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George Soros, Google tagged for starting Islamic uprisings

WorldNet Daily (Link) - Andrea Shea King (February 14, 2011)

An astute blogger has been putting the pieces together.

T. Monroe-Hamilton of The Noisy Room writes, �Google exec Wael Ghonim utilized Facebook to bring thousands into the streets and set himself up as a political martyr if need be. Youth groups along with Ghonim support ElBaradei and, by default, the Muslim Brotherhood. And who is financing such groups? Well, our old friend George Soros of course. He and ElBaradei both sit on the International Crises Group board of trustees.�

Call it Revolution 2.0. It�s what Google�s Wael Ghonim has named it, claiming their on-line tech-savvy ability to foment demonstrations was what ultimately toppled the Egyptian regime of Hosni Mubarak.

Cairo native and Google marketing exec Wael Ghonim helped organize Revolution 2.0, the anti-Mubarak protests, through �We are All Khaled Said,� the Facebook page that drew more than 70,000 friends.

Monroe-Hamilton observes, �The Egyptian and Tunisian revolutions did not just spontaneously erupt. No �they are well planned, drawn out, militant efforts to bring about revolutionary change on a global scale. This will be done using the Internet and the young, who will be manipulated into revolt, with either legitimate causes, manufactured wrongs or a combination of both. Enter The Alliance for Youth Movements (AYM).�

Just how influential were websites Facebook and Twitter in the rebellion? At least one skeptic argues not so much.

The New Yorker�s Malcolm Gladwell wrote last week, �People protested and brought down governments before Facebook was invented.�

But Ghonim and the technically savvy computer geeks proved that technology amplified the protesters� message, helped build international support and showed that the Internet could change politics in Egypt.

Monroe-Hamilton�s research would seem to bear this out and takes on the media for not doing theirs.

�If any real journalists had scratched the surface even a tiny bit and researched the connections behind the Egyptian revolt, they would have found it most enlightening,� he writes. �It would seem that Soros� Center for American Progress has been behind the majority of lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill for Egyptian �free� elections. Soros has also invested heavily in India with Google and in the Palestinian territories. His financial and political fingerprints are everywhere concerning chaos and revolt � of course, all done in the name of philanthropy, while sowing the seeds of violent revolution.�

Khalid El-Baramawy, 33, editor of said, �This isn�t like any revolution in history. It has two faces. The bad face is, we can�t control it. We don�t know the next step [after] the street.� On the positive side, he said, �Mubarak doesn�t know how to deal with us.�

Have the demonstrations in Egypt left Google in a bind? Google is officially maintaining its distance even as Ghonim�s popularity is growing in Egypt.

Ghonim told CNN�s Wolf Blitzer �If you want to liberate a government, give them the Internet.�

Ghonim also rang out victory with this Twitter message: �Mission accomplished. Thanks to all the brave young Egyptians.�

He plans to write a book about the effect of social media on political activism.

So, have Americans been �out-foxed by their government, who all along has been pulling together the makings of a movement that would start revolts in the Middle East and move throughout Europe and then strike at home, culminating in a New World Order?� Monroe-Hamilton thinks so.

By the way, Algeria has shut down its Internet and deleted Facebook as protests mount in that country. Syria and Sudanese governments have embraced use of social media to retain power. And if one were to measure the impact of Egyptian coverage: Internet vs. newspapers? No contest. Are we entering a time of worldwide Internet censorship? �

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