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In fact, thirpartyvote, this is EXACTLY how Iran started (and also Russia, by the way...) The people, under the illusion of having the power, toppled the Shah, and in Russia, the Tsar. In France, by the way, the King also ended his gig at the Bastille. Then, all, except the Shah, stayed in their country to later be assassinated. (The Shah had cancer, and left the country for the US.) In ALL these cases, there happened to be weak, uncertain governments in the US who let things get out of control. (In the case of France we were too new, but we 'rejoiced' later to rue the Terror that ensued) In Russia, certain people in this country WANTED Communism and convinced the government here to let Lenin return from Europe and steal the Revolution. In Iran, Jimmy Carter who should have stayed in Georgia growing peanuts even FLEW (some say) the Ayatollah Khomeini to Teheran to steal their revolution. And now, in the most classical "Where are my people going so I can lead them" fashion, the current President is involving himself in someone else's business and, if allowed by the Armed Forces of Egypt, will bring down that revolution and install the Muslim Brotherhood in place...Mr. Obama should stay the hell out of where he has NOT been invited. History, if we're ignorant of it, or malicious in complicity, will certainly repeat itself.

February 13 2011 at 12:00 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Marie Brown

I was told in a chat room that the word tea baggers is a sexual act between gay men? Looks like there may be others who understand that term because it is used so often.

February 13 2011 at 8:56 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

You know if the tea baggers were truely willing to follow the founders of this nation, they would be willing to sacrifice themselves, and their wealth for the good others.. Remember the signers in 1776 pledged their lives and fortunes for the rights and freedom of others. The Egyotian people have showed they were willing to risk their lives for the freedom of others, maybe the tea baggers should learn from their example.

February 12 2011 at 7:17 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to revblueroof's comment

Who are these "others" you Libs are talking about? Each of YOU has the same rights, opportunities, and responsibilities as every other citizen (including the responsibility to avoid using that nasty, uncivil term, "teaba**ers"). The signers of the Declaration sought their own freedom first, which has been expanded in the two centuries since to include others not at first included.

February 12 2011 at 10:24 PM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
Tim Shullberg

I don't usually find much to agree with in these "cartoons"

but THIS one, I do !!!

February 12 2011 at 6:37 PM Report abuse +5 rate up rate down Reply

Did Americans notice what the Egyptian people in Tahrir Square were able to accomplish without the use of guns?

February 12 2011 at 4:37 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
2 replies to hillroth's comment

It's still going to get worse though. This is how the Iranians felt when the Shah was kicked out and then they got a hard line strict regime. Same could happen in Egypt.

February 12 2011 at 5:30 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

if they had guns they would have used them

March 10 2011 at 11:36 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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