Mubarak Steps Down as President

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    Congratulations to all Egyptians!
    Now show the world that Egyptians are capable of having a working democracy, which respects the rights of all humans, no matter which gender, Religion or Skin color they have.
     
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    About time. Things were really getting out of hand.
     
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  7. trumpet-205

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    I wouldn't say Egypt is free, since military is running the government for now.
     
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    This won't fix everything, but it's a step in the right direction! [​IMG]
     
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    YEEEEEAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!
    MY country is now FREE!!!!
    So leaving school today and partying all weekend!
    Hopefully I'll see my aunt soon too [​IMG]
     
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  11. DeadLocked

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    That's weird, I just read an article about him refusing to step down.
    Then I play "Killing in the name" on guitar for a while.
    Then I refresh and it says he HAS stepped down.

    [​IMG] you welcome, egyptians.
     
  12. Crass

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    They're system is a bit different than ours, and in this case the military is a relatively neutral body. It's not like the US, where the commander-in-chief is also the President.
     
  13. BlueStar

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    That's a bit of a problem, but the plus side is that the Egyptian miliaty is very well respected by all sides, and hasn't been instrumental in propping up Mubarak. They need to play a role to ensure that Mubarak doesn't just instal a puppet and that free and fair elections can take place without groups trying to seize power.

    Considering his announcement yesterday, I think it's fair to say this isn't his choice - he's been told by the military and his own party members to hop it.
     
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    Either way, the popular uprsing has alredy acheived so much and true reform now looks inevitable, eventually. The Egyptian people should be extremely proud of themselves.
     
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    Hooray for Egypt! Hopefully this only leads to better things for them.

    Off-topic: Does anyone else think Mubarak looks insanely young for an 82 year old? Just looking at pics, I would have guessed late 50s - mid 60s.
     
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    That's because he uses the population's money to get rejuvenating treatments.
     
  18. The_Dragons_Mast

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    Today is a great day here in egypt that pig have been killing & stealing for decades and he finally got kicked out and people here will be celebrating till tomorrow [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    oh and for why he looks too young he spend about 2 hours dying his hair & applying makeup by professionals before appearing in front of any camera.
     
  19. ManFranceGermany

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    Switzerland orders freeze on Mubarak assets

    Source: Agence France-Presse

    Some Rumors say, that he owns over 40 billion Dollar.
     
  20. BlueStar

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    Congratulations!

    Can you please reassure some of our more paranoid friends across the Atlantic that you're not going to put the Muslim Brotherhood into power and go on a crazed mission to destroy Israel? [​IMG]