Liveblogging World War II: June 9, 1940
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Refighting the Civil War Department

In today's Republican Party, the Past Is Not Dead--It Is Not Even Past. They really do want to refight the Civil War--this time definitely not on the side of Abraham Lincoln.

Justin Elliott and Evan McMorris-Santoro:

Reid Opponent Embraces Secessionist Group: The peculiar ideology of Sharron Angle... is perhaps no better illustrated than by her embrace of the patriot group Oath Keepers, whose membership of uniformed soldiers and police take an oath to refuse orders they see as unconstitutional... [to] invade a state "that asserts its sovereignty and declares the national government to be in violation of the compact by which that state entered the Union..."