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Boehner, GOP Support Cautious Approach To Egypt Protests

February 1, 2011 by  

Boehner, GOP support cautious approach to Egypt protestsAlthough the GOP has amassed a laundry list of complaints regarding President Barack Obama's job performance, Republican leaders have praised the White House for its cautious approach to the growing unrest in Egypt.

Many critics, including some Democratic lawmakers, have urged the President to call for the end of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year reign. However, Obama and his cabinet — including Secretary of State Hilary Clinton — instead have advocated for an "orderly transition that is responsive to the aspirations of the Egyptian people.”

Appearing on FOX News Sunday on Jan. 30, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that now is not the time for the United States government to be calling for a new leader in Egypt.

"The administration, our administration, so far has handled this tense situation pretty well," Boehner told the news provider. "Clearly, reforms need to occur in Egypt."

According to media reports, more than 100 people have died since the protests commenced last week. Mohamed ElBaradei, a Nobel Peace Prize recipient in 2005, emerged as an unofficial leader of the resistance movement over the weekend. On CBS' Face the Nation, ElBaradei said that Obama and the U.S. government "is losing credibility by the day" by giving "life support to the dictator." 

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  • DJ6ual

    Now that the protests are hitting there peak I think things are sure to move quickly. Soon this scenario will play out here on the streets of America. There are forces at work trying to usher in the last days, Revelations, the Apocalypse… call it the Illuminati, the New World Order, or whatever you want… it is coming… hell it is already here! Step by step we will all watch as the reality around us unravels, that is unless we are lucky enough to be awake. Those of us who have our eyes open can avoid the initial blows but it will take a strong Army to fight the wars that are ahead. Be prepared, be safe, and awaken those around you, they will be next to you in the battle.

    Prediction: GAS $18.00 a gallon by year’s end

    Egyptian Unrest – Connecting the Dots

    • Anthony

      Mohamed ElBaradei is being funded by whom?

      We already know that Mubarik is funded by the Central Bank.

      As stated in another discussion – this issue in Egypt is a trial event.

      The trial being – how will those in charge affect another step towards NWO ?

      The people of Egypt are doing what is their right – standing up for their freedoms and the right to live life in a decent manner. Many items that support that life are being removed (on purpose?) at this time. Why?

      In fact, in many areas of the world, these normal life-giving supplies are being made scarse. Yet, if you research, some ares are having what we know to be BOOM cycles in their economies. Why only cetain areas?

      No – we will not see $18/gal for gas within one year. We may se gas rationing at some point in the future – that I do see. Just like during the Carter Years – again, another test case by the people who control our banks. As far as that goes, I have an 18-speed mountain bike that I can ride to work if it gets to that point. As far as this discussion is concerned, all of you ARE silently stocking up on foodstuffs, yes?

      No – the Banker-controlled World Press (Rueters was bought by the Rothshcilds Family back in 1751, just so ya know. And, the AP is owned by Rueters) will push this Story in such a way as to cause a certain predicted sentiment in whatever direction we are to be coddled into. Hence my constant insistence that you do not allow yourselves to be told what to think by the Boob-tube. This is a mistake made too often by much of the global population. Whenever I use the Wild Web, I get a taste of events that is never discussed on any of the cable tv news outlets. And, I have to know this is by design.

      • Anthony

        PS: I do not trust Boehner, in any way, shape or form.

        • eddie47d

          DJGUal; There is also unrest in the Sudan yet no one was talking about Apocalyptic events happening around the world and especially not in the USA.You have let your imagination run wild.

          • ValDM

            No, eddie, he has it right. What we are seeing in Egypt now, will be what we will be experiencing in the not too distant future. There are many more in these United States that are just as unhappy about events here as the unhappy ones in Egypt. It won’t take too much more of Odumbo and his policies and Czars to tip the scales. If you aren’t aware of this, I’m sorry for you and your blinders. On this blog, you only hear from those of us that are awake, but there will be many more to take the blinders off and see what has become of our home. Even a cat or dog know enough to soil his bed; pity Odumbo doesn’t have the same smarts.

          • eddie47d

            Being smart is not talking about the Apocalypse as if it is going to happen tomorrow and using it as political leverage. People have been proclaiming Biblical doomsday for centuries and some are still over using End Times.God knows when that day will be not the conspiracy prophets.

          • 45caliber


            You are right – God knows when it is coming, not us. But it doesn’t hurt to get ready for it if you can. Especially if you know you can get your money back later on what you have to spend now. Despite good times or bad, for some reason guns and ammo never seem to go down in price – unless they are well used of course.

          • s c

            E, do you have a problem with staying on the topic? Can you apply your lofty ‘standard’ to yourself and stick to the topic, bubba? To borrow a few words from the Gumper, ‘duh is as duh does,’ mack.

          • eddie47d

            That is exactly the topic that DJGual brought up in regards to the Egyptian crises.

          • Granny Mae

            I’m wondering if there is more to this stuff in Egypt than meets the eye! People are unhappy about their lot in life I’m sure especially since they make so little to live on, but why act now? This has been happening for years and suddenly they act now? Why? Does it have to do with the unrest in several other countries in the middle east all at the same time? Who is stirring this unrest at this time? Someone is. It started out peaceful and now it has turned ugly. Why? What is different ? Maybe it is the fact that the people are out of work and the banks are closed and so is everything else! Seems like if this was planned by the original protestors they would have prepared for this and stored some food and money etc. But they didn’t? Now after a week or so suddenly things are getting ugly and it is being blamed on the peaceful protestors but I see others coming in there starting trouble. One of the news reports said that the people are now being approched with the promises of money and food if they will go out and stire trouble with the peaceful protesters ! At first they refused but then they realized that their children were starving and needed food so they said they would go! They were promised $100.00 and a bag of groceries ! This very thing could happen here. There are people here that want to do away with us and they will use the same tactics here as they are using over there ! Be prepared ! I am. I hope and pray that I’m wrong but I really don’t think I am !

        • http://deleted Claire

          I agree.

          • http://deleted Claire

            I mean, I agree with Anthony.

          • http://deleted Claire

            Dang!! I agree with Anthony concerning Boehner.

        • Dogma-Free ‘The Trinity’

          @Anthony – I don’t think anyone in their right mind would trust Boehner…

          haha…I mean, they said Kerry came across as too ‘soft’, and he was a Vietnam vet…good god, christ, you just look at Boehner the wrong way, and he turns into a soggy mess of tears…

          God, even Pelosi wasn’t as much of a wuss as ol’ weepy John Boehner.


          • Granny Mae

            I think Boehner needs hormones. The way he falls apart is exactly what happens to people when they are real low on hormones and they have absolutely no control over it ! He should go see a doctor !

  • dreana

    I think the decision of the US government to intervene in Egypt is a good idea. Their decision of demanding Mr. Hosni Mubarak resignation will participate in one way or another in saving the Egyptian government. Bearing in mind that US is a super power country and has always set a picture of good governing.

    • 45caliber

      Riigggghhhhhhttttttt. Well, you are half right. We are a super power – barely. But there are those determined to rid us of that title too. The other? Not in a loonnngggg time.

  • http://com i41

    I don’t trust any muslim or any Soros Socialist Dumbocrat and especally any UN loving socialist like Polyester Hillary or Onumnutts.

  • s c

    Probably, the ‘Republicans’ can be trusted to the wrong thing at the wrong time and for the wrong reason(s). I’ll believe that they’ve ‘learned their lesson’ when McCain is forced to stay in the background and they get rid of every two-faced twit who doubles as an in-house progressive.
    America just got rid of Queen Nancy. Boehner can have 30 days to act like a conservative. After 30 days, we’ll either have some leadership in Washington, or it will be business-as-usual and once again we’ll know we’ve been “had.” At long last, America no longer has to foot the bill for Queen Nancy and her power-mad, fantasy-driven, French royalty lifestyle.

    • eddie47d

      SC and i41 are way off topic and killed any intelligent discussion on the Egyptian crises. I think we’ve heard it all before from you two. How about why this will effect Israel and our relationship with that country. Will we fund them more or will we start withdrawing our tax dollars from them too. Can Israel survive if Fundamentalists take over Egypt? They wanted to crush Israel before Sadat and Mubarak came to power.Should the USA support an ally even if he has not brought much freedom to his nation? I think not but it is still too early to pull the plug. So i41 and SC can we find some intelligent life between those ears or just the usual anti-Obama or Pelosi rants??

  • 45caliber

    What is the best thing for Egypt? For us to keep our hands out of it regardless of what they end up with. Every time we act to place someone in power “who is a friend of the US” it ends up with a tyrant who takes our money but treats his people badly. We need to quit trying to engage in foreign politics.

    • ValDM

      AMEN to that!!!! It isn’t our country, we don’t belong there. Same as Afghanistan and Iraq. It’s long past time to bring our troops home; as well as funding all these “regimes”.

      • http://?? Joe H.

        I’m sure you are mistaken. If it were time to bring our troops home, Nobama would have done it by now!! And Santa is real and he’s gonna bring me a million dollars tomorrow!!!

    • Dogma-Free ‘The Trinity’

      @45caliber – I have to say I agree with you on this, that it’s better to stay out of Egypt, and the rest of the Middle East, and quit trying to control every other country’s affairs. Then maybe we can take care of our own, and I’d say we need that now, maybe more than ever.

      It’s far too costly, and it usually comes back and bites us in the arse anyways.

      • Granny Mae

        I also agree with you Dogma Free “The Trinity”. We need to stay out of it but I doubt that is going to happen.

  • chuckb

    these countries are all over populated and the only governemnt that can survive is one that holds a steel hand over the people. in egypt since they are muslim people will most likely be an islamic state. the recent protest in iran shows that regardless of who is running the government, there isn’t a relief from un-employment and hunger. egypt should crack down on the protesters and not allow the muslim brotherhood to take over, at least it will keep us out of war trying to save israel. barry is sympathetic to the muslim cause and will most likely, like carter and iran, set back and let the brotherhood take over the power.

  • iMSingle4thaNite

    no matter if your democrat or republican, jew christian or muslim, black or white, ultimately the goal of america is to have their hand in other countries’ affairs since our country is a ‘super power’. My theory on this is the illuminati and zionist movement is a part of this whole transition period in Egypt. Hell they’re picking Egypt’s next president as i type. FREE EGYPT, F*** ISRAEL!


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