People have reached their breaking points - no longer willing to tolerate things as things stand now. Nothing lasts forever. Not me. Not you. Not any system of governance.
Grassroots folk in Wisconsin and in Egypt are
While the Union system revolutionized the American workforce and vastly improved quality of life for millions - unions ultimately bore the responsibility for the economic, social and municipal fall of Detroit, Michigan. Accustomed to the easy life, change is a bitter pill in Wisconsin.
While the iron fist of Hosni Mubarak pushed Egypt forward for three decades - it is to be seen whether the nation will experience the infighting that broke out in Iraq when Saddam was removed from control. Let's hope the Egyptians can cast a better example for all Arab Nations... indeed, for all nations!