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Congratulations from the United States of America to all our freedom loving brothers and sisters in Egypt and Yemen and Jordan and Oman and Tunisia and Libya and Iran and Bahrain and Morocco and Algeria, and maybe someday soon Saudi Arabia, for standing up to your dictatorial overlords and clutching at the guano covered branches of freedom. Jolly good. You've made majority rule fashionable again. Democracy is now the new black.

We are all totally psyched how you've dragged yourselves kicking and screaming from the dark ages into the middle 19th Century. You may be excited to hear about some other upgrades we've made in areas such as in transportation, communications and hygiene. It's all there in your orientation packet. Watch some MTV. Ignore Jersey Shore. No, they're not real.

Thanks as usual to Gina Misiroglu of Red Room for putting me in touch with the AOL people. It’s just one of the great ways she's bringing traffic to Red Room and getting attention for Red Room's authors.