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ewagner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-11-11 11:22 AM
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30. My guess....
Iran...the seeds were planted some time ago...they will soon bear fruit.

The House of Saud is still in complete control in Saudi Arabia. Remember that Saudi Arabia is the "keeper of the faith" in Islamic tradition. There is no secular movement to dispute that at the moment.
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  -Mubarak resigns as president: Egyptian president stands down & hands over power to Army Turborama  Feb-11-11 10:03 AM   #0 
  - Finally?  somone   Feb-11-11 10:03 AM   #1 
  - Yep, Sulliman made a short and sweet statement. The crowds are ecstatic!  Turborama   Feb-11-11 10:10 AM   #2 
     - Congrats to the people of Egypt!  somone   Feb-11-11 10:20 AM   #3 
        - Did anyone notice who was conspicuously absent from the crowds of protesters in Egypt?  fasttense   Feb-12-11 08:02 AM   #151 
  - Guardian: Mubarak resigns - live updates (inc. vice-president's very brief statement)  Turborama   Feb-11-11 10:31 AM   #4 
  - :D  DeSwiss   Feb-11-11 09:48 PM   #143 
  - Congratulations to the People of Egypt!  ck4829   Feb-11-11 10:34 AM   #5 
  - Al Jazeera English live blog as it happened...  Turborama   Feb-11-11 10:36 AM   #6 
  - BBC: Egypt crisis - President Hosni Mubarak resigns as leader  Turborama   Feb-11-11 10:42 AM   #7 
  - Raw live feed of the celebrations...  Turborama   Feb-11-11 10:54 AM   #8 
  - Hey Cheney, Rummy, Condie and the rest of the NeoCon MORON Brigade...  Moostache   Feb-11-11 10:57 AM   #9 
  - The Neocons and RW Israelis not only can't understand liberation, they were opposed  leveymg   Feb-11-11 01:29 PM   #93 
  - You realize they'll take credit for it  zipplewrath   Feb-11-11 01:53 PM   #100 
     - Never fear - the taking credit part occurred early on ...  BlueMTexpat   Feb-11-11 03:31 PM   #110 
  - K&R for the people of Egypt - we stand with you in solidarity. nt  TBF   Feb-11-11 11:01 AM   #10 
  - CNN's Ivan Watson is @ presidential palace in Cairo, as Mubarak's resignation is announced (video)  Turborama   Feb-11-11 11:02 AM   #11 
  - REC!!!~!!! LINK BACK to the LIVE BLOGS on DU here:  L. Coyote   Feb-11-11 11:06 AM   #12 
  - I guess the +100000 postings on google of "Mubarek will end up like Mussolini" got his attention.  Crowman1979   Feb-11-11 11:08 AM   #13 
  - Good to see one more GOP lackey eliminated!  BanTheGOP   Feb-11-11 11:21 AM   #14 
  - President #Mubarak has stepped down as president of #Egypt,  oberliner   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #15 
  - And the crowd is going wild  tavalon   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #16 
  - They sure earned that.  tabatha   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #17 
     - Yes  tavalon   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #27 
  - Now official on BBC's News website  dipsydoodle   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #18 
  - BRAVO EGYPT - BRAVO!!! nt  madmax   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #19 
  - That has to be the shortest message, ever!  Frustratedlady   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #20 
  - Truly a pivotal moment in modern history  oberliner   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #21 
  - it is amazing to hear....  gblady   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #23 
     - Al Jazeera knows how to let the crowd do it when the time is right  tavalon   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #31 
  - 17 days... that's what it took.  boppers   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #22 
  - My guess....  ewagner   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #30 
  - Saudi Arabia does not give good representation of Islam  Alameda   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #49 
  - Or about 30 years, depending upon how you view it.  No Elephants   Feb-12-11 05:19 AM   #149 
  - Incredible resolve shown by the citizens of Egypt.  Paper Roses   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #24 
  - Our Egyptian brothers and sisters  cilla4progress   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #25 
  - here  New Earth   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #71 
     - Oops, thanks - not a facebookian  cilla4progress   Feb-11-11 03:46 PM   #113 
  - "The biggest street party in the world"  siligut   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #26 
  - Congratulations to the Egyptian people for their COURAGE and LOVE in this revolution--!!  defendandprotect   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #28 
  - chickens...hatching...waiting  Nuclear Unicorn   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #29 
  - Yeah, this is where the scarier part happens and where it could all fall apart  tavalon   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #34 
     - I just hope that now they have run the wife-beater out of town  Nuclear Unicorn   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #36 
        - Yep  tavalon   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #37 
  - Good luck, Egypt! eom  proReality   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #32 
  - Lots of work, still to be done.  Ghost Dog   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #46 
  - Meet the new boss, same as the old boss  FLPanhandle   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #33 
  - Maybe, maybe not  tavalon   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #35 
  - Suleiman is gone too  oberliner   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #41 
  - Which has been the real government power all along  FLPanhandle   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #43 
     - Who should power have been turned over to before holding elections?  oberliner   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #45 
        - It's designed to make them happy and go home.  FLPanhandle   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #50 
        - But what are you saying ought to have happened?  oberliner   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #52 
           - Seriously. Change has to start SOMEWHERE.  closeupready   Feb-11-11 11:49 AM   #83 
           - Well, the military was in charge and it's still in charge  FLPanhandle   Feb-11-11 01:51 PM   #98 
              - Egypt military vows to restore civilian control  oberliner   Feb-12-11 10:51 AM   #152 
        - Please see Reply 48.  No Elephants   Feb-12-11 05:28 AM   #150 
  - Maybe, indeed.  Nuclear Unicorn   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #51 
  - What are you implying here?  oberliner   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #42 
     - Simple  FLPanhandle   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #44 
        - Nothing has changed?  oberliner   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #47 
        - The information I've read over the years is contrary to your statemen  LanternWaste   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #67 
        - don't think its quite like that  dipsydoodle   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #69 
  - K and R for the freepers  Kingofalldems   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #38 
  - lol  dipsydoodle   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #40 
  - I hope the best for Egypt.  truthisfreedom   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #39 
  - "Everything seems possible now"  klook   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #48 
  - Good!  LeftishBrit   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #53 
  - When are people of the USA going to take to the streets and emulate what the Egyptian people did?  totodeinhere   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #54 
  - We have elections - they have been living under a dictatorship for decades  oberliner   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #55 
  - No we don't have those rights. What kind of a country is it where we have to worry about  totodeinhere   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #57 
     - That is why the US republican party must be eliminated. Pure and simple.  BanTheGOP   Feb-11-11 11:23 AM   #75 
     - so  TMcCaleb   Feb-11-11 11:34 AM   #78 
     - IT WAS !! In 2006 and 2008  leftstreet   Feb-11-11 03:32 PM   #111 
        - Obama did.  kath   Feb-11-11 07:22 PM   #133 
     - Excellent point  Ahpook   Feb-11-11 02:24 PM   #103 
  - When we are ruled by a an unelected dictator  WatsonT   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #59 
  - Actually, he was elected but the elections were rigged. Doesn't that remind you of what happened  totodeinhere   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #66 
     - Not really  WatsonT   Feb-11-11 12:50 PM   #90 
  - Oh please!  sledgehammer   Feb-11-11 12:05 PM   #86 
  - We have enforced regime change every 4 or 8 years.  Kablooie   Feb-11-11 07:48 PM   #134 
  - Watching on Free Speech TV....exhilarating, heartwarming, just amazing  tpsbmam   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #56 
  - Maybe next time, he'll buy the fucking cookies...  Ian David   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #58 
  - Tahya Masr! Tahya Masr! Tahya Masr !!  FailureToCommunicate   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #60 
  - And Mubarak may not get away with his plunder...  FailureToCommunicate   Feb-11-11 02:51 PM   #107 
  - Mubarak Resigns  PhillySane   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #61 
  - wow.. power to the people!  SemperEadem   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #62 
  - EGYPT IS LIBERATED!!!!!!!  Maraya1969   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #63 
  - What a glorious day for people who believe in democracy throughout the world.  avaistheone1   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #64 
  - THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE! n/t  RoccoR5955   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #65 
  - Play him off!  Hell Hath No Fury   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #68 
     - + infinity  Arctic Dave   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #72 
  - Let's hope things settle down  BumRushDaShow   Feb-11-11 11:22 AM   #70 
  - I burst into tears  Delphinus   Feb-11-11 11:23 AM   #73 
  - Am ecstatic  florida08   Feb-11-11 11:23 AM   #74 
  - I just hope it doesn't turn into a military state  Astraea   Feb-11-11 11:25 AM   #76 
  - I bet Rush and the Fox News idiots will call this another "failure" of Obama  forty6   Feb-11-11 11:27 AM   #77 
  - It's already started  TatonkaJames   Feb-11-11 10:26 PM   #144 
  - Great! bad day for dictators, good day for democratic inspiration!  katty   Feb-11-11 11:34 AM   #79 
  - Senator Kerry's statement  karynnj   Feb-11-11 11:45 AM   #80 
  - Wow! What an inspiration to the world Egypt and Egyptians are!  closeupready   Feb-11-11 11:46 AM   #81 
  - Salute  florida08   Feb-11-11 11:47 AM   #82 
  - what a pleasant surprise! Obviously there can't be protests for another 7 months  alp227   Feb-11-11 11:54 AM   #84 
  - Egyptian Military Dissolves Parliament, Dismisses Govt  Turborama   Feb-11-11 11:57 AM   #85 
  - `  florida08   Feb-11-11 12:06 PM   #87 
  - K&R  mvd   Feb-11-11 12:07 PM   #88 
  - Look at that massive crowd in the photo in the OP - that's what US citizens needed to do when  kath   Feb-11-11 12:09 PM   #89 
  - Photo reminds me of the photo of the Obama rally 75,000 folks in Oregon  Tx4obama   Feb-11-11 01:17 PM   #92 
  - Absolutely. But the US media would not have covered it. nt  BlueMTexpat   Feb-11-11 03:33 PM   #112 
  - Someone upthread asked, when are we going to do this here, to throw off our Corporate Rulers?  Peace Patriot   Feb-11-11 01:17 PM   #91 
  - yep - on another Egypt thread I said "Now if only WE had free, fair, and transparent elections".  kath   Feb-11-11 01:33 PM   #94 
  - Just a few items to illuminate how we resemble Egypt before the protests.  fasttense   Feb-11-11 01:51 PM   #97 
  - That's what REVOLUTION looks like, people! That's what HOPE looks like!  Ken Burch   Feb-11-11 01:42 PM   #95 
  - indeed, it does!!!! a great day!  katty   Feb-11-11 01:48 PM   #96 
  - So now the army is in charge  WatsonT   Feb-11-11 01:52 PM   #99 
  - Hope and Change realized.  grahamhgreen   Feb-11-11 01:57 PM   #101 
  - Do you hear the people sing?  thelordofhell   Feb-11-11 02:04 PM   #102 
  - In my opinion, Mubarak has been Dick Cheney's ideal president.  Maineman   Feb-11-11 02:29 PM   #104 
  - That is an excellent mass of humanity.  Uncle Joe   Feb-11-11 02:44 PM   #105 
  - I hope this ends up being a good thing. The hard part starts now.  stevenleser   Feb-11-11 02:49 PM   #106 
  - I think I just heard Saudi Arabia shutter.  Javaman   Feb-11-11 02:51 PM   #108 
  - So emotional, such an astonishing accomplishment. ..words fail.  Jefferson23   Feb-11-11 03:23 PM   #109 
  - Who's next?  bluescribbler   Feb-11-11 03:55 PM   #114 
  - What a wonderful day.  myrna minx   Feb-11-11 04:03 PM   #115 
  - Good for them, however ...  AsahinaKimi   Feb-11-11 04:07 PM   #116 
  - Congrats to the Egyptian people... what a remarkable historic earth shaking revolution!!  DCBob   Feb-11-11 04:25 PM   #117 
  - While We Here Witness What "Peaceful Revolution" Looks Like, I Wonder  ChiciB1   Feb-11-11 05:17 PM   #123 
  - Juan Cole & Samer Shehata on what post MB Egypt might look like.  EFerrari   Feb-11-11 04:28 PM   #118 
  - DENIAL is a river with the blood of 300 Egyptians  L. Coyote   Feb-11-11 04:39 PM   #119 
  - Wow. Just wow. Congratulations Egyptians. You're losses have not gone  AllyCat   Feb-11-11 04:51 PM   #120 
  - We were asleep in Australia when this happened.  Matilda   Feb-11-11 05:13 PM   #121 
  - dupe  Matilda   Feb-11-11 05:13 PM   #122 
  - Outstanding!  Kajsa   Feb-11-11 05:43 PM   #124 
  - Congratulations Egypt  abelenkpe   Feb-11-11 06:01 PM   #125 
  - Wishes them luck! Not sure the military is a bug step up.  pam4water   Feb-11-11 06:08 PM   #126 
  - 1 down. many more to go. \~/ to the people of Egypt.  marasinghe   Feb-11-11 06:08 PM   #127 
  - back 2 the top  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-11-11 06:52 PM   #128 
  - K&R and  suffragette   Feb-11-11 06:54 PM   #129 
  - Up next: Remove Suleiman's grubby hands from the levers of power.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-11-11 06:55 PM   #130 
  - Bravo!  valerief   Feb-11-11 07:05 PM   #131 
  - k  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-11-11 07:18 PM   #132 
  - Woo Hoo! I'm so happy for the Egyptian people!  OnionPatch   Feb-11-11 07:48 PM   #135 
  - Very excellent people! Here's to you!  lonestarnot   Feb-11-11 07:59 PM   #136 
  - To Show that My Heart is in the Right Place, Here's a Song  Wolf Frankula   Feb-11-11 08:05 PM   #137 
  - Any chance the Teabaggers & other Repubs......?  missingfink   Feb-11-11 08:12 PM   #138 
  - Congratulations on what you've achieved so far, but  PoliticAverse   Feb-11-11 09:22 PM   #139 
  - Congratulations, Egypt!!!  Odin2005   Feb-11-11 09:30 PM   #140 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   Feb-11-11 09:41 PM   #141 
  - K&R!!!  DeSwiss   Feb-11-11 09:46 PM   #142 
  - Let's Go Home  markmyword   Feb-11-11 11:21 PM   #145 
  - K&R  Shining Jack   Feb-12-11 12:21 AM   #146 
  - That's an incredible photo!  sabrina 1   Feb-12-11 04:18 AM   #147 
  - Okay so far, BUT I am not keen on military dictatorships I will feel better after fair elections  No Elephants   Feb-12-11 05:10 AM   #148 
 

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