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Treason -- A Common Liberal Accusation

L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham, CNS News

The media outrage over Trump using the word "treason" was summarized by CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin: "It is so grotesque! It is so appalling. ... I just wonder what the cost is, in terms of the future of our civic discourse!" At this point, we should just start laughing at the press. These self-appointed watchdogs of the "civic discourse" weren't a bit outraged when liberals tossed that T-word like a Frisbee at anyone criticizing former President Obama. Here are just a few examples.

Giving Aid And Comfort To The Enemy: The Best Argument Against Obama’s Iran Nuke Deal

The Iranian Islamists have no intention of ending their war with us, and Obama’s plan to pay them to continue it, while giving them the nuclear weapons with which to win it, is giving aid and comfort to the enemy and nothing short of treason.

Spending, the Deficit, the Debt and Treason

With their near-treasonous level of spending Democrats and Republicans in Congress have created an economic crisis that is about to overwhelm the most productive economy in the world and wreak havoc on America for generations to come.

Double Jeopardy and the Zimmerman Trial - Can He Be Tried All Over Again?

Derek Khanna quotes Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett on double jeopardy to argue that at the Founding there was thought to be little, if any, overlap between federal and state laws governing individuals. In light of the modern expansion of federal power, Khanna says 'twice put in jeopardy of life or limb' should be interpreted to mean what it says.

RPaul: History Will Judge Snowden

Real Clear Politics

Does Paul support Snowden? This video shows him warning Snowden not to cozy up to U.S. enemies.

CHQ Reader Comments: NSA Leaker Edward Snowden is No Patriot

To some CHQ readers, the problem is that the Obama administration hasn't been able to decide whether or not we are actually at war with Muslim extremists, and when the enemy can be in our midst, then electronic surveillance (such as the programs Edward Snowden revealed) is no different than any other current surveillance methods -- such as security cameras and metal detectors. To have your ideas and opinions on the issues raised by the NSA leak and Edward Snowden’s critique of U.S. government electronic surveillance policy considered for publication on CHQ, please send them to CHQeditor [at] gmail [dot] com.

NSA Leaker Edward Snowden IS A Traitor

Edward Snowden should have worked within our constitutional system of government, and if he had a legitimate concern about the conduct of the NSA, turned those concerns over to Congress, which has oversight responsibility for the NSA, and let those charged by the Constitution (such as Senators Rand Paul, Ron Wyden and Mark Udall) put a stop to any extra-legal actions on the part of the government.