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Wwcd

(6,288 posts)
Mon Jul 16, 2018, 08:51 PM Jul 2018

Read the 1st eleven words of the law, then stop. Then read U.S. v Mitchell, 2 U.S. 348 (1795)




U.S. v Mitchell, 2 U.S. 348 (1795) —

“an insurrection with an avowed design to suppress public offices [such as election offices & voter database offices] is an act of levying war” Ergo, #Treason
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Read the 1st eleven words of the law, then stop. Then read U.S. v Mitchell, 2 U.S. 348 (1795) (Original Post) Wwcd Jul 2018 OP
Kick dalton99a Jul 2018 #1
The end for Trump & his aides must come swift & severe Wwcd Jul 2018 #6
K&R Eko Jul 2018 #2
K&R Nevilledog Jul 2018 #3
Thanks for this. More: elleng Jul 2018 #4
Good read ..its all been written long before this crisis of ours Wwcd Jul 2018 #8
Yes it has been. elleng Jul 2018 #9
He levied war against his own country.... Volaris Jul 2018 #5
There it is. K&R yonder Jul 2018 #7
Other acts of war? Marthe48 Jul 2018 #10
To the guillotine! $10,000 is the price of a state function dress for Mel. fierywoman Jul 2018 #11
Treason. Thank goodness more people are seeing what's been obvious to US for a long time. Honeycombe8 Jul 2018 #12
+1000 triron Jul 2018 #14
Yep, that, too. And Jared's efforts to set up a hush/hush back channel calimary Jul 2018 #17
What about the sentence that precedes the quoted language from Mitchell: onenote Jul 2018 #13
bookmarked for future reference AllaN01Bear Jul 2018 #15
I'd Prefer a Hanging in the Public Square. Make it PPV with Proceeds to Immigrants. DoctorJoJo Jul 2018 #16
Count me in. BigmanPigman Jul 2018 #18
Reality TV at its finest! thbobby Jul 2018 #19
Those actions are only Treason when done by a Democrat, IOKIYAR. bitterross Jul 2018 #20
 

Wwcd

(6,288 posts)
6. The end for Trump & his aides must come swift & severe
Mon Jul 16, 2018, 09:01 PM
Jul 2018

Imagine a world with NO More Trump tweets.
Ever again.

elleng

(132,222 posts)
4. Thanks for this. More:
Mon Jul 16, 2018, 09:00 PM
Jul 2018

'Again; an insurrection with an avowed design to suppress public offices, is an act of levying war: And, although a bare conspiracy to levy war, may not amount to that species of treason; yet, if any of the conspirators actually levy war, it is treason in all the persons that conspired; and in Fost. 218, it is even laid down, that an assembly armed and arrayed in a warlike manner for a treasonable purpose is Bellum levatum, though not Bellum percussum. Those, likewise who join afterwards, though not concerned at first in the plot, are as guilty as the original conspirators; for in Treason all are principals; and whenever a lawless meeting is convened, whether it shall be treated as riot, or treason, will depend on the quo animo. 4 Bl. Com. 81. 1 H. H. P. C. 133. 4. Fost. 213. 210. 215. 218. 1 Hawk. P. C. 37. 4 Bl. Com. 35. 1 Hal. P. C. 440. 8 St. Tr. 247. 2 St. Tr. 586. 7. Keil. 19. 3 Inst. 9. The evidence, unfortunately, leaves no room for excuse, or extenuation, in the application of the law to the prisoner's case. The general and avowed object of the conspiracy at Couche's Fort, was to suppress the offices of excise in the Fourth Survey. As an important measure for that purpose, it was agreed to go to General Neville's house, and to compel him to surrender his office, and his official papers. Some of the persons who were at Couche's Fort, went, accordingly, to General Neville's, and terminated a course of lawless and outrageous proceedings by burning his house. The prisoner is proved by four witnesses to have been at Couche's Fort; and so far from opposing the expedition to General Neville's, he offered himself to reconnoitre. Being thus originally combined with the conspirators, in a treasonable purpose, to levy war, it was unnecessary that the purpose should be afterwards executed, in order to convict them [2 U.S. 348, 350]

https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/2/348/

NOTE, an OLD case, 2 U.S. 348 (1795)

Marthe48

(17,444 posts)
10. Other acts of war?
Mon Jul 16, 2018, 09:57 PM
Jul 2018

Here's a couple things that Putin is probably also directing trump to do: deny immigrants access as seasonal help to harvest crops. A new way to cut off the food supply. Weaken the military by dismissing trained individuals, again, immigrants. Masking the damage by focusing on immigrant labor and immigrant military service personnel, is the same as sapping a castle wall. No actual bombs are dropping, but losing jobs, facing increase in costs of living for food, medical and fuel are going to cause the same kind of fear as bombs. The cyber attack by russian military is just part of it.

Honeycombe8

(37,648 posts)
12. Treason. Thank goodness more people are seeing what's been obvious to US for a long time.
Mon Jul 16, 2018, 10:12 PM
Jul 2018

Remember when he gave Russians classified intel, when he had them in the Oval Office early on in his term? The visit wasn't announced. Not sure even Congress knew. No American press or photographers were there. The only reason we know is that there was a RUSSIAN photographer, who released the photo!

calimary

(81,993 posts)
17. Yep, that, too. And Jared's efforts to set up a hush/hush back channel
Mon Jul 16, 2018, 10:44 PM
Jul 2018

connecting trump ‘n’ comp with Russia - established in a Russian building?

onenote

(43,246 posts)
13. What about the sentence that precedes the quoted language from Mitchell:
Mon Jul 16, 2018, 10:12 PM
Jul 2018

it is uniformly and clearly declared, that raising a body of men to obtain, by intimidation or violence, the repeal of a law, or to oppose and prevent by force and terror, the execution of a law, is an act of levying war.

 

DoctorJoJo

(1,134 posts)
16. I'd Prefer a Hanging in the Public Square. Make it PPV with Proceeds to Immigrants.
Mon Jul 16, 2018, 10:40 PM
Jul 2018

The Orange Buffoon would finally get that HUUGE audience he craves!

 

bitterross

(4,066 posts)
20. Those actions are only Treason when done by a Democrat, IOKIYAR.
Mon Jul 16, 2018, 10:52 PM
Jul 2018

Come, come now. We know that Republicans cannot be vile, evil, and treasonous. No matter what their actions.

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