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“The military needs to be taught a lesson. At this point it’s a zero-sum game: it’s either the Brotherhood or the old regime.” GEHAD EL-HADDAD, a spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, rallying opposition to the military. Quotation of the Day for Monday, July 29 –

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A supporter of Moon Jae-in, former human rights lawyer and presidential candidate of the main opposition Democratic United Party, poses during an election campaign in central Seoul, Saturday. via Photos of the Weekend 12/16 – The Christian Science Monitor –

Double Take ‘Toons: As The World Burns : NPR

President Obama has been criticized for appearing on “The View” on Monday instead of meeting with world leaders. Lisa Benson thinks the President is more interested in promoting his image than solving problems, while David Fitzsimmons thinks it’s the president’s opposition that’s obstructing progress. Lisa Benson/Washington Post Writers David …

Quote of the Day

“First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare. If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” — Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO), in an interview with KTVI-TV, justifying his opposition to abortion even in …

Quote: Sanctions on Syria

“I think that we have had 12 kinds of sanctions so far and none of them affected or stopped the killings in Syria. Obviously it is not working. A different solution needs to be discussed.” –Adib Shishakly, a member of the opposition Syrian National Council, on the eve of the …