An enemy is defined legally (if we are in the process of defining treason) in the US as a country with whom we are at war, during wartime. Which is to say, we have to have declared war with a particular state/country and then someone has to have given that state/country aid and comfort during wartime.
On that legal… Read more
I’m still getting over the post-9/11 craze for “freedoms” (plural) and “blood and treasure.” Like, “This republic will expend any amount of its blood and treasure to defend our God-given freedoms.” As if some blowhard on Fox News circa 2002 were rallying the rag-tag troops at Valley Forge. If you ever hear or read the… Read more
Anti-vaxxers are a menace. The nature of my workplace means hundreds of children are in and out of here every week—and when a parent casually mentions that their kid isn’t vaccinated, it takes all of my therapist cool not to leap across my office and throttle them.
As someone who had to send an article to my father this week about the actual meaning of treason to cap off months of trying to explain it to him, no - and he’s a leftist who’s not on Facebook yet.
Yeah, 45 has kind of changed the definition of that word for his followers and the like. That person was probably defining treason as “any activity I deem inappropriate”.
Well, well, well, it looks like the good folks at The Breakthrough Institute have Trump’s ear. Breakthrough is a think tank dedicated to a “third way” balance between energy and environment. At least that’s what gives the nonprofit its tax free status. Whether or not Breakthrough is a front group for the usual… Read more