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If Jeh Johnson gets his way, we can kiss Miranda rights goodbye.
Obama's nominee for secretary of Homeland Security proves to be an aggressive advocate for drone warfare and lawless interrogation policy, escalating fear of "terrorists at home" and calling for increased surveillance within U.S. borders.
Interrogation of terror suspects before putting them into the federal courts system "has been a goldmine for us" he said. "The [president] and the Congress should look into codifying this into law ... because I think it's going to become an increasingly important practice. There will be a need for this sort of interrogation."
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