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February 22, 2006

Why we have the 4th Amendment: a profoundly disturbing report from Iraq.

-- by Thomas Leavitt

This posting on Baghdad Burning about a "raid" gives me a vastly greater appreciation for, and understanding, of what the 4th Amendment (protection against "unreasonable searches and seizures") to the U.S. Constitution was put in place for.

This is not how you "win friends and influence people". Imagine if this were your home, or your neighborhood. Again... profoundly disturbing, even gut wrenching.

Posted by Thomas Leavitt at February 22, 2006 5:33 PM

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