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Morsi Urged to Retract
Edict to Bypass Judges

New York Times, by David D. Kirkpatrick*

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 11/24/2012 2:45:45 PM

Cairo - Egyptian judges and prosecutors struck back on Saturday against an edict by President Mohamed Morsi that gave him unchecked authority without judicial review, vowing to challenge his decree in court and reportedly going on strike in Alexandria. (Snip) Mr. Morsi, the Islamist who became Egypt’s first elected president in June, is seeking to assert an authority unchecked by judicial review to forestall a court ruling expected on Dec. 2 that could disband the constitutional assembly and extend by two months the year-end deadline for that body to finish its work.

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*[w/ Nevine Ramzy and Mai Ayyad].

Yet another oxymoron to go with Mr. Morsi & his "Muslim Brotherhood." He claims that he is trying to speed Egypt into becoming a "constitutional democracy," while issuing dictatorial edicts as the elected leader.

Remember this in the next four years as our Country continues the 0bama slide [with unelected Czars & Executive Orders] to socialism.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Highvoltage, 11/24/2012 3:06:52 PM     (No. 9032128)

A couple of days ago Clinton was taking credit for convincing Morsi to pressure Hammas and the Palestinians to the truce. Now Clinton and Obama look like the fools they are having been taken once again. Typical behavior for Democrats.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 11/24/2012 4:05:16 PM     (No. 9032194)

Like it or not, Mubarak led Egypt for decades with little international pressure, & they had a tourist industry to help with the economy. At this rate, there will be no tourists, & no economy, & who will pay the price? The Egyptians that just survived when Mubarak was calling the shots. Of course those will probably be the fodder for the battle for power. The common people should not be used as pawns.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lhlande, 11/24/2012 4:38:49 PM     (No. 9032237)

Close your eyes, and listen....Morsi......Obama......Morsi......Obama. Now tell me which one wants to bypass the right channels to get things done??? I smell another dictator!!!! Two peas in a pod, maybe??

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