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#OperationAmericanSpring Gets Buried Under Snowfall of Sarcasm

#OperationAmericanSpring Gets Buried Under Snowfall of Sarcasm
Led by retired Army Colonel Harry Riley and name-jacking the Arab Spring, a bunch of right-wingers tried to throw a revolution over the weekend in Washington, D.C. Called "Operation American Spring," not very many people showed up. The promoters were expecting 10 million to 30 million. That didn't happen. There wasn't a single estimate that even approached four digits. Many denizens in the Twitter universe responded with sarcasm and these are the best of those.
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Kids Say the Darndest Things: Young Boy Details Egypt's Troubles Moving Forward

Kids Say the Darndest Things: Young Boy Details Egypt's Troubles Moving Forward
As video of this alarmingly intelligent and articulate young man begins to sweep the Internet, it'd be good to recognize his many points and ideas — and not just his ability to deliver them in front of a camera. Egypt's continued turmoil is hugely important on a global scale, but no where bigger than locally within the country. The young man's points sound familiar, don't they?
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