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Egypt's Mubarak resigns, Army in Control

February 11, 2011 politisite 0

President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt turned over all power to the military, and left the Egyptian capital for his resort home in Sharm el-Sheik, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced on state television on Friday. The announcement, delivered during evening prayers in Cairo, set off a frenzy of celebration, with protesters shouting “Egypt is free!” The Egyptian military issued a communiqué pledging to carry out a variety of constitutional reforms in […]

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Mubarak Speech: Will Delegate authority to Vice-president Omar Suleiman but won't step down

February 10, 2011 politisite 0

By Albert N. Milliron (Politisite)– President Mubarak spoke live through Egyptian Television stating that he intends to remain President of Egypt until the national election that will take place in September 2011.  He spoke to the Egyptian people calling himself a father figure toward the people as his children.  He related that he will not be influenced by outside sources, possibly referring to the pressure he has received from the […]

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Egypt VP Omar Suleiman Targeted in Assassination Attempt That Killed Two Bodyguards

February 4, 2011 politisite 0

DEVELOPING: A failed assassination attempt on Egypt’s vice president in recent days left two of his bodyguards dead, U.S. sources tell Fox News, though that information has yet to be confirmed on the ground in Cairo.Such an attempt on the life of Omar Suleiman would mark an alarming turn in the uprising against the government of President Hosni Mubarak, who only recently named Suleiman as vice president in an effort […]

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Obama & Mubarak & the Age of Incrementalism

February 1, 2011 politisite 0

From The BAZ File: For the Obama administration catching up with the uprising in Egypt is like chasing a runaway locomotive on a bicycle. From its initial public support for doomed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak to its need to appear to be hands-off, the White House is saddled with an event it fears will end in a train wreck. President Obama had a chance tonight to outright derail criticism that […]

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Did the U.S. Plan Egypt? Wikileaks Cables say so

January 29, 2011 politisite 0

“The U.S. government had been planning to topple the Egyptian president for the past three years _ that is, according to diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks,” RT reported Saturday. The Jerusalem Post said a 2008 cable revealed the American plans. “The cable outlines how the State Department helped an Egyptian pro-democracy activist attend a “Youth Movements Summit’ in New York and how the unnamed activist presented an ‘unwritten plan’ for […]

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Congressman Moran or Moron? GOP won because of Racism

January 28, 2011 politisite 0

Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.) is once again drawing attention for making controversial comments to the media, after the told the Arab television network Alhurra that the GOP won in November because many Americans don’t want a black president. In the interview, which has been flagged by the Weekly Standard and The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin, Moran said that Democratic losses in the 2010 elections … … happened because […]

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Internet ‘Kill Switch’ Legislation Back in Play – Egypt anyone?

January 28, 2011 politisite 0

The Government said they would only use this measure during a cyber attack but never for social unrest. Does anyone really Believe that? Consider this Tweet: RT @Politisite ” The world has indeed changed.. when demands are not for food or shelter but Twitter and Facebook” #Egypt Legislation granting the president internet-killing powers is to be re-introduced soon to a Senate committee, the proposal’s chief sponsor told Wired.com on Friday. […]

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Violent Crime Rate Down for third year, Left calls for Gun Control

January 24, 2011 politisite 0

The AP reported back in May that Violent crime had dropped for three years running.  The FBI report claimed  that Violent crime was down 5.5% and Murder was down Nearly 8 percent over previous year levels.  Even so the Left wants to use the Arizona shooting as an opportunity to push gun control laws that don’t work.  Mayor Bloomberg of New York wanted the President to add gun control issues […]

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Statement by the President on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shooting

January 8, 2011 politisite 0

The White House Office of the Press Secretary Statement by the President This morning, in an unspeakable tragedy, a number of Americans were shot in Tucson, Arizona, at a constituent meeting with Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.  And while we are continuing to receive information, we know that some have passed away, and that Representative Giffords is gravely wounded. We do not yet have all the answers.  What we do know is […]

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Rudy, Rudy, Rudy Giuliani in 2012?

January 7, 2011 politisite 0

Confident that he’d have a chance to win, Rudy Giuliani is rounding up his top political advisers for a possible 2012 presidential run, sources tell Page Six. Sources say the tough-talking former mayor “thinks the Republican race will be populated with far-right candidates like Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee, and there’s opportunity for a moderate candidate with a background in national security.” Giuliani has even scheduled a trip […]