The Constitution has indeed become a suicide pact

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The old wisdom has been turned on its head. Would you volunteer terror information to the US Government if you knew it could be exposed in legal proceedings? Right.  Providing secret intelligence to terrorists' lawyers seems suicidal. The reason is purely practical: Crucial sources will dry up. At some point even the ideals of justice must yield to practical realities.

James Lewis   9 18 06

The old wisdom has been turned on its head. Would you volunteer terror information to the US Government if you knew it could be exposed in legal proceedings? Right.  Providing secret intelligence to terrorists' lawyers seems suicidal. The reason is purely practical: Crucial sources will dry up. At some point even the ideals of justice must yield to practical realities.

James Lewis   9 18 06