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And speaking of hiding his head in the sand, al-buraq and other sordid matters

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 16, 2013 at 06:46

Our dear NC so how was your Buraq flight out from Egypt to Denmark?

The reasons that youth rebelled in Taksim and Tahrir is because they are either have independent incomes (like in Brazil or Turkey), or educated but jobless (Egypt). If these are people are provided secure jobs by the state machine, they will keep silent.

Well you see our dear NC in the days of Nasser all graduates had "secure" jobs through the state. That did not make them happy and many very educated Egyptians left Egypt for Europe or the Americas and what was the end result? it was a very poor, expensive and bloated bureaucracy and decline in incomes and rise in the cost of living and inflation and lack of freedom and the end result was to kick those incompetent thieves out of office and start again and replan the future and this is what the people of Egypt are doing now but what would the future hold no one knows but this is indeed a healthy start

So you see your little cockamamie plan is no more than hiding your head in the sand just like an ostrich

Egyptians want jobs and housing and education and jobs and a legal system where everyone is equal infront of the law. they want freedom of speech and religion or lack of it. They might tell you that islamic shari3a is the best thing that happened to humanity but they would rather have their legal system based on French law

Egypt is a very old and sophisticated civilization that you cannot put it in one box and that was indeed why el-ikhwan had to be kicked out.

Countries which will do that can safely survive any uprising and continue their stability, especially with oil income (Iran or Sauidi).

So when is your next buraq flight? oh order the champagne i hear it is halal

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