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  •  According to some Coptic Christians.... (12+ / 0-)

    .....that I know who have family in Egypt, the oppression was not mild or occasional, but dangerous and growing in its danger.  The election was full of intimidation and fear, which has continued to escalate.  

    •  That moves Morsi's Egypt to "worse than Iran" (0+ / 0-)

      That changes the risk vs. reward scenario greatly.  For some reason, societies that oppress their minorities gain a damnable proficiency in oppressing members of the majority.  

      "Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage." -- Lucille Ball

      by Yamaneko2 on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 11:26:21 AM PDT

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