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    • Mark ben Josuf
    • 04.11.10 | 10:39 (IST)

    And no war with Iran. These things cost money. And the overwhelming message is that the US is broke. Even the new Illinois Senator (Kirk) has told the Chinese to plan on a US default. They won't finance a new war. And Rand Paul, from Kentucky's Tea Party has announced the end of deficit spending. One Senator can cause a US default using the secret hold rule of the US Senate - Arcane? Yes, but just normal US politics. Why has no US aid made it to Haiti? Same arcane rule.

    from the article: Obama can make peace, but mustn't force a final deal
    First published 02:45 04.11.10 | Last updated 02:45 04.11.10
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