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Senator Says Politics Have Reached Civil War Levels

•, By Matt Berman

As the clock ticks down toward a possible government shutdown, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, isn't holding back.

On the Senate floor before 10 a.m. Friday, the senator gave a speech describing how American politics have reached the level at which "a small group of willful men and women who have a certain ideology"read: the tea party and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texashave been able to take over the congressional budget debate in the last week. "Since they can't get their way," Harkin said, "they're going to create this confusion and discourse and hope that the public will be so mixed up in who is to blame for this, that they'll blame both sides."

This isn't just congressional business as usual, Harkin said. It's much, much more dire:

It's dangerous. It's very dangerous. I believe, Mr. President, we are at one of the most dangerous points in our history right now. Every bit as dangerous as the break-up of the Union before the Civil War.
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Senator Harkins realizes the severity of the situation; he does not recognize the cause of the problem.

If Cruz and his gang cannot expose the criminal nature of the Federal Reserve that hides trillions from the government via the FRBNY’s exclusive handling of accounts for Treasury security auctions, and Wall Street’s role in economic chaos in Greece, Cyprus, western Europe, and the third world, we can anticipate the WS program to collect the $16 trillion debt of the United States. Hello, Cyprus. Ref. ;**

The issue is Freedom or Wall Street control of the New World.

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