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    Re: Some cry 'coup' as Egypt's highest court annuls parliament, military extends powe

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    it seems the alternative is war with Israel.
    Please explain how you came to this conclusion.


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    Re: Some cry 'coup' as Egypt's highest court annuls parliament, military extends powe

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Please explain how you came to this conclusion.

    His job is going to war for Israeli interests.
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    Re: Some cry 'coup' as Egypt's highest court annuls parliament, military extends powe

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    So in actuality you have no evidence of this at all besides perhaps some big talk from small people who have yet to be in control of any armed forces to speak of.

    Not to mention lacking money or resources for a war.

    Not to mention having to move a hell of a lot equipment, vehicles, ordinance and troops through the Sinai desert which isn't exactly going to go unoticed.

    Not to mention they can't even sort their own people out yet, let alone try and sort out Israel.

    I could go on but these three points are enough that even if some radicial fundamentalist seized power in Egypt and tried to start a war he wouldn't even get that effort off the ground.
    I guess the next thing you're going to try to convince us of, is that it hasn't happened before, much less happened, twice.
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    Re: Some cry 'coup' as Egypt's highest court annuls parliament, military extends powe

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    I guess the next thing you're going to try to convince us of, is that it hasn't happened before, much less happened, twice.
    Well.... the last time Egypt attacked Israel was just shy of 40 years ago... so... um... I dunno I live in todays world.

    And well hey, I have been known to be wrong from time to time but here's something I am not wrong about.

    If Egypt tries, Israel will wipe them out.

    But I can't help get the feeling people like you would love nothing more than for Egypt to attack Israel for two reasons.

    1) You harbor anti-Islamic sentiment, so you'll get to make some hay out of that.

    2) Then you'll be able to say "Yeah Obama you should have... um... stopped mubaruk from being Overthrown! You handed Egypt over to the Islamists!"
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    Re: Some cry 'coup' as Egypt's highest court annuls parliament, military extends powe

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    Well.... the last time Egypt attacked Israel was just shy of 40 years ago... so... um... I dunno I live in todays world.

    And well hey, I have been known to be wrong from time to time but here's something I am not wrong about.

    If Egypt tries, Israel will wipe them out.

    But I can't help get the feeling people like you would love nothing more than for Egypt to attack Israel for two reasons.

    1) You harbor anti-Islamic sentiment, so you'll get to make some hay out of that.
    SHoulda seen the, "yooz-a-racist", bull**** coming. It's really sad that that's the only argument that you can come up with. You make all these claims and don't have a single piece of evidence to support your comments.



    2) Then you'll be able to say "Yeah Obama you should have... um... stopped mubaruk from being Overthrown! You handed Egypt over to the Islamists!"
    That's exactly what he should have done and that's exactly what he did. Obama didn't do anything for the Egyptian people. If anything, he made their lives worse and put millions of other lives in jeopardy
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    Re: Some cry 'coup' as Egypt's highest court annuls parliament, military extends powe

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Please explain how you came to this conclusion.
    You have two power bases in Egypt right now - the organized Islamists, and the military. The Islamists want to go to war with Israel, the military leadership doesn't. One of the two will be in charge, and that will determine whether or not they enter into hostilities.

    The military of Egypt, I think, now see's itself as playing a similar role to that of the military of Turkey.

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    Re: Some cry 'coup' as Egypt's highest court annuls parliament, military extends powe

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    Well.... the last time Egypt attacked Israel was just shy of 40 years ago... so... um... I dunno I live in todays world.
    hell hell's bells. I've never been blown up by a grenade. I guess I can pull this pin in absolute safety - I live in today's world.

    If Egypt tries, Israel will wipe them out.
    No, it will not. It will effectively destroy much of the Egyptian attack, before the Egyptian military leadership overthrows and murders the political leadership and brokers an end to the war. The international community would have a collective hysterical heart attack were Israel to actually "wipe out" an opposing force.

    But I can't help get the feeling people like you would love nothing more than for Egypt


    1) You harbor anti-Islamic sentiment, so you'll get to make some hay out of that.
    you hate jews. It's clear because you don't take Islamists claims of their intents at face value that you, just like Hitler, are an anti-semite.

    Oh Wait. That's a really stupid argument

    2) Then you'll be able to say "Yeah Obama you should have... um... stopped mubaruk from being Overthrown! You handed Egypt over to the Islamists!"
    Not really. If you want to scroll back, you will see that I was upset at the time for our lack of early public support for the anti-Mubarak movement.

    Feel free to go do some research and come back here not sounding like a spiteful small-minded fool.

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    Re: Some cry 'coup' as Egypt's highest court annuls parliament, military extends powe

    So conservatives believe in democracy......unless it doesn't go their way, then dictatorships are ok.

    Gotta love them hypocrites.

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    Re: Some cry 'coup' as Egypt's highest court annuls parliament, military extends powe

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    So conservatives believe in democracy......unless it doesn't go their way, then dictatorships are ok.

    Gotta love them hypocrites.
    The Nazis were democratically elected, too.
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    Re: Some cry 'coup' as Egypt's highest court annuls parliament, military extends powe

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The Nazis were democratically elected, too.
    They were ultra-conservatives.
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