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    use current methods to get information, but there is NO guarantee they could get all of it, especially the most important parts.  

    Still, just because Bomber #2 is questioned without being Mirandized doesn't mean he will tell them anything at all.

    It's still possible that more lives will be lost.  The Aurora Theater shooter, James Holmes, booby-trapped his apartment, hoping at the time to kill many more people.  But for whatever reason, he told authorities about it and further loss of life was avoided.  (It was never reported that delayed Mirandizing of him under the public safety exception occurred, but it's possible that's what happened.)

    "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the universe." -- Albert Einstein

    by Neuroptimalian on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 11:25:04 PM PDT

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