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  •  No, Treason is… (0+ / 0-)
    the crime of betraying one's country, esp. by attempting to kill the sovereign or overthrow the government
    …and that is exactly what the secession group is trying too achieve.

    Teh stoopidTM, it hurts. Buy smart, union-printed, USA-made, signs, stickers, swag for everyone: Get your We are the 99% Yard Sign.

    by DemSign on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 12:36:21 PM PST

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    •  Because we have no sovereign, (1+ / 0-)
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      Because we have no sovereign, the Founding Fathers had to redo the definition of treason. It's in the Constitution.

      Making war upon the United States or giving aid and comfort to enemies of the United States.
      That's from memory, but it's pretty close.

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