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I Support The Arab Spring

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    The Arab Spring

    I do support the Arab Spring because the Middle East needs change. There has been so much corruption, poverty, unemployment, unfairness through the governments and a decline in education opportunities too. I do not like of course that many have lost their lives but it is only...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    One Day, I Will Say I Believed So

    Glad these revolutions happened in my time and I wish I was physically involved in them! I care about history and I study it, I learn about what happened, I take a position and I establish an opinion based on what I study, based on the facts and based on what I hear from the...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    I Was Stationed In Bahrain

    During the mid 1980s I was stationed in Bahrain with the US Navy. A decade before the Emir (king) tried an elected parliament. He disbanded it when they began to ask for a few changes. The Emir and his family ran the country as they wanted. Food was subsidized, healthcare was...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M Feb 18, 2013

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    Mixed Feelings

    Who did not support the outcryone year ago of people brutally oppressed,cynically manipulated and cheatedall of their lifetime?How not to sympathizewith their sudden demand for dignity?How to remain indifferent whenpeople in utter despairset themselves ablaze?Yet, has this...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Feb 4, 2012

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    Lost In The Echo! (yes Our Old Regimes Are Just Lost In The Echo)

    (Yeah) (yo)You were that foundationNever gonna be another one, no.I followed, so takenSo conditioned I could never let goThen sorrow, then sicknessThen the shock when you flip it on meSo hollow, so viciousSo afraid I couldn't let myself seeThat I could never be heldBack or up no...
    AYearWithoutRain AYearWithoutRain 18-21, M Sep 14, 2012

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    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Jan 29, 2013

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    One Day, I Will Say I Believed So (part 2)

    This song is a dedication from me to the Arab sprig, it was produced for the Arab Spring actually and it talks about the beautiful tomorrow to come, I loved/love listening to this song and I should have posted it in my first story because it exactly says my feelings! Around 16...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2012

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