Reality Check: Egypt

Greeting puny Earthlings.

Time to take a moment to cash a reality check.

Right now the ancient land of the Pharaohs is in turmoil. Dictator, (that's what he is despite what Joe Biden says) Hosni Mubarak is too old, sick, and incompetent to keep the power that he's held onto for the past 30 years since the death of his predecessor Anwar Sadat. The people are rising up against his increasingly heavy handed in rule in the spirit of the recent overthrow of Tunisia's dictator.

Now while I normally support the ouster of dictators that are so stupid they can manage to still run their economy into the ground despite billions in annual foreign aid from the USA, there is a catch with this situation.

That catch is the Muslim Brotherhood.

Right now the opposition is dominated by factions calling for democracy and freedom and the Muslim Brotherhood is, for the most part, staying off the streets.

That's why Egyptians must be worried.

That's because the Brotherhood is waiting in the wings, letting the democratic factions take all the hits while they bide their time, marshal their forces, and when the time is right, they will strike and take over the Arab world's most populous and influential nation.

Then Egypt will be beyond screwed.

You think the Egyptian economy is bad
now, think how bad it will be under the Brotherhood. The biggest source of foreign hard currency they have right now is tourism, will that industry keep going when the Brotherhood flattens the pyramids to build mosques, blow up ancient sites, drive out all archaeologists, and burn or smash the contents of their museums?

It won't.

They can also see an end to all that American aid that's kept the country from becoming a complete basket case.

The average Egyptian on the street might
dislike the Yankee Imperialist Pig-Dog for propping up the Mubarak regime. However, they must remember that the Mubarak regime that was the only thing keeping Egypt in at least the 20th century, if not the 21st, and out of the 8th century that the Brotherhood wants.

My advice to the people that want to get rid of Mubarak:

Get rid of the Muslim Brotherhood first.

They are not your friends.

They are not in tune with the will of Allah, because if they were, why was Afghanistan, their model of a properly holy society, such a shit-hole.

All the Muslim Brotherhood wants is power, and they will spill gallons of your blood to get it.

So here's the plan.

Get rid of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Then get rid of Mubarak.

Then reform your government, economy, and even society, so Egypt can be more than a land with a lot of history, and transform it into a land with an actual future.


Chris in NC said...

Sadly, it's just the beginning over there. Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, the list goes on. Uprising and turmoil and the most radical morons are the ones that will take power. WE need to get our house in order and get off their oil and their control over us so we can help defend Israel and wash our hands of the rest of that shithole.

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Anonymous said...

Hmmm...makes me think of when the Mensheviks overthrew the Tsar, and then the Bolsheviks overthrew the Mensheviks...

We can see how that turned out...

Hairy Nosed Wombat

irish19 said...

Excellent analogy!