Links: | Ha'aretz |April 19 (Day 109, Plagues of Egypt): Palestinian Prime Minister-designate Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) and Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat are at odds over a new cabinet. Abu Mazen stormed out of a meeting with Arafat and the PLO central committee tonight after Arafat blocked his choice for a key portfolio. Abu Mazen has also threatened to quit. The main point of contention is Abu Mazen's intention to appoint former Gaza Strip security chief Mohammed Dahlan as a minister without portfolio on security matters in his new cabinet. Arafat will not accept Dahlan, after Dahlan had managed to establish strong and independent security in the past.
Links: | CNN |The seven US POW's arrived safely back home. They landed aboard a C-17 transport at Fort Bliss, Texas after a 13-hour flight from Germany. Five of the soldiers are members of the 507th Maintenance Company from Fort Bliss. The other two will be taken by another plane to Fort Hood, Texas.
Links: | Ha'aretz | BBC News |The Israeli Army with dozens of tanks, armored vehicles, and attack helicopters pushed into the Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza Strip tonight in one of the largest military incursions on the Egypt-Gaza border in the 30 months of fighting. Palestinian doctors said four Palestinians were killed and at least 18 wounded. Israel said the mission was to root out terrorism.
Links: | CBS | Houston Chronicle |NASA Shuttle Program Manager, Ronald Dittemore, is leaving to work in private industry according to CBS. Dittemore is 51, the number for arrogance, and has worked at Johnson Space Center in Houston for 26 years, the number for Political Babylon.
The scene on the weather map portrayed a large elephant that extended from the Great Lakes through Texas. Off the northeastern USA were the heads of a horse, bird, and bear. A bear and an elephant represent a demon Commander, such as Baal. A horse represents war and a male phallic reversionist.
Two more tornadoes were in Nebraska in the region of the Merarites, who are associated with Fire Testing. NASA Shuttle Program Manager, Ron Dittemore, is reportedly leaving NASA. Dittemore presided over the fiery crash of Columbia. A large weather elephant extended through the Houston region all they way to the Great Lakes. Dittemore works at Johnson Space Center in Houston, and Columbia burned up over Texas.
Off the northeastern USA in the Atlantic were the heads of a horse, bird, and bear. The three represent Ecumenical, Political, and Cosmic Babylon. This is the portrayal of the power vacuum of Iraq's government after the war. It is enslaved to the Cosmic System.
Today was April 19th, for the federal judiciary. And it was Day 109, for the plagues of Egypt.