Links: | Reuters | CNN | AP |February 21 (Day 52, Wall): A US Army Special Forces helicopter with 10 onboard crashed in the Philippines. Two bodies have been recovered, but no survivors have been found. It was on reported to be on fire when it went down. The MH-47 Chinook crashed in deep water off the coast of the city of Dumaguete. The first indication of the mishap was at 2:34 AM, February 22nd (1:34 PM EST).
Links: | Washington Post |Kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter, Danny Pearl, 38, is dead according to a video tape of his killing obtained by the US Consulate in Karachi. The video shows his throat being cut. He was kidnapped January 23rd by Islamic terrorists in Pakistan. According to the ring leader of the terrorists, Pearl was killed on January 31st.
Links: | AP | Times | Photos | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 |President Bush extolled the virtues of freedom and urged the Chinese to adopt religious freedom. At a joint news conference with Bush, Chinese President Jiang Zemin said, "I don't have religious faith."1 For those who may have prayed, Zemin was at God consciousness and very close to Common Grace, whereby the gospel was available if he had wanted it. President Zemin also said that he had read the Bible and other texts. President Bush, however, was unable to get China to halt the sale of missile and nuclear technology to Iran, Pakistan, North Korea and other nations. Photo 1 shows Zemin adjusting his tie, which is a sign that means the noose around my neck is too tight.
Links: | CNN | Transcript | BBC News |In an address to the nation, Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, called for unity to confront terrorism. He admitted there were no easy solutions to stop the bloodletting. He also called for buffer zones, which will be implemented soon, to separate Israel from the Palestinians.
Links: | SPC Storm Report |No tornadoes were reported in the USA. There were at least 39 hail and 7 wind damage reports, which were mostly in Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio associated with the weather elephant that moved through.
Today weather elephants were over the Pacific northwest and Florida. An elephant represents a demon Commander, such as Baal.
Links: Weather Links | Track |Tropical Cyclone Guillaume was off Madagascar in the south Indian Ocean. It is traveling southeast with 60 knot winds. It has formed the image of a sickle. Guillaume is French for William.
An Army MH-47 helicopter crashed in the Philippines. The number, 47, stands for peace. The Philippines correspond to the islands off Florida because they are located off the region of Zebulun in Asia. The islands off the mainland represent the first line of defense for the nation. Thus, the Philippines are also associated with the Palestinians.
The death of reporter, Danny Pearl, from Muslim terrorists was announced. Although he may have died on January 31st, his death correlates to the man from Phenix City, Alabama who had his throat cut on February 19th and survived being buried alive. Pearl was 38, for dying in the wilderness. He was killed in Pakistan, which is in the region that corresponds to Gad, the raiding band, or terrorists, in Asia.
President Bush discussed religious freedom with Chinese President Zemin, who admitted he had no religious faith. Zemin reached the point of God consciousness and was only a step away from Common Grace, whereby he could have heard the gospel if he had wanted to be saved.
Cyclone Guillaume, which formed off Madagascar on February 16th, Day 47, decreased to 60 knots. The storm track has formed the image of a sickle.
Today was February 21st, Providential Preventative Suffering. And it was Day 52, for a wall. Ariel Sharon's proposal for a buffer zone was similar to a wall. The buffer zone will provide further separation from the Palestinians. The death of Danny Pearl was announced today. He was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal. And President Bush visited the Great Wall of China, even though it was February 22nd in China.