Rasul admitted meeting Osama bin Laden and Mohammed Atta, one of the September 11 hijackers, in Afghanistan in 2000. In fact, he was working in a Currys store in the West Midlands." (Currys is a UK electrical goods chain store)
Originally posted by dgtempe
Some of you either have to be too dumb or too young to not see what is happening in this country.
You know who you are
Its a nice evening to ride your tricycles
Cary Clack: Lifetime imprisonment of suspected terrorists is un-American
Web Posted: 01/05/2005 12:00 AM CST
San Antonio Express-News
The ghosts of Jefferson, Washington, Madison and Franklin have long ceased spinning in their tombs. Once word drifted up to them about the Pentagon and CIA's recent request of the White House they probably went looking for Paul Revere's horse so that they could ride back to Earth and haunt some bureaucrats back to their constitutional senses.
The request being made is for the government to plan to indefinitely imprison suspected terrorists even when there is insufficient evidence to charge them. Instead of setting the suspected terrorists free or turning them over to the courts of the United States or other countries they could remain in custody for their lifetimes.
It's ridiculous. It's frightening. It's un-American.
Originally posted by The Vagabond
ECK: You're exactly right- everyone is in danger here, not necessarily because it's planned, just because its becoming possible when it was never supposed to be.
You never hear about the cases where the ACLU is wildly successful in protecting the little guy from the interests of larger groups.