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  •  A Repug, no wonder. (4+ / 0-)

    Copts are in trouble in Egypt, this will not help them.

    Some of these YouYubes tell their story;

    http://www.youtube.com/...

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    by Shockwave on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 06:38:36 PM PDT

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    •  this could go very badly for the Copts (3+ / 0-)
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      I just finished reading the AP story at NPR and am envisioning North Africa and the Levant exploding if this isn't quickly contained and the conspiracy (yes, this counts as one) is revealed.

      And i can't help but wonder if the forces that are running these bozos -- Klein, Nakoula, etc -- calculated that a few thousand dead Coptic Christians would put Obama in a real bind.

      Just saying.

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      by subtropolis on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 09:36:21 PM PDT

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      •  I'm sure they miscalculated. (1+ / 0-)
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        But yes, the backlash against the copts is going to be huge and, Egypt aside, Lebanon is a MASSIVE powder keg with Greek Orthodox, Coptic Christians - and a gazillion Syrian refugees.  If anyone lights a match in that country it'll blow up like a tanker full of dynamite.  I've always thought that Lebanon is one fist fight away from the next civil war and depending on how this goes (do the key opinion leaders strike conciliatory tones?  or double down?), it is not difficult at all to imagine this as the first shot.

        "The first drawback of anger is that it destroys your inner peace; the second is that it distorts your view of reality. If you come to understand that anger is really unhelpful, you can begin to distance yourself from anger." - The Dalai Lama

        by auron renouille on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 12:20:38 AM PDT

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