Maybe we could call this a Friday Afternoon Funny. Osama bin Laden is asking the world to boycott the American dollar (USD) and American goods. The cave dweller, still believed to be titular head, although significantly neutered, of al-Qaeda, says the US is responsible for global warming.
Just like every Liberal we know:
He blamed Western industrialized nations for hunger, desertification and floods across the globe, and called for "drastic solutions" to global warming, and "not solutions that partially reduce the effect of climate change."At this time, the tape, which aired in part on al-Jazeera television, has not been officially authenticated.
Bin Laden has mentioned climate change and global warning in past messages, but the latest tape was his first dedicated to the topic. The speech, which included almost no religious rhetoric, could be an attempt by the terror leader to give his message an appeal beyond Islamic militants.The al-Qaida leader also targeted the U.S. economy in the recording, calling for a boycott of American products and an end to the dollar's domination as a world currency."We should stop dealings with the dollar and get rid of it as soon as possible," he said. "I know that this has great consequences and grave ramifications, but it is the only means to liberate humanity from slavery and dependence on America."He argued that such steps would also hamper Washington's war efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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