What happened to Good ol' Egypt....The Egypt before the 52" coupe? Before that horrible coupe' Egypt was a cosmopolitan, glorious, country, where Arts and Fashion were abundant, where most people were happy, where if someone worked hard they could actually achieve...
Before the Revolution, people from all over used to migrate to Egypt, specially Cairo & Alexandria, it was full of Greeks, Armenians, and many more people...Most of those migrants worked in the private sector and owned their own business, and they took care of the poor people that worked for them, and paid them well! Then the "Revolution" came and *NATIONALIZED all business, so ofcourse most of those people left Egypt!
What happened to EGYPTIAN JEWS? You know Egypt had over 100,000 Jewish citizens,they were treated just like anyone else during the pre-disaster(revolution) days, I mean why shouldn't they be, they were EGYPTIANS.. Big department stores such as Chiquorelle were owned by jewish families, but ofcourse even though they were EGYPTIANS when the Revolution came, they were discriminated against and pretty much given no choice but to leave Egypt.
Egypt had buildings that rivaled those in Europe and anywhere in the world, beautiful buildings...those buildings still stand now, except that now they have chicken coupes on the roof and are dirty and near tumbling over.. If you look at some of the old buildings in Alex and Cairo you can see how beautiful they must have been at one time, it makes me so sad to see this!
All you have to do is just watch Egyptian movies from the 40's and 50's and you see how beautiful and classy Egypt was, we had Starlets and stars, now we are happy with Mohamed Saad and Elhinidy..The Golden era is over, even in our movies, they are so stupid those slap stick comedies...I recommend watching
Omarit Ya3kobian . This movie shows you how corrupt and lost Egypt has become!
What exactly did this 1952 revolution do for us? NOT MUCH...The officers had great intentions I think, and ofcourse they wanted to help Egypt, but they committed a big mistake by taking over Egypt.. I feel like that day was the beginning of the decline of our Beautiful Country, and look at it now! Even when someone like SADAT came and was maybe ready to make a difference and lead us to prosperity again, Egyptians killed him! That day I believe Egypt lost all hope.. :(
Mr Nasser introduced FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION, what a STUPID idea, how could you just give ANYONE a free education, yes teach them howto read and write and put them through highschool, but not just FREE through college, give that FREE EDUCATION to people that DESERVE it, as in a SCHOLARSHIP system, not just anyone...Now everyone is a doctor, Engineer..blah blah blah, and they can't find jobs ofcourse because EVERYONE has a degree, it doesn't mean anything anymore!!
Egypt ofcourse wasn't perfect before the revolution,the kings were greedy but to an extent, maybe farouk was too much of a puppet, but I think he played his cards right.. But the Bashawat and beys always took care of the poor people, my grandmother tells me back then, Yes some people were struggling but overall the country was a million times better, she said the rich always gave a lot to the poor, and there were many jobs..
If you don't agree with what I'm saying, JUST COMPARE, Egypt Then and NOW, and if it stays on the path it is now, then this will be EGYPT BY 2018, and we definitly don't wanna see that!
It is impossible for a regime change now, so the change must come from within, every person must start by HIMESLF first...and maybe, just maybe in another 50 years we will return to our old glory :( "ya Khosara ya masr"