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Crisis in Egypt

Original post made by Cindy Cross, Parkside, on Aug 1, 2011

Crisis in Egypt by Cindy Cross

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Aug 2, 2011 at 12:55 am

There are no "good guys" involved in the civil strife unless of course you're referring to the CIA.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Aug 2, 2011 at 1:03 am

The way I see it shaping up is that Sharia law will eventually rule. When that happens, Americans will not be allowed to to step on Egyptian land.


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Posted by SteveP
a resident of Parkside
on Aug 2, 2011 at 8:12 am

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Cholo, I'm afraid you're probably right about Sharia law, and the backwards culture it espouses, taking over. As far as the CIA goes, I hear they are training former canel herders to fly those govt issued black helicopters.


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Posted by SteveP
a resident of Parkside
on Aug 2, 2011 at 8:13 am

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ooppps---camel herders...(or were they camel jockeys?)


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Posted by Sherry
a resident of Bordeaux Estates
on Aug 2, 2011 at 8:25 am

Camel jockies ... Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha. Boy, what a card SteveP is!!!


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Aug 2, 2011 at 12:16 pm

you may find it funny that "camel jockies" in Egypt will be trained to fly planes...you may not be so tickled if a few of those jockies agree to fly their planes into a site where thousands of Americans are gathered...won't be so funny when tons of explosives kill innocent Americans...

incidentally, Egyptians are not ignorant people, they have a history of great intellectual and creative achievements...




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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Aug 2, 2011 at 12:23 pm

Sherry Law = Shariah Law


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Posted by SteveP
a resident of Parkside
on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:32 am

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Cholo, you're right about Egypt's past accomplishments. Unfortunately, their country is being controlled (or is about to be governed by) the likes of the Muslim Brotherhood, which promotes a backwards, Islamic fundamentalist society. Between them and the groups promoting wahabi-ism, the good peole left in Egypt will be oppressed and/or driven out to other countries that do not support a regressive 3rd world existence.


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Posted by John Douglas
a resident of another community
on Aug 3, 2011 at 10:14 am

The situation in Egypt mirrors our own here in America; the people rally around the prospect of change (Obama election), only to be disappointed by the realities of who is really in charge: the military in Egypt and big business here in America. How many people will have to lose their jobs, homes and faith in the system before they too hit the streets in protest?


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