Democracy In Egypt Is Bad For The United States

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    Let's face it. They hate us. No election in any Middle Eastern country is going to put in place a government that is friendly to our country or our primary ally, Israel.

    It also doesn't help that Obama has been actively running this revolution from the White House. They don't want to give the impression this is an American operation but it's getting harder and harder to hide the fact. Guess it just depends on what people are willing to believe.

    What's the difference between the kind of government takeover and regime-building Bush did in Iraq and Obama is doing in Egypt?

    Why is Egypt of more strategic importance then Iraq is?

    We've got some serious idiots currently running our government and we're powerless to stop them from screwing the pooch. What they're doing today will effect our lives for decades to come. It could mean the deaths of thousands of Israelis.
     
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    Obama didn't bomb the hell out of Egypt, lie to the American people and stand idly by as a million Christians were murdered or chased out of their homeland.

    And you have the nerve to ask, "What's the difference"?

    Ask the more than 40 thousand maimed Americans who made it out of Iraq. They'll tell you.
     
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    For years we have proclaimed that we support democracy throughout the world. But what if those new democracies oppose the US? It has always been assumed that any country with a democratic government would be friendly with US. We may just have to change our propaganda.
     
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    I guess sneaking around undermining Mubarak, overseeing the death of at least 280 Egyptians so far, and eventually causing chaos and death in the entire region is better. We have to worry about the 10th largest Army in the world falling into the hands of radical Muslims. All of the arms and training for decades going over to our enemies. The millions of dead that this bullshit will result in.

    But Iraq is not a threat, Egypt is. Oh, and FYI, Obama has stood idle while thousands of Christians have been murdered in Iraq since he became President. Must I post all of the links to the attacks? No. You wouldn't read them anyway.

    Nope, that's not as bad as bombing the shit out of them and controlling the situation on the ground. (Sarcasm intended)
     
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    What exactly is Obama going to do in Iraq? The Republicans already put an extreme right wing Islamic theocracy in place. Should Obama bomb the hell out of Iraq a second time? And then what?

    Some messes can't be fixed.

    Nice to see you support a dictator in Egypt. Not sure why it's Obama's fault, but if you say so.
     
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    Who runs Egypt is not our decision
     
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    We supported democracy in Iran.

    Remember McCain telling Obama that he needs to do more to support the Iranian uprising last year?

    THEN Obama wanted to stay out of it and let the situation play-out without US interference. NOW he's pushing Mubarak out with both feet. Neither side in this nation knows what it wants when it comes to democracy in the Middle East, so why not leave it alone and let the Middle East be the Middle East.

    Are you asking what is the difference between Bush's policy on Iraq and Obama's policy on Egypt? Seriously? If you were to ask what the difference between Obama and Bush's policy on Iraq, I'd say barely anything.

    But come on. We are not nation building in Egypt. We are not occupying Egypt. We don't have a right to stop people from ousting their own President. That's their business.


    Seriously we don't have a CLUE who will be running Egypt over the next few years and you already are declaring the death of Israel and blaming it on Obama. That's fucking rediculous. Mubarak can clamp down power now, but what good will it do to have angered the protestors even more? I would love to see a stable Egypt, but I sympathize greatly with those who just can't sit under Mubarak's dictatorship anymore. Americans wouldn't take a 30 year dictatorship or a three year dictatorship, or a two day dictatorship. So why should Egyptians?
     
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    Exactly.
     
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    You dumb ass. Mubarak undermined Mubarak. This is the logical outcome for a dictator. Just because he is our SOB doesn't make him any less of an SOB.

    As for the rest of you ass licking of dictators, we see where your politics lie.
     
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    Why are Christians so special that we should care about them especially?
     

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