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    Re: Riots erupt in Egypt as protesters demand end to Mubarak regime

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    And that has what to do with US support for Mubarak for the last 30 years?
    Mubarack might not be the prez.



    The US gives more military aid to Egypt than any other country in the world except Israel. In fact, we give more military aid to Egypt than to all the rest of Africa combined.
    So? That didn't have anything to do with keeping Mubarack in power. The violence of late should be evidence of that. Obviously, when the people wanted him, they're going to get rid of him. Want to blame someone for Mubarack being in office for so long? You can blame the Egyptians.

    This faux outrage at The United States is stupid. Not to mention, counter-productive. It's only going to end up bringing the wrath of American down on them and that's something that they can't compete against. It shows that Muslims are nothing more than anti-American bigots.



    Maybe they would have been less inclined to "allow" him to stay in office if he didn't have American-made guns pointed at them.
    Or, maybe they were just too cowardly to do anything?
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    Re: Riots erupt in Egypt as protesters demand end to Mubarak regime

    Its a funny world we live in.

    The UK and US spend billions on the War in Iraq and Afghanistan, hundreds of thousands killed in order to inspire democracy in the ME, the Bush Doctrine.

    In the end Arabs get inspired by little Tunisia and the price of bread.
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    Re: Riots erupt in Egypt as protesters demand end to Mubarak regime

    Quote Originally Posted by GarzaUK View Post
    Its a funny world we live in.

    The UK and US spend billions on the War in Iraq and Afghanistan, hundreds of thousands killed in order to inspire democracy in the ME, the Bush Doctrine.

    In the end Arabs get inspired by little Tunisia and the price of bread.
    It's not that odd to me.

    It's in large part demographic. The population in these Arab countries is growing 40% every 10 years, doubling every 20,
    Guaranteed Poverty and unrest

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    An Alternative view.
    Appealing to those of us who see overpopulation as a/The major problem for the planet.
    Not the only cause by any means but.. take a listen.

    His view, "Superfluous sons" (4th, 5th, 6th, 55th) is the Biggest catalyst for radicalization/Islamization.
    People with Nothing to do.

    1997-2007 Gaza population grew by 40%. (even while being "Genocided")
    At current rates, the bottom/young group will Double in population by 2030.

    ""What will 20 million more Yemenis, 28 million more Afghanis, 80 million more Pakistanis do?""

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    Germany... 44
    UK........... 40
    US .......... 37
    Israel ....... 29
    Turkey ..... 28
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    Iraq ......... 19
    Afghanistan 17
    Yemen ...... 17
    Somalia ......17
    Gaza ......... 17
    You've either got Islamo-terrorism or revolutionaries. They got NO Place to go and nothing to eat. Of Course.

    Cairo is one of the top Overcrowded, Povery stricken Hell Holes.

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    Re: Riots erupt in Egypt as protesters demand end to Mubarak regime

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Mubarack might not be the prez.
    OK...and again, this has what to do with the US supporting Mubarak for the last 30 years? You can play Fantasy Alternative History all day, or you can actually consider the political realities that exist.

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst
    So? That didn't have anything to do with keeping Mubarack in power. The violence of late should be evidence of that. Obviously, when the people wanted him, they're going to get rid of him. Want to blame someone for Mubarack being in office for so long? You can blame the Egyptians.
    So we just gave him all that military aid for ****s and giggles...not with any particular goal in mind? You aren't even trying to make sense this time.

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst
    This faux outrage at The United States is stupid. Not to mention, counter-productive. It's only going to end up bringing the wrath of American down on them and that's something that they can't compete against. It shows that Muslims are nothing more than anti-American bigots.
    I'd be an "anti-American bigot" too if my only exposure to the United States was based on intellectual giants such as yourself.

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst
    Or, maybe they were just too cowardly to do anything?
    Step 1: Give a thug lots of guns to repress people.
    Step 2: Claim that the guns aren't repressive since the people aren't fighting back.
    Step 3: Call them cowards for not fighting back.
    Step 4: Whine that they're "anti-American bigots" when they do fight back, and continue to defend the dictator.

    Makes sense.
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    Re: Riots erupt in Egypt as protesters demand end to Mubarak regime

    I am glad to see the people of Egypt standing up for themselves against Mubarak. I hope they succeed in making Egypt a better, more democratic nation.
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    Re: Riots erupt in Egypt as protesters demand end to Mubarak regime

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    There's a difference between allowing a country that wants democracy to have it without propping up their dictator, and actively invading a country to impose democracy upon them. The common theme in both Egypt and Iraq is that the American policy has been to decide their government for them.
    LOL... imposing Democracy upon them. You folks are jewels... from bubble gum machines.

    During those "imposed" elections, people stood in line knowing they could be shot, but they had turnout rates higher than for US elections. They weren't forced to go, they CHOSE to go and the joy in their eyes was something to behold. Most thirsted to be free from tyrrany. Those that didn't were Saddam's chosen few. Of course they would be pissed.

    After 911 the world changed. Saddam lost Gulf War 1, was supposed to disarm... did not, and after 911 we went to the UN because he posed a serious threat... as the Democrat leadership noted. Saddam kept playing his games and Bush gave him final chances to disarm, and when he didn't he gave him a chance to leave. He didn't take either opportunity.

    Perhaps had the UN not been so corrupted as indicated by the Oil for Food program, war might have been averted. But, Saddam most likely thought he had the UN bought off, and Bush 43 was as weak and spineless as Clinton. The corrupted in the UN have blood on their hands.

    A million died in Iraq under Clinton's watch, half f them children, but they thought "it was worth the price". What did they accomplish with those deaths? Nothing.



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    Re: Riots erupt in Egypt as protesters demand end to Mubarak regime

    The Egyptian people will not see self rule anytime soon. The Islamo hard core will take power and impose their will on the majority with the help of the young poor who don’t know what they need.

    This is a crisis that the Berry team will exploit to the fullest. Fist and most obvious is “Internet Neutrality”.

    Gibbs mentioned access to the internet 7 or 8 times and linked that access to well founded human rights like free speech and the right to protect their government.

    We better get back to drilling here before Saudi Arabia falls next.

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    Re: Riots erupt in Egypt as protesters demand end to Mubarak regime

    It seems that the people in the street think that Berry will step in and help them because he is a mulsim.

    This all started when Mubarak started making plans for his son to take charge of Egypt after Mo left.
    Last edited by Iron River; 01-28-11 at 05:51 PM.

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    Re: Riots erupt in Egypt as protesters demand end to Mubarak regime

    Quote Originally Posted by Iron River View Post
    It seems that the people in the street think that Berry will step in and help them
    What? No they don't. The Egyptian protesters are furious with the United States for not standing with them.

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    because he is a mulsim.
    Obvious troll is obvious.
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    Re: Riots erupt in Egypt as protesters demand end to Mubarak regime

    Quote Originally Posted by Iron River View Post
    It seems that the people in the street think that Berry will step in and help them because he is a mulsim.

    This all started when Mubarak started making plans for his son to take charge of Egypt after Mo left.
    really? there are stupid people in eqypt too?

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