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Egypt’s Brotherhood Declares War on the Bikini (and the Pyramids too)
JP ^ | 8/28/2011 | JP

Posted on 08/28/2011 7:48:03 AM PDT by Dallas59

Sunbathing in Alexandria may soon be a thing of the past, at least if some Egyptian Islamist politicians have their way. clearpxl

Egypt's tourism industry has suffered a severe blow since the outburst of anti-regime demonstrations in January. But that did not stop the Freedom and Justice Party, the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood, from demanding stricter regulations over what tourists can do and wear while visiting the country. The party is urging officials to ban skimpy swimwear and the consumption of alcohol on Egyptian street

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: egypt; godsgravesglyphs; islam; tourism
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1 posted on 08/28/2011 7:48:05 AM PDT by Dallas59
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To: Dallas59

Killing tourists by the busload is next. Oh well Egypt, you got the change you wanted.


2 posted on 08/28/2011 7:51:35 AM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: Dallas59

thanks to comrade obama

a more hostile mideast.

if you thought that was possible.


3 posted on 08/28/2011 7:52:33 AM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: Dallas59
"This is how things began in Iran," Hani Henry, a psychology professor at the American University in Cairo, told The Media Line. "The moderate youth wanted to implement changes, but the Mullah's hijacked the revolution. The same thing is now happening here in Egypt with the Muslim Brotherhood. It makes me sick to my stomach."

What did Obama know, and when did he know it?

4 posted on 08/28/2011 7:52:38 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Dallas59
Then this will REALLY tick them off...
5 posted on 08/28/2011 7:54:13 AM PDT by mikrofon (Next - Madonna's cones)
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To: Dallas59

Looks like Egypt is tots up.


6 posted on 08/28/2011 7:54:49 AM PDT by bigheadfred (But alas)
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To: Dallas59
Bring back the burkini!!!!

John F.-ing Kerry would agree!

7 posted on 08/28/2011 7:55:48 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Dallas59
It's deja vu all over again.


8 posted on 08/28/2011 7:56:34 AM PDT by Polybius (Defeating Obama is Priority Number One)
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To: mikrofon

RAcISm!


9 posted on 08/28/2011 7:57:18 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: P.O.E.

Yep, will Obama ever be called out on his support of overthrowing Mubarak?

Obama has repeatedly praised the “Arab spring”. I’ve always thought that we need to be careful what we wish for, because we don’t know what’s going to happen in these countries. We can’t just assume that some sort of parliametary democracy is going to replace the dictators.

It’s quite possible that the Muslim Brotherhood will take over in Egypt. That could be very dangerous to world peace, and to Israel.

Ditto in Libya. The rebels who are pushing out Qadafi are thought to be allied with Al Qaeda and Muslim Brotherhood. While Qadafi was a monster, can we really say it would be a good thing for Libya to be an Al Qaeda state????

We really have to reserve judgement and see what happens in these countries after these revolutions have run their course.


10 posted on 08/28/2011 7:57:26 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dallas59

11 posted on 08/28/2011 8:00:08 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: Scythian

War is hell.


12 posted on 08/28/2011 8:00:59 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Scythian

Not pyramids!!! Not guilty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


13 posted on 08/28/2011 8:02:19 AM PDT by WVKayaker (The GOP needs to live the planks of its platform, not just offer lip service. -Sarah Palin 8/2008)
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To: Dallas59

A billion and a half dollars a year doesn’t buy as much country as it used to.


14 posted on 08/28/2011 8:03:01 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: ken21

Obama himself incited the riots and insurrection over there when he did his mid-east tour. People forget that he called for and encouraged the change. ooops!


15 posted on 08/28/2011 8:03:08 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Dallas59

Oddly enough, Egyptian moderates and secularists may have no other alternative than to go Mubarak on the fanatics, hopefully hitting them so hard that they are completely put out of the picture, much less politics.

At the same time, there is no help to be found with socialist practices, as every one of those they embrace will make things worse for everyone. So their best bet, not ironically at all, would be for a version of the Tea Party. Much less government and low toleration for fanatics.


16 posted on 08/28/2011 8:04:00 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Dallas59
"Beach tourism must take the values and norms of our society into account," Muhammad Saad Al-Katatny, secretary-general of Freedom and Justice , told Egyptian tourism officials on Monday. "We must place regulations on tourists wishing to visit Egypt, which we will announce in advance."
17 posted on 08/28/2011 8:07:18 AM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: Dallas59

I have to say that my sillier side was thinking, Yes! ban the wearing of skimpy bikinis during alcohol consumption by the men in Egypt. ;)

Seriously, though, this is the beginning of a tragedy, not over anytime soon. Blame belongs to the socialists, such as our esteemed Golfer In Chief, his cohorts, and the islamists ad nauseum.


18 posted on 08/28/2011 8:08:45 AM PDT by sayuncledave (A cruce salus)
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To: StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; 31R1O; ...
...credo is "Jihad is our way and death in the cause of Allah is our dream"
And that's just in the Oval Office!


 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thanks Dallas59.
Sunbathing in Alexandria may soon be a thing of the past, at least if [the] Egyptian Islamist... Freedom and Justice Party, the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood [gets] stricter regulations over what tourists can do and wear while visiting the country.
To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


19 posted on 08/28/2011 8:12:52 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Dallas59
Egyptian Girls Gone Wild!


20 posted on 08/28/2011 8:14:04 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Dallas59

How many readers would be surprised if these Islamic nutjobs mandated the destruction of the sphinx and disassembly of the pyramids?

But, hey, thank goodness we got rid of ol’ Hosni Mubarak....


21 posted on 08/28/2011 8:15:06 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: ken21

Since taking office, name one thing Obama has done that has calmed the frazzled nerves of the Arabs in the Middle East and helped the Israelis to secure their position as the lone democracy in that region?

I cannot think of one, though I have tried. I think that’s because he knows he’s an Arab and he simply hates Israel.

The ignorant Americans that follow the NYTimes and the MSM have watched the Arab Spring and they think that they are seeing democracy in motion. They do not live in reality, anymore. They live in the utopian myth of all things Obama and believe every one of his lies.

They cannot fathom that this will not end well. And when it doesn’t, they would never even consider to implicate the One in any of this. They fall back and say, “Well, he TRIED HARD. It isn’t his fault that people died needlessly in Cairo and Tripoli with America’s help. We’re ALWAYS the good guys.”

Unless of course it’s Bush’s Shock and Awe in Iraq or the war in Vietnam. Then we’re the devil. War is only good when Obama is Commander in Chief.

It’s like we’re living in an alternate universe that the socialists have finally succeeded in making. I want to leave this universe and hide somewhere where it is safe, but I wouldn’t know where to run to.


22 posted on 08/28/2011 8:32:29 AM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife (Utopia is being foisted on Americans for their own good.-- J. Robert Smith)
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To: Dallas59

Dearborn, Michigan already kills infidels (that would be YOU!) for such infractions. Obama currently working on an Executive Order instituting sharia law in place of the Constitution. Hey, don’t blame me! I knew who the prick was in 2007!


23 posted on 08/28/2011 8:34:22 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Scythian

How dare you put a bikini photo of my young wife up on these boards!


24 posted on 08/28/2011 8:36:35 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Obama has repeatedly praised the “Arab spring”.

As Chauncey Gardner might say "Spring brings lots of weeds, too"

25 posted on 08/28/2011 8:46:00 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: mikrofon
Or this . Heck, even I find it offensive.
26 posted on 08/28/2011 8:50:57 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: P.O.E.

The pyramids have survived 5000 years of weather, earthquakes, sand, neglect, and any number of regime changes.

Can they survive islam, which destroys all it touches?


27 posted on 08/28/2011 8:56:38 AM PDT by null and void (Day 947 of America's holiday from reality...)
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To: Scythian

Thanks for the nice visual. Reminds me of why I love the beach!!!!

Are Muslim women even allowed to go to the beach, even in a burka swimsuit????


28 posted on 08/28/2011 8:57:15 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dallas59

The erosion of women’s rights in Egypt:

http://theredhunter.com/2010/02/the_steady_erosion_of_womens_rights_in_egypt.php


29 posted on 08/28/2011 8:59:05 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife

Well said. We are likely NOT seeing democratic revolutions. The odds are that Islamic fundamentalists will either take over or have a strong say in the new governments in these countries.

The liberal fantasy that these dictators are being overthrown, and will be replaced by some parliamentary democracy, are just fantasies. The reality will be ugly.


30 posted on 08/28/2011 8:59:45 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Separated at birth?

Actually that may BE the mechanical lurch AT birth!

Hilarious graphic lol.


31 posted on 08/28/2011 9:02:36 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: null and void

Remember in 2001, the Taliban destroyed some ancient Buddha statues in Afghanistan. They were considered offensive to Allah, so they destroyed them. Dudes with bazookas took their target practice. The world was shocked that ancient treasures would be destroyed by religious fanatics.


32 posted on 08/28/2011 9:07:08 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dallas59
we don’t know what’s going to happen in these countries

Is there anyone here who did not accurately forecast the results of this "Arab Spring?

33 posted on 08/28/2011 9:08:28 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: Fightin Whitey

Anything is possible. It’s amazing how Leftists and Muzzies look so much alike! The resemblance is striking!


34 posted on 08/28/2011 9:16:06 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Dallas59

When do they start tearing down the Pyramids?


35 posted on 08/28/2011 9:17:11 AM PDT by onedoug (!)
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To: Doc Savage

Are you trying to say that if some hot chick in a bikini walks down the Islamic part of town that some one might put a jihad on her?


36 posted on 08/28/2011 9:18:25 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

When it is the women’s-only swim time!


37 posted on 08/28/2011 9:19:08 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Eh. It was inevitable. All those Arab Strongmen weren’t going to live forever.


38 posted on 08/28/2011 9:19:39 AM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: kalee

Without foreign aid and tourism the Egyptians will be eating each other in a year— literally.


39 posted on 08/28/2011 9:30:57 AM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
The world was shocked that ancient treasures would be destroyed by religious fanatics.

True, which is why it'll be interesting to see how this plays out. The Muslim Brotherhood, and their apologists in the West (including the Obama Administration) has put a lot of effort into portraying themselves as small "d" democratic-minded moderates.

They decide to take substantive action against the Sphinx and the Pyramids (they can't knock THOSE down, obviously) and there's going to be a response in the West that'll make the whole "Who lost China?" thing in the late 1940s look like petty bickering.
40 posted on 08/28/2011 9:34:11 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: jmacusa

Agreed.


41 posted on 08/28/2011 9:36:20 AM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: Dallas59

Question: if the Egyptian muzzies decide to blow up the Pyramids like they did the buddhist carvings, will the West have the cojones to stop them?


42 posted on 08/28/2011 9:40:41 AM PDT by Defiant (Calling all citizens from all over the world, this is Captain America calling.)
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To: Dallas59

Have fun crawling back into the paleolithic age....


43 posted on 08/28/2011 9:49:26 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: mikrofon

Damn!


44 posted on 08/28/2011 9:50:12 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Mmogamer
"Killing tourists by the busload is next. Oh well Egypt, you got the change you wanted."

I wouldn't worry about that.
There won't many tourists visiting Egypt in the future because there won't be anything to see in Egypt. The Islamic fanatics now in charge there will be sure to destroy what is left of Egypt's past.

45 posted on 08/28/2011 10:02:49 AM PDT by StormEye
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To: Dallas59

The liberal’s dream religion: “Other people/objects must be responsible for my lusts/drunkenness.”

Unfortunately, it is easier (and less convicting) to blame drunkeness on alcohol and lust on women’s clothing than it is to say, “Lord, I am a sinner. I confess (insert sin) “


46 posted on 08/28/2011 10:04:17 AM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: Dallas59

Islam is a disease. Muslims are maniacs.

There is NO coexistence with them. Democracy and Freedom are concepts totally inimicable to them


47 posted on 08/28/2011 10:09:50 AM PDT by ZULU (Chris Wallace is a flake.)
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To: ZULU

THEY WILL KILL US IF WE DON’T KILL THEM FIRST.


48 posted on 08/28/2011 10:59:58 AM PDT by blam
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To: Immerito

“Unfortunately, it is easier (and less convicting) to blame drunkeness on alcohol and lust on women’s clothing than it is to say, “Lord, I am a sinner. I confess (insert sin)”

Yes, that’s true.

However, men being what they are, women parading their T&A around creates the near occasion of sin. We are bombarded by skin on all sides—see the hot bikini photo above—and that doesn’t make things any easier on men.

And no, before you start accusing me of siding with the mooselimbs and advocating burkas, I think the modesty of the American heartland during the 1950s would be completely appropriate and adequate.


49 posted on 08/28/2011 11:54:32 AM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: ThomasMore
"Obama himself incited the riots and insurrection over there when he did his mid-east tour."

Barak bin Hussein abu Obama al-Kenyata started a little earlier than that:


The Obammunist campaiging for Islamic separatist party in Kenya.

yitbos

50 posted on 08/28/2011 12:33:53 PM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." -- Ayn Rand)
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