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  •  4th amendment doesn't apply (1+ / 0-)
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    at the border.  It's the "border exception."
    •  The checkpoints in question are generally (0+ / 0-)

      twenty five to forty miles from the border, occasionally more.

      I had a brother at Khe Sanh, fightin' off them Viet Cong, they're still there, but he's all gone. The Boss

      by DaNang65 on Tue Apr 13, 2010 at 05:00:49 PM PDT

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      •  Cheney extended the border zone (0+ / 0-)

        to 100 miles inside the actual border... which means, actually that the 4th Amendment doesn't apply to a terrifying percentage of the population.

        I haven't heard that the Obama Administration has rescinded his ruling. Doesn't mean they haven't.

        Government is not instituted for the good of the governor, but of the governed; and power is not an advantage, but a burden. -Algernon Sidney

        by James Robinson on Tue Apr 13, 2010 at 07:00:51 PM PDT

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