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Mass. Governor Believes Obama Critics Close To Sedition.

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Cutter, May 25, 2010.

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    From Dictionary.com


     
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    Also from Dictionary.com

    re·bel·lion   /rɪˈbɛlyən/ Show Spelled[ri-bel-yuhn]
    –noun
    1.open, organized, and armed resistance to one's government or ruler.


    Thanks for showing us what a nut job Deval Patrick is.
     
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    I'd say there are a number of people who incite discontentment and rebellion. Some of the far right talk show hosts for instance.

    Now whether what they say fits the legal definition of sedition I do not know.

    Law.dictionary.com says:

    Where as http://dictionary.lp.findlaw.com/sc...com&topic=3b/3b62fc18aa2aca0c7fb146ca82fe1657 states:

    It is not hard to find blogs from both sides accusing the other of inciting violence.
     
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    I remember when someone made a full length feature movie that released in the movie theaters that enacted an assaination of then President Bush.

    Do you think that rose to the level of sedition?
     
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    Well what we all know is you would like it to.
     
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    Gov. Patrick is a little off here. I haven't seen any Tea Party people advocating the violent overthrow of the United States government.
     
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    Now we have to properly define "Far right"
     
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    Perhaps a better question would be, is the sedition act a violation of the first amendment. The act was passed in 1798

    If it is not then I think many quotes that could be posted from either side of the political spectrum could well be called seditious.
     
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    Crabby is about to throw his back out by contorting to defend all things Obama. :laugh:
     
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    Obama is much closer to treason than his critics are to sedition.
     
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