Girl in the blue bra is symbol of Egypt's ongoing struggle | Arab Spring News | The Week UK

 

Big brave men beat and strip 'woman in a blue bra'

Girl in the blue bra is symbol of Egypt’s ongoing struggle | Arab Spring News | The Week UK.

 

As the article points out, this has to be the last desperate gasp of a military regime. Has to be.

 

We know a song about that don’t we, children? Some will call it cheesy and overused. They can do one. This song moves me to tears, because it is true. (Please note, feelings of solidarity can go down as well as up. Your treatment by the police may vary. Not tested on animals: practiced on humans. It’s not true that every bad thing that doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. Sometimes it just crushes you. Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!)

 

 

Something Inside So Strong

Labi Siffre

(1986 – From the CD “So Strong”)

The higher you build your barriers
The taller I become
The farther you take my rights away
The faster I will run
You can deny me
You can decide to turn your face away

No matter, cos there’s

Something inside so strong
I know that I can make it
Though you’re doing me wrong, so wrong
You thought that my pride was gone
Oh no, there’s something inside so strong
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Something inside so strong

The more you refuse to hear my voice
The louder I will sing
You hide behind walls of Jericho
Your lies will come tumbling
Deny my place in time
You squander wealth that’s mine
My light will shine so brightly
It will blind you
because there’s

Something inside so strong
I know that I can make it
Though you’re doing me wrong, so wrong
You thought that my pride was gone
Oh no, there’s something inside so strong
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Something inside so strong

Brothers and sisters
When they insist we’re just not good enough
Well we know better
Just look ‘em in the eyes and say
We’re gonna do it anyway
We’re gonna do it anyway
There’s

Something inside so strong
And I know that I can make it
Though you’re doing me wrong, so wrong
You thought that my pride was gone
Oh no, there’s something inside so strong
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Something inside so strong

Brothers and sisters
When they insist we’re just not good enough
Well we know better
Just look ‘em in the eyes and say
We’re gonna do it anyway
We’re gonna do it anyway
We’re gonna do it anyway
We’re gonna do it anyway
Because there’s

Something inside so strong
I know that I can make it
Though you’re doing me wrong, so wrong
You thought that my pride was gone
Oh no, there’s something inside so strong

There’s something inside so strong
I know that I can make it
Though you’re doing me wrong, so wrong
You thought that my pride was gone
Oh no, there’s something inside so strong
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Something inside so strong
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Something inside so strong
Oh oh oh oh
Something inside so strong

*****************

I got the lyric from what I thought, in my rush, was just another ‘send a ringtone to your cell’ lyric site. Turns out it’s Labi Siffre’s own site:

http://www.intothelight.info/

The wording on his header is brilliant.

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