Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Listen to true prophets

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said on a visit to Tehran on Monday that the “empire of the dollar is crashing,” one day after his country and anti-U.S. ally Iran advocated action over the weakening U.S. currency during an OPEC summit in Riyadh. Chávez, who on Saturday said oil prices could double to $200 per barrel if the U.S. attacked Iran over its disputed atomic ambitions, spoke to reporters after talks with his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in Tehran.

Some people have been reading the handwriting in the desert sands for a long time and have been trying to get the world’s attention. But like all true prophets, they only get the attention of a few, and those few aren’t enough to make a difference.

The phony prophets of peace have the money on their side, so don’t expect a lot of publicity to be given to this. And then every time a true prophet brings this up, you can be sure he or she will be ridiculed. But that’s the way it goes for true prophets.

Ted Rudow III,MA

Menlo Park

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