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September 1st

September 1st

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Today I was sickened to hear on the radio that Egyptians are blaming the U.S. for the violence and death in their country.

Citizens of Egypt, hear me loud and clear: please do not confuse average Americans with the guy in the White House.

I, for one, have always been against the United States giving most foreign aid and this point illustrates a great reason to support that stance: American dollars are going straight to people who are against everything we stand for. (more…)

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Egypt is an unstable place with an uncertain future right now. There are fears that radical Islam could use this window of opportunity to set up shop. The Coptic Christians are crying out for justice. Women refusing to cover their heads (you go girls!) are demonstrating along with seemingly everyone else.

In the midst of the chaos, and after all the hard work Zahi Hawass and his colleagues have done to preserve Egyptian antiquities, the greedy, gold-hungry morons who seem to show up during every period of political unrest are looting Egypt’s treasures. Jerks like this remind me of when the dwarves in the Narnia books refused to join either side of a critical conflict. Instead, they were only concerned with themselves and yelled, “the dwarves are for the dwarves!” (more…)

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