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Cher: Well, uh, I thought they declared peace in the Middle East.”
Mandy Baxter: [reading a celeb gossip magazine] Why can't Taylor Swift hold onto a boyfriend?
Eve Baxter: Why can't North Korea join the rest of the world community?
Mandy Baxter: Why can't Courteney Cox join the Friends cast reunion?
Eve Baxter: Why can't Putin keep his shirt on?
Mandy Baxter: Why can't Channing Tatum keep his shirt on?”
Mary Richards: You mean Rhoda?
Ted Baxter: Yeah.
Mary Richards: Ted, she's not Israeli; she's from New York.
Ted Baxter: Well, I knew it was somewhere there in the Middle East.”
They talk like all soil is the same.
Like every seed comes with a 100% satisfaction sticker, guaranteed to give you a luscious plant.
They forget how one strain of unwanted plant can kill an entire farmland. They forget that some seeds give you strange fruit. They forget that we have been planting our own crops for over seven thousand years.”
When Mubarak fell back in 2011, Cairo couldn’t help but cry, sent him a text message: اسفين يا ريس. Please come back.
Virtually every Arab country has been under a brutal regime since the fifties.
My country has only known men who express their love with boot heels and batons. You try and imagine the trauma of a nation black-eyed from its own fist, the self-hate that comes with seeing your own body eat itself.”
Overlapping conflicts, collapsing state structures, widespread corruption, poverty and repression have created openings for extremists to exploit.”
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