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. The...
- The leader of the NRA suggested that the FBI’s rank and file consider resisting their leaders.
- Trump also threatened to reduce the federal presence in California because he doesn’t like how they do.
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.