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Possible Military Coup Underway in Egypt

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki could not confirm if a military coup is currently underway in Egypt. but they are  ”very concerned about what we’re seeing on the ground”.  There are rumors that Morsi has been confined to house arrest. AFP reports that the army has placed a travel ban on Morsi and other top Egyptian Islamists.

Egyptian troops have been seen spreading out throughout Cairo, Alexandria and at some points along the Suez.

The Egyptian Ahram Online  reports that ninety three Egyptian diplomats have gone on strike in protest of Egyptian president Morsi’s “failure to meet the people’s demands”.

Welcome Back Hosni

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Call me optimistic, but I wouldn’t be surprised if we see Egypt’s favorite dictator back in power in the near future. The current protests in Egypt have got Morsi on the ropes, and the army certainly doesn’t appear to be backing him at all.

And why should it?

The country has deteriorated to incredibly low levels since Mubarak was kicked out.

I’m willing to bet the Egyptian people would be glad to have Mubarak back at the reins, and putting everything back where it belongs.

Consider this – after being deposed, Mubarak wasn’t shot or hung. Quite an unusual move, I’d say. Almost as if someone (the army?) wanted to keep him in reserve in case things got really, really bad.

Bad, sort of like where Egypt is now, with only a few weeks of gas left.

Morsi, on the other hand, doesn’t really enjoy that kind of support from the army, or the people.

If a coup happens, you can be rest assured that Morsi will most likely quietly find his end somewhere behind a building, and if Mubarak does come back after his extended sabbatical vacation, the rest of the Muslim Brotherhood members will likely be meeting Allah almost as soon.

I just want to remind (the potentially) returning President Mubarak of one thing. It was Fuad Ben-Eliezer and others in the Israeli government that showed you support and offered you asylum when the going got tough, not America, and definitely not your fellow Arab countries. So when you’re back in power and cleaning house, if you could take care of the Sinai for us and those Gaza tunnels, it would be much appreciated.

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