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There arose in Egypt…???

“Pharaoh is gone.” Mubarak is no longer the leader of Egypt. The military is going to hold down the fort and will most certainly end the emergency laws in place for the past 30 years as soon as circumstances allow. … Continue reading

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So…What if?

Let us for a moment ask, “What if the Muslim Brotherhood comes to control Egypt?” Let us in addition argue that this would not be in the form of an Iran-esque theocracy, but a Turkish style Islamist democracy. I wrote … Continue reading

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When is a Democracy not a Democracy?

Democracy is generally a good thing. It is generally better than the tyranny of a despotic ruler. Generally, not always. Sometimes, democracy can bring about a worse tyranny. The majority can install a government that is oppressive of minorities. Without … Continue reading

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We Don’t Live in a Pure Democracy

Protesters in Egypt are hoping for democracy. They wonder how Americans could not support democracy taking root in Egypt. While there are a number of reasons why the United States would prefer just about any option other than a Muslim … Continue reading

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