13 October 2008

U.S. financial crisis as divine punishment ?

At least this is what many Muslim clerics are saying, apparently:

America's opponents in the Middle East are gloating at the financial meltdown in the United States, describing it as the divinely inspired collapse of an overstretched empire.
There is a serious contradiction in the works here, since, according to many of the same luminaries, the financial goings-on are caused by the Jooz. Who are (again, according to the same thinkers) the Satan's spawn.

So - are we, the Jooz, part of the divine power or Satanic influence? I am confused. Here it is:

And re this headline:

Conspiracy theory faults Jews for Lehman Brothers' collapse
A new anti-Semitic conspiracy theory has been spreading online over the last few days, claiming that on the eve of Lehman Brothers' collapse last month, the firm transferred $400 billion to Israel.
$400 billion? Feh... Elders don't deal in pocket money...