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Freedom. Terrible Freedom.

It seems that the people of Egypt finally have had their say.  Hosni Mubarak has relinquished power and stepped down as head of the state of Egypt.  The army is now in control of the day-to-day workings of the state and opposition coalitions are coming together in trying to bring some semblance of transition to the joyful chaos on the streets.

Freedom (Photo - Reuters)

I applaud the people of Egypt for what they have done.  I also, strangely, must applaud the commanders of the Egyptian armed forces who applied pressure to both the people and top leadership group in effecting this wondrous change.  The army stood loyal to the principles of protection and safety, when they could have easily turned the displays in Tahrir Square into a bloodbath.

The Army takes control. (Photo - Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

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