An interesting fact about treason

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  1. ihopehefails
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    Treason is defined as revolution against one of the states of the United states and not the federal government.
     
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    Troll harder. :thup:
     
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    No. Just, no.
     
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    Really?

    I think you're also confusing the definition of "state" and confining it to a portion of the US, when in reality, it means the overall government.

    Also, here's the definition from wikipedia.......

    Interestingly enough, in addition to spewing bullshit on messageboards, the internet can be used to educate yourself about what treason REALLY is.

    It's not about states like Arizona being revolted against, it's about the whole government.
     
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    from the us constitution:

    Section 3 - Treason Note

    Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.

    The Congress shall have power to declare the Punishment of Treason, but no Attainder of Treason shall work Corruption of Blood, or Forfeiture except during the Life of the Person attainted.

    ABS -- you betray a similarity in thought processes. you googled the word treason and did a whack and cut job on the wiki article and the dictionary definition.

    it looks like a misread of the constitution is what this thread is based on.
     
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    Treason is against the whole government. ihopehefails is the idiot that confused it with individual states of the USA.
     
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    Ihope? Has anyone seen Ihope?

    Ohhhhhhh . . . . IHOPE?????

    :dig:
     
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    That's what John Brown was hung over. Treason against Virginia.
     
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    I think it's trolling as hard as it can. :cuckoo:
     
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    United States Code: Title 18,2381. Treason | LII / Legal Information Institute

    The CRIME of TREASON under the U.S. Code refers not to just one "state" but to "them" meaning the UNITED STATES.

    It appears that ihopehefails was simply mistaken.

    I'm not sure why the mistake is presumed to be "trolling."

    But I do agree that he's mistaken.
     
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