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Violence Erupts In Egypt Over Morsi's Power Grab
Reuters ^ | 23 November 2012 | Edmund Blair and Marwa Awad

Posted on 11/23/2012 12:23:38 PM PST by zeestephen

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's decree exempting all his decisions from legal challenge until a new parliament was elected caused fury amongst his opponents on Friday who accused him of being the new Hosni Mubarak and hijacking the revolution.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.msn.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; egyptmb; gazaceasefire; mohammedmorsi; morsi; morsidictator; muslimbrotherhood; obamadiplomacyfail; waronterror
There is only one remarkable thing about this news...

Reuters is actually reporting it!

Until today, every major Hard Left news agency in the world was passionately in love with the Islamic Brotherhood and the "Arab Spring."

Just yesterday, most news agencies were reporting that Morsi was the new power broker in the Middle East and had brought "peace" to the Gaza Strip.

1 posted on 11/23/2012 12:23:51 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen

A real “Arab Spring?”


2 posted on 11/23/2012 12:26:20 PM PST by PGR88
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To: zeestephen

Too much to hope for but I’ll say it anyway: “Perhaps there is hope for the place after all.”


3 posted on 11/23/2012 12:31:35 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: zeestephen

More blood for our global community organizer. What a mess.


4 posted on 11/23/2012 12:34:11 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: zeestephen

Obama has grabbed unconstitutional power repeatedly, and the American people did what?

The American people are still too wealthy to rise up to defend their freedom. I.e., they still think they have too much to lose by resisting the government.


5 posted on 11/23/2012 12:35:42 PM PST by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a baby girl's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: zeestephen

Sounds like the same kind of thing where they try and make it look like Iran’s mullahcracy is about to be overthrown by its “people”.


6 posted on 11/23/2012 12:36:41 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: zeestephen

racist baggers in tahrir square?


7 posted on 11/23/2012 12:37:23 PM PST by dontreadthis
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To: Arthur McGowan
"Obama has grabbed unconstitutional power repeatedly, and the American people did what? The American people are still too wealthy to rise up to defend their freedom. I.e., they still think they have too much to lose by resisting the government."

Sadly, very true.

8 posted on 11/23/2012 12:38:47 PM PST by CatOwner
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To: zeestephen

For the sake of the people, Obama is going to demand Marsi step down today.

Or any day now.


9 posted on 11/23/2012 12:46:37 PM PST by Dogbert41 (What now?)
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To: Arthur McGowan

What ubango is offering up to the American people is all talk so far, as things begin to change and people feel the effects more and more will rebel and those who do will be the very own people at the bottom rung of society who will feel the effects first. So he will have to maintain his propaganda machine in full force and his handouts to keep his army going or they will eat him


10 posted on 11/23/2012 12:46:55 PM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: zeestephen
ROTFLOL

And everyone was expecting what!?!

11 posted on 11/23/2012 12:49:55 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: zeestephen

This is a power grab by Obama.


12 posted on 11/23/2012 12:54:41 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (There goes the dominoes...)
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To: zeestephen

Can’t be.

Hillary the Baptist, prophet of The One, went and raised her hand and peace returned to all the Middle East.


13 posted on 11/23/2012 12:55:47 PM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: everyone

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14 posted on 11/23/2012 12:57:03 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: zeestephen

“violence erupts.”
No. Bearded savages do what they always do: destroy, yell, threaten and attack.


15 posted on 11/23/2012 12:57:25 PM PST by I want the USA back (Bearded savages always act like bearded savages.)
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To: zeestephen

OK....
So exactly what did they think Soro’s hand-picked crony was going to do?


16 posted on 11/23/2012 12:58:52 PM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Arthur McGowan

you seem quick to call us all cowards, so I ask you, how many Federals have you shot today?
what?
none you say.
then how many DHS initiatives have you struck down ??
what?
none you say?

just checking


17 posted on 11/23/2012 1:01:33 PM PST by WorkerbeeCitizen (we are so screwed - ^_^)
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To: zeestephen

What is up with that?

They wre totally ignoring this stuff until the election.


18 posted on 11/23/2012 1:02:15 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: zeestephen
Excellent, Egyptian patriots should fight to the last Egyptian.
19 posted on 11/23/2012 1:12:14 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: zeestephen

I wonder if Hillary told Morsi that the United States would back him if he declared himself DICTATOR in exchange for convincing Hamas to truce in Gaza. Hmmmm..


20 posted on 11/23/2012 1:15:42 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Darksheare
Too much to hope for but I’ll say it anyway: “Perhaps there is hope for the place after all.”

I don't give a crap about Egypt.

The thing I care about is that the same thing could happen here. The theoretical "check" and "balance" has been retired in this country.

Beans, bullets and bandaids. Lock and load.

21 posted on 11/23/2012 1:16:22 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: zeestephen

Another 0bama diplomacy accomplishment. /s


22 posted on 11/23/2012 1:17:07 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Arthur McGowan

Well, you are right.

The problem in America is that we are pretty comfortable. Some of us have jobs and those of us who don’t are living just fine off the entitlements.

Sure Obama is stealing power, but so far it hasn’t effected us much. The real evil of Obamacare and Obama hasn’t come to light yet.
Also some Americans trust the Congress to act. LMAO at that one. What a useless bunch of political scum are in Congress.

Wait until our hyp[er-inflation kicks in then the SWHTF


23 posted on 11/23/2012 1:18:15 PM PST by Venturer
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To: elkfersupper

If course it will happen here.
And it will be FAR worse.


24 posted on 11/23/2012 1:30:55 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Dogbert41

For the sake of the people, Obama is going to demand Marsi step down today.

Obama is playing golf , he had some unknown say a few words


25 posted on 11/23/2012 1:32:36 PM PST by molson209
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To: Berlin_Freeper
This is a power grab by Obama.

Probably so. They had some conversations over the last few days over Israel. My guess is that they talked about this matter and Obama gave him the green light. I have always believed Obama to be an instigator/ organizer of the Arab Spring.

26 posted on 11/23/2012 1:40:04 PM PST by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: PGR88

Eh.. just another power struggle


27 posted on 11/23/2012 1:44:57 PM PST by freedomguy222
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To: zeestephen; PGR88; Darksheare; SaraJohnson; dontreadthis; ronnie raygun; Navy Patriot

Here’s a report from SkyNews with video...

http://news.sky.com/story/1015314/egypt-protests-brotherhood-offices-set-alight

I’m waiting with baited breath to see which side “dear leader” will come down on. Will the sucking media even bother to ask him?


28 posted on 11/23/2012 2:12:36 PM PST by aquila48
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To: zeestephen

It probably wouldn’t have made any difference either whether
this happened a month before the election=== the Obama Administration muddied up the facts about Benghazi, and are still doing so, suffering no apparent hits to its culpability or credibility-—this new power grab by Morsi would’ve probably had LESS effect than Benghazi on Zero’s re-election chances. So Egypt and Benghazi are just two small chapters in the ongoing
Black Book that we’ll be reading for the next four years.
“It’s still too early to tell” whether this is a “tragedy”,
as they’re fond of saying.


29 posted on 11/23/2012 2:26:14 PM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: aquila48
I’m waiting with baited breath to see which side “dear leader” will come down on. ...This week

Will the sucking media even bother to ask him?

When Hell freezes...

30 posted on 11/23/2012 2:36:48 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: PGR88

Exactly what I was going to say: the people now rebelling against Morsi may largely be the same non-radical Islamist “constituency” that rebelled against Mubarak, the hopeful faces
that made even the cynical among us want to believe an “Arab Spring” was happening.Job One for the Obama Administration is going to be learning how to do a new tightrope walk between Morsi and his designs and this new transmogrified Arab Spring
group. He may have lots of “’splainin’” to do.


31 posted on 11/23/2012 3:11:18 PM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

When did I call anyone a coward?


32 posted on 11/23/2012 3:26:29 PM PST by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a baby girl's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: Arthur McGowan

your post number 5 pretty much call us comfortable cowards - but I may have been misled by you directness.


33 posted on 11/23/2012 4:03:12 PM PST by WorkerbeeCitizen (we are so screwed - ^_^)
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To: zeestephen

Agreed.
But this seems to prove that Middle East democracy tends toward the “one man, one vote, one time” model even under Muslim extremists.
Wonder if he’ll follow up on the threat to bomb the Pyramids and Sphinx.


34 posted on 11/23/2012 6:06:19 PM PST by tbw2
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