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What is treasonable?

In light of the recent charge of treason being levied on Snowden, I would ask what is justifiably treasonable vs. freedom of citizen information? How does the charge of treason in this case compare to say, George Bush Jr., who brought a whole nation to war based on his selected information and thus causing the deaths of tens of thousands of our citizens?

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  • Jun 26 2013: The question is why is Snowden's act considered more treasonable than President Bush's lie to the world (which lie cost the nation many more citizen lives)? It seems to me that if one is considered treasonable, surely the other must also be considered treasonable. Does this conclusion make sense?

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