Discussietaal

Gutmensch: iemand die het met de anti-Islam kliek in Nederland niet eens is

Linksmensch: iemand die streeft naar sociale betrokkenheid (vanuit het gezichtspunt van de rechtse gelederen)

Linkse kerk: Aanduiding gebezigd door ultrarechtse groeperingen om sociaal voelend Nederland aan te duiden

Linkse hobbies: Aanduiding vanuit rechtse kringen voor alles wat met zorg voor de samenleving te maken heeft

Antisemiet: Voorkeursterm in ultrarechtse hoek om iedereen mee aan te duiden die geen Israëladept is

Fascist: Term die in linkse hoek wordt gebruikt om iedereen mee aan te duiden die risico’s ziet in immigratie

Racist: Term die in links Nederland wordt gebezigd voor iedereen die een vermenging van culturen met zorg beziet

Hoer: in rechtse kringen gebruikelijk voor iedereen die het niet met hen eens is. Door deel Marokkanen slechts gebruikt voor vrouwen zonder hoofddoek

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  1. In every civil war there is a moment before all hell breaks loose when there is still a chance to prevent a total descent into the abyss. Egypt is at that moment.
    The Muslim holy month of Ramadan starts this week, and it can’t come too soon. One can only hope that the traditional time for getting family and friends together will provide a moment for all the actors in Egypt to reflect on how badly they’ve behaved – all sides – and opt for the only sensible pathway forward: national reconciliation. I was a student at the American University in Cairo in the early 1970s and have been a regular visitor since. I’ve never witnessed the depth of hatred that has infected Egypt in recent months: Muslim Brotherhood activists throwing a young opponent off a roof; anti-Islamist activists on Twitter praising the Egyptian army for mercilessly gunning down supporters of the Brotherhood in prayer. In the wake of all this violent turmoil, it is no longer who rules Egypt that it is at stake. It is Egypt that is at stake. This is an existential crisis.
    Can Egypt hold together and move forward as a unified country or will it be torn asunder by its own people, like Syria? Nothing is more important in the Middle East today, because when the stability of modern Egypt is at stake – sitting as it does astride the Suez Canal, the linchpin of any Arab peace with Israel and knitting together 2009 All Star St.Louis Cardinals 4 Molina Red Jerseys North Africa, Africa and the Middle East – the stability of the whole region is at stake.
    I appreciate the anger of non-Islamist, secular and liberal Egyptians with President Mohammed Morsi. He never would have become president without their votes, but, once in office, instead of being inclusive, at every turn he grabbed for more power. With Egypt’s economy in a tailspin, I also appreciate the impatience of many Egyptians with Morsi’s rule. But in the Arab world’s long transition to democracy, something valuable was lost when the military ousted Morsi’s government and did not wait for the Egyptian people to do it in October’s parliamentary elections or the presidential elections three years down the road. It gives the Muslim Brothers a perfect excuse not to reflect on their mistakes and change, which is an essential ingredient for Egypt to build a stable political center.
    But Egypt’s non-Islamists, secular and liberal groups need to get their act together, too. The Egyptian opposition has been great at mobilizing protests but incapable of coalescing around a single leader’s agenda, while the Brotherhood has been great at winning elections but incapable of governing.
    So now there is only one way for Egypt to avoid the abyss: the military, the only authority in Egypt today, has to make clear that it ousted the Muslim Brotherhood for the purpose of a “reset,” not for the purposes of “revenge” – for the purpose of starting over and getting the transition to democracy right this time, not for the purpose of eliminating the Brotherhood from politics. (It is not clear that the “interim constitution” issued Tuesday by Egypt’s transitional government will give the Brotherhood a fair shot at contesting power. It bans parties based on religion, but that ban was in place under Hosni Mubarak, and the Brotherhood got around it by running as independents.) Mets 7 Jose Reyes blue 2010 All Star Jerseys Egypt will not be stable if the Brotherhood is excluded.
    Dalia Mogahed, the CEO of Mogahed Consulting and a longtime pollster in the Middle East, remarked to me that the original 2011 revolution that overthrew Mubarak was mounted by “young people, leftists, liberals, Islamists, united for a better future. The division was between those revolutionaries and the status quo. The revolution wasn’t owned by the secularists or the liberals or the Islamists. That’s why it worked.” Democracy in Egypt “only has a chance when revolutionaries again see the status quo as their enemy, not each other.”
    She is right: Muslim Brothers can kill more secularists; the military can kill more Muslim Brothers; but another decade of the status quo in Egypt will kill them all. The country will be a human development disaster. With the absence of a true party of reform – that blends respect for religion with a strategy of modernization as the great 19th-century Egyptian reformers did – Egyptians today are being forced to choose not a better way, but between bad ideas.
    The Brotherhood posits that “Islam is the answer.” The military favors a return to the deep state of old. But more religion alone is not the answer for Egypt today and while the military-dominated deep state may provide law and order and keep Islamists down, it can’t provide the kind of fresh thinking and educational, entrepreneurial, social and legal reforms needed to empower and unleash Egypt’s considerable human talent and brainpower. In truth, the 2002 U.N. Arab Human Development Report is the answer, which, by the way, was mostly written by Egyptian scholars. It called on Egyptians to focus on building a politics that can overcome their debilitating deficits of freedom, education and women’s empowerment. That is the pathway Egypt needs to pursue – not Mubarakism, Morsi-ism or military rule – and the job of Egypt’s friends now is not to cut off aid and censure, but to help it gradually but steadily find that moderate path.
    Thomas Friedman is a columnist for The New York Times.

  2. ANCHORAGE, Alaska An air taxi crashed and was engulfed in flames at a small Alaska airport, killing all 10 people aboard.
    Before firefighters could get to it, the de Havilland DHC3 Otter began burning just after 11 a.m. Sunday at the airport in Soldotna, about 75 miles southwest of Anchorage on the Kenai Peninsula.
    Firefighters from Central Emergency Services were the first on the scene, Capt. Lesley Quelland told the Anchorage Daily News ( http://bit.ly/10IzzQN).
    “We saw the plume immediately when we left the station,” Quelland said Sunday evening.
    It was a big, black cloud of smoke visible from the station, about three driving miles from the airport, she said. Firefighters found “the aircraft was crashed off the side of the runway and it was fully involved in flames,” Quelland said.
    It took crews about 10 minutes to put out the fire. Everyone died inside the plane, she said.
    National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson confirmed to The Associated Press that the dead included nine passengers and the pilot.
    The Federal Aviation Administration said the Otter was operated by Rediske Air, based out of another Kenai Peninsula community, Nikiski.
    Will Satathite, who was working Sunday at Rediske Air’s Nikiski office, confirmed to the Peninsula Clarion newspaper that the aircraft was flown by Nikiski pilot and company owner Willy Rediske.
    A man who didn’t identify himself at the Rediske office declined comment later Sunday to the AP, saying the crash was under investigation.
    Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Meagan Peters said a fire that consumed the aircraft initially kept firefighters from reaching the wreckage. The passengers have not been identified.
    The Soldotna Police Department said Sunday evening that the remains of all 10 people have been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Anchorage for autopsies and positive identifications.
    Police said in a release through the Alaska State Troopers that weather at the time of the crash was reported to be cloudy with a light wind.
    Johnson said initial reports have the plane crashing after departure, but that will have to be confirmed by investigators.
    The NTSB is sending an investigative team from Washington that’s scheduled to arrive Monday afternoon. Also taking part will be Alaska-based investigator Brice Banning, who was called back from the Asiana crash in San Francisco.
    For many Alaskans, flying across the state is common because of the limited road system, exposing residents to a litany of hazards, including treacherous mountain passes and volatile weather. It’s possible to drive from Anchorage to Soldotna, but it’s about a four-hour trip as the highway hugs Turnagain Arm and then cuts through a mountain passage.
    Soldotna was founded in 1947 by World War II veterans who were given 90-day preference for homesteading rights in 1947, according to a state website. The city, now with a population of about 4,300, is on the banks of the Kenai River, and the area is busy this time of the year with people fishing for salmon.
    Alaska has already seen a several plane crashes this year, including a June 28 crash that killed a pilot and two passengers on a commercial tour in the Alaska Range.
    In another Braves 16 McCann 2010 All Star navy Jerseys crash Saturday, two men had to swim to shore after their plane went down in the waters off Kodiak Island. The small plane Mets 5 David Wright Road Cool Base Grey 2010 All Star Jerseys crashed after its engine sputtered out, and the men swam about 50 yards, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported.
    The Soldotna crash also came a day after two teenagers were killed when an Asiana flight crashed at San Francisco’s airport.
    The municipal airport is located about a mile from Soldotna’s commercial business area and is adjacent to the Kenai River, according to the city’s website.
    The runway is 5,000 feet long and paved.

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