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Chopstick
12-16-2006, 03:25 AM
Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.

<font color="blue">So, what's that yardbird doin' in Syria? Of course, not to be out done, Mr. Potato Head wants to go to. Or what's that SFB in New Mexico doin' talkin' to North Korea about nuclear weapons. Why aren't these people in jail? </font color>

Gayle in MD
12-16-2006, 12:57 PM
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I don't know of whom you speak, but if you are referring to Congressmen, or Senators, they have authority.

Gayle in Md.