Boykin: The Treasury Department is Funding Jihad
Yesterday we noted that Jerry Boykin was complaining that the United States government was practicing Sharia through the bailout of AIG because the insurance giant offers some policies that are Sharia-compliant.
If that line of reasoning was too coherent for you, Boykin is back with an ever more convoluted claim about how the US Treasury Department is funding jihadists.
As Boykin sees it, the Treasury Department has been working for years to make our banking and financial systems Sharia-compliant. Combine that with Zakat - one of the Five Pillars of Islam which calls for tithing to support the poor, those working for Islamic causes, and taxes on certain types of financial transactions - and it means that offering Sharia-compliant policies is a way of funding jihad:
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