A Pirate's Treasure and Weapons of Mass Destruction
NEW YORK (May 6) - A son of Saddam Hussein and a close adviser carried off
nearly $1 billion in cash from Iraq's central bank hours before the U.S.-led war
on the country began, the New York Times reported on its Web site late on
The amount of cash was so large -- $900 million in American bills and $100 million worth of euros -- that three tractor trailers were needed to carry it, the newspaper reported, citing an Iraqi official.
The alleged removal was said to have been ordered by Saddam himself. Qusay, the deposed leader's second son, and one of the president's personal assistants, Abid al-Hamid Mahmood, carried a letter from Saddam authorizing the removal of the money, the newspaper reported.
"When you get an order from Saddam Hussein, you do not discuss it," an unnamed Iraqi official who held a senior position in a bank told The Times. The unnamed official was told about the removal of the cash by the people who turned it over to Qusay and the adviser, the newspaper reported.
The New York Times said Iraqi officials were uncertain what effect the disappearance of the cash, which amounted to about one quarter of the central bank's hard currency reserves, would have on the Iraqi economy.
American officials and Iraqis interviewed by The Times said they did not know where the money went, but some Americans said they suspect it was transported to Syria, the newspaper reported. The money was reportedly stolen at 4 a.m. on March 18.
Col. Ted Seel, a U.S. army special forces officer, said he was aware of the seizure of cash, the newspaper reported. He said there was intelligence information at the time that suggested a group of tractor trailers were crossing into Syria from Iraq.
The Times however quoted a U.S. Treasury Department official, George Mullinax, as saying that it was possible a large chunk of the money had been recovered.
He said about $650 million in U.S. $100 bills found by an American sergeant in one of Saddam's palaces might be from the central bank, although that had not been determined for certain.
Saddam and his two sons have not been seen in public since the war began. The ousted Iraqi leader made a number of television appearances during the war, but it was not possible to verify when they were recorded.
05/06/03 00:11 ET
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The zenith at the reported moment when the World's Greatest Pirates came to the central bank of Iraq.
Directly on the zenith was the Crook of Egypt and the Crown of the Arab League above the Head of the Guardian Serpent.
The Signs of the Times change. But, the signs of the times are thieves in the night forever.
Down beneath the infamous moment the Guardian Serpent is informed of impending death.
As the nadir sat upon the foot of the celestial tomb at the Big Bend in the River Styx, it was a moment "As Above, So Below."
On the crosshairs of the southern horizon and the meridian was the Pirate's Cave, with all the treasure at Golgotha round about.
In the west we see the moment that inspired the infamous looting, for a King was going down on the eve of the last Full Moon before the Paschal Moon.
On the north the Camel stands upon the horizon as the Greatest Escape Artist known to Man slides under the watchful eyes of a Queen and her court.
The lines are drawn as the embroidery of the heavens. He who would be king must raise up the sword of the Persians.
And on the east we see the warrior at the face of Wisdom where Ishmael's Comet says it is time to face reality.
So, have we ever seen such piracy in heaven and on earth at any time before? The first words of Isaiah tell us that these Sons of a Tyrannical King will meet their fate in due time. Though they would pilfer the coffers of their people and turn their great city into a Harlot for their pleasure, they shall face the reality that they who live by the sword shall die by the sword, even if they conjure shields on eagles.
How is the faithful city become an harlot! it was full of judgment;
righteousness lodged in it; but now murderers. Thy silver is become dross, thy
wine mixed with water: Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves:
every one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the
fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them. Therefore saith
the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of
mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies: And I will turn my hand upon
thee, and purely purge away thy dross, and take away all thy tin:
And so it was in Heaven and on Earth when a prince took the wealth of his people for his own pleasure twenty-two days before the Paschal Moon of 2003 and the Day We Tore the Saddam's Down. If ever there was a Weapon of Mass destruction, it would be the Son of a Tyrannical King who would rob his own people and turn his city into a Harlot of His Pleasure. Sodom and Gomorrah were not different than Sadam and Qusay, nor Sadam and Uday. These four weapons of mass destruction may still be walking the earth, but rest assured that they walk at the mercy of Ah, as Isaiah spoke to Israel during the years of the great travesty of Jerusalem.
If you need more words to correlate the present and the past, the heavens and the earth, then look at the whole of CHAPTER 1, "The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz," describing the vision of Isaiah when Israel's Kings had robbed the Bank of Jerusalem. What goes around comes around, and it does so in concert with the stars.
E Pluribus Unum carries the same information as the flags of the Arab League and the Flag of Saddam, and Isaiah's Vision.
Choose your ensign, or it will choose you. In the cave of the pirates there is a flag. Some say it is the Jolly Roger. Others say it is the neter of the Creator. The truth is that all stars are coming from and going toward star dust. From dust we came and into dust we shall return. The Weapons of Mass Destruction that were the Sons of Saddam have no shield for their ensign anymore, except those fools who cannot tell the difference between a Pirate's Treasure and the Word of God, Annuit Coeptus, Novus Ordo Seclorum.
What do you treasure, a Pirate's Dream?
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