10 Things the U.S. Has Done to Israel
Bringing the Swift Judgment of God
Action: VP George Bush opened the Madrid Conference aimed at forcing Israel to give up more land. Near the same time, a storm formed in the Atlantic. It traveled in an unusual direction and sent 35 ft waves into Bush's New England home.
Formed October 28, 1991 - November 4, 1991 - The Perfect Storm, absorbed one hurricane, and ultimately evolved into a small hurricane within an extratropical system late in its life cycle. The initial area of low pressure formed across Indiana before moving offshore off Atlantic Canada, where the cyclone reached its peak intensity. The unnamed hurricane of 1991 was the last tropical cyclone of the 1991 Atlantic hurricane season, and its fourth hurricane. By November 2, Atlantic Canada experienced the effects of a landfalling tropical storm. Damage totaled $208 million and the death toll was twelve.
Action: Madrid Conference moved to Washington, D.C. That same day, Hurricane Andrew, the worst natural disaster in US history at that time, caused over $30 billion in damage and left 180,000 homeless.
Hurricane Andrew 8/23/1992 - Andrew was a small and ferocious Cape Verde hurricane that wrought unprecedented economic devastation along a path through the northwestern Bahamas, the southern Florida peninsula, and south-central Louisiana. Damage in the United States is estimated to be near $25 billion, making Andrew the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history.
President Clinton met with Syria's President for talks on forcing Israel to give up the Golan Heights. Less than 24 hours later, a 6.7 earthquake shook Southern California. It was the second most destructive natural disaster to hit the U.S.
Southern California Earthquake - At 4:30 on the morning of January 17, 1994, some 10 million people in the Los Angeles region of southern California were awakened by the shaking of an earthquake. The earthquake, named for its epicenter in the town of Northridge, was a magnitude 6.7 shock that proved to be the most costly earthquake in United States history. The shaking heavily damaged communities throughout the San Fernando Valley and Simi Valley, and their surrounding mountains north and west of Los Angeles, causing estimated losses of 20 billion dollars. Fifty-seven people died, more than 9,000 were injured, and more than 20,000 were displaced from their homes by the effects of the quake.
Yassar Arafat, head of the Palestine Liberation Organization, toured America. He was in the US for one month, leaving the first part of April. On the day he landed in the U.S., powerful tornadoes devastated huge sections of Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi and the Dakotas. These storms led to the worst flooding in the 20th century. On the day he left, the storms ceased.
WASHINGTON (CNN) -Arafat arrives in Washington. Tensions rising between Israel and the Palestinians March 2, 1997 - Web posted at: 10:00 p.m. EST
WASHINGTON (CNN) -Yassar Arafat came to Washington for a two-day visit Monday and tried to rally the U.S. administration against an Israeli housing development slated for construction in Jerusalem.
U.S. Tornado outbreak - February 28 - March 1
Wikipedia - Main article: 1997 Benton, Arkansas tornado outbreak
The 1997 Benton, Arkansas tornado outbreak was a major tornado outbreak< that struck portions of the central and southern United States mostly on March 1, 1997 with initial activity on February 28. Affecting areas mostly from Arkansas to Kentucky, the two-day outbreak produced 39 tornadoes and killed at least 27 people including 25 in Arkansas alone with one death in each Mississippi and Tennessee. This was Arkansas' deadliest tornado outbreak since May 15, 1968, where 34 were killed in Jonesboro. Over 400 others were injured during this event which was about 45% of the yearly average of tornado-related injuries in the United States.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu met with President Clinton. The Prime Minister was coldly received by Mr. Clinton because he flatly refused to give up more of Israel's land. Clinton and Secretary of State Madeline Albright refused to have lunch with him.
1/21/1998: Monica Lewinsky Scandal: xtimeline.com - On January 21, 1998, a controversy was raised by the media and prominent Republicans over Clinton's relationship with a young White House intern, Monica Lewinsky, resulting in the Lewinsky scandal.
Yassar Arafat addressed the United Nations in New York and stated that he would declare a Palestinian state by May 1999. As he said these words, hurricane George pounded the Gulf Coast and caused $1 billion in damages. At the exact time Arafat left the U.S., the storm faded.
9/28/1998: Hurricane Georges - FEMA: Florida Hurricane Georges Major Disaster Declared September 28, 1998 (DR-1249)
President George W. Bush pressured Israel to evacuate from the Gaza Strip. 8,000 Israeli settlers were forced to leave their homes and villages. Exactly one week later, hurricane Katrina smashed Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. 80% of the city of New Orleans was under water. The percent of the Israeli population that was made homeless by the forced evacuations was almost exactly equal to the same percentage of the American population left homeless by Katrina.
8/29/2005: Hurricane Katrina formed over the Bahamas on August 23, 2005 and crossed southern Florida as a moderate Category 1 hurricane, causing some deaths and flooding there before strengthening rapidly in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm weakened before making its second landfall as a Category 3 storm on the morning of Monday, August 29 in southeast Louisiana. It caused severe destruction along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge. The most significant amount of deaths occurred in New Orleans, Louisiana, which flooded as the levee system catastrophically failed, in many cases hours after the storm had moved inland.
Prime Minister Netanyahu arrived through the front door, he was taken through a side door, an apparent act of humiliation. No press corps was invited and no friendly photos taken. Instead, he was harshly addressed by President Obama and then was left to sit alone while President Obama had lunch with his family. President Obama's parting remarks were, "if you come up with anything new, call me". The Prime Minister flew home. In 48 hours, huge storms caused massive flooding in the U.S., the worst in 200 years.
3/23/2010 - Flooding: NASA - New England received a second week of flooding from March 21-31, 2010 when a parade of three large storms flooded the upper Midwest and Northeast in the second half of the month.
Before the United Nations, President Obama stated that the United States will no longer automatically side with Israel at the UN. This was the first time that any US President had made such a statement. On April 19, Israel was celebrating her rebirth as a nation, since the Jewish Calendar is a lunar calendar, unlike our solar calendar, which would have had that birthday in May. Within 24 hours of the Obama statement, the British Petroleum oil well exploded, killing 11 in the Gulf of Mexico. This was the worst natural disaster in American history.
British Petroleum Oil Well Explosion - Tuesday, April 20 News broke that an explosion occurred at 11 p.m. EST on BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, 52 miles southeast of the Louisiana port of Venice. According to the Coast Guard, 11 to 15 crew members were reported missing, of the total 126 workers aboard the rig at the time of the blast. The rig was drilling, but not in production.
Obama embraced the Palestinian demand for Israel to return to the 1967 borders, which Israel has declared would be asking her to commit national suicide. This was a radical departure for the government of the United States.
5/22/2011: Joplin - JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - The death toll from the monster tornado last week in Missouri has risen by three to at least 142, Joplin City Manager Mark Rohr said during a news conference Saturday. That makes this the deadliest year for tornadoes since 1950.
Note from David: Now, once again, this administration is demanding pre-1967 boundaries.