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“The debate was so embarrassing honestly I cringed. I am SO glad and fortunate to be in the GCC, where we don’t have to see this.”

“Yes, monarchy can be a problem, but the way it’s done here puts America to shame. Women have equal rights and equal pay by law. Maternity leave by law up to three months fully paid salary AND benefits—free healthcare and education. The locals are very well paid in their jobs and rarely in poverty. Most have a bachelor’s degree, and generally, more women are engineers, doctors, and lawyers here than men. I can go on forever. It’s sad that when I go visit the States, I see lots of homeless people and student debts and the horrible healthcare system, and two old grumpy white men are fighting about who’s taller and a better golfer. Kuwaiti living in Dubai.”
—Anonymous