Those few who have been reading my postings will remember that I have continually decried the lack of leaders, both in the “Arab Spring” uprisings and in the more recent Occupy Movement. This essay discusses that issue in depth:

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/05/201257103544828195.html

Leadership deficit on both sides prolongs the unfinished uprisings

As Arab Spring opposition groups enjoy popular legitimacy but lack power, they can't afford an unintelligent approach.

There is not one leader worth mentioning in the entire world these days. Maybe France’s new president, Hollande, will be another Mitterand but in the present scheme of things unlikely.

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caroline01 2 years 15 weeks ago
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What's important after all? Maybe this:

Just in time for Mother's Day:

Twilight fan fiction, mommy porn: “Fifty Shades of Grey" (and the sequels). But they're for the fairer sex, you men probably shouldn't read them.

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caroline01 2 years 15 weeks ago
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What's important after all? Maybe this:

Just in time for Mother's Day:

Twilight fan fiction, mommy porn: “Fifty Shades of Grey" (and the sequels). But they're for the fairer sex, you men probably shouldn't read them.

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