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Egypt's President Mursi assumes sweeping powers
BBC ^ | November 22, 2012 | BBC

Posted on 11/22/2012 10:08:12 AM PST by kabar

Egypt's President Mohammed Mursi has issued a declaration banning challenges to his decrees, laws and decisions.

The declaration also says no court can dissolve the constituent assembly, which is drawing up a new constitution.

President Mursi also sacked the chief prosecutor and ordered the re-trial of people accused of attacking protesters when ex-President Mubarak held office.

Egyptian opposition leader Mohammed ElBaradei accused Mr Mursi of acting like a "new pharaoh".

Mr ElBaradei said the new declaration effectively placed the president above the law.

"Morsi today usurped all state powers and appointed himself Egypt's new pharaoh. A major blow to the revolution that could have dire consequences," the Nobel Peace Prize winner wrote on his Twitter account.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: egypt; islam; mohammedmorsi; mursi; muslimbrotherhood; obamasfault; waronterror
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And so it begins...one strongman replaces another in the name of democracy. The US praise of Mursi for his role in the truce in Gaza no doubt helped embolden him.
1 posted on 11/22/2012 10:08:14 AM PST by kabar
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To: kabar

Obama built that!


2 posted on 11/22/2012 10:10:52 AM PST by katnip (Why Do Democrats Hate Babies?)
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To: kabar

I suppose that Egypt will accuse Israel of some strange infraction of the peace treaty and use that as an excuse to attack Israel.


3 posted on 11/22/2012 10:11:58 AM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: kabar

Won’t be long before the newspaper headlines will read, “President Obama Assumes Sweeping Powers”, had the t.v. talking heads will orgasmically shout the same thing. Sure as Monday follows Sunday, it is coming.


4 posted on 11/22/2012 10:12:26 AM PST by sport
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To: kabar

Ah, ain’t it grand. Arab Spring and Muslim Style Democracy triumph. One election and, if the results are “correct”, its over. Thanks Barack!!


5 posted on 11/22/2012 10:12:32 AM PST by JimSEA
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To: kabar

“Egypt’s President Mohammed Mursi has issued a declaration banning challenges to his decrees, laws and decisions.”

This is a filthy lie!!!!!

The young people of Egypt used Twitter, Facebook, and the power of Obama (from whom all blessing radiate) to ENSURE that democracy was to be the rule of the day there.

I’m sure the BBC must have been fed a load from the Zionists in order to fool the world yet again!!!


6 posted on 11/22/2012 10:15:01 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: kabar

Meet Egypt’s new dictator, folks.


7 posted on 11/22/2012 10:19:18 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: kabar

I am sure that Obama is proud of his creation. The Muslim Brotherhood is triumphant.


8 posted on 11/22/2012 10:19:40 AM PST by Truth29
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To: kabar

Obama has installed a full nazi dictatorship in Egypt. Way to go barky!
And of course, we will still give the worlds newest absolute islamic dictator billions in cash, and will pay for a billion worth of new German subs to kill jews with.

PS,,They still planning on tearing down the pyramids?


9 posted on 11/22/2012 10:21:39 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: kabar

"Yes, I understand 'sweeping powers' to mean President Mursi will be responsible for keeping the streets of Egypt neat and clean."


10 posted on 11/22/2012 10:22:07 AM PST by COBOL2Java (The GOP-e said "Beat a Marxist with a Liberal!" What a colossal blunder.)
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To: kabar

Arab Spring turning into “Totalitarian Winter”.


11 posted on 11/22/2012 10:28:43 AM PST by Mike Darancette (I don't understand why the Boomers are so passive.)
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To: sport

At the very least Obama will visit Egypt and tell Mursi how much he wishes he could assume similar powers.


12 posted on 11/22/2012 10:33:53 AM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: kabar
Egypt: "one man-one vote-one time"?...the people who looked forward to a real "Arab spring" cannot be happy...

..."one-man, one vote" has brought the US down by putting dead-beats in charge.

America will never recover....tyranny will only increase from this point on....until the collapse...

13 posted on 11/22/2012 10:37:29 AM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give WAR a chance.......)
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To: sport

And the Tuesday that follows Monday will thunder with fiery rows of burnished steel.


14 posted on 11/22/2012 10:39:29 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: JimSEA
ARAB SPRINGTIME FOR EGYPT
Tune: "Springtime for Hitler"

Terrorists were having trouble
What a sad, sad error
Needed an enabler
To restore their reign of terror

Where oh where was he?
Where could that man be?
We looked around
And then we found
Obama wants us free

It's Arab . . .
Springtime for Egypt and Libya
The Brotherhood is happy and gay
We did our big Benghazi job
We're glad, glad as a Nazi mob

Springtime for Egypt and Libya
Winter for Christians and Jews
Springtime for Egypt and Libya
Come on, Muslims, get over your blues . . .

Mobs are now a Cairo factor
Copts will need a chiropractor . . .

Don't be stupid, don't you be odd
Come and join the Muslim jihad . . .

It's Arab . . .
Springtime for Egypt and Libya
Burkas will work as a rule
Bombs blowing up a crowd again
Jihad is proud and loud again

Springtime for Egypt and Libya
Springing up riots galore
Springtime for Egypt and Libya
Means that soon we'll be blowin'
We've got to be blowin'
You know we'll be blowing up more!

15 posted on 11/22/2012 10:50:51 AM PST by Charles Henrickson (The wag tailoring the doggerel)
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To: Charles Henrickson

That was great. Gonna show it to Mr. Married21.


16 posted on 11/22/2012 10:58:14 AM PST by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: kabar

17 posted on 11/22/2012 11:00:58 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: kabar

Didn’t Hillary visit this guy a week ago?

Coincidence?


18 posted on 11/22/2012 11:08:22 AM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: kabar

I no longer fret about the Obamabot Muslim tyrants and dictators. With Obama, the USA has lost the Middle East and now openly aids and abets the Muslim Brotherhood terrorists, full time. Why...not worry?

Knowing the world as well as I do and having been in the PRC (China) and worked very closely with many Indian folks of all sorts.....both the PRC & India will make short shrift of the “Muslim Menace” down the road apiece!!! Both nations have strong, century old, dislikes for Muslims. The new sheriff’s of the world will soon be, the PRC, India, Brazil, Russia and the nations of Latin, Central, South America. The USA is finished....Obama will see to that quite effectively!!!

The Muslims, what will be left of them, will be sweeping the streets and cleaning the latrines of Beijing and Mumbai in a few short years.


19 posted on 11/22/2012 11:08:42 AM PST by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: hattend

Afew days ago. The US has elevated Mursi’s status in order to get a truce. It may be a Faustian bargain. The MB is firmly in charge and their influence will endanger US allies in the region.


20 posted on 11/22/2012 11:11:09 AM PST by kabar
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To: kabar

So now he’s the head janitor too?


21 posted on 11/22/2012 11:12:42 AM PST by 4Runner
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To: katnip

... coming soon to a theater near you!


22 posted on 11/22/2012 11:13:42 AM PST by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: kabar
So we traded a tyrant who listened to us and was relatively helpful to Israel,for a tyrant who is itching for a conflict with Israel.

Howz that Arab spring working for us?

23 posted on 11/22/2012 11:14:36 AM PST by Moorings
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To: kabar

(In best Claud Rains voice)

I’m shocked! Shocked, I tell you!

/sarc

That Arab Spring keeps paying dividends. Heck of a job, Obama. Heckuva job.


24 posted on 11/22/2012 11:16:55 AM PST by DemforBush (100% Ex-Democrat.)
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To: Mike Darancette
Arab Spring turning into “Totalitarian Winter”.

Arab Spring was always about that.

If you think those young people in Egypt were "fighting for democracy" as all my retarded liberal friends told me, it looks like it's not true. It was always about putting the Muslim Brotherhood in power.

25 posted on 11/22/2012 11:18:04 AM PST by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: kabar
This was Obama’s deal to Mursi so would stop Hamas from firing rockets.
26 posted on 11/22/2012 11:19:02 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: katnip

Obama is jealous that it’s not yet that easy for him to do the same here in the US. But he’s working on it incrementally, one czar and one executive order and one end-run around Congress at a time.


27 posted on 11/22/2012 11:32:05 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: ladyjane

Iraq is headed ultimately for the same fate.


28 posted on 11/22/2012 11:36:21 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: kabar
a declaration banning challenges to his decrees, laws and decisions...

If it weren't so incredibly tragic, it would be hilarious. They say Mein Kampf is one of the most popular books in the middle-east, but I'd hazard to guess that most people there have never heard of The Enabling Acts, nor care. Virulent jew hatred was the only take-home message they got.
29 posted on 11/22/2012 11:38:13 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Moorings

I am certain that Hussein applauds this, including the coming trouble with Israel. He hates Israel, won’t go there, and now when Egypt stirs up more trouble for Israel, Hussein will have a proxy in Morsi doing the things he wishes he could do regarding Israel but as of yet dares not.


30 posted on 11/22/2012 11:38:18 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: ladyjane
If you think those young people in Egypt were "fighting for democracy" as all my retarded liberal friends told me, it looks like it's not true. It was always about putting the Muslim Brotherhood in power.

In the Third World, it's always about putting Your Gang in power, so they can give their supporters the sweet government jobs and steal from the Other Guys.

Something like big-city politics in the US.

31 posted on 11/22/2012 11:41:07 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

I will believe it when I see it.


32 posted on 11/22/2012 11:51:21 AM PST by sport
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
The Muslims, what will be left of them, will be sweeping the streets and cleaning the latrines of Beijing and Mumbai in a few short years.

Or they'll all be living next door to you and I... making bombs, killing kids. It's Obamaland!

33 posted on 11/22/2012 11:53:45 AM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Yehuda

Yehuda, here is the payoff to morsi. The US will not protest nor oppose this imposition of a dictatorship on the Egyptian people. The cleansing of Christians will be completed with US complicity by its silence. morsi has received his pound of flesh.


34 posted on 11/22/2012 12:02:18 PM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: COBOL2Java

LOL...well played!

The best humor always contains an element of truth.


35 posted on 11/22/2012 12:14:06 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: mountainlion

And if Egypt attacks Israel alone (Jordan and Syria have their own problems now). The conflict will be short and Egypt will lose. Perhaps Israel should retake Gaza and go all the way to the East side of the Nile.


36 posted on 11/22/2012 12:17:02 PM PST by Maine Mariner
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” The US will not protest nor oppose this imposition of a dictatorship on the Egyptian people. The cleansing of Christians will be completed with US complicity by its silence. morsi has received his pound of flesh.”

Sorry my FRiend but that WAS ALREADY decided when Barack Hussein Obama and HIllary Abedin Clinton used Robert Malley to depose Mubarak and install the Muslim Brotherhood.

BHO doesn’t even need Congress to send $ to Egypt anymore, he will just do it by executive action; we are living under a virtual islamo-marxist caliphate dictatorship.

Always follow the money; The clintons have to be make $ off of all this crap.


37 posted on 11/22/2012 12:22:11 PM PST by Yehuda (http://jewpoint.blogspot.com)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
Knowing the world as well as I do and having been in the PRC (China) and worked very closely with many Indian folks of all sorts.....both the PRC & India will make short shrift of the “Muslim Menace” down the road apiece!!! Both nations have strong, century old, dislikes for Muslims. The new sheriff’s of the world will soon be, the PRC, India, Brazil, Russia and the nations of Latin, Central, South America.

Chinese Uighurs join Jihadis in Syria

Chinese Muslim separatists from the northwest region of Xinjiang are battling Syrian government forces alongside al-Qaeda and other extremist groups, an official Chinese newspaper reported on Monday. Radicals among China’s ethnic Turkic Uighur minority have been travelling to Syria since May to join the fighting on trips organized by groups opposed to Beijing’s rule over Xinjiang, the Global Times reported Monday.

Citing unidentified Chinese anti-terrorism authorities, it said the groups were funding their activities through drug and gun trafficking, kidnapping and robbery, and providing training for “separatists, criminals and terrorists” who had fled Xinjiang.

“After receiving orders from al Qaeda, terrorists from China came to Syria to meet with jihadists already on the ground before forming groups on the front lines,” the report quoted an unidentified official as saying.

Chinese better get busy. In a few months these Uighur Muslims will be back in China, fully trained and with combat experience.
38 posted on 11/22/2012 12:36:29 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: PapaBear3625

>> “Chinese better get busy. In a few months these Uighur Muslims will be back in China, fully trained and with combat experience” <<

.
Will they have tanks?

Tiannamin!


39 posted on 11/22/2012 12:39:33 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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Will they have tanks? Tiannamin!

Did the Afghan rebels have tanks?

40 posted on 11/22/2012 12:53:02 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: kabar

New boss.

Same as the old boss.

Unexpected! /s


41 posted on 11/22/2012 12:56:26 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: exit82
New boss. Same as the old boss.

not exactly. the new boss is a sadistic follower of pedophile prophet. endemic rape, misery, murder, etc to recommence.

42 posted on 11/22/2012 1:01:24 PM PST by RugerMini14
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To: kabar

They know only strongmen and dictatorship. Their philosophy and religion encourage submission and socialism/paternalism.

The New Boss looks just like the Old Boss.


43 posted on 11/22/2012 1:21:56 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: kabar; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re: Egypt's President Mohammed Mursi has issued a declaration banning challenges to his decrees, laws and decisions.

Well, can "The United States' President Barack Obama has issued an executive order banning challenges to his decrees, laws and decisions" be very far off?

44 posted on 11/22/2012 1:36:59 PM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Mike Darancette

Powerful statement. Beautifully and truthfully put


45 posted on 11/22/2012 1:43:00 PM PST by spudville
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To: ladyjane
It was always about putting the Muslim Brotherhood in power.

Maybe it was about feeling empowered to gang rape a American reporter.

46 posted on 11/22/2012 1:46:39 PM PST by Mike Darancette (I don't understand why the Boomers are so passive.)
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To: Maine Mariner

Those barbarians do not like a fair fight. I expect that Iran and Syria will attack at the same time. Lebanon and Jordan would probably follow if it looked good for them.


47 posted on 11/22/2012 2:52:34 PM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: kabar

How kind of him to volunteer to sweep the streets during his lunch break. Only someone with sweeping powers can do that./sarc


48 posted on 11/22/2012 3:11:04 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: kabar
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49 posted on 11/22/2012 3:36:56 PM PST by TomServo
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To: TomServo

And so it continues...


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