Why God is Siding With bin Laden
-- A Possible Explanation
by Darwin Bedford
Repugnant as it is, we have to consider the evidence and
||The World Trade Center buildings were completely
destroyed while occupied by thousands of people.
Even bin Laden admits that the results of his attack far exceeded his
The almighty American Military have not yet killed, or captured, or
located bin Laden. This is reminiscent of one of those exaggerated
East Indian hero movies. We can only conclude that God must be
There is only one God and bin Laden credits Him for his personal success.
Some Muslims wear "God is Great" on their headdresses--for they
are certain that God is on their side.
God takes sides. Losers never say anything about God, but winners
thank God routinely.
established that God is siding with bin Laden, we now must ask
ourselves why. Could it be America's foreign trade
practices? Here are some examples of America's trade polices
that God cannot ignore.
sanctions on Iraq have already killed over 500,000
Over two thousand foreign companies have been penalized since 1980 for dumping
(selling their products to Americans at prices lower than those approved
by the U.S. government). Take softwood lumber for instance.
To protect jobs of U.S. lumber mills the U.S. Commerce Department has set two duties totalling 29 per cent for most Canadian lumber producers.
Several thousand jobs have been lost in Canadian lumber mills as a
result. No tariffs were imposed on raw logs, however, so as to
ensure a steady supply of fiber for the U.S. lumber mills. The
Americans don't care if they consume the remainder of Canadian forests,
but perhaps God does care.
In 1997, Canada banned the import of a gasoline additive called
because its primary ingredient, manganese, is a known toxin. This
public health law was challenged by the American company that produces
MMT under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Their
argument was that the Canadian law would harm the company's
profits. Now Canadians have a dangerous neurotoxin allowed in
their gasoline, and there is nothing they can do about it.
seems that with every passing day we learn of another instance of how
American protectionists are causing
grief and despair around the world -- so much so that even God is
wanting to get involved.
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