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I Founding Fathers e la sedition

18 maggio 2017

Da Wikipedia in inglese:

«Historian Richard B. Morris in 1973 identified the following seven figures as the key Founding Fathers: John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington…»

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Founding_Fathers_of_the_United_States

«In 1798, President John Adams signed into law the Alien and Sedition Acts, the fourth of which, the Sedition Act or “An Act for the Punishment of Certain Crimes against the United States” set out punishments of up to two years of imprisonment for “opposing or resisting any law of the United States” or writing or publishing “false, scandalous, and malicious writing” about the President or the U.S. Congress…»

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedition

Al giorno d’oggi, a quanto pare, la sedizione non è più un reato.

Anzi, viene ampiamente praticata.

Perché è proprio questa la parola giusta per indicare ciò che sta accadendo negli Stati Uniti: sedizione.

In inglese: sedition.

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