Nothing was said of the radical Islamist preachers who had filled the air with sedition and bigotry in the decade prior to 9/11.
So does his comment about treason, which plugs into the mentality of those accusing the President of sedition and disloyalty.
As the Army recovered from Vietnam, it rediscovered inherent powers to combat espionage, sedition, and subversion.
Citizens protesting a nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu, as you read this, have been charged with sedition.
I refer to the Alien and sedition Acts, signed into law by President John Adams in 1798.
The smaller states, especially those which border on the Rhine, gradually became the acknowledged hotbeds of sedition.
They were harassed by the natives with accusations of treason and sedition.
This rule, in his opinion, much more deserved the character of a "Gag-law," than the sedition law did.
If they are guilty of sedition, let them be fined and imprisoned.
The Wesleys were represented as "bold movers of sedition and ringleaders of the rabble, to the disgrace of their order."
mid-14c., "rebellion, uprising, revolt, concerted attempt to overthrow civil authority; violent strife between factions, civil or religious disorder, riot; rebelliousness against authority," from Old French sedicion (14c., Modern French sédition) and directly from Latin seditionem (nominative seditio) "civil disorder, dissention, strife; rebellion, mutiny," literally "a going apart, separation," from se- "apart" (see secret) + itio "a going," from past participle of ire "to go" (see ion).
Meaning "conduct or language inciting to rebellion against a lawful government" is from 1838. An Old English word for it was folcslite. Less serious than treason, as wanting an overt act, "But it is not essential to the offense of sedition that it threaten the very existence of the state or its authority in its entire extent" [Century Dictionary].
Acts that incite rebellion or civil disorder against an established government.