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    WHY GENERAL el-Sisi WRITES HIS NAME ON EVERYTHING!

    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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    GENERAL “Balaha” AND THE TRAGIC DEATH OF SHADY HABASH!

    Tweet   Shady Habash, a 24-year-old Egyptian filmmaker, died in a maximum-security Torah prison in Egypt after two years in solitary confinement without a trial. Mr. Habash trouble started after making a music video song that mocked President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi by calling him Balaha (a Date). The song was a light-hearted joke, more of rap than Dylan’s visionary poetry. The singer Essam Ramy, who lives in exile in Sweden performed the song​, it ​became a big hit on social media and with el-Sisi critics in Egypt. The strongest president in Egyptian modern history, the conqueror of the Muslim brotherhood and the champion of war on terrorism, was terrified of…

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    THE DEATH OF A DICTATOR! … Mubarak, tested positive for Mortality at age 91!

    Tweet “I have never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with pleasure.” There is a lot of debate about the origin of this quote and variations of it. Most agree it has a Mark Twain flavor. Regardless, there is no debate about the sentiment I had when I learned of ousted Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak’s death this week. At 91, Mubarak finally tested positive for mortality. Islamic tradition asks us to speak well of the dead, but Im   planning on writing a  piece longer than a few words!  Like all Egyptian military dictators before him, Mubarak came from a humble background join the military academy,   then…

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