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seafan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-11 10:24 AM
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274. History is taking a different direction before our very eyes. The people are driving it.
Edited on Fri Jan-28-11 10:47 AM by seafan
Twitter feed from Egypt here.

Some random selections:

January 28, 2011

eHealthyAging RT @SaloumehZ: RT @sate3 "It's clear now. The momentum is with the protesters" - analyst on @AJEnglish #Jan25 #Egypt half a minute ago via web

Phoenix850 How dare you point your guns at your people!!! SHAAAAME!!! #egypt #jan25 half a minute ago via Chromed Bird

x70061x RT @bbclysedoucet: BBC Arabic colleague Assa Alsawy arrives office, white shirt red with blood, beaten by police. #Jan25 #egypt half a minute ago via web

JF_ve RT @SaloumehZ: RT @channel4news Egyptian unrest: Vodafone says all mobile operators have been asked to suspend services in selected areas #Egypt #jan25 half a minute ago via web

# Imagesca6qy9w1_normal L_Qahtani Its interesting how quickly the US government changes sides in the Egyptian protests! #Jan25 #Egypt #Mubarak less than 20 seconds ago via Twitter for BlackBerry

marwa808 RT @EDSETIADI: "Egyptian Christians said they will guard the Muslims from the police while they on Friday Pray." Amazing solidarity. #Egypt #Jan25 less than 20 seconds ago via Twitter for BlackBerry

# Yasin_normal n_zanki Allahu akabr! RT @ashraf9999: Aljazeera: #Egyptian demonstrators take control of Suez city !!!!! #jan25 #egypt less than 20 seconds ago via TweetDeck

yasserabdul #Egypt#Jan25 Now Egyptians protesting in front of Egypt embassy in Accra, Ghana less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry

strabulsi RT @sanaibrahim: If your government shuts down your communication system, it's time to shut down your government. #jan25 #Egypt #thepeople less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

jordantimes Authorities' reliance on heavy-handed security to keep dissenting voices quiet. #Egypt #Jan25 #cairo less than a minute ago via web

cate_long RT @WestWingReport: Mubarak is 82 & in poor health 5 US Prez have propped him up w/B $, yet #Egypt has stagnated during 30-yr rule #Jan25 less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

WhoDat35 RT @HalaGorani: A CNN camera broken and confiscated by security forces and some of our crew on the ground roughed up. #Egypt #Jan25 less than a minute ago via web

# 237px-wikileaks_logo Wikileaksfan1 RT @fearraigh75: AJE reporting protestors in Suez have taken a police station and freed all prisoners arrested in recent days. Amazing #jan25 #egypt less than a minute ago via Echofon

eugeniedfranval RT @Dima_Khatib: Downtown Suez is now filled with tens of thousands of protesters, no police, chanting: down with regime #egypt #jan25 less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

AwdahA RT @jan25live: Dostor: #jan25 #egypt protesters in alexandria may reach 100 thousands less than a minute ago via jan25live

# Fd8e0188-4061-43c0-b986-88c98c583dd0_normal 7our Seriously, who thinks that Mubarak can stay as #Egypt's President? Is White House seriously thinking that ! #jan25 less than a minute ago via web

# Madmen_icon_normal VTjawo RT @bencnn: So far today? Attacks on protesters, press. Internet, cell phone service cut. Nobel laureate arrested. And day still young. #Jan25 #Egypt less than a minute ago via web

Crack_Monster RT @zafojones: Reports from Cairo say that the police are dropping their weapons, siding with the protesters. #jan25 #jan28 #Egypt less than a minute ago via web

# Matt_in_maine_normal mattjduffy Live on AJE: Police fire tear gas canister into protest crowd; protesters throw tear gas back at police; crowd cheers! #jan25 #egypt less than a minute ago via web

Nanbp RT @Penny_G: RT @cate_long: Al Jaazera says Egyptian Christians had vowed to protect Muslims at prayer on Friday... astounding solidarity #Jan25 #Egypt

MartinxHodgson RT @Dima_Khatib: in Suez protesters reached main police station despite clashes, burned it. Police now pulled out of downtown #egypt #jan25 less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

maryamin RT @Dima_Khatib: Christians are reported to have gone out to protest side by side with Muslims today.. Bravo Egypt. #egypt #jan25 half a minute ago via web

wsteffie RT @SocialistViews: We need Solidarity protests in every major city. End U.S. support for the Mubarak Dictatorship! #jan25 #egypt #p2 #tcot less than a minute ago via web

RamyYaacoub @cnnireport @cnnbrk Got word from family memebers in El Korba (poshy neighborhood) that protests spread there. #Jan25 #Egypt less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

# Kid-paddle__normal damocles74 RT @jrug: Something changed today. This became a full blown uprising against Mubarak rule cutting across social divides #Cairo #Egypt #jan25 half a minute ago via web

FourYawkeyWay word to my fellow Americans, #Egypt revolt isn't about you or #Israel. get over yourselves! #jan25 #jan28 half a minute ago via web

wikinews030 RT @TimKarr: CNN: Egyptian police "thugs" targeting int'l press. Smashed cameras of CNN and German TV. #Jan25 #Egypt #NetFreedom half a minute ago via web

dasliebelein RT @laonikoss: "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable." - JFK #jan25 #egypt #revolution #change half a minute ago via web

Casillia Wikileaks Starts Publishing The Egyptian US Embassy Cables #jan25 #Egypt #Cairo half a minute ago via TweetMeme

oscarfc RT @habibh: Egypt gets its Tiananmen square moment. Man bravely stands in front of armored vehicle! Must watch! #Jan25 #Egypt half a minute ago via web

# Sr_normal shadyramadan RT @sultanalqassemi: Al Jazeera: Massive crowds in Luxor carrying signs similar to ones seen across Egypt #Jan25 half a minute ago via web

Dimurra RT @rameshsrivats: So the government of #egypt has blocked all internet access. The country can now be renamed gypt. #Jan25 less than 20 seconds ago via TweetDeck

Milfuegos RT @SocialistViews: We need Solidarity protests in every major city. End U.S. support for the Mubarak Dictatorship! #jan25 #egypt #p2 #tcot less than 20 seconds ago via web

CastanCentre RT @PeterDaou: Here's the link to Al Jazeera's live stream from Egypt: #jan25 #cairo #egypt less than 20 seconds ago via web

DaveHull RT @sarahraslan: Many Egyptians are a bit confused. . .they thought the United States encouraged democracy. Or was that only in some cases? #Jan25 #Egypt less than 20 seconds ago via TweetDeck

jennibrick RT @ShereefAbbas: If we reach a sit-down in Tahrir square in the 300,000 range by night fall. The government will resign (IMHO) #Jan25 #Egypt less than 20 seconds ago via TweetDeck

docstanjo amazing guts from people across various arab states #Egypt #Jan25 less than 20 seconds ago via web

alexsandels RT @weddady: To Be Confirmed RT @AzizZwier: RT @ibrahimarab: NDP-ruling party office in Kom Ambu in southern #Egypt torched down #jan25 #mubarak #egypt less than 20 seconds ago via Tweetie for Mac

cate_long Al Jaazera reporting at least 10 areas of protest in Alexandria & hard to distingush police inCairo cause dressed as civilians #Jan25 #Egypt half a minute ago via TweetDeck

AndrewKenning RT @wmnfnews: RT @kshaheen: Al Jazeera Arabic: Tahrir Square is now empty of security personnel and it belongs to the protestors. #jan25 #Egypt half a minute ago via TweetDeck

jan25live Dostor: I am so proud I am Egyptian. I am so proud of Tunisians. God bless free Arab people #jan25 #egypt less than 20 seconds ago via jan25live

christianaziz Live coverage of #Egypt protests! Standing in solidarity with my homeland brothers and sisters. #Jan25 less than 20 seconds ago via web

# Pass_normal simonszu RT @ioerror: The US gives billions in military aid to Egypt; we send them people to illegally torture. Enough is enough. End the support. #jan25 #egypt less than 20 seconds ago via web

kumanuko RT @AJELive: Report: Al Jazeera English - Solidarity protests taking place in London outside the Egyptian Embassy demanding a regime change #Egypt #Jan25 less than 20 seconds ago via web

# Joker07012011_normal mumke RT @JShahryar: #Egypt Breaking: Protesters Rock Jordan's Capital and Other Cities Demanding Ouster of Gov #Jan25 #sidibouzid less than 20 seconds ago via web

leninology RT @hindhassan: RT @nolanjazeera Troop carriers on fire on the street below. Astonishing scenes from Egypt! #egypt #Jan25 #Jan28 half a minute ago via web

# Iran-green-you_normal diceylee808 RT @Dima_Khatib: Egypt has the Arab World's highest population. More than 80 million. It is a major regional player. #egypt #jan25 less than 20 seconds ago via web

nsantos_pessoal RT @ShereefAbbas: "Apparently, the Egy gov't shut the DNS server, not the internet. Use Google's Public DNS 2 solve this: " #jan25 #Egypt less than 20 seconds ago via TweetDeck

# 21ac941a-9b54-4455-b771-bbd19285dfbb_normal Ms_Asal AJE: "The people are not looking for a compromise, they're looking for a decisive break from the past" #Jan25 #Egypt less than 20 seconds ago via berTwitter

Thanks to DUer Catherina for following this very closely.

The Corruption Game, by Juan Cole

What the Tunisian Revolution and WikiLeaks Tell Us about American Support for Corrupt Dictatorships in the Muslim World

Heres one obvious lesson of the Tunisian Revolution of 2011: paranoia about Muslim fundamentalist movements and terrorism is causing Washington to make bad choices that will ultimately harm American interests and standing abroad. State Department cable traffic from capitals throughout the Greater Middle East, made public thanks to WikiLeaks, shows that U.S. policy-makers have a detailed and profound picture of the depths of corruption and nepotism that prevail among some allies in the region.

The same cable traffic indicates that, in a cynical Great Power calculation, Washington continues to sacrifice the prospects of the regions youth on the altar of security. It is now forgotten that Americas biggest foreign policy headache, the Islamic Republic of Iran, arose in response to American backing for Mohammad Reza Pahlevi, the despised Shah who destroyed the Iranian left and centrist political parties, paving the way for the ayatollahs takeover in 1979.


For a superpower obsessed with conspiracy theories and invested in the status quo, knowing everything, it turns out, means knowing nothing at all. WikiLeaks has done us the favor, however, of releasing a harsh set of truths. Hard-line policies such as those of the Algerian generals or of Uzbekistans Karimov often radicalize economically desperate and oppressed populations. As a result, U.S. backing has a significant probability of boomeranging sooner or later. Elites, confident that they will retain such backing as long as there is an al-Qaeda cell anywhere on the planet, tend to overreach, plunging into cultures of corruption and self-enrichment so vast that they undermine economies, while producing poverty, unemployment, despair, and ultimately widespread public anger.

It is not that the United States should be, in John Quincy Adamss phrase, going out into the world to find dragons to slay. Washington is no longer all-powerful, if it ever was, and President Obamas more realistic foreign policy is a welcome change from George W. Bushs frenetic interventionism.

Nonetheless, Obama has left in place, or in some cases strengthened, one of the worst aspects of Bush-era policy: a knee-jerk support for self-advertised pro-Western secularists who promise to block Muslim fundamentalist parties (or, in the end, anyone else) from coming to power. There should be a diplomatic middle path between overthrowing governments on the one hand, and backing odious dictatorships to the hilt on the other.

Its time for Washington to signal a new commitment to actual democracy and genuine human rights by simply cutting off military and counterterrorism aid to authoritarian and corrupt regimes that are, in any case, digging their own graves.

There are some major headaches going on in Washington right now, because these aren't *the right dominoes* that are falling.

And, very obediently, the 'mainstream' US news media are out to lunch.

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  -The Million March Countdown has begun. People are slowly hitting the streets Catherina  Jan-28-11 03:21 AM   #0 
  - Reports riot police in trucks heading to downtown Cairo.  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 03:24 AM   #1 
  - We're their voice now  Catherina   Jan-28-11 03:26 AM   #2 
  - Journalists confined to their hotel rooms Al jazeera reporter  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 03:37 AM   #3 
  - Interesting. "Groton Guard detachment is heading to Egypt"  Catherina   Jan-28-11 03:44 AM   #4 
  - Saw that. Makes you wonder who else in the Coalition  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 03:47 AM   #5 
     - Who are those guys? Do you know more about them? n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 03:50 AM   #7 
        - Quick scan, they were on their way to join international forces  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 03:55 AM   #9 
           - They're probably in Egypt now then. Thanks n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 03:57 AM   #11 
  - COMPLETE lockdown , police with baseball bats , hamradio, 40m band, ~7-7.3 MHz LSB 318.5  Catherina   Jan-28-11 03:49 AM   #6 
  - Fatwa from Al Qaradawi "Forbidden in Islam to shoot protesters" , gasmasks, new feed?  Catherina   Jan-28-11 03:53 AM   #8 
  - I'm not trying to overlook the big picture here  Le Taz Hot   Jan-28-11 03:56 AM   #10 
  - They're calling it that and also Million March with PERSON implied.  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:12 AM   #17 
  - Thanks so much for all your work.  Le Taz Hot   Jan-28-11 04:25 AM   #25 
     - Thanks for catching that. n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:31 AM   #30 
  - The best chant leader I've seen so far in the videos  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 04:21 AM   #21 
  - Tony Blair shut up , noon in Egypt now. Prayers starting.  Catherina   Jan-28-11 03:59 AM   #12 
  - Report government has ordered a media black out. n/t  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 04:01 AM   #13 
  - police drove a riot van straight into a crowd of protesters  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:02 AM   #14 
  - cowardice and contempt , video man shot to the head by snipers  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:07 AM   #15 
  - activists, artists, lawyers and judges will lead demonstration, police, wifi passwords  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:10 AM   #16 
  - Wikileaks Mubarak private briefing for senator Lieberman (2009)  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:14 AM   #18 
  - so-called US attempts to spread democracy ,  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:16 AM   #19 
  - People are being shot down on the streets , Friday prayers in 5 minutes, no way to stop this, HELP  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:18 AM   #20 
  - Report , in anticipation, Drs. are opening their clinics to treat protesters  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 04:27 AM   #27 
  - 'This is not about taking sides'! Gibbs ~  sabrina 1   Jan-28-11 01:09 PM   #328 
  - Thank you so much, Catherina. K&R n/t  OneGrassRoot   Jan-28-11 04:21 AM   #22 
  - WikiLeaks doc on police brutality,  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:22 AM   #23 
  - Screen grab of Egyptian state TV Live. Worshippers arriving at Cairo mosque for Friday prayers.  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:24 AM   #24 
  - Wiki? cable. Transfer of power to Mubarak's son , solidarity events  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:26 AM   #26 
  - I have a question and an observation  malaise   Jan-28-11 04:29 AM   #28 
  - Canada asks Egypt to stop blocking internet , satelite internet help , Dubai , support  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:31 AM   #29 
  - aljazeera live has been banned , Ambulances everywhere , almost everyone in the streets  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:34 AM   #31 
  - Religious figures on radio telling people not to protest.  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 04:36 AM   #32 
  - Oh my!  Le Taz Hot   Jan-28-11 04:39 AM   #35 
     - The people will know who is bribed or coerced?  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 04:44 AM   #38 
        - That's what I'm thinking--I imagine a lot of religious leaders are supporting  blondeatlast   Jan-28-11 07:34 AM   #121 
  - Complicit clergymen  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:37 AM   #33 
  - 4000 security forces reinforcements arrived in Suez , Prayers just started  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:38 AM   #34 
  - Cell phones entirely down, internet down, don't tell us we can't pray  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:41 AM   #36 
  - Some mosques were closed so the people are standing in front  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 04:42 AM   #37 
  - Pray with us everyone , complicit media , prayers are ending , police closing mosques  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:44 AM   #39 
  - clashes in Suez , AlJazeera on new frequency , live ammo suspected  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:49 AM   #40 
  - Shut up Blair , people power , call your reps , Beirut protesting Sunday, Step down  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:53 AM   #41 
  - Solidarity protest in Beirut. Protesters threatened with deportation in Kuwait.  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 04:54 AM   #42 
  - Here we go.  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 04:57 AM   #43 
  - Prayers are now over and the protests have begun...  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 04:57 AM   #44 
  - Freedom square closed off by police (the irony), FU Mubarak praying in public spaces, demos in Qatar  Catherina   Jan-28-11 04:58 AM   #45 
  - "People bring regime down. We never dreamt all these people on the street"  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:00 AM   #46 
  - clashes in Giza , hold BarackObama responsible , Dubai march postponed  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:03 AM   #47 
  - I agree with this tweeter:  Dhalgren   Jan-28-11 08:32 AM   #182 
     - Obama and Biden must go -- US has systematically oppressed people all over the world ...  defendandprotect   Jan-28-11 01:13 PM   #330 
  - Down with Mubarak! Tear gas , Labor now marching  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:06 AM   #48 
  - main mosque in Minya , AJE reporter gased on live tv , Protesters everywhere  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:08 AM   #49 
  - 1000s of Egyptian officers trained by US , Big test for Obama , Monofeyyah has started revolting  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:10 AM   #50 
  - Egyptian government on last legs, says ElBaradei  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-28-11 05:11 AM   #51 
  - shooting GRENADES , packed tight , bullets and gas in Alex  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:16 AM   #52 
  - Concussion grenades.  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 05:20 AM   #53 
  - What's a concussion grenade? n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:36 AM   #60 
     - A big firecracker. Actually, more damaging than a firecracker, but...  backscatter712   Jan-28-11 06:50 AM   #84 
        - Thanks! n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:31 AM   #117 
  - Grenades in Alexandria  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 05:25 AM   #55 
  - Riots in Suez ; water-cannons in Cairo , water cannon on ElBaradei, clashes on him  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:21 AM   #54 
  - fire bombs now in Alexandria , black eye, Vodafone , " Mubarak must leave!"  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:26 AM   #56 
  - Police used water cannons against Egypt's pro-democracy leader Mohamed ElBaradei and his supporters  pampango   Jan-28-11 05:28 AM   #57 
  - Tear gas Made in the USA. Firing on crowds , Security RUNNING AWAY from protestors in Monofeya  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:32 AM   #58 
  - Are you suggesting that this tear gas was given to the  efhmc   Jan-28-11 12:00 PM   #324 
  - We COULD prohibit US weapons sellers from selling to dictators.  snot   Jan-28-11 01:23 PM   #334 
     - How, exactly could we do that? I would love to be a part of  efhmc   Jan-31-11 10:44 PM   #344 
  - If America could get control of her own filthy government we could save the  defendandprotect   Jan-28-11 01:21 PM   #332 
     - Be careful, D&P. Watch the comments about Obama. One of the  decidedlyso   Jan-28-11 02:25 PM   #339 
  - Exploding , "One, two where is our money?", national anthem  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:35 AM   #59 
  - Patterns long taught by US government in its brutal violence and torture ...  defendandprotect   Jan-28-11 01:22 PM   #333 
  - let's not mince words , Protesters head to the Presidential Palace in Cairo  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:39 AM   #61 
  - beat up journalists, confiscated tapes cameras , "change change" , protesters have control of Giza S  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:43 AM   #62 
  - "The People Want to Topple the System" , ElBaradei detained , bbc corr injured  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:46 AM   #63 
  - head of democratic front ARRESTED Officers breaking rank? 3 French journos arrested  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:50 AM   #64 
  - [self-delete]  snot   Jan-28-11 01:24 PM   #335 
  - Like Ben Ali, freeing criminals from jail to beat up protestors. Arrest  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:52 AM   #65 
  - Al Jazeera Livestream - English  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:53 AM   #66 
  - we reached "presdential" palace in cairo.!  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:58 AM   #67 
  - @ Mubarak HQ chanting "People want democracy" ; BBC journo beaten  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:02 AM   #68 
  - Metro complicit , 4,000 surround Suez Governate , smashed CNN and German press cameras  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:06 AM   #69 
  - Al Jazeera saying military officers were arrested last night for refusing to fire live bullets  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:07 AM   #70 
  - stormed ruling NDP party headquarters, destroyed contents. jamal mubarak posters torn down  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:18 AM   #71 
  - They should be careful to preserve evidence that might help prosecute the guilty.  snot   Jan-28-11 01:37 PM   #338 
  - An absulute flood of angry protesters. US continues to *urge* , Police turning violent  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:25 AM   #72 
  - "Young Egyptian: I am the only one online"  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:28 AM   #73 
  - Compared to al Jezeera...  Bragi   Jan-28-11 06:28 AM   #74 
  - Al Jazeera coverage is amazing! I'm listening to it as I comb the tweets n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:32 AM   #77 
  - I don't trust CNN...  Dappleganger   Jan-28-11 10:57 AM   #297 
     - Me, too -- BBC also reporting but have no opinion on that to give -- did see Blair!!  defendandprotect   Jan-28-11 01:25 PM   #336 
  - more than 100,000 protestors in Alexandria , Some police removing uniforms!  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:30 AM   #75 
  - "Some police removing uniforms" Love it. The people are winning.  molly77   Jan-28-11 09:43 AM   #234 
  - CNN finally covering.... a little..  annabanana   Jan-28-11 06:32 AM   #76 
  - Roughed up and camera smashed. Good. Finally. Thanks A n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:35 AM   #78 
  - Support rallyTunisia and a JOKE from the Egyptian govt  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:37 AM   #79 
  - shooting at man, women, children ,  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:39 AM   #80 
  - And day still young. Securtiy forces backing off in Alexandria.  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:41 AM   #81 
  - worst week for Washington in the Middle East , The Police are outnumbered.  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:45 AM   #82 
  - Police gun down 17 year old , will sue complicit telecoms , Muslims and Christians hand by hand  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:49 AM   #83 
  - Vodafone meekly obeyed , watching al-jazeera in disbelief , steel pipes  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:51 AM   #85 
  - Thanks for the youtube link. Just put it up on my FB.  molly77   Jan-28-11 10:00 AM   #255 
  - Now mirroring and blogging material on my Website  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 06:54 AM   #86 
  - You fucking rock n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:31 AM   #118 
  - Thanks - how are people reacting in the UAE? nt  bananas   Jan-28-11 11:22 AM   #313 
  - Protestors storm NDP party headquarters in Damietta , MIA complicit assholes , old man  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:54 AM   #87 
  - Egypt has shutdown Nilesat across the Arab world  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 06:57 AM   #88 
  - Internet just cut off in 5 star hotels , Mansoura NDP HQs destroyed by 40,000  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:58 AM   #89 
  - ONLY MAKING PEOPLE MORE ANGRY, BRINGING THE END NEARER  molly77   Jan-28-11 10:02 AM   #258 
  - Al Jazeera "Mubarak expected to make a statement tomorrow" n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 06:59 AM   #90 
  - Maybe he will be live from Libya /nt  Bragi   Jan-28-11 07:01 AM   #92 
  - Or with his friend Ben Ali, live from Saudi Arabia  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:05 AM   #96 
  - Pfttt .... he can make his statement from elsewhere -  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:27 AM   #176 
  - Tahrir Square now the belongs to the protesters , rubber bullets not a joke  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:01 AM   #91 
  - Good sign, or bad sign?  Bragi   Jan-28-11 07:04 AM   #93 
     - I rarely pray but I pray this is good. I think it's good, the police is totally outnumbered  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:06 AM   #97 
     - This government is toast. If it lasts the day, I'll be very surprised.  EFerrari   Jan-28-11 07:10 AM   #101 
  - 100,000 demonstrators now in control of Suez , polite mssg to Mubarak  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:04 AM   #94 
  - Breaking on Al Jazeera: 40,000 protesters destroy the headquarters of ruling party  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 07:04 AM   #95 
  - Just fucking amazing. I'm in joyful shock. This is like watching the French revolution n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:07 AM   #99 
     - The Arab world cannot see this as Nilesat has been turned off by Egyptian government now  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 07:10 AM   #100 
     - What slivering cowards. What futile, panicked thinking. n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:15 AM   #105 
     - Some channels are still on... just on the non-Egyptian sats  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 07:24 AM   #111 
     - CNN has been pretty crappy at showing the protests, too.  metapunditedgy   Jan-28-11 11:54 AM   #320 
     - It IS amazing, isn't it? Mubarak is supposed to speak soon.  sabrina 1   Jan-28-11 01:11 PM   #329 
  - What was the catalyst?  kentuck   Jan-28-11 07:07 AM   #98 
  - A young 22 yr old street vendor harrassed by pro-neoliberal police  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:14 AM   #103 
     - Thank you Catherina.  kentuck   Jan-28-11 07:20 AM   #109 
     - Thank you. But what's really excellent is that one person can make such a difference  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:31 AM   #116 
        - A martyr for a cause...  kentuck   Jan-28-11 07:34 AM   #124 
     - yes - One person can make a difference! never think its not true  lunasun   Jan-28-11 07:21 PM   #342 
  - Protesters seize main police HQ in Suez  Iterate   Jan-28-11 07:13 AM   #102 
  - We're watching history in the making!  wovenpaint   Jan-28-11 07:15 AM   #104 
  - Me too! I'm AMAZED to see how much support they're getting.  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:33 AM   #119 
  - Security forces retreating from Tahrir square in Cairo  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 07:16 AM   #106 
  - Police changing sides! Protestors free recent prisoners in Suez! middle age woman killed  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:18 AM   #107 
  - It appears that all hell is breaking loose...  kentuck   Jan-28-11 07:19 AM   #108 
  - absolutely a great quote  wovenpaint   Jan-28-11 09:27 AM   #221 
  - Talk about useless , police loyalty to Mubarak wavering , police chased off!  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:21 AM   #110 
  - Police Refusing to antagonize protesters in Alexandria  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 07:26 AM   #113 
  - Unbelievable stuff. n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:33 AM   #120 
  - Thanks Catherina!  Bragi   Jan-28-11 07:26 AM   #114 
     - Bye Bragi  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:34 AM   #122 
  - "One two, where is the Egyptian army" , More feigned cluelessness , Mssg to Army  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:24 AM   #112 
  - 2 women killed  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:29 AM   #115 
  - Just woke up to find you tirelessly covering this, Catherina. You're amazing--thank you for this!  blondeatlast   Jan-28-11 07:39 AM   #129 
     - Light sleeper here lol. Hard to sleep through a revolution  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:30 PM   #340 
  - Outstanding thread  blindpig   Jan-28-11 07:34 AM   #123 
  - +1 Dance a jig. Workers of the world unite. This is how it's done! n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:39 AM   #130 
  - k&r for labor and for democracy. n/t  Laelth   Jan-28-11 08:10 AM   #161 
  - Ruling party headquarters burning in flames in the city of Dumiyat  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 07:34 AM   #125 
  - Live link to watch:  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 07:36 AM   #126 
  - praying towards Mecca , Tear gas pervasive , GOOD BAY HOSNI  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:37 AM   #127 
  - SHUT UP Tony Blair (redux)  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:38 AM   #128 
  - BBC Reporter covered in blood just reporting the police brutality against protesters  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 07:40 AM   #131 
  - Ruling party headquarters burning in flames in the city of Kom Ombo  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 07:40 AM   #132 
  - Protesters throwing Molotov cocktails back at police  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:41 AM   #133 
  - Egyptian security forces claim to be in total control.  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 07:43 AM   #134 
  - Interrupting my hard work to laugh my fucking ass off. n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:46 AM   #136 
  - Mr. Obama & Mrs Clinton , BBC journo red with blood , whole nation uprising vs a political culture  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:44 AM   #135 
  - Has Ms Clinton ever met a dictator she didn't like????  lunasun   Jan-28-11 07:25 PM   #343 
  - Fascinating thread!  The_Commonist   Jan-28-11 07:47 AM   #137 
  - Thank you for the encouragement (like all who rec'd & commented).  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:53 AM   #142 
  - amazing watching this  florida08   Jan-28-11 07:47 AM   #138 
  - Love has risen over hate, fear and oppression. Take that imperialism n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:55 AM   #144 
     - Yes!!!!! :) n/t  OneGrassRoot   Jan-28-11 07:59 AM   #147 
  - a blind man , Arab dignity back , police vehicle , police saying "We are with you" now  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:48 AM   #139 
  - Meanwhile, on a different planet , 80,000 protestors in Mansoura  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:50 AM   #140 
  - French reporters released  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:51 AM   #141 
  - Just some amazing footage  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 07:55 AM   #143 
  - You serious> Bookmarked to watch later. Thank you! n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:59 AM   #148 
  - Is that live? Great footage. nt  blondeatlast   Jan-28-11 08:00 AM   #150 
     - Yes the link I posted is live stream  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 08:01 AM   #153 
        - Superb and bookmarked--thank you! nt  blondeatlast   Jan-28-11 08:14 AM   #167 
  - Solidarity with the people of Egypt and Lebanon. nt  TBF   Jan-28-11 07:58 AM   #145 
  - Believe! Another NDP HQs destroyed , passing out from tear gas  Catherina   Jan-28-11 07:58 AM   #146 
  - I can't keep up with the feed ....  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:01 AM   #151 
     - Thank you for helping! This is real PEOPLE history  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:03 AM   #155 
        - Solidarity Catherina  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:05 AM   #156 
  - Such brave and determined people are humbling to us here.  WinkyDink   Jan-28-11 08:00 AM   #149 
  - And the press coverage puts our pretty boys and girls to woeful shame. nt  blondeatlast   Jan-28-11 08:08 AM   #160 
  - police dropping weapons, siding with the protesters  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:01 AM   #152 
  - Al Jazeera has good coverage, live stream -  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:02 AM   #154 
  - 1,986 tweets since you started... 5 minutes ago. Please help. Tweet link here  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:07 AM   #157 
  - BENCNN tweets for the past hour -  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:11 AM   #164 
     - Thank you! n/t just a hug n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:12 AM   #165 
  - Front Page WSJ - I always watch the financial papers to know what  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:07 AM   #158 
  - Reuters ..  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:10 AM   #162 
  - Nilesat is now back up in UAE- Watching Al Jazeera live now.  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 08:07 AM   #159 
  - Alex police not fighting protesters , stoning armored vehicle into retreat  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:10 AM   #163 
  - 40,000 protesting in El Kubra per Al Jazeera.  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 08:13 AM   #166 
  - Large protests taking place in Luxor--Per Al Jazeera  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 08:15 AM   #168 
  - Great song just showed up on Egyptian twitter! One of my favorite groups  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:19 AM   #169 
  - WSJ - Unrest spreads across middle east  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:20 AM   #170 
  - reports suggest that the town of suez has been liberated  justiceischeap   Jan-28-11 08:22 AM   #171 
  - Suez is a half million people - factory town nt  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:23 AM   #173 
  - Oil too (eom)  justiceischeap   Jan-28-11 08:37 AM   #185 
  - What's that song again? "Let It Be" Tx n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:24 AM   #174 
  - SOLIDARITY! This is amazing. I don't think I've ever witnessed anything like it in my lifetime.  Tatiana   Jan-28-11 08:22 AM   #172 
  - Fucking love you girl n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:25 AM   #175 
  - Let us stand with the people of Egypt  PaddyBlueEyes   Jan-28-11 08:31 AM   #180 
     - Why can't they be ruled by whomever they want? Who the fuck are we to lecture?  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:41 AM   #189 
        - I agree.  Laelth   Jan-28-11 08:45 AM   #191 
        - And the Western imperialists will do whatever they can to warp that truth. Thanks n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:50 AM   #194 
        - You want to see Egyptian women  PaddyBlueEyes   Jan-28-11 08:55 AM   #199 
        - Who cares what I want to see?  Laelth   Jan-28-11 09:43 AM   #235 
           - I understand your point  PaddyBlueEyes   Jan-28-11 10:15 AM   #268 
              - We just need to stop trying to control other sovereign nations.  Tatiana   Jan-28-11 10:58 AM   #299 
                 - I am with you there..  PaddyBlueEyes   Jan-28-11 11:08 AM   #306 
        - Absolutely. nt  blondeatlast   Jan-28-11 09:19 AM   #213 
  - Turning table w/ bulldozer , Fuck Tony Blair , protestors winning in some places  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:28 AM   #177 
  - More music ....  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:29 AM   #178 
  - Security forces retreat from Suez---Per Al Jazeera  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 08:29 AM   #179 
  - Biden - pffftttt....  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:31 AM   #181 
  - Was so surprised by the reports of Biden's comments that  efhmc   Jan-28-11 12:09 PM   #327 
  - "won't leave the streets until Mubarak is dethroned" , Latest pictures from Cairo  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:33 AM   #183 
  - There are some footage of armed protesters--crazy footage  thewiseguy   Jan-28-11 08:35 AM   #184 
  - Kuwait complicit , ? to Obama , protest in Istanbul , your own rope to hang you  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:38 AM   #186 
  - ElBaradei under house arrest?  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:39 AM   #187 
  - iPadio still up - 88% of Internet down in Egypt -  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:41 AM   #188 
  - Guardian live updates at this link -  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:45 AM   #190 
  - screen capture from suez  florida08   Jan-28-11 08:46 AM   #192 
  - AJE now reporting civilian casualties, burning vehicles and rapid deterioration in Alexandria  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 08:48 AM   #193 
  - Tweet re Alexandria  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:53 AM   #197 
  - I love you guys, DUers I mean. n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 08:51 AM   #195 
  - The 28 January Bridge. LIVE BLOG:  WinkyDink   Jan-28-11 08:52 AM   #196 
  - A renaming for sure -  TBF   Jan-28-11 08:54 AM   #198 
  - Mubarak you old fool , Suez protesters now armed with police weapons , Alex to the people now  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:01 AM   #200 
  - Night of fires coming in Alexandria per AJE  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 09:03 AM   #201 
  - per AJE- Military now out in Cairo  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 09:07 AM   #205 
  - Waves of Unrest Spread to Yemen, Shaking a Region  TBF   Jan-28-11 09:04 AM   #202 
  - Some journos released , state security bldg burned to the ground ; youth is FEARLESS  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:05 AM   #203 
  - Kids at protest , "where is the media, this is the real terrorism"  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:07 AM   #204 
  - AJE- Egyptian military deployed  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 09:08 AM   #206 
  - Some on Twitter are claiming the Army is there to defend the Protestors  justiceischeap   Jan-28-11 09:15 AM   #211 
  - army now on the street , Alexandria city hall is on fire , every little bit counts  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:09 AM   #207 
  - Protesters now outnumber the police & security forces in #Alexandria , "Liberty, freedom, bread!!!"  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:12 AM   #208 
  - `  florida08   Jan-28-11 09:12 AM   #209 
  - Mssg TO Anonymous "don't let them escape" , armoured vehicles pushed off a main bridge in Cairo  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:14 AM   #210 
  - governor office in fire, Military joining to the people in the street!  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:17 AM   #212 
  - Army vehicles in Cairo, warmly greeted by protestors, Joe Biden and Tony Blair enemies of freedom  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:20 AM   #214 
  - The army of joined the people! protection from the police  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:21 AM   #215 
  - Army has taken control of the Rafah border , FREE Gaza now!  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:22 AM   #216 
  - breaking - reports of major protests against illegal regime, jan29, saudi arabia  justiceischeap   Jan-28-11 09:23 AM   #217 
  - Whoa! You don't see that kind of thing in Saudi Arabia.  Laelth   Jan-28-11 09:30 AM   #225 
  - We'll see what happens tomorrow (eom)  justiceischeap   Jan-28-11 09:34 AM   #229 
     - If you find any confirmation of that report, please post. Thanks. n/t  Laelth   Jan-28-11 09:38 AM   #231 
        - Will do. (eom)  justiceischeap   Jan-28-11 09:44 AM   #236 
  - More on Saudi protests on January 29  justiceischeap   Jan-28-11 09:54 AM   #245 
     - Wow. Thanks for the update. n/t  Laelth   Jan-28-11 10:02 AM   #257 
  - Citizens arrest police! 500000 protestors in Alexandria  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:24 AM   #218 
  - That's amazing! Enjoy--you've earned it!  blondeatlast   Jan-28-11 09:27 AM   #222 
  - I'm in DU's debt and fucking love you sister n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:32 AM   # 
  - It's beginning. Crying with you. We've waited so long.  molly77   Jan-28-11 10:03 AM   #260 
  - Got to leave for work now.  Starry Messenger   Jan-28-11 09:24 AM   #219 
  - Love you. Thank you. ON LACHE RIEN!  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:35 AM   #230 
  - Hillary Clinton is Moron Of The Day , 3 police stations in Mahalla burned down  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:26 AM   #220 
  - Lol. Govt propanda: CURFEW now declared in Greater Cairo, Suez and Alexandria  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:28 AM   #223 
  - Oh, I (don't) wish the gov't luck with that. Pardon me while I giggle a bit  blondeatlast   Jan-28-11 09:32 AM   #227 
     - Giggling? I'm pissing in my pants from happiness and laughter.  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:42 AM   #233 
  - Alexandria free! half million protesters took over governmental buildings  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:29 AM   #224 
  - army and police refusing to fire on people ! CNN: protesters peaceful, police not.  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:31 AM   #226 
  - State security entering Al Jazeera's building in Cairo  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 09:32 AM   #228 
  - State security enters building where Al Jazeera's Cairo bureau is housed  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:41 AM   #232 
  - Sometimes it's really as simple as hunger.  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:44 AM   #237 
  - Hosni #Mubarak to give an urgent speech in 15 minutes !  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:45 AM   #238 
  - File under Lieberman is an Imperialist Pig -  TBF   Jan-28-11 09:48 AM   #239 
  - A great day for democracy.  Laelth   Jan-28-11 09:48 AM   #240 
  - Solidarity, Laelth -  TBF   Jan-28-11 09:49 AM   #241 
  - POLICE NOW AT AL JAZEERA OFFICES  tishaLA   Jan-28-11 09:51 AM   #242 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Jan-28-11 09:52 AM   #243 
  - Al Jazeera  florida08   Jan-28-11 09:53 AM   #244 
  - Egyptian police marching with protesters !  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:54 AM   #246 
  - Unless Mubarak says the entire govt is stepping down to allow elections, the revolution will go on.  WinkyDink   Jan-28-11 09:56 AM   #247 
  - police knocking on door of Al Jazeera while he continues reporting  Catherina   Jan-28-11 09:56 AM   #248 
  - Mubarak orders army onto the streets- AJE  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 09:57 AM   #249 
  - You can definitely see more military vehicles on Al-Jazeera feed now  cbdo2007   Jan-28-11 09:58 AM   #253 
  - Mubarak Orders Reinforcements onto Streets to Enforce Curfew  tishaLA   Jan-28-11 09:58 AM   #250 
  - And if I may be so bold: Remember our collective meekness in December, 2000.  WinkyDink   Jan-28-11 09:58 AM   #251 
  - With pain and shame n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 05:34 PM   #341 
  - AJ reporting that the gov't ordering military reinforcements--  blondeatlast   Jan-28-11 09:58 AM   #252 
  - One of those "Historical mistakes". Mubarak will rue the day.  WinkyDink   Jan-28-11 10:07 AM   #262 
  - armed forces ordered to support police  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:00 AM   #254 
  - OMG trying to push a troop carrier into the Nile, live on AJE  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 10:01 AM   #256 
  - It is on fire now!  Flora   Jan-28-11 10:09 AM   #265 
  - Protesters trying to knock gov't vehicle into Nile!  tishaLA   Jan-28-11 10:02 AM   #259 
  - Image of the bridge  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 10:13 AM   #266 
     - WOW  florida08   Jan-28-11 10:29 AM   #278 
  - great thread. thanks, catherina.  Sheri   Jan-28-11 10:06 AM   #261 
  - Reporting martial law and house arrests.  WinkyDink   Jan-28-11 10:08 AM   #263 
  - Interrupting this broadcast just to say ON LACHE RIEN Go Egypt!  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:09 AM   #264 
  - Police is pulling out of downtown Cairo. , Chanting against the ambassador,  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:14 AM   #267 
  - Army tanks entering Suez, according to Al Jazeera.  sufrommich   Jan-28-11 10:15 AM   #269 
  - Some Gandhi-style tactics here , spectacular pictures , shame on Mubarak  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:17 AM   #270 
  - US now from *urge* to *concern* to *deep concern* Fucking lol  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:19 AM   #271 
  - Latest tweets: First Greece, now Egypt. Is the US next?  TBF   Jan-28-11 10:19 AM   #272 
  - It's burning down  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 10:25 AM   #275 
  - NDP(Murabek's party) headquarters on fire in Cairo. nt  sufrommich   Jan-28-11 10:22 AM   #273 
  - History is taking a different direction before our very eyes. The people are driving it.  seafan   Jan-28-11 10:24 AM   #274 
  - GREAT fucking post!  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:26 AM   #276 
  - BBC journalist arrested, electrocuted & beaten by Egyptian police  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:28 AM   #277 
  - ruling National Democratic Party headquarters on fire in downtown Cairo!  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:29 AM   #279 
  - It is completely ablaze.  woo me with science   Jan-28-11 10:54 AM   #296 
  - Al Jazeera reporting gunfire and explosions in Cairo. nt  sufrommich   Jan-28-11 10:29 AM   #280 
  - Yeah, it seems to be getting evening rougher  JCMach1   Jan-28-11 10:33 AM   #281 
  - army tanks heading towards Suez , police withdrawing , police and protesters fighting Cairo  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:33 AM   #282 
  - Another protester murdered by police in Suez. RIP Shaheed n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:34 AM   #283 
  - wow  florida08   Jan-28-11 10:35 AM   #284 
  - God, lots of gunfire now. nt  sufrommich   Jan-28-11 10:38 AM   #285 
  - Protestors seized police weapons , Tanks in Suez  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:38 AM   #286 
  - Downtown Cairo police station on fire. nt  sufrommich   Jan-28-11 10:40 AM   #287 
  - are you watching Obama?  florida08   Jan-28-11 10:43 AM   #289 
  - good, is there a link for that? trying to find it ... nt  TBF   Jan-28-11 10:52 AM   #292 
  - Most of Alexandria police stations set on fire , Army opened fire after protesters climbed on tanks  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:47 AM   #290 
  - Not leaving the streets until Mubarak leaves  Catherina   Jan-28-11 10:49 AM   #291 
  - We all need them to succeed  Lorien   Jan-28-11 11:19 AM   #310 
     - Hear, hear! Power to the people. n/t  Laelth   Jan-28-11 11:56 AM   #322 
  - Al Jazeera: NDP headquarters fire is right next to the  sufrommich   Jan-28-11 10:53 AM   #293 
  - Fabulous work you've done!  Cerridwen   Jan-28-11 10:54 AM   #294 
  - Suggest new thread, a Part 11. (eom)  justiceischeap   Jan-28-11 10:54 AM   #295 
  - Why - what is wrong with this thread? nt  TBF   Jan-28-11 10:58 AM   #298 
  - It's getting slow to load. That was the only reason I suggested a 2nd thread. n/t  justiceischeap   Jan-28-11 10:58 AM   # 
     - ah, very good, my connection is fast. Where Catherina goes I will follow ...  TBF   Jan-28-11 11:00 AM   #302 
  - second that  florida08   Jan-28-11 10:59 AM   #301 
  - PLEASE do so! I'll be the first to receommend  Catherina   Jan-28-11 11:03 AM   #304 
  - If you do start a new thread, please provide a link in this thread.  Laelth   Jan-28-11 11:09 AM   #307 
  - Yes, please start a new thread. nt  sufrommich   Jan-28-11 10:58 AM   #300 
  - lol..via twitter  florida08   Jan-28-11 11:02 AM   #303 
  - The internet has been essential to this movement, no doubt. n/t  Laelth   Jan-28-11 11:06 AM   #305 
     - It has, but interesting that even when they shut it all down  TBF   Jan-28-11 11:10 AM   # 
  - if you start a new thread  florida08   Jan-28-11 11:10 AM   #308 
  - they don't want reform  florida08   Jan-28-11 11:13 AM   #309 
  - They want REAL DEMOCRACY  Lorien   Jan-28-11 11:21 AM   #312 
  - second that  florida08   Jan-28-11 11:28 AM   #316 
  - If Clinton wants to say something helpful, how about promising the CIA will stay out  metapunditedgy   Jan-28-11 11:57 AM   #323 
  - Fires in Cairo -  TBF   Jan-28-11 11:21 AM   #311 
  - It looks like the Army is siding with the protestors...  PaddyBlueEyes   Jan-28-11 11:22 AM   #315 
  - Al Jazeera English: Live Stream (for newcomers)  TBF   Jan-28-11 11:22 AM   #314 
  - Easy to follow for up dates Live blog here:  dixiegrrrrl   Jan-28-11 11:29 AM   #317 
  - Link to a NEW THREAD on this topic.  Laelth   Jan-28-11 11:42 AM   #318 
  - Thank you Took break, let's go! n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 11:54 AM   #319 
     - I only posted the link because you approved of it above.  Laelth   Jan-28-11 11:55 AM   #321 
        - Laelth  Catherina   Jan-28-11 12:00 PM   #325 
        - You, and others here, make me proud just to be a human being. No joke n/t  Catherina   Jan-28-11 01:15 PM   #331 
  - Thread 2. Please post in Laelth's amd Suffromich's new thread & rec the shit out of both Link  Catherina   Jan-28-11 12:05 PM   #326 
  - Thread 2 here  Catherina   Jan-28-11 01:30 PM   #337 

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