we coming to? About the only time I’ve come across the word is when I learned about the Alien and Sedition Acts in American history, and they weren’t presented as a good thing, but as a time when we detoured from the ideals on which the country is based and attempted to criminalize dissent. Something similar happened during WWI, though I’m not sure if the word was used. Watch what you say in those letters to the editor!
From Editor and Publisher
Nurse Investigated for 'Sedition' After Writing Letter to Editor
By E&P Staff
Published: February 11, 2006 9:00 PM ET
NEW YORK Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) has asked Veterans Affairs Secretary James Nicholson for a thorough inquiry of his agency's investigation into whether a V.A. nurse's letter to the editor criticizing the Bush administration amounted to "sedition."