Uh oh. Al Qaeda's not doing that well financially these days. According to the New York Post, Al Qaeda's ability to raise money has been impacted by the shitty economy.
Plagued by money worries over the past year, al Qaeda leaders put out an appeal for more funds, saying they need charity in order to combat US forces.Last night I was watching satellite TV and saw an informercial for a new Franklyn Mint coin featuring "Death to the Jews" on one side and Bin Laden's face on the other. It seemed strange at the time. Now it makes sense.
In an audio message posted on various militant Web forums Wednesday night, the group's leader in Afghanistan, Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, said terrorists were short on weapons, food and other supplies needed to fight American troops.