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Mohamed Morsi approves martial law in Egypt, state media reports
New York Times via times of india ^ | 12-8-12 | David D Kirkpatrick

Posted on 12/08/2012 11:12:13 AM PST by dynachrome

CAIRO: Struggling to subdue continuing street protests, the government of PresidentMohamed Morsi has approved legislation reimposing martial law by calling on the armed forces to keep order and authorizing soldiers to arrest civilians, Egypt's state media reported on Saturday.

Morsi has not yet issued the order, the flagship state newspaper Al Ahram reported. But even if merely a threat, the preparation of the measure suggested an escalation in the political battle between Egypt's new Islamist leaders and their secular opponents over an Islamist-backed draft constitution. The standoff has already threatened to derail the culmination of Egypt's promised transition to a constitutional democracy nearly two years after the revolt against the former leader Hosni Mubarak.

(Excerpt) Read more at timesofindia.indiatimes.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; israel; martiallaw; morsi; obamasfault; waronterror
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Shocking that a dictator acts like a dictator.
1 posted on 12/08/2012 11:12:27 AM PST by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

0bama will do this within the next four years.


2 posted on 12/08/2012 11:14:12 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Of late, Remington published an ad addressing that issue.


3 posted on 12/08/2012 11:15:43 AM PST by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com)
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To: dynachrome

This isn’t going to work out well for Mr Mo.


4 posted on 12/08/2012 11:18:08 AM PST by lurk
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Quick, fix your tin foil hat, it has a hole in it.

There’s too many guns in the right people’s hands in America for that to become a reality. Chill, Will.


5 posted on 12/08/2012 11:21:02 AM PST by bigfootbob
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To: dynachrome
And unlike with Mubarak, Obama and Hillary are full square supporting the Islamist dictator. The US has been behind overthrowing the secular dictators in the Middle East and North Africa. US treasure and blood are being used to set up the Islamic dream of a Greater Caliphate which will then be used to attack Israel and the rest of the West. Obama is becoming a historic Islamic leader.
6 posted on 12/08/2012 11:21:19 AM PST by Truth29
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To: dynachrome
What's MORE shocking is that our government FUNDS THIS DICTATOR. Out with the 'American ally' Dictator and IN with a Dictator friendly to 0bama but NOT the United States or Israel. Morsi has aligned with Iran and cause Israel much grief.

It's pretty obvious that 0bama is patrolling the world map and installing the figureheads which the United Nations needs to impede America's global influence.

7 posted on 12/08/2012 11:22:08 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: bigfootbob

Nothing a few hundred high-flying armed U.S. government drones can’t fix, eh?


8 posted on 12/08/2012 11:23:38 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: dynachrome

Note also that when he misbehaves so badly, suddenly, out of nowhere, he arrests a supposed conspirator in the murder of our Ambassador Stevens.


9 posted on 12/08/2012 11:24:49 AM PST by PghBaldy (Pete Hoekstra RE: Petraeus scandal - "There's more here than meets the eye.")
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To: dynachrome

0bama’s severe lack of judgement has opened the Islamists pandora box.

Many Americans will die due to his arrogant ineptness.

This will be much MUCH worse than Carter with Iran...much worse.


10 posted on 12/08/2012 11:25:28 AM PST by R0CK3T
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To: Truth29

Beck and Hannity had the “arab spring” nailed from day one and before that. Our president, State Department, and even CIA did not. Neither did all the foolish talking heads of ABCNNBCBS and the NYSlimes,etc.

The Muslim Brotherhood is angling to unite the Islamists in a bid to take over the world starting from this rebuilt base in the MidEast.


11 posted on 12/08/2012 11:27:19 AM PST by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: dynachrome

http://shoebat.com/2012/12/06/civil-war-in-egypt/

Twenty five million people took to the streets of Egypt over the last twenty-four hours and violence erupted with unconfirmed reports of people being killed as well as many injured, in fighting between the Islamists and the secularists.

There has never been a civil war in Egypt and certainly not in the context of what Isaiah 19 describes in the opening verse:

Isaiah 19:2 “And I will set the Egyptians against the Egyptians: and they shall fight every one against his brother, and every one against his neighbor, city against city and kingdom against kingdom.”


12 posted on 12/08/2012 11:29:13 AM PST by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: bigfootbob

And here’s one of them.


13 posted on 12/08/2012 11:34:32 AM PST by Quickgun (I came here screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: dynachrome

WELCOME, MR. MORSI
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
by Barry & The Peacemakers

%%
Life went on day after day,
Egypt’s now found a new way.
So Welcome, Mr. Morsi
‘Cause Islam’s the faith I love
and it’s here to stay.
%%


14 posted on 12/08/2012 11:43:48 AM PST by mikrofon (Morsi Code)
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To: dynachrome
I'm always glad to see dictators discomfited; I'm even gladder when they're seized by outraged citizens, beaten and kicked nearly to death and spat on and cursed long and hard, hanged high in public places, their corpses dragged through streets lined with deliriously cheering crowds, and their ashes abandoned forever to the waves.

The only good dictator is a dead dictator.

15 posted on 12/08/2012 11:49:10 AM PST by Standing Wolf
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To: dynachrome

Old Boss, same as the New Boss...except the Old Boss was pro-American and left Israel alone.


16 posted on 12/08/2012 11:52:09 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: dynachrome

Mohamed Morsi has two choices. He can either stay holed up in his palace worrying about Molotov cocktails hitting him in the head, or he can come to America and take a teaching job at Berkeley or Harvard, where his biggest worry would be which publisher will offer him a better book deal for his memoirs.


17 posted on 12/08/2012 11:57:23 AM PST by Bluestocking
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To: Standing Wolf

For the next four years I would take a benign dictator over what we have in dc


18 posted on 12/08/2012 11:59:15 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


19 posted on 12/08/2012 12:06:52 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: dynachrome

Will American cops and soldiers refuse to commit crimes if they are ordered to do so by Obama?

During the Rescue Movement in the 1980s, only two or three cops in America refused to remove people who were preventing abortions from taking place. I.e., thousands of American cops who themselves understood that murders were being prevented removed the people who were preventing the murders. I.e., thousands of American cops freely chose to make themselves accomplices to murder because they were instructed to do so.

Anyone who thinks that “Americans won’t ‘just obey orders’” is a fool.


20 posted on 12/08/2012 12:09:24 PM PST by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a baby girl's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: newfreep

Morsi’s wife is Huma’s mother


21 posted on 12/08/2012 12:11:30 PM PST by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: dynachrome

Captain Renault... Paging Capt. Renault. Please pick up the white courtesy phone.


22 posted on 12/08/2012 12:19:11 PM PST by Haiku Guy (If you have a right / To the service I provide / I must be your slave)
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To: R0CK3T

“Many Americans will die due to his arrogant ineptness.”

If only it were ineptness. It is intentional treason and destruction of this country.


23 posted on 12/08/2012 12:19:26 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

BUMP


24 posted on 12/08/2012 12:22:08 PM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give WAR a chance.......)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

My thoughts also. Obama will watch this closely to see how to herd the mob into his FEMA concentration camps.


25 posted on 12/08/2012 12:25:48 PM PST by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: dynachrome

Barack Hussein’s hand picked successor to Mubarak is sealing another victory against America in the war gasint terror.


26 posted on 12/08/2012 12:26:24 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: dynachrome

Bronco is working out his stratergies.


27 posted on 12/08/2012 12:28:01 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: newfreep

http://shoebat.com/2012/06/24/how-is-huma-abedin-connected-to-egypts-new-president/

Huma’s mother, Saleha, was one of those leaders. Little attention has been paid to the other 62 leaders, however. One of them is Najla Ali Mahmoud, the wife of Mursi. Both are members of the Guidance Bureau, which proves fallacious, the claim that Najla is just an innocent and naïve spouse.

This would make Huma’s mother a close, personal colleague of the wife of a virulently anti-Semitic racist who has officially been declared the first president-elect of post-Mubarak Egypt. Mursi also sat behind a Muslim cleric at a presidential campaign rally before the first round of elections, nodding in approval as the cleric enthusiastically informed the crowd that under Mursi, Jerusalem would become the new capital of the next Caliphate.


28 posted on 12/08/2012 12:32:05 PM PST by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail .But We Did.)
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To: dynachrome

and we are sending that country fighter jets and 200 Main Battle Tanks??

why??


29 posted on 12/08/2012 12:32:13 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: newfreep

Hillary’s gal pal and wife of naked pic Weiner?


30 posted on 12/08/2012 12:32:37 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America; bigfootbob
Problem is that Ø will not just snap his fingers to do this.

No, when the time comes to "snap fingers", the crisis that it solves will have been initiated, groomed and promoted over previous months and years. Indeed, the calculations involved (or, should I say the choreograpy involved) know that the level of crisis severity needs to be matched with the severity of the solution. The basic theme, though, is that to solve the problem, most of the American public will be supportive.

31 posted on 12/08/2012 12:34:53 PM PST by C210N (In favor of private rights and public happiness)
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To: dynachrome
The major difference is that our military will not shoot their mothers, fathers, etc. They will turn on King Obama and his communists pigs.
32 posted on 12/08/2012 12:35:10 PM PST by Logical me
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To: dynachrome

In Obama’s mind, its only okay for Governments to use force if the Islamists are in charge.


33 posted on 12/08/2012 12:46:10 PM PST by rbg81
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To: dynachrome

Meet the new boss,
Same as the old boss


34 posted on 12/08/2012 12:57:27 PM PST by Eric Blair 2084 (I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer to drink a bunch of them. Stay thirsty my FRiends)
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To: dynachrome
There is a photograph making rounds on the internet that illustrates the regime of Morsi very well. (Graphic).

Christian martyrs

The source explains that the photo was sent to one Dan Andursen, a Dutchman, form the Coptic Church with the words: "tell the Americans what the Muslims do to us!".

I could not find an English-language source, but in this case it is hardly important.

35 posted on 12/08/2012 1:28:58 PM PST by annalex (fear them not)
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To: Logical me

“The major difference is that our military will not shoot their mothers, fathers, etc. They will turn on King Obama and his communists pigs.”

One would hope you are right. Unfortunately, history and precedent do not agree. Recall the WWI vets and the “Bonus Army” in 1932, when General Douglas MacArthur ordered US Army troops to attack those veterans and their families.


36 posted on 12/08/2012 1:34:10 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: dynachrome

Robespierre beheads aristocrats (and plebs) over trifles. Stalin purges. Castro, too. Morsi follows their shining example. How surprising. Now let’s pick sides in Syria. We’re bound to get it right sooner or later.


37 posted on 12/08/2012 2:05:45 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Budget cuts, made necessary by the fact that those mean, stinky Republicans won’t ok unilateral debt-ceiling hikes, will require a suspension of elections, dissenting broadcasts (FCC), and interstate travel. Remain at your jobs. Carry picture ID to work. This is merely temporary, and strictly routine.


38 posted on 12/08/2012 2:08:52 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: bigfootbob

“There’s too many guns in the right people’s hands in America for that to become a reality. “

2nd Amendment is strictly deterrent against federal encroachment. The Federal government has nuclear bombs, not to mention tanks, missiles, submarines, fighter jets, and crack troops with lifer officers. If the federal government is no longer deterred, and actually decides to take over, you will need not only armed citizens, but armed citizens who will commit to fight, watch their families massacred in reprisal and keep on fighting against a vastly stronger foe.

“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier, the fair-weather patriot will not long be with us” (or something like that; quoting from memory) - Thomas Paine


39 posted on 12/08/2012 2:16:31 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: dynachrome
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40 posted on 12/08/2012 2:29:13 PM PST by DAC21
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To: dynachrome; LucyT; little jeremiah; azishot; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Look for the Egyptian military to start arresting a bunch of their own high and middle command BEFORE they take sides. Remains to be seen which side they will take. It all depends on Queen Hitlery’s orders!

24 hours after she left Egypt, Morsi announced himself Pharaoh! The Pharaohs’ mummies must be having a cow about the ancient empire that they left is now ruled by a cow.


41 posted on 12/08/2012 2:33:08 PM PST by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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To: dynachrome

The protesters represent the military/business. The military is on their side


42 posted on 12/08/2012 2:34:11 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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43 posted on 12/08/2012 2:46:00 PM PST by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: Logical me

Our military is having exercises to practice searching house to house for ‘weapons dealers’.


44 posted on 12/08/2012 2:50:40 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: dynachrome
Very scary our government is in full support of Islamdic muzzard murderers. From Honduras, to Mexico, from "Pahkeestahn to Indonesia, silence from Thailand to Malaysia. More silence green on blue, Benghazi, Hasan( fear the beard?) and a whole imported Libyan arsenal hitting Assad's guys as he breaks out the imported Iraqi WMD's trucked in since the Food for Oil cons job when Bubba was getting desk jobs from a barely of age student clerk THUS promoting al qaeda/Wahabi side as it's silent night of Boku Harem in Nigeria.

Meanwhile in Egypt they sell our military products to a guy that opposes Israel, promotes Hamas and is silent on crucifixions clitorectomies female religious pro islumic mutilations and kill anything/anyone not muzzard enough.

Will we quietly go to the prisons and starve as the left continues to demonize the moral folks while ignoring their intolerance

Hizbollah and the propaganda machines continue to demonize almost exactly like Hitler did to Czechoslovakia and the country is in debt to the Chicoms while the boy king spends $1.4 billion annually on vacations while Egypt kills their own and jews with American made products bought with American sent billions

When is the dictator going to listen to "we the people" or will the Lenin/Stalinesque purges begin to carry us away to the gulag archipelago as they close the churches and hiring the homosexuals, muzzard B-hood, and the new dark skinned panthers to break down our doors and our public school indoctinated children or the neighbors children turn in their parents on flag.gov and attackwatch.com.? When? Why?

Who...the journalists are silent as the Jews and Christians are murdered throughout the world. How long O Lord, how long?

Sorry, too much to write in this blitzkrieg of immorality and all out murder while spending us( the US of A) into a pit of no return as folks watch TV, play x-box games and spend their welfare checks as the hollowpoints are piled higher and deeper just in case.

I can't keep up, but that's the plan isn't it?

45 posted on 12/08/2012 2:53:09 PM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: ought-six; Eleutheria5
One would hope you are right. Unfortunately, history and precedent do not agree. Recall the WWI vets and the “Bonus Army” in 1932

I am also of the opinion that the army - at least half of it, if not more - will attack their own people. This is casually happening all over the world, for thousands of years. Right now Syrian army is killing Syrians; Egyptian army is preparing to kill Egyptians; every civil war is like that, and we already saw quite a few in this century. The hope that the US Army will all desert has no foundation in fact. I can accept that, say, 10% to 20% of soldiers will disappear over time, if they can do so. The rest will not be given a chance. One man cannot easily escape from guarded barracks; if captured, he will be shot in front of other soldiers as a lesson. Mass desertion is possible only if it is truly mass desertion, when large groups of troops - guards and officers and all - quietly walk out without a single shot and nobody tries to hunt them down.

you will need not only armed citizens, but armed citizens who will commit to fight, watch their families massacred in reprisal and keep on fighting against a vastly stronger foe.

That is a very difficult choice to make when the alternative is to accept slavery and submit but stay alive. People can choose fight over slavery, and they did that on many occasions in recorded history. But that requires very serious commitment, the willingness to die for one's beliefs. People also on far more numerous occasions submitted to the force, especially if the new oppressor was not too harsh. (As an example, a lot of Guerilla movement on Germany's Eastern front was instigated by cruelty of Nazi troops. They were worse than the communists! That's what forced locals to resist, not just the propaganda of the old regime.)

Given that the majority is ready and willing to drop their pants at the TSA checkpoint, I do not really expect a sufficient number of people to seriously oppose the government. But low numbers of opposition, as well as uncoordinated actions, will allow the government to label them as "militants" or "domestic terrorists", and the soldiers will be more willing to eradicate them, in the Branch Davidians' style. The soldiers will be, generally, taking the side of the majority. We already know who the majority is.

46 posted on 12/08/2012 3:07:06 PM PST by Greysard
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To: Greysard

On the other hand, insurgents are usually a minority. Most colonists were loyal to King George III, but the rebels were more passionate in their rebellion then the loyalists were in their opposition to rebellion, had very talented leaders, and eventually help from France. Same holds with the revolt against the British Mandate in Israel. It was carried out by a small, but well-organized and highly motivated group of “extremists”. Being a minority has the advantage of tight organization, and intimate bonding between the band of brothers as one fights against severely daunting odds. Being a majority means that you have a large organization that is permeable through espionage, raids, inattention and defections. So often the advantage is with the minority.


47 posted on 12/08/2012 3:41:05 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: driftdiver

” practice searching house to house for ‘weapons dealers’.”

I missed that, where was it?


48 posted on 12/08/2012 4:01:42 PM PST by DBrow
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To: DBrow

Here is one example - http://www.carrollspaper.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=7451&TM=55111.9


49 posted on 12/08/2012 4:08:17 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: C210N; Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America; bigfootbob

“crisis severity needs to be matched with the severity of the solution”....

That is the way it always is, do not let a crisis go to waste. Throw the frog in and slowly bring on the heat until your frog is cooked.

Of, course we can take bigfootbob’s advise and just “chill”. but I think we need to think beyond this cold future and plan on when Zero nears the redline of issuing his order to his brown shirt brigade.


50 posted on 12/08/2012 4:16:14 PM PST by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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