United States Constitution
Article III, Section 3
Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in 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 same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.
The Congress shall have Power to declare the Punishment of Treason, but no Attainder of Treason shall work
Corruption of Blood, or Forfeiture except during the Life of the Person attainted. U.S. Constitution
Attainder: the legal consequence of judgment of death or outlawry for treason or felony, involving the loss of all civil rights. Dishonor.
Attaint: to condemn by a sentence: Bill of Attainder. Attainder: to convict. To disgrace. Taint.
Source: Random House Dictionary of the English Language. Unabridged edition.
This story is rapidly developing. As of this writing, no decisions have been made as to the fate of John Walker. Be on alert for a divisive battle as to the manner in which the Walker case will be approached. Regardless of what may or may not be proved either for or against Walker, he will be center stage as an American Scapegoat. December 14, 2001 marks the Solar Eclipse at 22 Sagittarius. The day following, Chiron reaches 0 Capricorn, sign of the Goat.
Starcats, December 9, 2001.