If you're not paying attention to Egypt you should start right now.
Egyptian president and Muslim Brotherhood puppet Morsi recently declared dictatorial powers. What powers am I speaking of? He issued a constitutional
declaration that shields his decisions from judicial oversight and protects the Constituent Assembly and Shura Council from dissolution by court
order. Right now the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party holds a majority of seats in the Constituent Assembly. The Constituent Assembly
itself is at the center of a legal battle over the constitutionality, or lack of thereof, of the mechanisms employed to select its members. A lawsuit
against the constitution-drafting body was referred to Egypt's High Constitutional Court, which, if successful, could lead to the assembly's
dissolution. Currently the Muslim Brotherhood wants to institute Sharia Law in Egypt by adding it to Egypt's new constitution which is still on the
The Muslim Brotherhood has a lot of supporters but they also have a lot more Egyptians who oppose them. Those who oppose them have been protesting in
the thousands, even hundred of thousands, the presidents palace and even fire bombing Muslim Brotherhood offices. The violence is getting much worse
than the last revolution of 2011 and the Egyptian military is now getting involved. Just this past Tuesday the Egyptian president made a statement
that he would not budge from his recent dictatorial powers but today he is singing a different tune.
A general view shows protesters against Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi after they peacefully broke past barbed wire barricades guarding the
presidential palace in Cairo December 7, 2012. (Reuters)
Live Updates: Egyptian presidency sends messages of 'compromise' as thousands surround palace
Hundreds of thousands take to streets in Cairo and cities around Egypt to pressure President Morsi to reverse recent constitutional decree;
presidency says he is ready to compromise but sets conditions
I don't know what Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood are thinking because I thought it was clear to everyone the Egyptian people are done with dictators
but here they are trying to rule with an Iron Fist in the guise of Islamist Law.
edit on 7-12-2012 by Swills because: (no reason given)