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    Tweet Dictators (Hitler/Stalin/Trump) like juveniles love to write their name on things,  and mark their territories. Any visitor to Egypt, realizes right away who is in control of the country; the writing is on the wall;  from the moment you step out of the Airport, General el-Sisi’s name and pictures branded everywhere; on walls, billboards next to superstar soccer player Mohamed Salah, Nike, and McDonald’s ads, find his name on buildings, roads, bridges, hospitals, mosques, churches, schools, gates, and shops. Dictators (Hitler/Stalin/Trump) like juveniles love to write their name on things, like dogs they mark their territories. After all, writing on the wall is an ancient Egyptian, where pharaohs put…

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    Vote Like An Egyptian..!

    Tweet  Egyptians don’t seem to be in a hurry in their lives, usually late, and take their time.  They have mastered the art of sitting and doing nothing as a form of civil disobedience. last Saturday, however, millions  were rushed to  decide on a constitutional  amendment referendum that would give Abdel Fattah el-Sisi more power and the possibility of staying in office until 2030. The current constitution limited the president to only two terms, four years each, el-Sisi already in his second term. The referendum wasn’t debated, discussed in public, and nobody knows the exact details and ramifications. Egyptians have to take el-Sisi’s word for it, and mark Yes on the ballot.

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    The Scottish Independence Referendum, The Day After …!

    TweetLogin Page Content The Scottish parliament is now studying the detail of the Scottish government’s proposals for staging and running the referendum, which include, as expected, extending the vote to 16 and 17 year olds for the first time in a major poll in the UK. (The Scottish government has previously allowed 16 and 17 year olds to vote in some health board elections and crofting commission elections). Salmond’s government has published two bills, on the franchise and on the running of the referendum. After initialling resisting any involvement from UK bodies in the referendum, his government has also agreed it will be overseen by the UK Electoral Commission. The…


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