Article 3 section 3 of the US Constitution states-
“Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying war against them or adhering to their ENEMIES, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the overt act, or on confession in open court. The Congress shall have the power to declare punishment of Treason, but no Attainder of Treason shall work Corruption of Blood or forfeiture except during the life of the person Attained.”
The US legal code spells out the punishment for Treason, including death-
“Whoever owing allegience to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their ENEMIES giving aid and comfort within the United States and elsewhere is guilty of Treason. And shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned for not less than 5 years, and fined under this title not less than $10,000, and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States.”
Notice how in both definitions any person who gives “aid or comfort to the ENEMY” can be accused of Treason.
Edward Snowden comes forward with evidence and proof of our own government spying on us. He revealed “Operation Prism” a secret NSA data mining program that sifted through billions of phone calls of private citizens in our own country. He also gave proof that our government without legal reason or court ordered warrant was listening into our phone calls, with out probable cause or due process.
This release of classified information was about our government spying on us, now our government wants to charge him with Treason. Wait, what? http://news.yahoo.com/treason-charges-snowdon-rare-challenging-170215118.html
Yes in both the Constitution and the US legal code Treason is giving aid or comfort to the ENEMY. So if Snowden gave information to us, the citizens of the United States, that our government is spying on US, and they are going to charge him with Treason, that means our government sees us as the enemy. Are you awake yet? Are you upset yet? Are you ready to take our country back and send this tyrannical regime packing? If not, why? This is the president our Founding Fathers warned us about.