Civil War Watch: Two More Signs Of Strains On The American System

No, not Grant vs. Lee war between the states. But signs that the ties that bind us are fraying.

For newcomers, when we say “civil war” here, we are not talking about set-piece battles, but levels of anti-federal actions, such as attacks on federal judges, states taking anti-federal positions, or coordinated efforts that use violence or the threat of it to disobey or nullify federal authority in certain areas. More armed standoffs, more bombings of federal buildings, and such.