But one thing I’m not going to stand: I’m not going to stand my own wife being seditious.
"All these organizers, yes, and a whole lot of the German and Squarehead farmers themselves, they’re seditious as the devil—disloyal, non-patriotic, pro-German pacifists, that’s what they are!"
You don’t oppose this organizer because you think he’s seditious but because you’re afraid that the farmers he is organizing will deprive you townsmen of the money you make out of mortgages and wheat and shops.
Some of the people who had been at the station declared that Miles made some dreadful seditious retort: something about loving German workmen more than American bankers; but others asserted that he couldn’t find one word with which to answer the veteran; that he merely sneaked up on the platform of the train.
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She was investigated for sedition, but charges were dropped.
Sedition is a punishable offense for members of the U.S. military.