George W. Bush was right about the Middle East and our liberation

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    Bush said that actions in Iraq would not only liberate the Iraqi people from a dictator who tortured, murdered, raped his own people, but would spread that ideal throughout the Middle East, causing people to demand freedom from dictators all over the region.

    He was right. It took a while. Lots of liberal whining tried to block it. But freedom is slowly spreading in the Middle East. The Iranian people tried it, but Obama wouldn't back them last year. But they'll rise again, and hopefull, like Egypt, topple the Iranian regime.

    The only problem is.......whacko Muslims might take over, like Hamas did in Palestine.

    But Bush was right. "Trickle out freedom" is working in the Middle East. Unfortunately, the reality may end up being that Muslims are just bat shit crazy, and freedom may backfire.
     
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    Keep an eye on Muslim Brotherhood... they've killed an Egyptian president before.

    Nasty bunch of folks.
     
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    Yeah how did that Pali democracy work out for ya?

    About like the rest of the ME democracies will I expect.
    Majority rules in a democracy and if the majority of the people are muslim or hate the USA, want Sharia law, etc...
     
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    Good post, I'm sure the only reason Egyptians are protesting is because they're all inspired by the War in Iraq...................

    Reagan was right, we should've stopped meddling in the Middle East after he tried a couple times and they ended in disaster. Wish we'd learn from history.
     
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    I sort of think this is correct..but for different reasons. The invasion of Iraq sent millions of upper and middle class Iraqis fleeing to other countries in the Middle East..where they were greeted with no opportunity and dismal governance.

    It might be these people have something to do with the protests.
     
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    It didn't work out well. BUT....that makes the right wing correct TWICE about the Middle East!

    1- Liberating Iraq would spread demand for freedom and democracy through the ME

    2- That freedom and democracy would expose the fact that a large % of Muslims are flat out radically insane.

    We're right on the Mid East, twice.
     
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    The problem that tipped the scales in Egypt are a poor economy, unemployment and poverty.

    Simple as that.
    NOw what groups may be trying to take advantage of that is another matter.
     
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    Good point the US invasion generated Iraq refugees and widows and orphans have had an impact on surrounding nations in the ME.
     
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    So in your opinion, your bureacrats of choice wanted to give democracy to crazy muslims and that makes them right twice?

    Simply stunning.
     
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    I wish those Iraqi refugees could have went to Iran and toppled that government. I do think Saddam falling did leave an impression on folks in the ME though, it shows that you don't have to live under a brutal dictator.
     

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