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highplainsdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-10-11 11:04 AM
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64. Future #Arab revolutionaries: Know uv achieved huge milestone when u force ur dictator 2 give 3 spee
monaeltahawy Mona Eltahawy
Future #Arab revolutionaries: Know uv achieved huge milestone when u force ur dictator 2 give 3 speeches. 3 strikes and they're out. #Jan25
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  -Egyptian Revolution Tweets. Day 16, Determination, Part 4 Catherina  Feb-10-11 10:16 AM   #0 
  - Sec Gen of NDP saying he asked#Mubarak to transfer power to #Omar Suleiman, will happen this evening  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:17 AM   #1 
  - The suspense is killing me (again!)  Habibi   Feb-10-11 10:18 AM   #3 
     - Same here.  GliderGuider   Feb-10-11 10:20 AM   #5 
     - Me too. Can't focus on anything else since this started  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:22 AM   #7 
  - NDP secretary general says he asked #mubarak to step down and that is expected to happen  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:18 AM   #2 
  - Committee to Protect Journalists records more than 140 anti-press attacks since Jan 30th  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:19 AM   #4 
  - Mubarak steps down and either Soliman or Army take over. NOT what people want! Viva la revolucion!  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:20 AM   #6 
  - If Mubarak just passes power to Suleiman all hell will break loose +++  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:22 AM   #8 
  - I agree. Suleiman the torturer. Seems like there is a power grab  sabrina 1   Feb-10-11 10:48 AM   #45 
  - While the west was watching the Brotherhood, the army slipped in on the sweat & blood of protesters  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:23 AM   #9 
  - avinunu Ali Abunimah "Communique #1" seems more like a 'coup threat' rather than a full coup. Wheel  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:26 AM   #10 
  - goal was democracy with civilians in charge, not faux freedom with armed forces in charge  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:27 AM   #11 
  - NDP "The best option is for Mubarak to step down tonight"  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:27 AM   #12 
  - monasosh: Common ppl, be nice,atleast give us a chance to feel happy abt the possibility of him step  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 10:29 AM   #13 
  - I'm sure she means "C'mon" or "Come on" and not "Common"  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 10:30 AM   #15 
  - lol  Habibi   Feb-10-11 10:32 AM   #19 
  - State Tv building mostly evacuated, fear protesters will storm it!! Why would they storm it if they  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:30 AM   #14 
  - "illegitimate, illegitimate" chants at Tahrir in full voice  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-10-11 10:30 AM   #16 
  - staff at the Egyptian State TV building have been evacuated 4 fear of protests storming it  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:31 AM   #17 
  - Gen says"Supreme Army Council now the government and "running affairs and not the revolution"- Sulei  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:31 AM   #18 
  - YES RT @FoxInClogs Mubarak is one man. He is the army's man. Are the generals disposing of a figureh  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 10:32 AM   #20 
  - "Million-man march planned for tomorrow has already begun- Tahrir Square is absolutely packed."  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:32 AM   #21 
  - Thank you again for posting the tweets! K&R  chimpymustgo   Feb-10-11 10:33 AM   #22 
  - Massive respect 2 courageous #Egypt revolutionary sisters&brothers ibut the martyred, disappeared &  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 10:33 AM   #23 
  - PM says Mubarak "is still president, and no decisions taken have changed that"  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:33 AM   #24 
  - Al Jazeera: Mubarak to address the nation within hours.  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:34 AM   #25 
  - Don't b surprised if Mubarak announces he will seek re-election in September.  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:34 AM   #26 
  - Senior Pentagon officials pulled out of meetings, dial into a video conference (CBS News)  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-10-11 10:35 AM   #27 
  - The show's really picking up now! n/t  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:47 AM   #44 
  - from Tunisia: "CIA sez Mubarak dgage, I told you, CIA is US diplomacy. Now they even make public a  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:36 AM   #28 
  - AJA phonecall with @Ghonim: I trust that #Suleiman will only be present temporarily.  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:36 AM   #29 
  - @Ghonim to Al Jazeera now: I am optimistic about tomorrow. It will not be a protest but we will show  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:39 AM   #32 
  - dont want military rulers we did the revolution, we will choose our president, Parliament & constit  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:37 AM   #30 
  - Mubarak statement this evening to be played out from presidential palace  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:38 AM   #31 
  - Storm coming in earlier today @ Maadi, Cairo,  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:40 AM   #33 
  - From the beginning, this has been about replacing an archaic system of govt, not an aging figurehead  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:41 AM   #34 
  - Just saw... not the kind of sign for a violent takeover by the military  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-10-11 10:42 AM   #35 
  - ilitary presence in downtown cairo increased in last few hours,can see more tanks around  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:42 AM   #36 
  - White House, no comment, situation in #egypt is unstable  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:43 AM   #37 
  - If #Mubarak is gone we will dance and celebrate tonite & 2morrow resume revolution @monaeltahawy  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 10:43 AM   #38 
  - Protestors want release of political prisoners and lift of emergency law  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:44 AM   #39 
  - its looking like a soft temporary military coup.  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:44 AM   #40 
  - Hoping it's only temporary...  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 10:45 AM   #42 
  - This is COUNTER-REVOLUTION! Army estab military govnt "in name of people" with Suleiman at top!  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:45 AM   #41 
  - don't understand, the TV building being evacuated and the speech coming from the presidential palace  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:46 AM   #43 
  - Nearly three million protesters in Cairo's Meydan Tahrir and surrounding roads and squares  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:48 AM   #46 
  - Mubarak .. We will soon be moving on and not tweeting so much about you !  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 10:48 AM   #47 
  - ?: did army intervene before Mubarak was able to transfer powers to Soli bc they know he's not fit t  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:49 AM   #48 
  - journo: mubarak has about 5 hours to get on tv or there will be trouble  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:50 AM   #49 
  - Supreme council on Armed forces has only held 3 open sessions in its history: 1967, 1973, and today  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:50 AM   #50 
  - Minister of information says all rumors about Mubaraks departure are false.  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:53 AM   #51 
  - According to BBC quoting Ayman Noor, he recorded is speech approved by military, n has jetted of som  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 10:54 AM   #52 
  - A major in the army gives up his weapon and joins the protesters in Tahrir  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:54 AM   #53 
  - Love it!  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 10:56 AM   #55 
  - PM: Mubarak is the one who will decide whether he stays or leaves  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:55 AM   #54 
  - Chronicle: Breaking News : A coup taking place currently in Cairo  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:57 AM   #56 
  - Enough with the smug this is just a coup/Egypt still a dictatorship talk. The revolution continues t  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 10:58 AM   #57 
  - This is not a Coup d'etat! It's a peoples' revolution. The demands are a democracy and civil rights,  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:58 AM   #58 
  - airport say presidential fleet not mobilized 2day. Could mean #Mubarak will fly out of military base  Catherina   Feb-10-11 10:59 AM   #59 
  - Crowds screaming: 'Hosni's leaving tonight!'  Catherina   Feb-10-11 11:01 AM   #60 
  - Wael Ghonim Revolution 2.0: Mission Accomplished  Catherina   Feb-10-11 11:02 AM   #61 
  - @Ghonim Either you've seen the future or are being premature now. Nothing accomplished yet. NOTHING  Catherina   Feb-10-11 11:03 AM   #63 
  - @Ghonim was the mission a military government or a legitimate and representative one?  Catherina   Feb-10-11 11:05 AM   #67 
  - first line of Mubarak speech: "I'm not a witch, I'm you."  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 11:03 AM   #62 
  - LOL....okay that was funny.  golddigger   Feb-10-11 11:22 AM   #75 
  - Future #Arab revolutionaries: Know uv achieved huge milestone when u force ur dictator 2 give 3 spee  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 11:04 AM   #64 
  - been suggested to me Mubarak already gone from Cairo -statement has been pre-recorded  Waiting For Everyman   Feb-10-11 11:04 AM   #65 
  - See Reply 52 - this is from the BBC quoting Ayman Noor  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 11:07 AM   #68 
  - So we had a king then in 52 a military coup then 3 presidents last of which was king-ish and now we  Catherina   Feb-10-11 11:05 AM   #66 
  - Dear Egyptian army , be like the Egyptian people and surprise everybody by choosing the civilian sta  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 11:08 AM   #69 
  - I've had a bottle of champagne in the fridge waiting since January 28th... I think I may finally get  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 11:09 AM   #70 
  - Remember that it was military police behind disappearances, detentions and torture over past few day  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 11:10 AM   #71 
  - A major in the Egyptian army : my loyalty is to Egypt  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 11:11 AM   #72 
  - Part 5 here  Catherina   Feb-10-11 11:12 AM   #73 
  - WaPo: #Mubarak announcement will reportedly come at 1:30 p.m. ET  highplainsdem   Feb-10-11 11:12 AM   #74 

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