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ranma2 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 11:20 PM
Corbett, Are you talking about giving the miranda to ARMED people? Cops are allowed to kill armed hostage-takers without "trying to arrest them". An armed person in a highly hostile/dangerous place does not enjoy the luxury of the 5th amendment which is meant for ordinary citizens who are not threatening to shoot at the USA government. A terrorist US citizen is the same as an unstable kid with an AK47 who is hiding in his place of crime. The police would shoot him dead. And so would the USA military. You should try arresting someone with AK, and tell me how that goes. You'd be dead. and the world would have a bump in IQ average.

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

I can't get excited by the question of whether Senator Robert Menendez had sex with a prostitute in Central America. It is her word against his -- and when it comes to a prostitute's word against a politician's word, that is too close to call.

If an American citizen went off to join Hitler's army during World War II, would there have been any question that this alone would make it legal to kill him? Why then is there an uproar about killing an American citizen who has joined terrorist organizations that...