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The Coup Is Complete: Egypt Military Tells Mursi He Is No Longer President - Tahrir Celebrates - Live Feed

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Well that was quick

Some headlines from the speech:

  • SEESI: MILITARY TRIED TO BROKER RECONCILIATION FOR MONTHS
  • SEESI SAYS PRESIDENCY REJECTED OVERTURES
  • SEESI: MURSI SPEECH YESTERDAY DIDN'T MEET PEOPLE'S DEMANDS
  • SEESI SAYS EARLY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS TO BE HELD
  • EGYPT'S CONSTITUTION TO BE SUSPENDED UNDER PLAN, SEESI SAYS
  • SEESI: MILITARY AGREED ON ROADMAP THAT WON'T EXCLUDE ANYBODY
  • SEESI SAYS GOVERNMENT OF TECHNOCRATS TO BE FORMED

Mursi is unhappy:

  • MURSI URGES CITIZENS TO REJECT COUP: SKYNEWS CITING STATEMENT
  • EGYPT'S MURSI SAYS MILITARY MEASURES REPRESENT 'FULL COUP'

Which however is irrelevant, as Mursi is about to disappear, only to reappear perhaps in the transit zone of the Moscow airport

From the WSJ:

Egypt’s military announced it is ousting Islamist president President Mohammed Morsi, suspending the constitution and calling for early elections—a move the presidential palace quickly branded a “complete military coup.” Egypt will be ruled temporarily by the president of the Supreme Constitutional Court, the head of Egypt’s military, Gen. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, said in an address on state television Wednesday evening in Egypt. Mr. Morsi rejected the declaration that he was out of office and called on Egyptians to avoid bloodshed and honor the constitution.

Of course, how the Muslim Brotherhood will accept their overthrow remains unclear but after the initial shock expect "reprisals"...

The new interim head of Egypt will be revealed tomorrow:

  • Head of Egypt constitutional court to be sworn in as interim head of state on Thursday

He will most likely be succeeded by Mohamed ElBaradei.

While earlier the State Department spokesperson was careful not to take sides, it seems - given Cantor's recent comments of the US long-standing support of the Egyptian military - that they have come out in support of the new framework; for fear, we suspect, of the growing anti-American sentiment we first exposed here.

 

 

 

 

*U.S. ORDERS HOME NON-ESSENTIAL DIPLOMATS IN EGYPT: AP

Reuters is reporting that four are dead in clashes between Morsi supporters and security forces in Alexandria - as we noted here, it seems the military's standby role has shifted gears.

*STATE DEPT TELLS U.S. CITIZENS IN EGYPT TO LEAVE COUNTRY

Live feeds from Cairo:

 

Fireworks, Lasers, and screams of joy (for now)...

 

 

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Wed, 07/03/2013 - 14:57 | 3719108 prains
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Can we get an order of that to GO!

 

STAT

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 14:59 | 3719115 Super Marco
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Lamborghini Mursi

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:03 | 3719138 TuesdayBen
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Yeah, Allah Akbar, but,

Firepower more Akbar-er

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:04 | 3719146 eatthebanksters
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Perhaps the Egyptian military could teach our military a few things...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:06 | 3719157 Row Well Number 41
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It is after all the last step to banana republicdom.

#41

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:10 | 3719175 ZerOhead
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After NeoLiberalism and banking have dispossessed the people of anything worth owning of course...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:11 | 3719184 jbvtme
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am i the first with "they showed him no mursi"?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:14 | 3719204 knukles
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Glad that's over with and we can get back to buying the fucking dip

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:22 | 3719237 cifo
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  • *SEESI SAYS GOVERNMENT OF TECHNOCRATS TO BE FORMED

Goldman in the government then?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:41 | 3719300 slaughterer
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Goldman has had a few job ads for Egyptian technocrats out this week.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:49 | 3719327 Temporalist
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El-Erian was making comments on the news...batter up!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:54 | 3719345 TerminalDebt
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damn

guess the days of a 1991 style bombing for a few days is over.

 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:59 | 3719363 john39
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so where does morsi try to run, the U.S. or Israel...    sadly for him, now that he has no further use to them, his days are probably numbered.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:09 | 3719383 redpill
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Who gives a fuck.  He was instrumental in cramming a Constitution down their throat that only a slim majority of people supported.  Constitutions need to protect the individual from the goverment and be broadly consensual, not impose Sharia law because the MuzBros think the prophet wants it that way.  Otherwise you are just laying the groundwork for the next revolution.  Mursi reaped what he has sown.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 19:57 | 3720062 Boris Alatovkrap
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There once is spring time in Cairo

Where it did went, I don't know,

Even Morsi put on big smile,

But is all be in denial

(see what Boris is do for humorous word pun - "denial", "the nile" because is long river in Egypt)

Because military general is real leader of country and democracy is poor to take root in radical islamo-fascist regime where citizenry are more comfortable to take order from kleptocracy above than is to govern self below.

Sorry, Boris is still amateur in create tempo of limerick, is prefer iambic pentameter.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 20:54 | 3720213 prains
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your riambic pentameter is still fucking funny Boris

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:51 | 3720324 BLOTTO
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Btw, have you guys notice that Morsi's campaign political party logo...looks a bit too eerily like Obama's logo?

.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_and_Justice_Party_%28Egypt%29

 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:58 | 3720346 prains
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The NSA likes continuity in their thumbnail headers

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 00:31 | 3720569 TwoShortPlanks
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and cue North Korean flare-up in 3…2…1…

"I've given Truman the chance to lead a normal life. The world, the place you live in is the sick place. Seahaven is the way the world should be."

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 03:08 | 3720664 tvdog
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"I've given Truman the chance to lead a normal life. The world, the place you live in is the sick place. Seahaven is the way the world should be."

Movies tell the most incredible lies. Songs too. But then, they are mostly made by Jews.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:25 | 3719433 john39
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big picture is important... the people are rejecting the NWO model, forced on them from the outside.  the muslim brotherhood has always been a front for the U.S. and Israel.  now ordinary people have figured it out.  huge development.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 17:04 | 3719542 ACP
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Al-Sisi is probably going to need a lot of highly loyal, well-trained bodyguards. He just pissed off all the world's fatcat shitbag oligarchs in one fell swoop.

As AC/DC might say...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W-fIn2QZgg

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 17:15 | 3719573 flacon
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If he pissed off the oligarchs, then why is he calling for a group of bankers and intellectuals with ph Dees from accredited American Ivy League universities to run the show?

 

SEESI SAYS GOVERNMENT OF TECHNOCRATS TO BE FORMED

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 17:28 | 3719610 ACP
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Since no one really knows what's going on behind the scenes, the backgrounds of the technocrats involved will definitely have to be watched. Hopefully, the generals know enough about The Big Goldman Screw that they have some independent thinkers draft the new constitution. At the moment, they seem to be a lot more inclusive than Morsi's regime.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 17:35 | 3719621 Joe Sixpack
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Just... Wow...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 18:11 | 3719713 cifo
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Probably payback for siding with Iran.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 19:14 | 3719885 john39
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Morsi recently sided with the mercenaries sent to Syria by US/Israhell/gulf states...  no way did he back Iran.  Another reason why this is a big development.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 19:59 | 3720065 Bringin It
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Right on John39.  He did not back Iran.

The US .gov stooge was kicked out of Georgia [Ok, he gets to hang around unil Nov w/o power] and now Egypt. 

Is this a trend??

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 20:12 | 3720117 Boris Alatovkrap
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Morsi also is buy nice summer home in Memphis, but now maybe is not so good idea. Can get refund on deposit?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 20:55 | 3720216 prains
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He can just move in Boris no deposit required, the key is under the mat

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 20:07 | 3720099 bread n circuses
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Let's do this again next year!

 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:18 | 3720245 dark pools of soros
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Independence Days are always better fresh

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:18 | 3720246 EverythingEviL
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Oh yeah, I'm sure they have it figured out.  Like the new guys in power are gonna be any better.

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 02:55 | 3720659 Totentänzerlied
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"He was instrumental in cramming a Constitution down their throat that only a slim majority of people supported. "

Are you referring to Publius?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federalist_Papers

A piece of paper written by the government and subject to review, interperation, and enforcement by only the government is intended to protect the serfs from the government, which controls overwhelming amounts of people/materiel, capital/resources, all of the courts, and the military (gee I wonder why that whole state militia thing fell apart, hmmm....)? Is this a "who's on first?" routine?

"consensual", that's fucking rich, get back to me with the results of that full universal public referendum on the Constitution... the one that never happened.

Now remind what Jefferson said regarding "the next revolution".

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 18:52 | 3719814 walküre
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Mursi

Snowden

Who will be granted asylum first?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 19:33 | 3719980 CH1
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Mursi... definitely.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:24 | 3719239 krispkritter
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Mursi: GAME OVER

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:41 | 3719470 thisandthat
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Game over, my amigo (was that a carrera rapida or what?...)

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 19:46 | 3720025 DumpsterFire
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It will be game over if the Muslim Brotherhood gets to the Aswan dam.  They better double the guard on that fucker.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:32 | 3719272 Go Tribe
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Uh oh, I shorted the fuckin' pop.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:21 | 3720260 El Oregonian
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“the Egyptian people have spent dearly to achieve ‘SOCIAL JUSTICE’ for every Egyptian man and woman.” – Dr. Mohammed El-Baradei http://mtv.com.lb/en/News/215991

Liberal Ideals: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_Party_%28Egypt%29

“In a related development, the Tagammu Party’s political committee will meet today to determine the party’s stance on ElBaradei. The meeting will also look at ways to coordinate action with the “NATIONAL ASSOCIATION for CHANGE” established by ElBaradei before he recently traveled outside Egypt”.
http://www.ahl-alquran.com/English/show_article.php?main_id=6409

UH-HO!!! Where have we heard those highlighted references before…

Replace a hard-liner for another PROGRESSIVE!!! And, everybody CHEERS???
Remember the euphoria in 2008 for Soetoro? Wash, Rinse, Repeat…

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 03:25 | 3720676 Harbanger
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Fuck the idea of ‘SOCIAL JUSTICE’, it's a leftist fabrication.  You either have personal liberty and freedom to express it or you don't.

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 20:07 | 3725316 MeelionDollerBogus
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Complete misunderstanding of emergent properties of complex systems on your part.

One can't enforce social justice but if one can detect elements of any system at any level which attack social justice, they can be removed gradually, attacked like a disease facing an able immune system.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:15 | 3719209 Odin
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SEESI SAYS GOVERNMENT OF TECHNOCRATS TO BE FORMED

 

 

...annnd no one sees a problem with this??

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:24 | 3719249 Ghordius
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LOL - lots of countries where this means "not out of (career) politicians". You know, university professors, entrepreneurs, people who never seeked office and are nevertheless respected... just describing how the word is understood

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:42 | 3719302 Temporalist
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Unfortunately it seems that those people are picked and not sought.  "Respected" is not a word that I respect any longer.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:53 | 3719342 Odin
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Of course any military is reliant on the Military Industrial Complex which is of course dominated for insidious purposes by the Western Elites... Unless Russia decides to bring them in to their fold... Interesting to see how it will play out... At any rate its awesome to see the Egyptian military give a big fuck you to the Muslim Brotherhood...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 19:00 | 3719833 disabledvet
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a lot of flags being flown. strikingly nationalistic actually. Morsi could be construed as being ineffective.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:48 | 3719323 Renfield
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Respected by whom?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:54 | 3719347 Ghordius
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In Egypt: by the military

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 18:55 | 3719822 Banksters
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Sorry Ghordius but you don't know what the fuck you are talking about. 

 

A technocrat is an appointed, unrepresentative, marionette.   They are placed in power until one can be 'elected.'   

 

VanRumpuy, the President of the EU is a technocrat.   

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:20 | 3720253 dark pools of soros
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Pehaps Snowden will take the job?

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 03:11 | 3720666 Totentänzerlied
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Lots of countries where the very pretense of "good government" and civil society are A FUCKING MOCKERY OF ANY DIGNITY AND REASON THE HUMAN RACE EVER HAD.

Lots of countries, namely, oh, ALL of them.

"just describing how the word is understood" by morally degenerate Quislings apologists like yourself who when told "run interference to distract people with irrelevant unbelievably contrived asinine dialectical horseshit pablum which we've carefully designed to confuse, insult, and bewilder those pretentious fools who dare challenge us", simply bows deeper and says, "yes m'lord."

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:36 | 3719258 Lore
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"TECHNOCRACY" is a screaming red flag. There are others.  Choose your poison carefully, Egyptian people. 

And stop pointing those stupid green lasers.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:37 | 3719286 CPL
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It would allow for the introduction of a Meritocracy.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:42 | 3719304 fonzannoon
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when these 5 billion screaming cheering people find out there was a military coup they are gonna be pissed.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:59 | 3719364 Bay of Pigs
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CNN: "If indeed there was a coup".

WTF? LOL...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 18:45 | 3719791 BurningFuld
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They did not actually say that did they? What the fuck is going on there? 

 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:08 | 3719319 ZerOhead
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Which will almost certainly  be supplanted by the most stable of all states... namely.. a Kleptocracy.

That is IF they even could get rid of the existing Kleptocratic structure which was being severely impoverished by the deteriorating economic conditions under Morsi... and as we all know has a formidable presence in the WAIT FOR IT... military.

Now, after a year with the SCAF as executive, and many of Gamal’s associates facing investigation or in exile, Egypt’s economic trajectory looks remarkably similar to that of 2010. No longer do silk-suited technocrats enjoin Egyptians to forgo living wages, safe working conditions and political accountability in pursuit of “economic growth.” But khaki-clad officers echo the argument that social justice must wait, accusing those who demand it of scaring away tourists and foreign investors. Proximity to political power is still the primary path to economic privilege, and the traditional constituencies of the interventionist state -- civil servants, peasants and the urban poor -- remain marginal. In tandem with transnational capital, the army seeks to corner markets even as it mouths free-market nostrums. And Military, Inc. may do the Mubaraks one better: With Gamal’s crony capitalist allies out of the way, there is no longer any competitor whose ambitions are a counterweight to the army’s appetite for economic expansion.

http://www.merip.org/mer/mer262/egypts-generals-transnational-capital

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:53 | 3719340 jcamargo
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Let's give that one to Aristotle:

Polity corrupts to Democracy

Monarchy corrupts to Tiranny

Aristocracy corrupts to Oligarchy

 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:47 | 3719488 thisandthat
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...a stepping stone towards Cronyocracy...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:43 | 3719306 Temporalist
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I'll take green lasers over vuvuzelas any day.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 19:49 | 3720037 ParkAveFlasher
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I'll take the Brazillion chicks,thanks

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:41 | 3719298 Tortuga
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Well, all the heads of all bureaucracies, were men that had no formal education and have spent their lives reading and teaching the Koran. So, maybe a banker running the treasury, a farmer running the agriculture dept and maybe a educator running the school system. That is, if they have any of those agencies.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 17:13 | 3719567 General Decline
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What a novel idea. And don't forget a community organizer running the office of the president.... Wait.... What?

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 02:05 | 3720638 cape_royds
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Morsi's an engineer. Most of the Egyptian MB leadership are non-clerical.

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 03:17 | 3720670 Totentänzerlied
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An engineer who graduated and taught in California. And the top general was trained in Britain. And yet, here we are.

It is all one massive lie.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:55 | 3719349 Freddie
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Persecution of Islamists in Egypt begins. Police arresting personnel at Islamist media channel. Leaders in hiding.

We can only dream about the Islamists in our media being arrested because all the money in American TV is Saudi/Qatari/Bagel.  The House of Saud are supposedly Iraqi bagel merchants installed by chose people cheesepopes.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:42 | 3719477 john39
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come on Freddie... islamists control US media...  really?  do you even believe that?  who really controls media in the US is such a cliche that it shouldn't even need to be mentioned.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 17:02 | 3719507 thisandthat
Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:42 | 3719478 Praetorian Guard
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100% accurate. They simply cannot say they are a "democracy" because the stunt they just pulled is a banana republic move. In a proper democracy they woul have gone through the appropriate channels to have him impeached, and thus a democratic re-election. Now, they have gone down the slippery slope of shit canning any president that they feel is not doing an adequate job  through military pressure. WTF? ...and WHO exactly decides if the president is doing a piss poor job, the masses? The masses have NOT always been right, as history teaches...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 18:13 | 3719720 SDShack
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And how do you follow the rule of law and impeach a dictator... after he has changed the constitution to ensure one party control of the legislature, plus he removed any power from the Supreme Court to challenge his rule? Democracies only work if everyone follows the rule of law. Once the rule of law is gone, the only way change happens is revolution.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 20:29 | 3720156 TheObsoleteMan
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Wasn't it Jefferson who said that the people have the right to withdraw their consent to be governed when a government no longer acts in their best interest? The Egyptians withdrew their consent. The Army did not want a repeat of what happened the last time. Here is a little secret every dictator knows: They only rule as long as the army is happy. Stalin and Mao were the exceptions. They kept their armies in line through purges and constant fear of the secret services. Evidently, the Egyptian presidents hadn't bothered to copy this plan.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:23 | 3720264 dark pools of soros
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Send in the Camelvry!!!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:09 | 3719177 James_Cole
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Perhaps the Egyptian military could teach our military a few things...

There's a good idea. Alexander, Demspey, Clapper etc. in control.

Change we can believe in. 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:22 | 3719234 Chupacabra-322
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Civil War is exactly what The Global Criminal Oligarch Cabal Bankster Intelligence (NWO) Crime Sydicate wants.  It pits brother against brother.

Order Out of Chaos.

Revolution should be the order of the day for the Egyptians.  It will pit them against the Cabal.

The US Embasies should be secured as they are a hub for The Criminal State Dept. / CIA destabilizers.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:40 | 3719294 James_Cole
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Hard to think of any military coups in strategically important countries not engineered (at least in part) by the US. It doesn't look at all like a civil war either, I think that's a US media narrative. 

I don't know what to think about it all, but the Egyptian revolution seems at odds with western interests in the middle East. 

Al Jazeera has some good live coverage, English (with the lovely Sherine ;):

http://www.aljazeera.com/watch_now/

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 03:36 | 3720683 Totentänzerlied
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Do you have any idea who's behind Al Jazeera and what role they had in the "Arab Spring" nonsense, and the Syrian war?

"I don't know what to think about it all, but the Egyptian revolution seems at odds with western interests in the middle East."

Wrong. There was no revolution. Then (30 years ago): Egyptian military has total control. Now: Egyptian military has total control.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:01 | 3719333 Simplifiedfrisbee
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Your absolutely correct. The powers at hand want brother against brother. Division creates weakness and the outcome is synthesized- Creating a new system that is in favor of the hierarchy and in turn crushes the republic. Begin the peace rally Cabra. What is holding you back? Talk what is in your heart that you no longer can withhold from the pressure of tyranny. Unite to create the awareness so to battle the evil and how their agenda is leading the children to a desolate future. Remember, we are culpable for our actions so one can not simply point the finger to the evil and say I can not change. Stand up and walk! We must show the courage to be peaceful. Instead, we restrain ourselves. Money? Yeah, I can see us all now. "I'm almost retired so I can't mess up my pension." Or is it comfort? "I like the convenience of not dealing with all 'that' mess so I just do my job and go fishing on the weekends." Do what actions you must for your local community and speak righteously.

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 03:31 | 3720680 Bag Of Meat
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What if this is the natural equilibrium of the world? Some people dominating other people sounds alot like Nature.. and don't think I belong to the privileged..
So maybe this fight you're talking about is futile, and leads to your own destruction 

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 08:58 | 3720944 jerry_theking_lawler
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Two great pieces of information 'gleened' from this article:

1. Egyptians are not going to go along with US picked dictators.....

2. There are 'non-essential' embassy personnel in the Egyptian embassy. (so why don't we fire all the non-essential people in the .gov and then relook at our debt and deficiet situation).

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:24 | 3719248 max2205
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What's going on here...it's all Egyptian to me....

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:52 | 3719276 Ghordius
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imo worth a repeat: Egypt & Turkey

it's nearly the same cultural war

white Turks vs black Turks (sic), city vs countryside, urban vs rural, liberal vs conservative, freedom of and from religion vs religion, minorities together vs majority, "western" vs heritage, protesters vs Brotherhood/Mursi/Erdogan

education is not a divide, money also not. and socialism has nothing to do with it. militarism does, including a military ethos of being non-partisan and the garantor of basic constitutional frameworks

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:24 | 3719244 azzhatter
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Snowden is looking for a job

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:26 | 3719253 CrimsonAvenger
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He can change his name to Mohammed Snowden and be the Information Minister.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:26 | 3719256 g'kar
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Amen brother

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:00 | 3719367 jal
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It time build a new pyramid.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:05 | 3719151 ZerOhead
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Mursi says it's not over until his severance package and bonuses are negotiated...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:09 | 3719176 franzpick
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And he's still considered a member of the 'family' by Hill-ZaBoon.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:19 | 3719228 azzhatter
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Has Obama offered him a Czar position?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:23 | 3719242 cifo
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He will become ambassador of Egypt in USA.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:58 | 3719359 Freddie
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Alderman in Chicago. 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:49 | 3719497 climber
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Yo sheik is so thirsty

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:01 | 3719117 THX 1178
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Can we get some of that in America flavor?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:03 | 3719139 Motorhead
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I wonder if this Mursi dude has his name in pinstripes on his suits like Mubarak did.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:12 | 3719191 Dr. Kenneth Noi...
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NO COMMERCIALS....

NO MURSI!!!!!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:40 | 3719297 slaughterer
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WTI still > $101.  Seems like WTI is stuck above $100 for the rest of the month then.  

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:02 | 3719370 toadold
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I guess it will stay that way until the muppets figure the Suez Canal won't get blocked or interdicted by one side or another?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:55 | 3719351 Cortez the Killer
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"Persecuted Islamists"!!!!!

no sympathy for cockroaches

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:49 | 3719498 Gon2Marz
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Here is a better live feed:
http://live.reuters.com/Event/World_News 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 18:06 | 3719699 DosZap
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This is AN EPIC fail for the US!!!.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 14:58 | 3719114 Seasmoke
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Obama you are no longer President......

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:03 | 3719141 kralizec
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What a nice dream...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:09 | 3719169 eatthebanksters
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It may happen to Barry the way it happened to tricky Dick.  It took 26 months from the uncovering of the Watergate affair until Nixon resigned.  We learned about Bengahzi how many months ago?  WHen they find our where Barry was that night and what he was doing it will be game over.  (I believed he sacrificed our people to keep the affair manageable for election purposes - he would not send in the troops to keep it from blowing up into a major event).  Then there is Lois Lerner, who now wants immunity to testify...hmmm, wonder what she knows?  And there is much more from the department of dirty tricks...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:53 | 3719341 NotApplicable
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Ummm... Watergate was a scripted takedown (aka a coup), while Bengahzi was a script that was interrupted by people not in the know. So, there really is no comparison between the two.

http://www.lewrockwell.com/north/north383.html

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:16 | 3719211 ZerOhead
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Unless delivered by General Keith Alexander of the NSA... oh heck who are we trying to kid anyway...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:06 | 3719159 therover
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+1 but please let me add

Congress, you are no longer needed.

 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:16 | 3719212 Shell Game
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+1 and let me add.. 

BATF you are no longer needed, from this day forward there are no NFA firearms.

FBI you are no longer needed, the agency is dissolved.

CIA you are no longer needed, the agency is dissolved.

IRS you are no longer needed, the agency is dissolved. 

 

I could go on but I'm starting to tear up....

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:20 | 3719231 WTFx10
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FEDERAL RESERVE you are no longer needed and your wealth will be confiscated and your shareholders will be hunted and tried for financial terrorism.

May God have mercy on your souls? Geez I hope not.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:35 | 3719282 Meat Hammer
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You guys are giving me goosebumps.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 21:54 | 3720337 Chupacabra-322
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I actually have a hard on!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 17:05 | 3719546 Race Car Driver
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"Thank you. The President was a strong and brave man who's principles and beliefs never wavered, and which we must continue to strictly adhere to and carry out, in accordance with his last wishes.

As you know, we have captured the cultural institutions of this country. The institutions that shape the souls of the young. The schools, the colleges, the movies, music, and the arts. They all belong to us now.

At the moment, we are giving people a new identity, and erasing the collective memory. We are rewriting the history books. Nothing was more important to our President than bringing peace to this war torn country. Peace, a lasting peace, can only be achieved through strength.

So, in my first act as the new President, as the leader of the new government, this new regime, we will begin to deploy troops immediately to the southern regions, we will resume the bombing in the jungle. We will begin executing and enslaving prisoners, and that includes those who have preached diversity but who have never practiced it, and those who decried intolerance but were the least tolerant of all. We shall deal with them in a harsh manner.

Remember this, life is a chess game, where all the pieces are the same color. Your self-discipline shall be watched and judged.

Furthermore, we will alert the rebel leaders hat the negotiations have ended. There will be no more compromises. No more concessions. Only complete and utter and unequivocal surrender.

We have learned a valuable lesson. Great nations do not fight small wars. We have seen the difference between winners and losers. Those who are victorious, win first then go to war, while the defeated go to war first and then seek to win.

There will be no more stupidity. No more mistakes.

It's a new day.

God help you all."

 

- Edmund - Masked and Anonymous

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 18:48 | 3719805 Jendrzejczyk
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Edmund, I'm a tad slow and the gist of your post has escaped my grasp.

Can you just tell us what the fuck Anon is up for, and if we agree, how we can help.

No Batman riddles if you would be so kind.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 19:47 | 3720033 Race Car Driver
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I understand, you not wanting to use Google ... but there are other resources.

It's from a Bob Dylan movie - Masked and Anonymous. Edmund is played by Mickey Rourke. The gist of the posts above made me think of this ... so I posted it.

M'kay?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 20:09 | 3720107 Jendrzejczyk
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I freely admitted my denseness and did indeed Google all phrases, except the last, in search of the key.

Thanks for the addition to the knowledge base.

Always trying to learn and not afraid to ask questions when lost.

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 03:16 | 3720668 tvdog
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OK, so it's stupid movie crap. Idiocy, just like the annoying pseudo-word, "m'kay." Gotcha. And fuck you.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:14 | 3719205 Everybodys All ...
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We could only be so lucky.

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 09:01 | 3720949 jerry_theking_lawler
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well, duh, everyone knows he is Comrade Obama (dictator of USSA)....

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:00 | 3719120 fonzannoon
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so now what?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:01 | 3719128 francis_sawyer
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same shit that always happens...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:07 | 3719162 gjp
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you mean egyptians remain dirt poor while their elites sell their markets and military loyalty to the highest (american-israeli) bidder?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:10 | 3719173 jbvtme
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mummification now included in state health care benefits

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:43 | 3719310 RacerX
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I think that is a "royal" benefit.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:15 | 3719185 francis_sawyer
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The eventual 'Balfour' goal is to seize all the territory between the Suez & the Tigris & Euphrates Rivers...

~~~

If you lack the capacity to see that far in the past [or future], or, more importantly, ON THAT SCALE... You're all chasing after farts in the wind with butterfly nets...

Jesus Herman Christ... It's not even that fucking complicated...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:20 | 3719218 jbvtme
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sprinkled with a little libya, afghanistan and pakistan...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:25 | 3719245 Bay of Pigs
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Yes, Iran is the real goal...after Syria of course.

"Make it a hundred years"

John McCain

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 17:39 | 3719626 jbvtme
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same group who gave us the federal reserve, the russian revolution, the african slave trade and that fake story about the holocaust, gave us the balfour declaration

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:29 | 3719259 Ghordius
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I love it when people know something about the Balfour Declaration

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:38 | 3719287 robertocarlos
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I had no idea. Now I'm just sad I won't be alive to see them try it.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:39 | 3719291 Bangin7GramRocks
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“If you want to pop that puppies can you don’t have to grease him so hard jar head.”

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:42 | 3719303 General Decline
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Funny... I don't remeber learning about that in public school.  Just a lot about Martin Luther King and underwater basket weaving.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:48 | 3719324 francis_sawyer
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Consider yourself lucky... Now all u get is Justin Beaver...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:21 | 3719420 Ghordius
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perhaps also because it's very complex. you have to understand lots of involved countries & parties in the 19th century. It's hard stuff, for really interested, persistent student of history. LOTS of bullshit has been written about it, and even more propaganda - every country has contradictory versions of it

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 18:39 | 3719773 rtalcott
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Do a little chemistry and ask for a declaration...problems solved

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:18 | 3719407 WTFx10
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Foreign Office
November 2nd, 1917

Dear Lord Rothschild,

I have much pleasure in conveying to you, on behalf of His Majesty's Government, the following declaration of sympathy with Jewish Zionist aspirations which has been submitted to, and approved by, the Cabinet.

"His Majesty's Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country."

I should be grateful if you would bring this declaration to the knowledge of the Zionist Federation.

Yours sincerely,
Arthur James Balfour 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 16:51 | 3719444 Ghordius
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P.S. We do it so that we can stick a fork in the eye of the Russian Bear, weaken the Turk, and eventually divide his territories between French Republics and British Kingdoms, protect the British-French interest of the Suez Channel

S.: The Overlord of the Seas, protector of Global Trade (Globalization 1.0), the Mighty Unbeatable British Empire

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btw at that time most people thought it was A Great Idea

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 17:14 | 3719571 knukles
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Still sounds good to me since I have no fucking idea what they're talking about.
let's have a referendum on it.
Start with Detroit.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 20:11 | 3720116 Bringin It
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btw at that time most people thought it was A Great Idea

Not in Palestine did most people think it was a good idea.

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 03:25 | 3720675 tvdog
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The British also promised Palestine to the Arabs. It's less famous, since Lord Rothschild was not involved:

During 1915-1916, as World War I was underway, the British High Commissioner in Egypt, Sir Henry McMahon, secretly corresponded with Husayn ibn `Ali, the patriarch of the Hashemite family and Ottoman governor of Mecca and Medina. McMahon convinced Husayn to lead an Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire, which was aligned with Germany against Britain and France in the war. McMahon promised that if the Arabs supported Britain in the war, the British government would support the establishment of an independent Arab state under Hashemite rule in the Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire, including Palestine.

http://www.merip.org/palestine-israel_primer/brit-mandate-pal-isr-prime....

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:08 | 3719148 McMolotov
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Now we ramp stocks into the close and get drunk celebrating the police state tomorrow.

Edit: Just realized the market already closed, but that's ok because I'm already a bit tipsy.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:06 | 3719161 prains
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put some bitchez to the whip and get those pyramids finished, slackers

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:43 | 3719311 General Decline
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They got a cap stone that needs to be put in place!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:47 | 3719321 machineh
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Yeah ... the Obama seeing eye.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:16 | 3719213 Everybodys All ...
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Now the civil war starts.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 17:57 | 3719671 negative rates
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Or an oil for food war.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:00 | 3719123 Seasmoke
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Now that the template has been proved to work.....Michelle is going to have some sleepless nights

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:04 | 3719145 Motorhead
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I think Varlerie Jarrett will have the sleepless nights.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 15:00 | 3719126 francis_sawyer
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Happy Birthday... Mr. President...

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