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Return of the revolution? Egypt's Tahrir Square is packed to capacity
daily mail ^ | 6/30 | brady

Posted on 07/01/2013 5:28:33 AM PDT by RummyChick

Anti-government protesters set the national headquarters of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood ablaze after throwing petrol bombs and exchanging gunfire with guards.

Brotherhood spokesman Gehad El-Haddad said he was in contact by telephone with staff at the compound on a rocky plateau overlooking Cairo, who told him its fortified perimeter had not been penetrated. A Reuters journalist saw flames licking out of upper-storey windows.


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TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: obama
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good, get rid of the Muslim Brotherhood thugs
1 posted on 07/01/2013 5:28:34 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

It is sad that Americans won’t expend this energy.


2 posted on 07/01/2013 5:30:31 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: RummyChick
NYT crowd estimate? Probably "hundreds" of people protesting the radical Islamic govenment.

Note that Obama assisted in the overthrow of the secular leader Mubarek.
Obama assisted in the installation of a Muslim Brotherhood government.
Now the Egyptian people are clarly expressing disatisfication with that Muslim Brotherhood government.

Question: Will Obama send riot control resources to prop up the MB?

3 posted on 07/01/2013 5:33:29 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: dforest

I’m ready,have been to the last two with the entire family
Good thing they have gun control in egypt


4 posted on 07/01/2013 5:34:15 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: RummyChick


5 posted on 07/01/2013 5:35:29 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: RummyChick

How do we know who these people are or what they want?


6 posted on 07/01/2013 5:36:16 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: RummyChick

We need Tea Party rallies like this.


7 posted on 07/01/2013 5:36:42 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: ClearCase_guy

Many sources have reported the US has sent 400 riot-control troops to help prop up Morsi.

That’s in addition to US troops that have long been in the Egyptian Sinai.


8 posted on 07/01/2013 5:40:51 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: RummyChick

No, this is not what it’s about.


9 posted on 07/01/2013 5:41:07 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Enlighten us, please, with references if you have them.


10 posted on 07/01/2013 5:43:39 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"- Voltaire)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Question: Will Obama send riot control resources to prop up the MB?

That's my fear. He sent a group of US military there last week just for that purpose.

11 posted on 07/01/2013 5:44:44 AM PDT by livius
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To: cripplecreek

Well, if you read their signs and interviews with them, not to mention their parties or religious affiliations, I think it’s pretty clear that they’re opposed to the MB (which is fighting back hard, btw, in areas outside of Cairo and will probably become more aggressive today).


12 posted on 07/01/2013 5:46:09 AM PDT by livius
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To: Olog-hai

Its like a replay of round one. Somebody said the word “freedom” and the lemmings stampede for the cliff.


13 posted on 07/01/2013 5:46:20 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: livius

‘Unspeakably horrifying’: BBC, tweeters report numerous sexual assaults in Cairo’s Tahrir Square

http://twitchy.com/2013/06/30/unspeakably-horrifying-bbc-tweeters-report-numerous-sexual-assaults-in-cairos-tahrir-square/?utm_source=autotweet&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=twitter


14 posted on 07/01/2013 5:48:01 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: RummyChick

MSNBC - “Tens of foaming-at-the-mouth malcontents funded by the Tea Party object to the benevolent leadership of the muslim brotherhood.”


15 posted on 07/01/2013 5:54:01 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: RummyChick

Morsi is about to teach Hosni Mubarak how oppression and mass slaughter is done.


16 posted on 07/01/2013 5:54:46 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: cripplecreek

Egyptians being Egyptians


17 posted on 07/01/2013 5:55:06 AM PDT by wrencher
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To: RummyChick

It looks like Obama might have to call in an air strike.


18 posted on 07/01/2013 5:56:22 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: RummyChick

Reminds me of the french revolution. Kinda.


19 posted on 07/01/2013 5:57:34 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: RummyChick
Muslim Brotherhood Headquarters Get Completely Ransacked

I wonder how many of Obama's people were inside?

20 posted on 07/01/2013 5:59:07 AM PDT by blam
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To: RummyChick

That avenue stretched for miles. All day, and all night:

...and where did it lead?

To this:

Also all day and all night.

Yep...it was "hundreds" alright, MSM. Actually many millions.

21 posted on 07/01/2013 5:59:40 AM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: RummyChick
There is an old Arab saying, choose your enemies carefully for you will become them.
22 posted on 07/01/2013 6:03:58 AM PDT by SeeSharp
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To: BwanaNdege
I can’t believe that people are falling for the liberal spin again. The vast majority of Egyptians are radical Islamists who want an Iran-like regime to rule over them—hence the events of 2011. If they are rioting to get Morsi out, they want someone worse in. The Islamists are the best-organized out of anyone in Egypt.

Just look at the radicals that are behind Tamarod: Kefaya (supporters of the Second Intifada and heavily Nasserist—remember, Nasser was a National Socialist), Egypt Islamic Jihad, Strong Egypt (started by the MB), and even the National Salvation Front (anti-Israel former IAEA head El-Baradei affiliated with that, as well as people like Hamdeen Sabahi and many others).
23 posted on 07/01/2013 6:05:58 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: dforest
It is sad that Americans won’t expend this energy.

I seem to remember similar pictures from Tea Party events (one in particular in DC springs to mind).
I don't think it's that Americans won't expend the energy as much as the reporters don't report on it.

24 posted on 07/01/2013 6:11:32 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Olog-hai

The sum of our involvement in the mideast should be as trading partners and allies of Israel. No more fighting muslim wars. No more funding muslim wars, no more arming muslims in muslim wars.


25 posted on 07/01/2013 6:12:39 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: RummyChick

The events are not revolutoion. The events are counter attack.

Those who don’t believe that misunderstand


26 posted on 07/01/2013 6:14:48 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Who will shoot Liberty Valence?)
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To: dforest

Wait until the fall when you will see protest come to America.


27 posted on 07/01/2013 6:15:58 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: SC_Pete

We do, but we are too busy working and paying taxes for everyone here and in Egypt.


28 posted on 07/01/2013 6:16:45 AM PDT by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: cripplecreek

The focus should be only on Israel. Let the Muslims fight among themselves.


29 posted on 07/01/2013 6:17:22 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Olog-hai

I see this blowing up down the road into a civil war in Egypt. Isiah Chapter 19 talks about Egyptians fighting each other.


30 posted on 07/01/2013 6:19:00 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: cripplecreek

Women attending theses protests are insane.


31 posted on 07/01/2013 6:19:21 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: OneWingedShark
I don't think it's that Americans won't expend the energy as much as the reporters don't report on it.

There are other issues to take into account as well. Geographically we're far more spread out than the people in Egypt. Also they don't have the same ideological divide between urban and rural people like we do. (the people live where the protests are)
32 posted on 07/01/2013 6:19:37 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: OneWingedShark

Wait until the fall. Summertime is vacation time.


33 posted on 07/01/2013 6:19:45 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: blam

Revolt has come to Egypt.


34 posted on 07/01/2013 6:20:21 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: cripplecreek

Obama was the first POTUS to use the term “Muslim world” as a de jure recognition of the Caliphate. No other POTUS ever recognized such an entity as legitimate, never mind even existing. Indeed the last thing we should be doing is arming people who believe in that entity as a world-dominating force.


35 posted on 07/01/2013 6:20:58 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Jeff Head

It will be a long, hot summer over there.


36 posted on 07/01/2013 6:21:15 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Olog-hai

“If they are rioting to get Morsi out, they want someone worse in.”

Nailed it! El supremo money quote of the day!

And OBTW, among those teeming muzzie masses in the square there is probably not even one female to be found.


37 posted on 07/01/2013 6:21:28 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Biggirl

That is not their intent. Once they get reorganized, guess who the focus is going to be on once more.


38 posted on 07/01/2013 6:21:40 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

In Obama’s mind this is.


39 posted on 07/01/2013 6:21:48 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Olog-hai

Not to mention that his state department likes to use the islamic name for Jerusalem.


40 posted on 07/01/2013 6:22:37 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Olog-hai

If it is going after Israel, get ready Egypt to have your rear ends handed to you.

Check the Bible out.


41 posted on 07/01/2013 6:22:53 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

No such thing is prophesied. Read Psalm 83.


42 posted on 07/01/2013 6:23:29 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: cripplecreek

Not the legit name for Jerusalem.


43 posted on 07/01/2013 6:23:30 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

He’s not the only one. And someone put it in his mind.


44 posted on 07/01/2013 6:24:08 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: RummyChick

Ref.: LIVE thread.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3036920/posts

(Live Thread) Egypt: American Killed During Violent Clashes (Egypt about to blow up)


45 posted on 07/01/2013 6:24:29 AM PDT by maggief
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To: cripplecreek

The problem is that these groups are mixing it up right now. Yesterday we had large numbers of the middle class, and today I think we’re getting more determined elements on both sides (the Communists, etc. on one side and the MB’s former rivals but now supporters, the radical Islamists on the other). There will probably be violence.

Rape, btw, is a well-known jihadi technique for devaluing women in a group and expressing contempt for their men. I would very much doubt that there are many, if any, women out there who are on the Islamist side.


46 posted on 07/01/2013 6:24:35 AM PDT by livius
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To: Olog-hai

Isiah Chapter 19.


47 posted on 07/01/2013 6:26:57 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: livius

Please see the post right below yours.


48 posted on 07/01/2013 6:27:49 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: RummyChick

Things will never get better in the Middle East as long as Islam rules.


49 posted on 07/01/2013 6:28:15 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Olog-hai

Does not Israel win out as the Psalm says?


50 posted on 07/01/2013 6:28:34 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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