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  •  Right....that person is a judge, and he considers (3+ / 0-)
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    all admissible evidence and if there isn't enough admissible evidence then they get released.  What you are suggesting is unclear but it seems to be that we grab people and someone goes into a room and if that person thinks YOU are a danger then you get locked away until ....?  And you don't get to test the evidence?  And you don't get to have counsel, and the evidence can consist of whatever they torture out of you.  I think that is what is unacceptable, and unamerican.

    (-7.0, -6.4) "I said, 'Wait a minute, Chester, you know I'm a peaceful man.'" Robbie Robertson

    by NearlyNormal on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 11:09:01 AM PST

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    •  And that's fine... (0+ / 0-)

      what I'm worried about is the "release them all and take our lumps" attitude that you seemed to be espousing.

      •  Given the previous admins actions it may well (1+ / 0-)
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        be that is the outcome.  What is the alternative?

        (-7.0, -6.4) "I said, 'Wait a minute, Chester, you know I'm a peaceful man.'" Robbie Robertson

        by NearlyNormal on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 06:10:12 PM PST

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