Posts Tagged ‘treason’

June 19th, 2022 - 12:00 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

Daring to call it treason

John A. Stormer, a prominent anti-communist crusader of the Goldwater era, published a screed titled “None Dare Call It Treason” that was wildly popular in rightwing circles (details here). The book’s title and contents implied America was losing the Cold War because its liberal el[...]

November 3rd, 2016 - 1:40 am § in America

30th Anniversary of Iran Contra


March 11th, 2015 - 1:33 pm § in America, Politics

Speak loudly and carry a small stick: The Logan Act and American foreign policy

By rights, the Logan Act should never have never made it onto the Internet chat circuit. Approved in 1799 by a sharply polarized Congress, the Act was seen, even at the time, as nothing more than a gesture to put an upstart state legislator (Dr. George Logan) in his place for schmoozing the French. [...]