The U.S. is reverting to “colonial relationships” to “impose” its will on other countries through “economic warfare,” asserted Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.

Ellison, the first Muslim member of Congress, made the remarks at a so-called spiritual conference led by a slew of extremists, many with close ties to Obama, including a Marxist who reportedly compared the tea party movement to Hitler.

“Diplomatically, we have got to understand that it’s not about imposing will upon countries through economic warfare, like all these sanctions that we’re so fond of,” Ellison said to a conference led by the Network of Spiritual Progressives, or NSP.

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