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Egypt's chance for change

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Submitted by Francis Thornton (Canada), Feb 15, 2011 at 09:34

The "Old Strong Man is gone with the money" and almost immediately the mob begin their demands for better wages et al.

In the immediate term, it all depends on the skills of the Acting Head of State.

Beyond that, if Mubarak has emptied what was probably a vast treasury that could have begun to be used to satisfy just needs of the populace, then martial law and bloodshed will follow.

May this man Mubarak be brought to justice and all of Egypt's treasury recovered.

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