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Egypt Protest Hero Wael Ghonim Barred From Stage (by Islamists at Tahrir 'Victory March')
Agence France-Press via Hindustan Times ^ | Friday, February 18, 2011

Posted on 02/18/2011 6:55:21 AM PST by kristinn

Google executive Wael Ghonim, who emerged as a leading voice in Egypt's uprising, was barred from the stage in Tahrir Square on Friday by security guards, an AFP photographer said. Ghonim tried to take the stage in Tahrir, the epicentre of anti-regime protests that toppled President Hosni Mubarak, but men who appeared to be guarding influential Muslim cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi barred him from doing so.

Ghonim, who was angered by the episode, then left the square with his face hidden by an Egyptian flag.

Qaradawi gave a Friday sermon in the square, where hundreds of thousands of people gathered a week after Mubarak's fall, in which he called for Arab leaders to listen to their people.

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alqaradawi; boggled; egypt; ghonim; google; googleexecutive; muslimbrotherhood; qaradawi; tahrirsquare; waelghonim; waelghonin; yousufalqaradhawi; yusufalqaradawi
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Well, it didn't take long for the useful idiots to be cast aside by the Islamists.
1 posted on 02/18/2011 6:55:27 AM PST by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Hahahahaha!!!

SUCKER!!!


2 posted on 02/18/2011 6:57:01 AM PST by Mr. Jazzy (HA! Not even Bill Maher thinks Odumbo is a Christian! HAHAHAHAHA!)
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To: kristinn

Karensky has a really short shelf life these days.


3 posted on 02/18/2011 7:01:52 AM PST by PaleoBob
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To: kristinn
Alternate headline:

Google Executive's Search for Democracy Gets a 404

4 posted on 02/18/2011 7:03:06 AM PST by FourPeas
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To: kristinn

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


5 posted on 02/18/2011 7:04:08 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: kristinn

Gee, imagine that.

This is my surprised face.

}:-|


6 posted on 02/18/2011 7:07:12 AM PST by Moose4 ("By all that you hold dear on this good Earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West!")
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To: kristinn

Egypt got it’s “revolution”!

Too bad for them it’s the French version.

Robespierre says bonjour.


7 posted on 02/18/2011 7:08:18 AM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: kristinn

These useful idiots are incapable of learning from the past.

They’ll die just as badly as their usurpers.


8 posted on 02/18/2011 7:08:45 AM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: Thumper1960
"These useful idiots are incapable of learning from the past. They’ll die just as badly as their usurpers."

Comments are right on. The route has now been paved for the rise of a new Khomeini and Obama's Administration has a hand in this by pushing Islamists for inclusion in the new government.

9 posted on 02/18/2011 7:14:11 AM PST by Truth29
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To: kristinn
Well, it didn't take long for the useful idiots to be cast aside by the Islamists.

Yep, and we know the rest of this story too. So far a repeat of exactly how the Ayatollah stepped onto stage in Iran. This is not going to go in a good direction for the people of Egypt...there's no way they can fight their Imans. Not going to happen.

10 posted on 02/18/2011 7:14:54 AM PST by caww
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To: kristinn

I’ve tried to send this to Drudge but his ‘tips’ box won’t let me paste the link.


11 posted on 02/18/2011 7:15:24 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: kristinn

They don’t call em useful idiots for nothing.


12 posted on 02/18/2011 7:15:56 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: kristinn

I think the islamists have done a time and morion study. They’ve gotten more efficient. But we haven’t gotten any smarter.


13 posted on 02/18/2011 7:22:56 AM PST by livius
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To: FourPeas

Posts like that make me wish that FreeRepublic had a post rating system. I would definitely gives yours a thumbs up!


14 posted on 02/18/2011 7:27:22 AM PST by gop4lyf ("Socialism is the political dream of the unachiever, the excuse maker, and the lazy.")
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To: Truth29
The route has now been paved for the rise of a new Khomeini and Obama's Administration has a hand in this by pushing Islamists for inclusion in the new government.

Welcome Back, CARTER!

15 posted on 02/18/2011 7:28:33 AM PST by FDNYRHEROES (In just His first 3 days, the War on Terror became the War on Free Speech.)
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To: kristinn

16 posted on 02/18/2011 7:34:03 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: kristinn

Looks like the little fool helped usher in the Islamofascist regime the MB has been working to install.

Woe to the women?


17 posted on 02/18/2011 7:34:43 AM PST by Marty62 (Marty 60)
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To: kristinn

The idiot better get out of the country fast or else he’s going to disappear permanently.


18 posted on 02/18/2011 7:35:19 AM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: kristinn

Looks like the little fool helped usher in the Islamofascist regime the MB has been working to install.

Woe to the women?


19 posted on 02/18/2011 7:35:51 AM PST by Marty62 (Marty 60)
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To: kristinn

OK. I finally got the tips box at Drudge to accept the link. Hope he’ll post it!


20 posted on 02/18/2011 7:47:41 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Thanks. This story is slow getting out.


21 posted on 02/18/2011 7:48:48 AM PST by kristinn (Lowering the IQ on FR since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: FourPeas

That’s hysterical...


22 posted on 02/18/2011 7:49:32 AM PST by SilvieWaldorfMD
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To: kristinn; P-Marlowe; xzins; Dr. Eckleburg
Ping

The only hope we have is the military separates church and state in the new constitution and tries to follow the Turkish model.

23 posted on 02/18/2011 7:55:04 AM PST by wmfights (If you want change support SenateConservatives.com)
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To: kristinn

Well it didn’t take long for Egypt to get it’s “Kropotkin”. Actual democracy proponents are irrelevent now that the Egyptian “Ayatolla” has returned.


24 posted on 02/18/2011 8:11:11 AM PST by JimSEA
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To: kristinn

The slow motion train wreck unfolds before our very eyes. So predictable yet there it is and you can’t do a damned thing about it.


25 posted on 02/18/2011 8:17:12 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just restock [chg'd to comply w/ The Civility in Discourse Act of 2011])
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To: kristinn
There's a new Sharif in town.


26 posted on 02/18/2011 8:18:14 AM PST by 444Flyer ("...Rather the scorned- the rejected -the men hemmed in with the spears..." from 'A Consecration')
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To: kristinn

He should have flown home and attended the Obama gathering of the elites last night in Woodside, California. I’m sure they would have appreciated his presence more than the Islamists.


27 posted on 02/18/2011 8:28:20 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: kristinn

when will the left wake up and understand that the world is not a la la land.

The left was used, they now have no clue what to do or how to spin this and obama and his thugs who were behind this are probably telling the media to go elsewhere and stop looking at that country now


28 posted on 02/18/2011 8:44:45 AM PST by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: Truth29

I say it’s a good thing. To reference your screen name, this brings TRUTH into the open, unobscured by spin and communist media. It is similar to when Hamas took control of Gaza. Until you can see the enemy it is hard to fight him.


29 posted on 02/18/2011 8:53:52 AM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: manc

I’ve heard it said recently that the world is not like what you learned about in junior high civics class (which I don’t think they teach anymore anyway). It is more like the junior high playground rules.


30 posted on 02/18/2011 9:06:30 AM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: manc

That won’t happen. *Their* world is la la land, and they like it.


31 posted on 02/18/2011 9:13:33 AM PST by Moose Burger
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To: FDNYRHEROES
The route has now been paved for the rise of a new Khomeini and Obama's Administration has a hand in this by pushing Islamists for inclusion in the new government.


32 posted on 02/18/2011 9:14:09 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: kristinn

That was fast!

“So, google guy, how did you do this?”
I’d laugh if it wasn’t so serious.


33 posted on 02/18/2011 9:16:41 AM PST by griswold3
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To: kristinn
No, no, you don't understand!

This is the Facebook, Twitter, Google revolution! Those are the things that matter in Egypt!

Anderson Cooper told me so!

34 posted on 02/18/2011 9:18:54 AM PST by mojito
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To: kristinn

Prepare for another Iranian style “democracy” in Egypt.


35 posted on 02/18/2011 9:18:54 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: 444Flyer

There is no internet in the 14th century fool!! Watch out for flying rocks Wael.


36 posted on 02/18/2011 9:25:55 AM PST by databoss
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To: PaleoBob
In Iran, I bet Rasfanjani and Trotsky are soon going to have a lot in common.

They'll both have big holes in their heads.

37 posted on 02/18/2011 9:34:24 AM PST by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: VanDeKoik
Robespierre says bonjour.

So long, farewell Auf Wiedersehen, adieu, Adieu, adieu
38 posted on 02/18/2011 10:26:50 AM PST by PieterCasparzen (Huguenot)
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To: manc
when will the left wake up and understand that the world is not a la la land. The left was used, they now have no clue what to do or how to spin this and obama and his thugs who were behind this are probably telling the media to go elsewhere and stop looking at that country now

IMHO they're well aware of the whole situation; they just don't want to admit that they're wrong. Their whole illogical world then can be called into question which points to the fact that their entire philosophy is wrong. They'll Never admit they are wrong; a conserative has to give them a way to save face or they have to come to have humility like the ex-libs who admit they were misguided in their youth.
39 posted on 02/18/2011 10:31:14 AM PST by PieterCasparzen (Huguenot)
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To: PaleoBob
"Shazaam!"

He's lucky he didn't get "Trotskied." He might still.

40 posted on 02/18/2011 10:34:46 AM PST by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: kristinn

Young fool. Only now, at the end, do you understand. Your feeble skills are no match for the power of the Dark Side! You have paid the price for your lack of vision!


41 posted on 02/18/2011 10:56:52 AM PST by Yet_Again
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To: All
Ghonim on Twitter thirty minutes ago (sounds like he's Mullah-whipped):

I loved Sheikh Qaradawi Khutbah today. Was truly inspired when he said: Today I'm going to address both Muslims and Christians. Respect!

42 posted on 02/18/2011 11:47:36 AM PST by kristinn (Lowering the IQ on FR since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: Marty62
Woe to the women?

And the Christians/Coptics.

43 posted on 02/18/2011 12:01:09 PM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Allegra
Yes, this is going to get scary for Christians and Copts.
44 posted on 02/18/2011 12:06:20 PM PST by Marty62 (Marty 60)
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To: All
Photos of Wael Ghonim submitting to the Muslim Brotherhood at Tahrir Square today. (Getty Images so link only):

Photo one.

Photo two.

45 posted on 02/18/2011 5:01:12 PM PST by kristinn (Lowering the IQ on FR since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: Uncle Ike; HollyB; onyx; maggief; Liz; penelopesire; HushTX; McGruff; hegemony; sunmars; ...

Ping to Egypt list.

Used and abused and left by the side of the square.


46 posted on 02/18/2011 5:05:29 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

The Egyptians saw how he was trying to take the ‘Glory’. It was ugly, it had nothing to do with him. Serves him right.


47 posted on 02/18/2011 5:11:55 PM PST by HollyB
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To: SE Mom

Thank You for the ping.


48 posted on 02/18/2011 7:09:47 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: SE Mom

http://www.abna.ir/data.asp?lang=3&id=227135 ... Tehran Friday Prayer Imam Warns Egyptians of US Plots ... the wires are alive tonight with bad news.


49 posted on 02/18/2011 7:17:00 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: All

http://nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/International/19-Feb-2011/Iran-ships-can-use-Suez-Canal-Egypt ... the latest on the Iranian ships.


50 posted on 02/18/2011 7:20:46 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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