Links: | BBC News (video) | AP |January 24 (Day 24, Strategy): A major al-Qa'eda bust in Spain netted 16 Algerians with suspected al-Qa'eda ties to terrorists in other parts of Europe. Over 150 police agents participated in a pre-dawn raid on the suspected al-Qa'eda cells in more than a dozen apartments in Barcelona and Catalonia. Explosives and chemicals were seized.
Links: | AP | Bio |Tom Ridge, 57, was sworn in as the new Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Vice President Cheney administered the oath as President Bush looked on. Ridge is now the 15th cabinet secretary. The new department will employ 170,000 people who now work in 22 separate agencies, including the Customs Service, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Secret Service, Coast Guard, Transportation Security Administration, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It will be the biggest federal bureaucracy since the 1947 creation of the Defense Department. The department's headquarters will be in a Navy office complex in northwest Washington near the vice president's residence at the U.S. Naval Observatory.
Ridge was born August 26th, 1945, Day 238 in Munhall in Pittsburgh's Steel Valley. He is the former Governor of Pennsylvania, where the Republican Convention that nominated George W. Bush was held.
Links: | Denver Post (video) | KUSA TV |Five people in two planes were killed when the planes collided over Denver shortly before 5:00 PM. A single-engine Cessna crashed into a home and exploded. The home at 3400 W. Moncreiff was destroyed. And a twin-engine Piper Cheyenne landed upside down in the backyard of a home at 3200 W. 26th Street. The number, 3400, stands for the division of the land, which points to the Middle East peace process. And 3200 stands for a conspiracy. Five stands for a giant, such as Baal.
Links: | Sun-Sentinel | Orlando Sentinel | 1 | Photos |In spite of freezing temperatures and some scattered snowflakes in Cape Canaveral, citrus crops escaped. However, there could be some damage to strawberries and other vegetables as Florida temperatures dipped below freezing in some areas and stayed just above in others.
Children at Mims Elementary were elated when an announcement came over the Public Address system that snow was falling. Of course, the flakes were only tiny specs, but the last time this happened was 1989. Snow was reported in Brevard County, including Mims, Titusville, Cape Canaveral, Kennedy Space Center, and Merritt Island. Snow was also reported in Daytona Beach to the north and Vero Beach in Indian River County to the south.
Links: | Ha'aretz | 1 | CNN | AP |Three Israeli soldiers were killed last night (January 23rd) at 8:15 PM near Hebron by Palestinian terrorists. They were ambushed at Kvasim Junction south of Hebron. The soldiers were a foot patrol for protecting about 450 Israeli settlers who live in 3 enclaves in the middle of Hebron. The number, 3, stands for the Justice of the Holy Spirit per the meaning of the year, 2003.
Early today, Israeli Air Force helicopters fired on a weapons workshop in southern Gaza. An Israeli rocket pierced the roof and floor of an Anglican church. Later Palestinians retaliated by firing 6 rockets into the Israeli cities mainly around Sderot.
In another incident, two Palestinian terrorists were killed when a group of four opened fire and threw grenades at Israeli troops at Mt. Ebal near Nablus. Mt. Ebal is the symbol of cursing (Deuteronomy 11:29).
Links: | AP |The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell down 238.46, or 2.9 percent, to close at 8,131.01. This was the lowest since Oct. 16, when it closed at 8,036.03. The fall was attributed to fear of Bush's war with Iraq. The numbers mean:
The Florida Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man who had been on death row for 16 years, and he was freed. The man is going to Tallahassee to be reunited with his son and daughter. Tallahassee is in Leon County #13, which stands for the double blessing of Israel. The number, 16, which corresponds to the number of terrorists captured in Spain, stands for sanctification. Cold weather brought snow to Florida. Snow represents sanctification.
Tom Ridge, 57, was sworn in as the first Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security after he was approved by the Senate on January 22, which stands for cursing. The new department is the largest federal bureaucratic reorg since 1947. Today was January 24, for Satan's strategic attack on Israel. The terrorist attack on the US is also tied to the terrorist attack on Israel. Ridge is 57, which stands for Zebulun, Florida, and the Palestinians at Gaza.
Today, Israel counterattacked the Palestinians at Gaza after 3 Israeli soldiers were killed by Palestinian terrorists last night. The soldiers were protecting 3 Jewish enclaves in the middle of Hebron. The number, 3, stands for the production of the Justice of the Holy Spirit, which corresponds to the meaning of the year, 2003. The wind blew over tractor-trailers on Interstate 77 in Carol County, Virginia. The wind is another sign of the Holy Spirit in 2003. Hundreds of birds of the air died in White, Georgia, another sign of Justice of the air associated with the Holy Spirit. Two Palestinians were killed on Mt. Ebal, which stands for cursing for those in Israel who have chosen to reject Bible Doctrine.
Five people were killed when two planes collided over Denver. Colorado is in the region of the summits, which corresponds to Middle East peace negotiations. The planes fell at 3400 W. Moncreiff and 3200 W. 26th Street. The numbers mean: 5 - a giant, such as Baal; 3400 - division of the land, which points to the Middle East peace process; 3200, for a conspiracy; and 26, for Political Babylon. Tom Ridge was born on August 26th. The crashing and burning represented Fire Testing.
The Dow tumbled 238 points, the lowest since Oct. 16, when it closed at 8,036.03. Tom Ridge was born August 26th, 1945, Day 238, where 238 stands for dying in the wilderness.
The importance of the day in history should not be lost in the detail. Last night the deaths of 3 Israeli soldiers protecting 3 Israeli enclaves in Hebron were killed by Palestinians. Spain arrested 16 al-Qa'eda suspects in the biggest bust since September 11th, 2001. And Tom Ridge, 57, was sworn in as the new Czar of the Homeland Security. The number, 57, stands for Florida, where it froze and snow fell. It also stands for the Palestinians, who are the leaders in the war of terrorism - not al-Qa'eda. The stock market gave up all its gains since October 16th for fear of Bush's war with Iraq. If Bush is a businessman, he'll wise up.