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  •  Maybe not following the rule of law (0+ / 0-)

    with respect to such dangerous terrorists will do more harm than good by undermining the very rule of law?

    Our whole system of law is based on the idea that it's worse to condemn one innocent man than to let ten guilty men go.  Letting those guilty men go will almost certainly result in harm, but less harm.

    The influence of the [executive] has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.

    by lysias on Wed Apr 27, 2011 at 11:39:32 AM PDT

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