New Definition of Terrorism Means More Deaths


First, they closed Abu Ghraib (Iraq) in 8/06. Then they decided to "Mirandize" any terrorist prisoners. Then they decided that because of the Abu Ghraib and like scandals, many of the terrorist prisoners should be released. Then they decided that every terrorist prisoner should be afforded all those rights that American citizens now get if they're apprehended.

Some believe we most likely will never have any terrorist problems again...

According to the AP in, the % of terrorism cases that federal prosecutors have declined to pursue has recently grown from 31 to 73%. Many terrorists go free because the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) claims they don't have enough evidence to convict, and we are violating their civil rights. They seem to forget it was these terrorists responsible for the 3000 deaths on 9/11.

AP reports that almost 6000 of almost 8900 terrorism cases between 2004 and 2008 were closed with no action. According to the data, the cases brought by investigators were often based on weak or insufficient admissible evidence, lacked criminal intent, or did not constitute a criminal offense.

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