Egyptians back constitution, opening way to Sisi presidential run

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Yanninono wrote:

This is great news….

Egypt is more than just islam

10% of its population are coptic christians, and many other minority groups. It is a priceless region in its value to archaeology and trade. Were the brotherhood to consolidate like they were trying to do….i fear what they would do to these 10% coptics and the others….as well as such pricelss world sites like the pyramids.

In all its forms, each and every time, islamic fundamentalism MUST be crushed. Through political and military means.

any view that is narrow and does not include other faiths to coexist, is evil.

Jan 16, 2014 9:05am EST  --  Report as abuse
AZWarrior wrote:

Good for them. Egyptians refused to be ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood no matter how much Obama supported it. Once again, Obama is on the wrong side of history. Thank goodness for the Egyptian military.

Jan 16, 2014 9:09am EST  --  Report as abuse
ALYSOL wrote:

Reuters seems to support the coup authority. It is a shame

Jan 16, 2014 9:48am EST  --  Report as abuse
anzaholyman wrote:

It is good to see and Arab Nation moving away from Koranic language in their constitution, because there really is no future in it.

Jan 16, 2014 2:14pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AMB19 wrote:

Whenever a moderate islamist party wins elections in the Arab world the condemnations come from every direction! Democracy led Morsi to govern the country – the rules of democracy are clear wait until the next elections let the guy do his job well he didn’t even have time to sit down – we know the rest of the story
I feel sorry for the innocents victims of the biggest massacre in Egypt’s recent history (Rabia) and for those protesters and policemen who died because of the arrogance of some …
This referendum for me was founded on the corpse of the innocent…

Jan 16, 2014 2:50pm EST  --  Report as abuse
GaryMN wrote:

Can the Obama administration please explain WHY they support the Muslim Brotherhood, without lying about promoting Democracy? The Democracy angle is a total joke, but what is the real reason?

Jan 16, 2014 3:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Zeken wrote:

40% or 55% turnout, either way, not much legitimacy.

Oh wait, that last figure isn’t much lower than in US elections, where you get to choose between jew-approved tweedle-dum and jew-approved tweedle-dee.

To be fair, this atheist has got to give credit where credit is due, to Islamists who actually fight Greater Israel and the nation-wrecking it brings, instead of being bought off by it.

Jan 16, 2014 3:31pm EST  --  Report as abuse
pyradius wrote:

AZWarrior apparently has an acute case of ODS.

Jan 16, 2014 5:01pm EST  --  Report as abuse
QuidProQuo wrote:

Maybe Egypt will finally find some peace and stability. Mursi was evil and removing him was the right thing to do. A country cannot have basic and fundamental balance if leadership disdains the police, military and judiciary systems. Mursi disdained all three. I believe Sisi loves his country, his people and is a Muslim that is rare to find. If he chooses to seek the candidacy I don’t think Egypt will go wrong by electing him. I also never really had a problem with Mubarek so I guess everyone has their own take on how they define who the bad guy is. But at least if Sisi is the top man over there, maybe people can wear a cross around their neck without fear for their lives.

Jan 16, 2014 5:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Hermist wrote:

Good for Egypt. Good for the Middle East. Wish the Egyptian people well and a more moderate regime in the future. I am glad the “MORSI GAME” is over.

Jan 16, 2014 6:36pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Waveman wrote:

What’s hilarious is seeing people support the muslim brotherhood while condemning the current government in Egypt. Kind of like supporting a serial killer while condemning a jay walker.

Jan 16, 2014 7:16pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Waveman wrote:

What’s hilarious is seeing people support the muslim brotherhood while condemning the current government in Egypt. Kind of like supporting a serial killer while condemning a jay walker.

Jan 16, 2014 7:16pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Waveman wrote:

What’s hilarious is seeing people support the muslim brotherhood while condemning the current government in Egypt. Kind of like supporting a serial killer while condemning a jay walker.

Jan 16, 2014 7:16pm EST  --  Report as abuse
OneOfTheSheep wrote:

@AMB19,

“…moderate islamist party…”. That’s an oxymoron!

@beerpatzer,

“…all those idiot Americans…are indeed too stupid to live.” Considering that we did not have anything to do with the forcible removal of the Brotherhead’s Islamist Morsi, it is difficult to materially disagree.

@KyleDexter, @Zenken,
To hate Israel and Jews as you do is bad for the stomach. Chill.

Jan 16, 2014 7:17pm EST  --  Report as abuse
f00 wrote:

US Christian patriotards are relieved at their fellows in Egypt finally being “free.”

Iraqi Christians fared well under Saddam Hussein. Bad guy, get rid of him.

Pal Christians, faring not so well under Israel occupation, in addition to dealing with the built-in jewish contempt for all Christians. No matter, Israel is God’s Nation. Apple of his Holy Eye.

Sure, Islam, like any revealed religion, makes you dumb, but Christianity makes you dumber. Much, much dumber. Dumb enuf to luv the tribe that hates you.

Jan 16, 2014 7:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Saluki21 wrote:

Such hatred among these comments. Lets take a step back from all the smoke thrown up here to look at some facts. Some people in this world support the concept of freedom to choose religion and equality for women, minorities, and others. Other people choose to limit freedom and equality. This is the cultural/societal problem facing the Muslim world in the Middle-East. Very similar to what Christianity went through in the middle ages. But to make matters worse, sitting on top of this problem are forces trying to control society and powerbases (MB, military, Iran clerics, Saudi royalty). Throw in various international influences (not just US) to make it even more difficult. But all that aside – the choice Egyptians and all people have to make is about freedom and equality. That choice was made today.

Jan 16, 2014 9:28pm EST  --  Report as abuse
f00 wrote:

Not sure what you mean by “equality,” friend. And nature doesn’t either.

Real “freedom” comes from respecting reality. And reality is often hateful. Very, very hateful. Tsk, tsk.

Jan 16, 2014 10:41pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Rachid33 wrote:

the army’s constitution will end us under the youth feet. We have released ourselves from the army’s slavery and will never get back to it again.

Jan 16, 2014 10:49pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Brunaux wrote:

I am very sorry for Egypt.. the democracy hope vanished so quickly.. Funny enough, they are back to the 99.99% famous votes’ results.. Egypt is back to square one, may be worse. The new regime lead by El-Sissi (the de facto president/ruler) is killing and oppressing anyone who is opposing them. Since the military coup more than two thousands have been killed and tens of thousands were put in prison without any trial. They fabricated the bombing and killing to continue their tight control over the opposition under the pretext of fighting terrorism. The only voice that exists now is the pro-regime. The Mubarak regime is back with the full support of the current regime.
El-Sissi is the new ugly face of Mubarak.. he is a tyrant. Wake up Egyptian and do not let the failure and mistakes of the MB eradicate your dream of democracy..

Jan 16, 2014 11:15pm EST  --  Report as abuse
beerpatzer wrote:

@OneOfTheSheep: “Considering that we did not have anything to do with the forcible removal of the Brotherhead’s Islamist Morsi, it is difficult to materially disagree.”

Just like Americans had nothing to do with the 1953 coup in Iran, or the 1972 coup in Chile? Don’t make me laugh… The CIA oily fingerprints are all over this… All those people killed by Sisi should be on Americans’ conscience (if they had any).

Jan 17, 2014 12:44am EST  --  Report as abuse
DURO wrote:

Muslim Brotherhood is also in the US, Malcolm X, Farrakhan, Clinton’s Huma Abedin, Mohamed Elibiary.
Abedin worked for an organization founded by her family that is effectively at the forefront of a grand Saudi plan to mobilize U.S. Muslim minorities to transform America into a strict Wahhabi-style Islamic state, according to an Arabic-language manifesto issued by the Saudi monarchy.

Jan 17, 2014 1:37am EST  --  Report as abuse
dougjmiller wrote:

Congratulations to the Egyptian people. Hopefully this will inspire others who are enslaved by radical Islamic tyranny to rise up and break out of their chains.

Jan 17, 2014 6:20am EST  --  Report as abuse
Yanninono wrote:

morsi’s form of democracy, ws to burn churches, and consolidate power, for a permanent govt.

the islamic world, covets power. they are unable to fathom, if elected it is supposed to be temporary.

democracies rotate power, and they allow freedom of religion. freedom of expression, freedom for women, on equal terms. no slavery, no sewing up vagina’s until they are married. no blowing themselves up, or making children blow themselves up.

many in the rest of the world are soooo sick and tired of you people acting like children, and trying to blame it on others…. i guess that is what children do.

Jan 17, 2014 8:59am EST  --  Report as abuse
deaddevil wrote:

20 million Egyptian participated in the referendum voting and approved, and also more than 20 million participated in the June 30′s revolution to overthrow Morsi and the Brotherhood, and the Brotherhood still think they are the majority, they’re really Pathetic.

Jan 17, 2014 12:38pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Catweasel wrote:

The votes have been counted and General Sisi has been declared the outright winner of next years presidential election.

Jan 19, 2014 10:18pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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