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It's happening to someone else...

So I've been away for quite a while... a vacation and or break of sorts. I am taking on a new perspective and may come across as more of an idiot than before, but if the title fits... and I am wearing it with cautious pride, feel free to correct me at any time!
Phew! Now that that disclaimer is over with I can begin...

Our brothers and sisters in Egypt are fighting for their rights and are demanding among other things that their iron fisted president for the last three decades finally step down from his throne like seat of power and give way to new and hopefully better governance. Only four or so other leaders have ruled for three decades or more , and two are african... doese anyone see a trend developing here?

As I sat in the cool living room and stared disbelieving at the rather large flat screen tv in front of me at flashing images of the embitered Egyptians, the injured and the sobbing I recalled our own struggle and protest after the 2007 general elections and then, as it i…