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Mubarak-backers fire back at U.S. (/the rookie Hussein)
Timmins Press ^ | 2/10/11 | YASMINE SALEH AND PATRICK WERR

Posted on 02/10/2011 1:27:37 PM PST by Libloather

Mubarak-backers fire back at U.S.
By YASMINE SALEH AND PATRICK WERR REUTERS
Updated 8 hours ago

CAIRO -- The government of embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak hit back on Wednesday at what it called U.S. attempts to "impose" American will on a loyal Middle East ally, saying rapid reforms would be too risky.

But as pro-democracy protesters consolidated a new encampment around Cairo's parliament building, the White House again said that Egyptian ministers must do more to meet the demands of demonstrators, who want an immediate end to Mubarak's 30 years of one-man rule and sweeping legislative changes.

**SNIP**

"When you speak about prompt, immediate, now -- as if you are imposing on a great country like Egypt, a great friend that has always maintained the best of relationship with the United States -- you are imposing your will on him," Aboul Gheit said.

Since protests began two weeks ago, partly inspired by the overthrow of another Arab autocrat in Tunisia, U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has trodden a sometimes hazy line between support for a key Arab ally in Washington's conflict with militant Islam and backing for those demanding democracy.

(Excerpt) Read more at timminspress.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bayofpigs; egypt; egyptcrisis; fail; foreignpolicy; mubarak; muslimbrotherhood; obama; punkd; utterfail
Hope and change.
1 posted on 02/10/2011 1:27:40 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Kind of makes me wish some countries would call for the prompt, now removal of Obama. It’d be none of their business either, but I’d like to hear it.


2 posted on 02/10/2011 1:33:59 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm.)
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To: Libloather
Obama just has his hat handed to him care of Mubarak...I love it!

Mike

3 posted on 02/10/2011 1:34:21 PM PST by MichaelP ("Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe.)
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To: Libloather

Mubarak said “I will not be dictated to by an outside power.” My wife said “In other words, he told Obama to kiss his sandy crack.”


4 posted on 02/10/2011 1:36:58 PM PST by Terry Mross (We need a SECOND party.)
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To: MichaelP

As far as (.)bama goes, someone told me this long ago:

The higher the circus monkey climbs a pole, the more you see his ass.

Very pertainent right now.


5 posted on 02/10/2011 1:37:31 PM PST by Mouton
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To: Libloather

“Pro-democracy protesters...” Uh huh. As if they would be supported by Hussein in the White House!!! Please.


6 posted on 02/10/2011 1:39:36 PM PST by Oldpuppymax
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To: Libloather

Zer0 MUST accommodate the demands of the TEA Party.


7 posted on 02/10/2011 1:40:01 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Libloather

A BO smack down! Thank you Obama, America is no longer the leader of the free world.


8 posted on 02/10/2011 1:40:12 PM PST by myrabach
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To: Libloather

BO is Jimmy Carter part 2.

I do take note of the line in the article that states “as pro-democracy protesters consolidated a new encampment around Cairo’s parliament building” I would like to comment that these people are NOT pro-democracy, they are muslims who are pushing for an overthrow of the government to put their own Islamist government in place.

The media just can’t say the truth in this matter and that is giving our enemies too much help in doing their evil.


9 posted on 02/10/2011 1:40:47 PM PST by RickB444 (Beat your sword into plowshares, but wind up plowing the fields of someone who kept their sword.)
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To: Libloather

What an arrogant and ignorant amateur Hussain is. Mubarak rebuked him good.


10 posted on 02/10/2011 1:41:01 PM PST by Starboard
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To: Libloather

Jimmy Carter II


11 posted on 02/10/2011 1:41:10 PM PST by Reagan69 (I went to a shooting-victims' memorial service and all I got was a lousy T-shirt !)
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To: Libloather

Mubarak is doing the right thing for Egypt. Hopefully some of those kids will realize that. If he leaves now there will be total chaos. Not good.


12 posted on 02/10/2011 1:45:05 PM PST by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: Libloather

Cope and hang


13 posted on 02/10/2011 1:49:58 PM PST by 1000 silverlings (everything that deceives, also enchants: Plato)
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To: Reagan69

Jimmy Carter was a disaster as president but he isn’t a commie/socialist. He is at least a moral and honorable person. I could never say that of BO. BO is flat out dangerous and hellbent on destroying America. BO’s actions are purposeful and contrived.


14 posted on 02/10/2011 1:58:08 PM PST by myrabach
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To: Mouton

I’m about as anti-PC as you can get, but I still don’t like references to monkeys when you are talking about a black guy...even a halfrican-american like 0. Just don’t like it.


15 posted on 02/10/2011 2:03:32 PM PST by jdsteel (I like the way the words "Palin for President" drive progressives absolutely crazy.)
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To: Terry Mross

My wife said “In other words, he told Obama to kiss his sandy crack.””

lol. Your wife has a sense of humor.


16 posted on 02/10/2011 2:05:05 PM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: jdsteel

“I still don’t like references to monkeys when you are talking about a black guy”

You really should stop being so thin skinned and emotional. The reference is a common one and I’ve heard years before black guys complained about it.


17 posted on 02/10/2011 2:07:55 PM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Libloather
the White House again said that Egyptian ministers must do more to meet the demands of demonstrators,

Do they mean like Barry did when the people rallied against Obamacare?

18 posted on 02/10/2011 2:16:10 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: Libloather

Barry seems to have forgotten the statements he has made about how no country should dictate required behavior to other countries.

Deal with it, Bambi. Can’t wait to hear the bactracking on this one.


19 posted on 02/10/2011 2:18:42 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (Gone Galt and loving it)
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To: Libloather
Mubarak-backers fire back at U.S. (/the rookie Hussein)

"The Rookie and the Wookie" new off-broadway musical.

20 posted on 02/10/2011 2:38:32 PM PST by GoldenPup
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To: GoldenPup; Liz; AT7Saluki; writer33
"The Rookie and the Wookie"

Sometimes I need help putting two and two together.

21 posted on 02/10/2011 2:47:26 PM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

We are going to see a military take over of the place real soon. That is about the only way...


22 posted on 02/10/2011 2:54:34 PM PST by crz
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To: Libloather

That Google guy said last night on CNN that he and his buddies started the whole thing and he was willing to die. Murbarak should look him up.


23 posted on 02/10/2011 2:58:39 PM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: CodeToad

She sure cracks me up. And that’s a different “crack” I’m talking about.


24 posted on 02/10/2011 3:02:26 PM PST by Terry Mross (We need a SECOND party.)
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To: RickB444

Exactly ,what is so Democratic about Marching in the Sreets until the President is driven from Office? Hell Obama should have been dumped on 8-28.


25 posted on 02/10/2011 3:04:35 PM PST by ballplayer
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To: Libloather

A real man vs a little pathetic PUKE!


26 posted on 02/10/2011 3:27:31 PM PST by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: myrabach

“America is no longer the leader of the free world.”

That’s probably just as well with obungler in charge.


27 posted on 02/10/2011 3:55:48 PM PST by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: Starboard

It is child’s play to “Rope a Dope” when it comes to BHO


28 posted on 02/10/2011 5:01:30 PM PST by BlowNegative
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To: Libloather
Shah of Iran, Shah of Egypt, does history repeat itself or what?
Jimmah and Obamah!
29 posted on 02/10/2011 11:00:16 PM PST by this_ol_patriot (Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner)
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To: jdsteel
There was no racial message there intended or inferred, I don't think like that or would not have said it. If you are having problems with that comment, I suggest you look within yourself for some personal bias or perjorative thought.
30 posted on 02/11/2011 3:30:00 AM PST by Mouton
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To: CodeToad

I’m 52 and have never heard that reference before. I’m not thin skinned, and if I were emotional about it the post would have been written very differently. I still think it’s a poor choice of words.


31 posted on 02/11/2011 5:58:08 AM PST by jdsteel (I like the way the words "Palin for President" drive progressives absolutely crazy.)
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To: Mouton

I still think it was a poor choice of words. My 2 cents, take it or leave it.


32 posted on 02/11/2011 5:59:15 AM PST by jdsteel (I like the way the words "Palin for President" drive progressives absolutely crazy.)
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To: jdsteel

Why are you equating black men to monkeys? That’s really pedestrian and the type of commentary we don’t need on this website.


33 posted on 02/11/2011 6:22:03 AM PST by Justa
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To: jdsteel

So, you think a reference used on white people should not be used on black peple. How racist.


34 posted on 02/11/2011 7:42:09 AM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: CodeToad

I hadn’t ever heard that reference used on ANYone before. I think it was a poor choice of words. Deal with it or ignore me; I really don’t care.


35 posted on 02/11/2011 9:27:52 AM PST by jdsteel (I like the way the words "Palin for President" drive progressives absolutely crazy.)
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To: Justa

IMHO a poor choice of words like that hurt, not help, the conservative position. Call 0 an empty suit, leftist, commie community organizer or something else. Or you can just give your opinion like I did and take some flak for it.


36 posted on 02/11/2011 9:31:23 AM PST by jdsteel (I like the way the words "Palin for President" drive progressives absolutely crazy.)
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