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Old 02-11-2011, 12:33 PM   #31
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Cuba already started putting a stop to any idea of revolution

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/02...erns-internet/
Of course. Any leader or government that doesn't want to leave will wrongfully enforce their military muscle on the very people who make the county worth something.
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Old 02-11-2011, 01:01 PM   #32
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Iran's reaction, as expected

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Washington (CNN) -- The United States slammed Iran's "hypocrisy" for arresting opposition figures and the blocking of world media outlets as TV networks focus their attention on the uprising in Egypt and the widespread unrest in other parts of the Arab world.
"For all of its empty talk about Egypt, the government of Iran should allow the Iranian people the same universal right to peacefully assemble, demonstrate and communicate in Tehran that the people are exercising in Cairo," National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor said Friday.
"Governments must respect the rights of their people and be responsive to their aspirations."
Iranian leaders praised the Egyptian and Tunisian uprisings and said they were reminiscent of the 1979 Iranian revolution that toppled the shah of Iran and ushered in a hard-line and theocratic Islamic republic.
But Iranian authorities have blocked reformist websites and detained several opposition supporters and activists, opposition website Saham News reported Thursday.
This comes just days after two leading opposition figures called for a rally on February 14 in support of the uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East.
Iranian authorities on Wednesday warned against any attempt by the opposition movement to hold the rally, according to the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency.

Opposition leaders and former presidential candidates Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi requested permission to hold the rally earlier this week, according to Saham News, Karrubi's website.
It was unclear whether the government has denied the request.
Moussavi and Karrubi asked that the rally take place in Tehran's Azadi Square, the site of mass protests by Iran's opposition movement after the disputed 2009 presidential elections.
For nearly eight months, supporters of Iran's so-called Green Movement chose major calendar days to protest in cities throughout the country. Many of the movement's grievances were identical to those now being expressed in the streets of Cairo.
Protesters condemned what they called an oppressive regime, demanded political and social freedom and called for a more representative government.
Iran eventually quelled the demonstrations with a brutal crackdown against the peaceful street protests and the arrests of hundreds of activists, reformists and opposition figures, some of whom remain behind bars.
Since the unrest, Iranian authorities have rejected all requests by Iran's opposition movement for peaceful demonstrations.
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Old 02-11-2011, 01:07 PM   #33
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except for he was Iranian.
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Old 02-11-2011, 01:31 PM   #34
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Now the Muslim Brotherhood is going to run the country?
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Old 02-11-2011, 02:17 PM   #35
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Now the Muslim Brotherhood is going to run the country?
i haven't seen anyone burning US flags yet
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Old 02-11-2011, 02:21 PM   #36
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except for he was Iranian.
I figured I'd get his race wrong. Its just the mere idea of him being president makes me smile.
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Old 02-11-2011, 02:28 PM   #37
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I figured I'd get his race wrong. Its just the mere idea of him being president makes me smile.
would be kinda cool if we could settle international disputes in the ring
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Old 02-11-2011, 02:45 PM   #38
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No one's ever said he was smart.
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:06 PM   #39
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Now the Muslim Brotherhood is going to run the country?

I never understood that statement anyways, Islam is just a religion, its not a race, its not a country (Muslimania?), its only an ideology just like christianity is, Islam exists everywhere even in whiter than a white Christian countries (Europe, specifically Bosnia, Balkans, fr Yugoslavia, all over Europe).

Just because a guy has the same idelogy doesnt mean i should befriend him even if he is a psycho, certainly the "Christian Brotherhood" was in no effect when Christians (USA) waged war against other Chistians (Germany) in Europe.

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Old 02-11-2011, 07:36 PM   #40
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They had a concert tonight - here is a vid :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgTPH5y1-ZI

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Old 02-11-2011, 07:39 PM   #41
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Free?

Its going to be worse than before once the MB takes over, much worse.
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:05 PM   #42
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Egypt needs a modern day Rameses.
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:14 PM   #43
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Egypt needs a modern day Rameses.


Another cult leader?

No.

They need to start to think for themselves, instead of always following somebody else. First it was Muhabarak or whatever his name is, and now it will be the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Old 02-12-2011, 02:15 PM   #44
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i dont buy the whole muslim brotherhood propaganda being spread by some people. I just dont see these people gaining popularity and forming a government. Even if they do, they will not be along the likes of what a lot of people here in the US are describing them as. Besides it was not the MB that caused this revolution. It was not a party or a group that caused this. It was ordinary citizens that just had enough and started protesting. There was no leader to this. Everyone came afterwards.

Besides the country is ruled by the military. The military will not let the muslim brother make Egypt like Iran. The army along with a lot of the people want peace and prosperity in Egypt. They dont want wars with Israel or sanctions against their country. During the protests these people made sure the country was not damaged. They did not blame the US or Israel. They begged the US to support them. I did not see anyone burning flags. People guarded their neighborhoods when the police released thugs on the streets. People protected teh museum and Egypts tourist sites. You saw women, elderly and kids safely walking the streets during the riots. The rioters did not make this about the US, Israel or muslims. They made it about Egyptians which included muslims and christians and every other egyptian.

So this whole notion and scare tactics people are playing in regards to the MB is just stupid and immature. They are not that popular in Egypt anyways. If they do come in power they will not be along the likes of what certain people are thinking. They are nonviolent and corruption free. This isn't the MB of decades ago.
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Old 02-12-2011, 03:18 PM   #45
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