Sunday, February 24, 2013


This is how the Encarta World English Dictionary defines "sequestration".

se·ques·tra·tion [skwə stráysh'n, sèkwə stráysh'n]
(plural se·ques·tra·tions)

1.  confiscating or being confiscated: the act or process of legally confiscating somebody's property temporarily until a debt that person owes is paid, a dispute is settled, or a court order obeyed 
2.  international law seizing or being seized: the seizing of an enemy's property, or the fact or process of being seized 
3.  going into or being in isolation: the act of going into or putting somebody in an isolated place, away from people or everyday pressures, or the fact of being in such a place (formal) 
4.  chemistry ion-binding process: the chemical process of binding an ion, especially a metallic ion, in a coordination complex 
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Which part of this definition of "sequestration" is consistent with what the people of our nation are being told by men and women involved in media and Congress?
Is "Spes Recuperandi" gone? 
Has our nation been captured? 
If so; by Whom?  And; How?


Lat. The hope of recovery or recapture; the chance of retaking property captured at sea, which prevents the captors from acquiring complete ownership of the property until they have definitely precluded it by effectual measures. 1 Kent, Comm. 101.