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With Morsi Ultimatum Ticking Down, Egyptian Army Take Control Of State TV Building - Live Feed From Cairo

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With just a few short hours to go until the military-coup-deadline, the situation is rapidly moving from bad to worse in Egypt.

Following Reuters reporting that the Muslim Brotherhood's refusal to meet with army officials - "We do not go to invitations (meetings) with anyone. We have a president and that is it," Sky News Arabiya reports that the Egyptian army now completely controls the State TV building.  

Headline via Sky News Arabiya,


The miltary will make a statement at 5pm local (10amET).



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Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:08 | 3717352 Flakmeister
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The counter-revolution will be broadcast on TV....

I guess someone once told us that....

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:12 | 3717371 kliguy38
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Hard to keep a ponzi going when there are sooo many holes to plug and soooo little time. Just like Chevy Chase putting chewing gum in a leaking dam...plug one hole and four more start to leak......

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:17 | 3717395 malikai
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Isn't it interesting how the first thing they take is the TV station?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:25 | 3717428 francis_sawyer
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"Egyptian army now completely controls the State TV building."


If our demands are not met... We'll run a non-stop Herschel Bernardi movie marathon!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:35 | 3717449 jbvtme
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did i notice the military were wearing bread helmuts made of pita?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:53 | 3717580 kridkrid
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This is all just an elaborate ruse to get everyone's "independence day" to fall in the first week of July. It's kind of how the Christian holidays map nicely to the pagan holidays.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:27 | 3717740 imapopulistnow
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So many people.  Is it a justin bieber concert or something?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:38 | 3717771 Sven Sikztu
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pretty much- over 4 days there have been over 91 sexual assaults...certainly one of them must involve a monkey... can we please send Anderson Cooper there again please? And have him take Chris Matthews -so he can get several tingles about the awesomeness of Obarry.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:46 | 3717803 kridkrid
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Everyone knows that Anderson Cooper is a Vanderbilt and interned with the CIA after graduating from Yale, I assume. That doesn't have to mean anything, of course, but it's interesting nevertheless..

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:50 | 3718154 Freddie
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Anderson is part of the g*y Al-CIA-da division out of Georgetown/Langley.   Another Operation Mockingbird puppet.    It would be funny to see Chris Matthews get a military trial and a noose on TV but the US Military is run by MIC and Mika Brezenski's dad's bosses.

The US Top Military brass are more concerned with their pension, golf game, weapons systems budgets and cheezy whores like Jill Kelly the Lebanese sl*t with an Irish name and that Paula Goodwell or what ever her name was.  They got boob jobs and set up dumb generals.  The USA is a joke now.

Americans who watch O-TV and O-Hollywood support being serfs.  Stupid ******g sheep.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:57 | 3717862 Deo vindice
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The Egyptians learned the power there is in united opposition to tyranny. They are using that knowledge to accomplish again what it was successful in doing just a year ago.

Tyranny is tyranny, and oppression is oppression regardless of the facade it is wrapped in, and the Egyptians seem know it when they see it. Too bad the citizens in the western world don't see it.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:54 | 3718177 Freddie
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I admire the Egyptians.  They know what it is to be screwed over for thousands of years.  The fat asses in America are get ready for National Felons League season. 

American generals and admirals are sell outs.  Sold out Americans at Pearl Harbor, Gulf of Tonkin, Civil War, USS Liberty, JFK, Iraq/Afghanistan and other examples.  Those ****ers had no clue on doing their Constitutional duty. 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:50 | 3717827 krispkritter
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Think you got it backwards. He could only attract this big an audience if he promised to set himself on fire on stage.

What is 300 feet long and has 1 pubic hair?  Front row at a JB concert...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 12:36 | 3718411 johnQpublic
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Songwriters: JAGGER, MICK / RICHARDS, KEITH Oh, a storm is threat'ning
My very life today
If I don't get some shelter
Oh yeah, I'm gonna fade away

War, children, it's just a shot away
It's just a shot away
War, children, it's just a shot away
It's just a shot away

Ooh, see the fire is sweepin'
Our very street today
Burns like a red coal carpet
Mad bull lost its way

War, children, it's just a shot away
It's just a shot away
War, children, it's just a shot away
It's just a shot away

Rape, murder!
It's just a shot away
It's just a shot away

Rape, murder!
It's just a shot away
It's just a shot away

Rape, murder!
It's just a shot away
It's just a shot away

The floods is threat'ning
My very life today
Gimme, gimme shelter
Or I'm gonna fade away

War, children, it's just a shot away
It's just a shot away
It's just a shot away
It's just a shot away
It's just a shot away

I tell you love, sister, it's just a kiss away
It's just a kiss away
It's just a kiss away
It's just a kiss away
It's just a kiss away
Kiss away, kiss away

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:46 | 3717802 holgerdanske
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I pita you for your speeling!;-)

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:06 | 3717926 Mugatu
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Brought to you by Carl's Jr.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:38 | 3717480 Oldballplayer
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That is going to be more like a sprint, or quick jog. Hershel, great actor that he was, was not exactly prolific.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:41 | 3717506 azzhatter
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They will hopefully run some Monty Pythons non stop. Keep the peoples happy

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:53 | 3717848 Gert_B_Frobe
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I'm sure "Life of Brian" would be a big hit.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:40 | 3717498 azzhatter
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Isn't that what Obama did here?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:51 | 3717566 greatbeard
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>> Obama did here?

Well, actually, no.  The press was already fully corporate owned, just like Obama, when he took office.  I think if you take a critical look back, it was the Republican right which championed the consolodation of the press.  You know, you can't stand in the way of higher corpoate profits.  Of course, that was back when we had two parties with two somewhat opposing positions. Now we are one big happy authoritarian corporate fascist state.  If you don't like getting trampled by the jack boots, stay out from underneath them. 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:55 | 3717857 Gert_B_Frobe
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Well, not really considerd "taking control". The media sheeped right in there with no issue or fight.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:44 | 3717523 Dr. No
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As for the US, Obama already has the TV stations.  He is now working on taking control of FB, which is why the NSA has been caught in the cookie jar...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:51 | 3717833 Crash Overide
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The NSA is the tool which the military industrial complex uses to carry out their agenda via blackmailing members of the government and big business. Did you know Zuckerberg is a Rothschild?


Egyptians are a proud people and they want the CIA out of their country.

Good for them, I only wish Americans had enough balls to show up peacefully in the millions to demand removal of the criminals that have taken us over. 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:07 | 3717642 Gidas19
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"Isn't it interesting how the first thing they take is the TV station?" 

In Lithuania in 1991 soviet military seized the TV station too, but people did not give up, actually many did not give a fuck and tried to push tanks out of the way with bare hands... Many got crushed for the freedom, they will always be remembered...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:10 | 3717947 Temporalist
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Same in `56 in Budapest.  Started with students in a Radio Free Europe station.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:24 | 3717725 Colonel Klink
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The media is one of the key points of control to take over a nation.  There are 5 main control points to take over a nation without firing a shot and the cheesepopes control them all; media, entertainment, government, finance, and military industrial complex.  They essentially they control the USSA.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:58 | 3718194 Freddie
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If you watch O-TV or O-Hollywood then you support The Matrix aka the O-police state.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 12:01 | 3718211 Colonel Klink
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Not true Freddie.  I say know thy enemy and their propaganda.  Being well informed means hearing both sides of what's being said.  Even Sun Tzu would agree.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:51 | 3717834 gaoptimize
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"Isn't it interesting how the first thing they take is the TV station?" - malikai

A TV Station?  That is for last minute pikers.  How about an entire mainstream media complex over 40 years.  That is how you REALLY take over a once great nation.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 12:09 | 3718262 StychoKiller
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Meh, the 

Libyans started with a central bank--go figure...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:24 | 3717421 YuropeanImbecille
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What the hell is the fuzz about? Shut the hell up and finish your KFC mega bucket!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:21 | 3717990 Joe Sixpack
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And hurry up, Egyptian Idol is about to start...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:35 | 3718070 kralizec
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Walk like an Egyptian, bitchez!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:40 | 3717495 HardAssets
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Only way there would be that big of a crowd in Amerika is if they were giving away free Super Bowl tickets.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:06 | 3717635 azzhatter
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Looks like the line at Walmart when EBT cards are replenished every month

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:44 | 3718122 tempo
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social unrest is great, for the stock market and the elite. Central banks must flood the market with more trillions so the political elite can enact larger entitlement programs to buy social peace. This week delay Obamacare, next week free college, next week free housing, next week free cable. Its never ending. Its related to automation sweeping the world, eliminating millions of full time jobs worldwide leaving billions with nothing to do but protest and demand more entitlements. Think about it, the elite will have to go into hiding if the central banks stop printing but more billions if the central banks print. Its going to continue for years, before inflation/barter starts.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:08 | 3717358 ebworthen
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Morsi should start his prayers early and often today.

The Military taking over the State TV building means they are shutting down the mouthpiece - they will not allow him to get on the TV to stir up the Muslim Brotherhood to save him.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:24 | 3717415 malikai
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What do you reckon the conversation will be like when Mubarak gets to meet his new cellmate?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:40 | 3717497 Oldballplayer
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Mubarak must be laughing his ass off. This poser could not make it through a year. Morsi is a piss poor dictator.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:58 | 3717870 plaspotje
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morsi sure did not take the good advice O'idi bamin, gave him, lie lie and lie

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:50 | 3717560 _ConanTheLibert...
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Am I the only one who thought Muburak was already dead? I must be mistaken with Gadaffi.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:54 | 3717585 ebworthen
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He was supposedly on his deathbed at one point, but made a miraculous recovery.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:27 | 3717739 Colonel Klink
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Ding! +1

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:53 | 3717845 Crash Overide
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Gadaffi was the guy that started selling oil for gold remember?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:39 | 3718091 Shell Game
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That has a mortality rate that would make pneumonic Plague look trivial...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:46 | 3718133 Colonel Klink
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Yep 100% mortality.  Ghadaffi and Saddam.  Iran is on the short list.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:56 | 3717590 nonclaim
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"Muslim Brotherhood's refuse to meet with army officials."

Score to MBs for not being *that* dumb.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:18 | 3717972 Renewable Life
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I can't keep track of my Muslim Revolutions at this point and who I'm suppose to root for????

Is Karzai in Afganistan Sunni, Shite, or Mixed Tribal??? So we support the Sunni "rebels" in Syria but kill them in Afganistan, right? We killed the Sunni in Iraq right? But support them in Jordan, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia against Shite Iran, right? Gaddafi was mixed tribal right, like Assad in Syria, so we joined the Sunni team in Libya right?

So the Generals in Egypt are what?? And who the fuck do we like in Lebanon???

Geez, what does it all have in common, other then American treasure lost and American soldiers dead and wounded all over the fucking place??

That's right, only one thing.........ENERGY!!!!!

Religion doesn't have a fucking thing to do with it and never will!!! Wake Up Americans!!!!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 12:04 | 3718223 FreeSlave
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"That's right, only one thing.........ENERGY!!!!!" 


...and to expand Israel. They need to destabalize the region, so the zionists grab larger pieces of land from muslim countries. They already started talking that they are looking into anexing a large portion of Sirian teritory to keep it as a buffer zone with israeli military protecting it. I bet you did not here that on MSM...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:09 | 3717361 NoDebt
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Obama is having his "Mission Accomplished" banner printed up as we speak.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:12 | 3717368 AngryGerman
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Peace Nobel Price - well played, Sir!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:12 | 3717369 Temporalist
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"Murder Akomplished!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:26 | 3717430 EL INDIO
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Silence Shol'va

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:16 | 3717957 Colonel Klink
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How Obama views the average citizen/serf:

The King and Count De Money.

Shotgun = government apparatus

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:24 | 3717419 EL INDIO
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Obama reminds me of Apophis from SG1.


He used to be a God in Egypt, I guess he is reclaiming his place.


Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:35 | 3717464 Lebensphilosoph
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Yeah - as we all know, ancient Egypt was a black nation ...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:06 | 3717922 azzhatter
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Obama reminds me of a turd floating in the pool

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:12 | 3717366 Forward History
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Ah, yes. The cycle of nations rears itself again, and Egypt holds its second revolution in as many years--provided the first one ever truly stopped...and the major thing most Americans will get out of this is "well, what does it do to my gas prices?".

Have you any wool?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:12 | 3717375 AngryGerman
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Camel wool?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:19 | 3717404 Forward History
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Probably, but I wouldn't offer them U.S. dollars right now.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:26 | 3717429 Rusticus
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Have you any wool?

No, but I did stock up on Egyptian cotton sheets.


Your point is well taken tho. The heat map of global discontent is glowing with rage, while America debates the best barbeque sauce.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:52 | 3717576 Fukushima Sam
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We'll need that when the time comes to eat the weakest occupants of lifeboat Earth.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:53 | 3717582 greatbeard
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>> the best barbeque sauce.

I hate the sweet stuff. 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:09 | 3717648 Race Car Driver
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The Fourth Coq Faux Jerk:


Sliced Chix

Add: Black Pepper, Dry Mustard, Thyme, Cinnamon, Allspice, Habernero Sauce (No salt needed).

Stir in: Brown Sugar, Honey

Simmer, stir until pan is carmelized - then hit heavy and hard with any cheap Louisiana style pepper sauce to de-carmelize the pan. Simmer only until the vinegar smell is gone.

Chix should be just a bit dry and sauce should be a sticky glaze. Serve on Sourdough buns.


America! Fuck yeah!


Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:53 | 3718176 BeaverFever
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You can't have any pudding if you don't eat your meat!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:12 | 3717662 Forward History
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I have a fantastic weakness for carolina mustard.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:19 | 3717697 MachoMan
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bro, do you even grill?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:33 | 3717759 greatbeard
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>> do you even grill?

Grill or bbq?  We grill quite often.  Bbq is something we generally go out for, and I rarely go out.  Usually it's "to go" 'cause I won't go to a restaurant without my dog, or when we're on a road trip and want to try some local fare. And sense I'm fairly strict on watching my fat intake, bbq is a rare treat.  I just gave away a bunch of beef ribs because they are just too fatty for my system.


Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:05 | 3717919 MachoMan
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You cannot give away bbq...  blasphemy...  do you live in the south?  Those are fighting words around here...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:43 | 3717505 Dewey Cheatum Howe
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Good thing I loaded up on Shark razor blades already. The Lord company (based in Egypt) makes some good blades for safety razors. Them and the Greeks also who manufacture BIC Chrome Platinum blades. Something about countries in turmoil producing the best sharp edges on blades. Wonder why that is.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:12 | 3717370 spanish inquisition
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Obama - "We support free and fair elections, as long as our puppets win"

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:40 | 3717493 krispkritter
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Speaking of Obie and puppets:


Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:12 | 3717374 Yen Cross
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  "Git-er-Done" , Muslim style.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:13 | 3717376 highcapacity
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Is this Istanbul, Athens, Rio or Kairo hmmmm? Me thinks the World is goin craaaazy

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:14 | 3717384 AngryGerman
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Nope, too much asked for. Rather eat donut

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:19 | 3717403 highcapacity
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Coming soon to a City near You. Better stack some Popcorn...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:40 | 3717492 creeko
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If it doesn't start in Portland or Seatlle, I would be surprised.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:25 | 3717731 Meat Hammer
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Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:28 | 3717744 creeko
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hahaha... is that where you live, MH?  Well, it would be nice to know that you're leading a pocket of resistance somewhere. 

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:45 | 3717795 Meat Hammer
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LOL, no. I'm in Northern California where the sheeple are still fast asleep.  

Sanford is George Zimmerman-land.  I have a feeling it's going to get very hot there.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:39 | 3717487 creeko
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If one watches TV for an understanding of the world, one is constantly surprised by the outbreak of revolts against governments. 

"Oh, my... Brazilians revolting?  Oh, my... Portugal?  Oh, my... Turkey?  Who could have guessed?" 

Why is everyone so surprised?  Nothing has changed much in the past few years.  Expect more of the same from countries not in the news yet.

now, let's get back to the news of the "recovery".

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:13 | 3717377 ApollyonDestroy
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Someone just vaporize the entire middle east already. Epicenter of the blasts: Israel

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:35 | 3717463 Aknownymouse
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Thats my family you want to vaporize.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:37 | 3717473 Lebensphilosoph
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Wouldn't that make you a rat?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:50 | 3717557 Lebensphilosoph
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How many circumcised cocks did you take up your ass today?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:56 | 3717595 Lebensphilosoph
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I see the tribalists are out in force today.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:46 | 3717537 tvdog
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Thats my family you want to vaporize.

So you're a New World Order supporter then?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:13 | 3717379 SWRichmond
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...the situation is rapidly moving from bad to worse in Egypt

I guess that depends on your perspective.  Did the Brotherhood muscle their way into power a la Reichstag fire / street muscle?  This is the way governments are overthrown without full blown revolutions, as we all know. I am certainly no fan of military rule, either, but the public outcry against the current regime appears to be unprecedented.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:16 | 3717390 AngryGerman
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"I am certainly no fan of military rule..." - but in the US it works awesome!!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:40 | 3717499 THX 1178
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We're going to find out just how much "street muscle" the Muslim Brotherhood has in only a few days.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:18 | 3717398 Forward History
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Go check out LaFayette's history--a hero on our side; a reluctant participant in his own country's revolution. It's always hard on commanders with character. The fact that they are military is less important; it's the man in the uniform that matters.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:19 | 3717402 Lebensphilosoph
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How large is Egypt's male popualtion How many of them do you see on the streets? "Public outcry", or outcry of some fo the public?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:14 | 3717386 Manic by Proxy
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Hey Obama, this Arab spring is working out really, really well! I think I detect another Nobel Prize.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:15 | 3717387 caimen garou
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I did understand the coca-cola comercial

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:17 | 3717393 Seasmoke
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Obama should make a day trip and stop on by and tell the Egyptians all is well.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:25 | 3717426 lakecity55
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YES! By all means, Chalky should fly to Cairo and mingle heartily amongst the Egyptians.

Please, please, please.

And make sure he brags about how he put the MB in charge!

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:31 | 3717448 gamera9
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Perhaps he can decree the revolution will be delayed a year so all the regulations can be understood

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:18 | 3717394 Temporalist
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If none of you are watching the ads on Egyptian should look familiar: junk food, hair care, autos, female hygiene products, and consumer shit...I guess nobody is watching enough to remember how great things are in those commercials since they are outside dying.

(I'm curious to see the estimates for the crowd size since I haven't seen that mentioned but for a guesstimate comment of "millions")

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:18 | 3717400 dukeland
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Latest turmoil in Egypt is brought to you by: Coca Cola; Lays; Kraft.... how fitting

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:20 | 3717405 EL INDIO
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This is a coup


It does not matter if Morsi is good or bad.


He has been elected by more than half his people.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:22 | 3717409 Temporalist
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You are quite right!  You should jump on the next plane to Cairo and let them know how you feel.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:30 | 3717441 EL INDIO
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I don’t feel shit.


I don’t care about Morsi but I don’t like it when the military grab power by force anywhere in the world.


If you like that than I hope it happens in your country and you’ll see what it means.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:47 | 3717788 Bay of Pigs
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The United States might be far better off with a military man leading the way. You know, someone that actually follows the oath to the Constitution and would pull our troops out of this fucking mess we're in?

US troop suicide rate continues to climb in 2013. Over one a day now. That is insane.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:25 | 3717413 SheepDog-One
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I think elections are just frauds for the most part. I mean at most they give you a diet pepsi/diet coke 'choice', and then claim 'the people have spoken'. It's bullshit.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:34 | 3717459 EL INDIO
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It might be bullshit but people agreed to it.


Do you have an alternative ?


A nice dictator perhaps? Where to find one ?


The last one I know was killed. His name was ...



Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:37 | 3717477 Dr. Engali
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The last one was killed? Last I heard Obummer was still around?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:43 | 3717517 EL INDIO
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I said a nice dictator

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:38 | 3717478 SheepDog-One
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Well it doesn't really concern me what the sheeple have agreed/submitted to...I don't participate in elections I think it's all a farce to 'vote' for pre selected choice A or B.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:46 | 3717531 Lebensphilosoph
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Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:56 | 3717592 EL INDIO
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Yep, few months before the Libyan ‘uprising’, he was described as benevolent dictator by the ...UN

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:49 | 3717554 creeko
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MIGHT be bullshit?  You must be kidding.  You don't know?  No... it IS bullshit, so why don't you just say it?  And since it IS bullshit, then I guess that means you agreed to it.  I bet you vote, don't you?

No one asked me whether or not I wanted FAKE elections.  Nope, no one.  Seems to have been forced upon me by people like you who can't admit that it's outright fraud.

As for me, I do NOT agree... I do NOT consent.  And I do NOT vote.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:53 | 3717581 EL INDIO
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If you had to choose, would you choose bullshit or force ?


That is the question.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:24 | 3717723 creeko
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That's a bad question.  Really.  Next you'll be asking me if I want a democrat or a republican.  You should widen your horizons a little... think more out-of-the-box.  There's more to life than bullshit or force.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:40 | 3717778 EL INDIO
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That’s a real question being faced by the Egyptians.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:32 | 3717749 MachoMan
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False dilemma.  The issue is that you're ignoring the facts...  The facts are that millions of people are sick of things and demanding change...  The consent of the governed is always necessary to rule them.  Ergo, regardless of whether the man was freely elected, the basis of his right to rule (consent) appears to have been pulled.  While you're focusing on the military handling the exchange, I think there are a few important aspects that you're overlooking, e.g. the fact that the same result would ensue even if the general populace was required to rise up and that in many states, the military is the only force strong enough to effectuate the exchange.

Essentially all you're doing is making the case for permanent leadership positions...  this does not exist in any democratic system (which you're arguing Egypt is).  The people are always free to decide who is to lead them.  The fact that the military is choosing to side with the winner (ahead of time) is of little consequence.  Whether or not is is a coup proper will only be told by time.  Should the military decide to not honor its promises, then it will have to deal with another uprising.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:38 | 3717769 EL INDIO
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Did you go to Egypt and count the number of people asking him to leave ?


No, you did not, you just saw some picture and videos.


You do not know how many want him to leave and how many want him to stay.


That is a fact.


Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:03 | 3717904 MachoMan
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I can say that it appears enough people want him to leave that it's going to happen...  we can argue about whether this is a majority til the cows come home.  I think you have to admit the other side of the coin though, which is that the people who do want him to stay appear to be doing nothing about it.  In this sense, you might say that the ballot box is only a very particular type of voting...  and that it doesn't denote how one really feels when push comes to shove.  Call it whatever you want, my earlier point remains...  I'd be nice if you'd try to address it.

PS, political change is always done on the margins...  a majority of people are perfectly content to watch grass grow...  it's the active parts of each side that effectuate change.  Needless to say, a "majority" is a virtually impossible standard anywhere...  Does the U.S. have democratic elections despite our leaders being elected merely with a plurality? 

Further, all you're doing is espousing the "tyranny of the majority" aspects of democracy...  You might think of tahrir square as a different kind of voting booth.  Consent of the governed may be withdrawn without a majority.  Governance isn't a process made simply for the largest group.  While the Egyptian military is just another puppet of the U.S., only time will tell whether this collective bargaining yields any positive results...  I hope that it will.  

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:18 | 3717975 trader1
Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:09 | 3717649 mydogisprettier...
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Another person who actually thought there was a difference between Obama and Rmoney.



Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:59 | 3717606 greatbeard
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>.> He has been elected by more than half his people.

On the one hand, I agree with you.  On the other, Morsi was elected on one platorm, and then went off on another jag, much like Obama.  Maybe it's better that the military step in and reset the deck without Egypt turning into another Syria.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:11 | 3717656 tip e. canoe
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cheers for bucking the zeitgeist, but technically, it's not really a coup, if you consider that the military has essentially been running the country since Nassar's day.

maybe more like peeling back the velvet glove to reveal the iron fist.    again.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:18 | 3717973 F. Bastiat
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Are you sure about that?  What are the numbers?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:24 | 3717420 kralizec
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Those responsible for the coup have been sacked...those who sacked the coup leaders have been sacked themselves...this just in...another sacking...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:32 | 3717450 cro_maat
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+1 Early Monte Python reference

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:39 | 3717488 Greshams Law
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A Møøse once bit my sister.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:47 | 3717539 Lebensphilosoph
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Was she made of wood?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:41 | 3717784 Uchtdorf
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But it was only a flesh wound.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 13:47 | 3718795 andyupnorth
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Lee Harvey Oswald... Jack Rubenstein.. the prison guards...

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:28 | 3717435 ShrNfr
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Military will make a statement at 10:30 EDT.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:28 | 3717436 Divine Wind
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Should be interesting.

The Egyptian Air Force is one of the 4 primary users of the Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter.

The Egyptian Army has over 900 M1A1 main battle tanks.

The Egyptian Air Force is the 4th largest F-16 operator in the world, with 200 airframes delivered out of 220 ordered

And the list goes on.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:42 | 3717785 krispkritter
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US Gov/Arms Dealers: "When you care enough to send the very best..."

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:16 | 3717967 F. Bastiat
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Cetainly, military intervention to stop a dictator's delusions sends a powerful message.

There's certainly precedent for it - Salvador Allende was an elected marxist in Chile who had to be militarily deposed after he set about attacking the Chilean economy.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:31 | 3717445 q99x2
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Hope this helps beat the globalist attack on the peoples of the world and in Egypt. Down with the globalist traitors and especially those in Washington. Long live democratic principles.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:33 | 3717453 orangegeek
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Army vs MB - this is going to get ugly.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:38 | 3717481 Aknownymouse
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"This is going to get ugly". Not really. The MB is outnumbered by a factor of 10 to 1. This actually will be much smoother than most of you think/hope.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:33 | 3717454 tony wilson
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simon cowell decree.

x factor must be allowed to be broadcast.

bush blair states freedom cannot survive 

without music and sports food distraction.

the friends of mr cairo rejoice and pray to satan for andy murray fake tennis  win on the same day as a new british baby a new catholic queen.

all acts

mainly bad satanic plays

and listen to bob and bono sing feed the world.

here scum eat your depleted uranium

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:33 | 3717455 Aknownymouse
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And CNN continues their indepth coverage of Zimermans SSN. What an irrelevant piece of shit that organization has become. I guess since the obamuer pupet has been kicked out it has much less priority. Most importantly lets prove that americans are racist first.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:03 | 3717625 eaglerock
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My sentinments exactly.  I turned on AC 360 last night to see coverage on Egypt or the 19 firefighters killed, and it was totally about the Zimster.  I think they are competing with the Nancy Grace viewers.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:27 | 3717742 g speed
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they are simply consumed with the gun control agenda ---if only they could rid the world of guns--then Egypt would be "ok".  Zim is (in their minds) the key.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:34 | 3717456 Aknownymouse
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Deleted. Dup post.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:36 | 3717468 MilwaukeeMark
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The insurgents are waiving anti-Obama signs.  At last I found some common ground with radical Arabs. We can all start from here and move forward.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:36 | 3717469 q99x2
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The whole world hates the CIA technocrat Obama. Fucking aye things are going well for a change.

And as Egypt is showing guns do help defend against him.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:50 | 3717564 Monedas
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The Ivy League produced thousands of Socialists for government service .... but they ran out .... and didn't have any left for the CIA ?  LOL

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:38 | 3717482 StarTedStackin'
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The Obowel Movement's Arab Spring, about to come to fruition.........




Is Barak Hussein still claiming credit for Egypt?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:45 | 3717526 djsmps
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He killed Osama bin Laden. And has created 17 million jobs.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:15 | 3717672 hoos bin pharteen
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Yeah, he created 17 million jobs in China.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:41 | 3717503 dunce
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Turkey must be what they are looking at. The army was neutered as stabilizing force and an islamist took step back towards a caliphate. Morsi was setting up the same game plan. Egypt is in big trouble no matter what happens at this point with a bumbling fool playing games im Washington. There actually was a time back in the fifties when many Arabs looked on us as their best friend.  When Eisenhower did not allow the Eurpeans to take back the Suez canal we were seen as their savior from years of exploitation and colonialism. No one looks for leadership from a teleprompter.

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:26 | 3717738 ITrustMyGut
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decades of blindly following zionazi orders pretty much eliminated any respect we might have once had...

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