Photo from Al Jazeera
Since this is such a short post, I plan to keep adding some striking conversation about this huge milestone of our time. Here is one - "Faustian Bargains in Egypt and Elsewhere" which points specifically to the compromised support the US often has given to corrupt dictators and the way American officials so often have talked out of both sides of the mouth. GO to firedoglake for 12th February 2011 article "Faustian Bargains in Egypt and Elsewhere" here There is another much earlier article similarly named
at 3 am Egyptian time 1,000-2,000 arrive in front of palace which has not yet been braved...
Live Blogging -- Egypt Protests here