It would seem, that some in our nation think that what has come around to England is a perfect fit for us. It wasn't bad enough that Sec. of Treasury Henry Paulson controls our entire economy and now has control over nearly a TRILLION dollars to nationalize what he wants, but now.....
The Treasury Department has announced it will teach "Islamic finance " to U.S. banking regulatory agencies, Congress and other parts of the executive branch tomorrow in Washington, D.C. – but critics say it is opening a door to American funding of Islamic extremism.
According to its announcement, the "Islamic Finance 101" forum is "designed to help inform the policy community about Islamic financial services [Ed, That's Sharia Finance people!], which are an increasingly important part of the global financial industry."
The Treasury Department has collaborated with Harvard University's Islamic Finance Project to coordinate the event.
It is becoming increasingly popular, having reached $800 billion by mid-2007 and growing at more than 15 percent each year. Wall Street now features an Islamic mutual fund and an Islamic index.