Up until September, the US markets were struggling to maintain values with extremely high oil prices and with indigestion caused by 2 years-worth of idiotic anti-inflationary-Greenspan interest rate hikes, but the markets were still basically okay. Then came this announcement:
Last update - 19:54 21/08/2008IS THIS A COINCIDENCE, OR IS THIS WHY:
U.S. won't sell refueling jets to Israel, fearing strike on Iran
By Haaretz Staff and Channel 10
It emerged on Wednesday that the United States has refused to sell Jerusalem new refueling planes, fearing such a transaction could be interpreted as support for an Israeli attack on Iran.
Genesis 12:3 (New International Version)MAYBE IF THE USA ANNOUNCES IT WILL SELL THE IDF THESE REFUELING PLANES OUR ECONOMY WILL RECOVER.
I will bless those who bless you,
and whoever curses you I will curse;
and all peoples on earth
will be blessed through you."
IT COULDN'T HURT...
AND IT'S CHEAPER THAN A BAILOUT!
*******UPDATE: ACCORDING TO THE CHART ABOVE, THINGS STARTED TO GO SOUTH IN MAY 2008.
GUESS WHAT ELSE HAPPENED IN MAY 2008? THIS (BBC):
CASE CLOSED.US 'rejected' Israeli Iran strike
US President George W Bush told Israel's prime minister in May that the US would not back an attack on Iran, a UK newspaper has reported.
A spokesman denied Ehud Olmert had said the words attributed to him in a working meeting with a foreign guest.
The Guardian quoted unnamed European diplomatic sources as saying Mr Olmert had used a one-to-one meeting with Mr Bush in May to raise the issue.Israel sees Iran's nuclear programme as its greatest threat.