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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the “Right Balance” for the Bill of Rights
Posted By admin On April 22, 2013 @ 5:18 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
April 22, 2013
Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren. Photo: Edward Kimmel.
Liberals fell in love with Elizabeth Warren after she said the “rich” must be taxed, so they elected her to the Senate in 2012. However, the new Massachusetts senator seems to have a problem understanding the Bill of Rights, not unlike many of her colleagues.
On Sunday, Warren said federal prosecutors need to ‘‘find the right balance’’  in deciding whether to read Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev his Miranda rights – in other words if he will be allowed to exercise, as an American citizen, the Fifth Amendment and be granted due process.
Ms. Warren is apparently confused about the Fifth Amendment. It states that no American shall “be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.” It doesn’t say this can be ignored in the case of supposed terrorists.
It’s truly sad that Warren has decided to give the neocons and serial warmongers a chance to undermine the Bill of Rights and hundreds of years of English common law dating back to the Magna Carta in 1215.
It seems there are scant few champions of due process these days beyond the American Civil Liberties Union and a handful of constitutional scholars who get quoted in the New York Times or trotted out to appear alongside former generals and government bureaucrats on CNN.
Public education has done wonders to the American psyche. We were reminded of this after Tsarnaev was arrested and people rushed into the street to wave American flags manufactured in China and lavish praise on the police state. Even the hapless residents of Watertown, Massachusetts, seemed unperturbed when storm troopers showed up at their doors outfitted like combat soldiers and demanded to be allowed to search their homes without bothering to produce search warrants.
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URLs in this post:
 federal prosecutors need to ‘‘find the right balance’’: http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/04/21/warren-bombing-prosecutors-must-find-balance/zWeOYqfQlqLiwt01Y2CPnM/story.html
 Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is American: http://www.prisonplanet.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-is-american.html
 Unsealed court papers reveal extent of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s injuries: http://www.prisonplanet.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-sustained-gunshot-wounds-to-face-and-extremities.html
 Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev left note in boat he hid in, sources say: http://www.prisonplanet.com/boston-bombings-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-left-note-in-boat-he-hid-in-sources-say.html
 Government Issues Formal Complaint Against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: http://www.prisonplanet.com/government-issues-formal-complaint-against-dzhokhar-tsarnaev.html
 Eyewitnesses: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Did Not Shoot Boston Cop: http://www.prisonplanet.com/eyewitnesses-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-did-not-shoot-boston-cop.html
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