So...does this mean democracy will kick in in Libya?

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    Family Guy - Democracy Kicks In - YouTube


    alright, with all jokes aside...seriously I don't see how the developments today are a good thing. The Muslim Brotherhood will take over, more anti-west sentiment (even though the west helped in their revolution) and more BS for Israel to deal with most likely.

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    Prediction: China will get more Libyan oil than the US or EU.
     
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    Lol, a democracy with several different bloodthirsty factions running around killing each other. Democracy couldn't be farther away. Same as Egypt which is now descending deeper into chaos.
     
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    Yep, and they'll continue to drill near our coasts.
     
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    This isn't about our future for the left. It's about making Obama appear hawkish for his failed bid at reelection.
     
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    There's no way to really tell what the future will be. It could descend into chaos and more violence with in-fighting. I think there is some potential for hope that some semblance to democracy may emerge (like it did in some former Soviet states). Guys like Mustafa al-Jalil were in the Libyan government under Qaddafi before defecting. These guys can keep a functioning government running, but lack the charisma of Qaddafi to create a dictatorship.

    Or the state can collapse into fighting. The worst case scenario is Somali, second worst Afghanistan. I don't see an Iran scenario as being likely as I don't think Libya as unified or organized as Iran was among other reasons.
     
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    It means the war profiteers will move in.
     
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    So...does this mean democracy will kick in in Libya?

    Who knows? It can't be worse than that awful constitution Republicans left in Iraq:

    Article 2:

    First: Islam is the official religion of the State and it is a fundamental source of legislation:

    A. No law that contradicts the established provisions of Islam may be established.

    If a similar government is what's established in Libya, just the fact no Americans died, and the cost was trillions LESS puts Obama way, way ahead of ridiculous Republicans.
     
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    prediction. Muslim brotherhood will swoop in just like they did in Egypt , Tunisia ect..
     
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    Lawlessness, bloodthirst will worsen in Libya, just like Egypt.
     

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