Thursday, October 11, 2007

My Old Buddy Lynn Pentz

Attempts a Troofer intervention with Jane Harman:

Lynn's kind of a batting practice "Truther"; note that one of her factoids is "six hijackers are still alive." I had a long discussion with her at the 9-11 Denial of Accountability Conference. She says she's seen ten miracles in her life; if Jane Harman pushes ahead with impeachment that will be eleven.

Note as well the way Harman bristles at the "Misprision of Treason" bit. This is one of the latest gambits by the kooks. Misprision of Treason is indeed a federal offense:

In the United States, misprision of treason is a federal offense, committed where someone who has knowledge of the commission of any treason against the United States, does not inform the President, a federal judge or state Governor or judge (18 U.S.C. ยง 2382). It is punishable by a fine and up to 7 years in prison.

But of course by bringing this up, the Troofers are just going to infuriate powerful people. And an obvious question for Lynn: Have you informed the President, a federal judge or state governor or judge?