Is there any particular reason that we should give an Al Queda operative the same rights as a U.S. citizen? This lunatic just tried to blow up 300 innocent people on an airplane. Why shouldn't we waterboard Abdulmutallab? The ticking time bomb scenario is here So he brings in a high dollar attorney and exercises his newfound 'right to remain silent.' This murderous loon was singing like a bird before our new liberal policy hand-delivered Perry Mason to his defense and he turned into a clam. And right at the critical brink in which he probably would have devulged pertinent information which could aid in preventing the future attacks that he alluded to upon capture. It just seems ridiculous.