Perhaps we should all remember some basic tenets:
The purpose of terrorism first and foremost is to create a state of anarchy which forces the governing body to tighten laws to the point of pushing aside the "rule of law". In essense, forcing the ruling body to create a totalitarian police state whereby the common people rise up to overthrow the state and take up the cause of the terrorists because they get sick and tired of the loss of freedom, real or imagined.
it is a fine line between protecting the public and overstepping the fourth amendment.
I am continuely amazed that all these people missed poly sci 101