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Oh you mighty Dollar!

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Submitted by Avi Elnekave (United States), Apr 23, 2006 at 09:56

Once upon a time, when I was in the second decade of my life, I saw a caricature that impressed me a lot at the time. In the cartoon, two aliens were bringing a TV set back to their planet and introducing it to their Governor. The caption read: "We brought back their GOD." Today, I would publish the same caricature but would change one detail: I would switch the TV set with a dollar bill! Why? The reasons the west bows low to Radical Islam are financial - economical reasons. The West must understand that, in the end, there will be no survivors to "enjoy" the "treasures" that it anticipates accumulating by being "tolerant" to those who are so very intolerant.
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