Comment: Yes, Tamerlan did have rights and I'd only want them respected.

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Yes, Tamerlan did have rights and I'd only want them respected.

My point was two-fold:

1) Brandon Raub has rights, too. Didn't seem to matter there. What good are rights if they are ARBITRARILY protected or not. But also,

2) Apparently, there were more than just rumours in Tamerlan's case. IF there was probably cause - such as the reasons WHY Russia, the Saudi's, and the CIA apparently all warned the FBI that he represented a threat - perhaps they might nonetheless have kept him under surveillance or gotten a judge to sign off on his phone being tapped or home searched. Something doesn't add up here. It doesn't make sense to me unless... as Pirro contends, the FBI messed up badly; OR, perhaps, his lack of any longer being under suspicion was serving some purpose.

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