by Ann Garrison
"God is not a real estate agent" was Palestinian scholar Edward Said's response to the Zionist claim to scriptural proof, from the Old Testament, that God had given Palestine to the Jewish people. Were Edward Said still among us, he might now respond, "God is not a commodities broker," because Zion Oil and Natural Gas now claims scriptural proof, Genesis 12:1-3, and 49:25, and, Deuteronomy 33:24, that God gave the oil and natural gas in the land of milk and honey to the Jewish people as well:
In morning trading hours, on July 6, 2009, Zion Oil and Gas was the top volume gainer on the American Stock Exchange, jumping 6.79% and trading at over twice its daily average volume. Hold on, because Palestine---or, more precisely and more likely, Israel alone---may be poised to become the next Dubai.